Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Kelowna, B.C.
Windows are one of the most critical elements of our homes, and rightfully so – they deliver numerous perks for us – natural light, ventilation, protection from the weather, and the list goes on and on. On the contrary, if they are old windows they can also be one of the reasons for wasted energy costs. Why let those old windows make you pay more for heating and cooling when replacement windows can provide you with amazing comfort and a breathtaking new view?
There are steps we can take as homeowners to reduce the impact that windows have on our energy bills. And luckily, advancements in window technology have afforded us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.
When the weather in Kelowna reaches its hottest and coldest points in the summer and winter, your heating and cooling systems are working hard to keep your home comfortable. If you still have old windows, it could be time to think about replacement windows that can help maintain your comfort and lower your monthly energy bills.
So what can you do?
- Hunt for replacement windows
that are ENERGY STAR®-certified
- Use curtains and
shades to help keep the heat out in the summer and keep the warmth in during
- If you have single-pane windows, buy replacement
windows that are double-pane or triple-pane to help shield
- Research Low Emissivity (Low E) coatings, as they help reflect outside heat in the summer and keep heat in during the winter
While it may be an investment to purchase replacement windows, the perks of upgrading to utilize energy-saving technology is well worth it. Not only can it boost your home’s overall energy efficiency, it enhances comfort, a revitalized style and improved functionality for your home.At Pella Windows & Doors - Kelowna, we have a variety of replacement window options to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Drop by our showroom in Kelowna, call us at 250-863-7902 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get a better look at all the replacement windows we offer.