Window Tinting Energy Savings Case Studies

If the craftsmanship and charm of your old windows is quickly being eroded by cold drafts and frost on the panes, it may be time to consider doing something about them. ...

Studies on windows and energy efficiency

1. Testing the Energy Performance of Wood Windows in Cold Climates. James, Brad and Andrew Shapiro, Steve Flanders and Dr. David Hemenway. 1996 p. i- iv, 1-3. 64-70 (part of 102-page document)...

Creating Windows of Energy-Saving Opportunity

Windows are where we often look to improve the energy performance in old homes. But don’t rip out those old sashes yet. A field study in Vermont suggests that “remove and replace” i...

TODAY’S WINDOWS

Would you willingly toss 30 percent of your energy dollars out the window? Not likely. On the other hand, that’s how much of a typical home’s heating and cooling is lost through its window...

Understanding Energy Efficient Windows

The general differentiation of windows beyond style (double-hung, casement, sliding, etc.) is the glass or glazing and the framing material. There are three main types of frame materials, each address...

Triple Pane Window – Saving More Of Your Energy

When it comes to saving energy thanks to better home insulation, a triple pane window is among the very best choices. The point is to stop all that heat from transferring to the outside straight thro...

Window & glass regulations

All window manufacturers in Australia are required under the Building Code of Australia to produce windows and doors that meet certain requirements. These requirements are detailed in technical docum...

Climate considerations

Different climates demand windows with different characteristics – in hot climates it is more important to choose windows that help with cooling and in cold climates it is more important to impr...

Choosing the right window size

As building practices and technologies have developed, the ability to have larger sized windows has increased dramatically with wide expanses of glass now common in the average home. Despite this inc...

See clear benefits of Energy Efficient Windows

Windows tend to set the tone for feeling of the home. When you have large windows in every home, the environment of the house tends to feel bright and cheery. Small windows such as the ones found in b...