Understanding Energy Ratings for Windows and Doors

Just because windows or doors are Energy Star-labeled doesn’t mean they’re eligible for the maximum $500 federal tax credit. And with costs running about $500-$1,000 per window including labor, ...

The NFRC Label

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) energy performance label can help you determine how well a product will perform the functions of helping to cool your building in the summer, warm your...

What is a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient?

The Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) measures how well a window blocks heat from sunlight. The SHGC is the fraction of the heat from the sun that enters through a window. SHGC is expressed as a numb...

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The Beauty of a Sliding Window

Windows brighten any home and enliven the atmosphere. With functioning windows, natural light and fresh air to your home....

Making the most of light – the natural way

Maximizing the use of natural light is probably the answer to countering various problems. Neera Gulati explains how the new wave of tubular skylights enables both, homeowners and businesses, to enjoy...

Proper Window Installation

Even the most energy-efficient window must be properly installed to ensure that its energy performance is achieved and that it does not contribute to a home’s moisture problems. Therefore, it&#...

Energy Efficient Doors

Doors not only beautify our homes, Energy Efficient Doors that areproperly installed also save us Energy and Money!...