In part 1 of this blog post we discussed the fact that Scottsdale window replacement services can save you a lot of money on your energy bill as well as provided information to help you determine if your home is need of new windows. This blog post will discusses features of high quality energy-efficient windows as well as discuss the benefits of these windows.
Recently, there have been numerous advances in window technology. Double- and triple-paned glass can keep your inside climate from seeping out windows. A gas, such as argon, can be sandwiched between panes to provide insulation, which slows heat transference and low-E film on glass directs heat back to its source, which keeps heat out on warm days and in on cold ones. Low-E film also reduces UV ray transmission, which prevents your furniture, carpets and drapes from fading.
Replacing your old and worn windows with new energy-efficient Scottsdale replacement windows will save you money on fuel costs and at the same time make your home more comfortable and enhance its appearance and value. Lower fuel consumption not only benefits you the homeowner but is also a great way to protect our environment by preserving our non-replenishable resources.
Also, you can now get a tax credit of up to $1500 for replacing your current windows with energy efficient Scottsdale replacement windows. Windows and skylights that are replaced with Energy Star certified replacements can have 30% of the purchase price written off. This is a great incentive for replacing your windows. Given both the rising costs of energy, combined with the always high summer temperatures of Scottsdale, window replacement brings continued savings each year, and for years to come.
For more information about Scottsdale window replacement services, contact Republic West.