How Energy-Efficient Windows Save You Money Year-Round

by | Sep 30, 2019 | Windows

Winter is just around the corner, bringing with it freezing temperatures, howling winds, and plenty of snow. Naturally, you’ll to keep your home and family as comfortable as possible during this year’s winter season, while hopefully not breaking the bank. Luckily for you, your old, drafty windows can be easily replaced with new energy-efficient alternatives are a great way to keep your home warm and save money.

Save on utilities

Being proactive and replacing your old windows with more energy-efficient alternatives will save you from the burden of paying for the heated air escaping through your old windows. New windows are designed with performance in mind, meaning that the heat produced in your home will stay inside without leaking, thanks to the insulated glass and special coatings that reflect heat back into your home.

During the summer, energy-efficient windows will reject the heat generated by the sun beaming down on your home through unique insulation, reflecting heat back out and away from your home. With energy-efficient windows, you’ll be warm in the winter and cool in the summer like you’re supposed to be – saving you from constantly running your furnace, space heaters, fans, and air conditioning units in every room of the house. It’s estimated that making the switch to energy-efficient windows can save you up at $90 every month on your energy bills, with savings of anywhere up to $10,000 over a ten year period – freeing up a lot of money for more important things.

Built to last

Tired of bundling up all winter long in your own home? Energy-efficient windows are built to last through any amount of freezing temperatures, snow, rain, and even sun beaming down on them. New energy-efficient windows will save you from having to worry about replacing your windows after a few short years of use, letting you focus instead on other important renovations needed throughout your home.

Having your new energy-efficient windows installed by a professional will provide a custom fit for your home that will ensure that there no air leaks. Better fitted and insulated windows will also free you from having to spend time and money on things like putting plastic over your windows during the winter time, or spending money on insulated drapes that cut out the harsh glare of the sun.

Better insulated windows also mean that outside noise will be greatly reduced, letting you better focus on your own home and not be distracted by traffic, neighbours, music, and other sources of noise. Being able to ignore outside distractions will allow you to be more productive, letting you get the very most out of your valuable time – as well as enjoying your downtime even more.

Cleaner air, healthier home

Having newer, more energy-efficient windows will help ensure that your home is only getting the very best air. Better windows means that the levels of dust, pollen, and other air pollutants finding their way into your home will be reduced, making it a healthier environment for you and your family. Cleaner air and a healthier home will mean that you and your family members will be able to perform at your very best without worrying about getting sick more often.

Fitting your home with new energy-efficient windows will quickly reveal a variety of benefits thanks to improved insulation, fewer drafts and leaks, and reflective materials that help keep your home the ideal temperature. You’ll be able to save on utilities without worrying about wear and tear and enjoy a healthier, happier home.

To find out more about the energy-efficient windows offered by Northwood Window and Door Centre, visit our website or contact us today.