Energy Efficient Replacement Windows

How to find energy efficient replacement windows in St. Paul, MN

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Coming to the realization that it’s time to start doing research for replacement windows is something that most homeowners have to deal with at one point or another. Luckily, the windows made today can offer a lot more bonuses that the one’s you’re replacing. Sure, they may not be 40 year old windows, but there have been numerous advancements even in the last 10-15 years that can help you increase your home’s energy efficiency. So what should you keep an eye out for when you’re looking for energy efficient replacement windows? Here’s a little list that the team at Pella Windows and Doors in St. Paul put together for you to consider:

  1. Choose the right glass. There are a few pane possibilities for you to consider when looking for replacement windows, but the most important thing to remember is their energy efficiency. When it comes to Pella® windows, double-pane glass provides almost double the insulation that single-pane does, and if you want even better energy efficiency, consider triple-pane glass.

  2. Professional installation. To truly get the perks you desire from your replacement windows—like energy efficiency and improved comfort—proper installation is critical. Even the greatest window or door is only as good as its installation. A Pella Expert InstallerSM, who is re-certified annually to install Pella products, will lead your installation to help make sure your products are installed the right way.

  3. Coat accordingly. With the variety of Low-E (Low-Emissivity) glass coatings available, you can make sure that your new replacement windows are guarding your home appropriately. And when you strategically pick your glass coatings, your energy efficiency can see enhancement. From coatings that reflect heat in the summer to others that stop harmful UV rays, one of the specialists at Pella Windows and Doors can help you find the right coating for your replacement windows.

These three tips function as a primer for identifying your replacement windows, but if you’d like to get a better idea what the various possibilities look like, stop by the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in St. Paul. Whether it’s a question about which material type is right for your home or you’d like to see your possibilities up close and in person, feel free to give the team at Pella Windows and Doors a call at 651-213-9049 or arrange an in-home consultation using the online scheduler.