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By Fenster 23 September 2021

Consider Energy Efficient Windows For Your Home

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Consider Energy Efficient Windows For Your Home

What is an Energy-Efficient Window?

A typical home contains many windows and Windows are significant sources of energy loss in a house, with around 30 percent of your heating and cooling costs leaving through your windows.

With so much energy loss, even if you have central heating or air conditioning, you might still be paying more than you should be.

An energy efficient window works in four key areas. First, it minimizes the amount of escaping heat through the window. Second, it maximizes the amount of incoming solar radiation through the window. Third, it reduces glare. Finally, it makes the home more comfortable for occupants by blocking noise outside and insulating against cold air coming in.

How Do Energy Efficient Windows Work?

Energy-efficient window technology can convert solar energy into heating and cooling through advanced insulation. Window efficiency is determined by the U-factor, which measures heat flow. A higher U-factor indicates more heat will transfer through the window.

In summer, Energy efficient windows keep heat from coming in and heating your house during the day. In winter, they keep heat from escaping through the window glass and help lower your heating bills. An energy-efficient window works by using the sun’s natural power to provide light, reducing electricity use.

In the current economy, window efficiency is a serious concern for homeowners. To get the most energy-efficient windows, you need to measure your windows and determine what type of window is best for your needs. There are three ways to measure a window: by height, width, and area.

Window Energy Ratings: A, B, C Rated

A window with an A rating is more efficient than one with a B rating. A window with a C rating is less efficient than one with a B rating.

The Window energy rating is becoming more popular as properties need to be more environmentally friendly, and consumers want to save money on their energy bills.

Energy ratings are one of the most important aspects of window selection because they help you save money on your energy bills. Energy star rated windows can reduce your heating and cooling costs by up to 15%.

Why Should I Care About Energy Efficient Windows?

Some people might think there is no point in having energy-efficient windows because they cost more upfront and save money over the long term. There are many other reasons to get them that you should care about, such as:

  1. Energy-efficient windows can help save money by lowering your heating and cooling bills.
  2. When there’s a power outage, energy-efficient windows will keep out the cold or heat depending on the season.

Innovative windows are the newest trend in architecture, and they come with several benefits. Not only do you get to save energy with these windows, but you can also increase your security and comfort. If you’re on the hunt for new windows, consider buying those designed to be energy efficient.

New trends in architecture have begun to emerge as we try to find ways to use less natural resources and reduce our carbon footprint on the environment.

Single Glazing And Double Glazing For Energy Efficient Windows

The long-term energy savings that a single glazed window offers may not offset the higher purchase cost. In comparison, a double glazed window can provide up to eight times more insulation while using less energy, saving homeowners more money on their monthly utility bills.

Choosing double glazing or triple glazing will increase the energy efficiency of your replacement window, reducing heat loss in the winter month.

Our Final Words

Windows are used for ventilation, insulation, and light. All these functions are essential to human life, but they also impact the environment. That’s why energy efficient windows are a significant contribution to green construction around the world.

Energy efficiency is not the only determinant in its life span, but it is an essential factor. Windows can serve many purposes, and there are many different types and models. The most significant difference between windows for your home is that some offer better energy efficiency than others.

To know more about our energy efficient windows, get in touch with our team or call us on 01908 429200 today!

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2024-04-27
This is the second set of windows we’ve had fitted by Fenster. They are brilliant at every stage and I would highly recommend them. The staff are friendly and professional, they got the job done quickly and well, we’re very pleased with both sets of windows they fitted and would definitely use them again.
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2024-03-13
I contacted Fenster last week to see if they could help me. My French doors were failing to lock meaning we couldn’t leave the house. They sent Ben out the next morning who replaced the mechanism and also adjusted the door, closing up an annoying gap that’s been there for years. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Fenster to friends and family, a really helpful and efficient company.
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Alison Budd
2024-02-29
We couldn't be more delighted with the professional service we received from Fenster Glazing. Nick turned up on time for the initial visit/quote which was fair and reasonable. After accepting the quote a survey was was carried out. The installers arrived on time and were polite and friendly. They covered everything up and left everything clean and tidy. After installation Perry called to check we were happy with the service. The quality of the french doors and windows installed were outstanding. We have no problem recommending this company. We would rate Service, installation and aftercare as 5 star.
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2024-01-30
I live in Milton Keynes, I contacted Fenster Glazing for an uPVC replacement door. From the beginning to the end, they conducted professional communication, from sales to the technicians coming to replace the door everything was perfect. I had a draught issue with my door and it is resolved now. I want to mention that I am also happy with the quality of the material of the door. I am hoping to have the same quality of service in the future if anything comes up—special thanks to Perry for dealing with everything. Ben
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2024-01-29
Highly recommended. I wanted a very specific style of doors to fit into our 1930s front porch. Fenster designed them, advised on colour & finish and they have produced exactly what I was looking for. The fitters were very polite and made sure everything was to my standards, and no mess left.
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2024-01-25
Great company. Very friendly, helpful. The work was completed to a very high standard, at a very reasonable cost, and I would highly recommend them.
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Used Fenster glazing to replace two large panes of glass in our conservatory. Everything so Easy from obtaining a quote from Fenster to agreeing installation date and completing installation, polite, professional installation staff, very happy with service from start to finish

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