Here in Perth, we protect ourselves from the heat in Summer and the cold in Winter. The air conditioner can often run on hot or cold all day long, which can really hurt our power bill! Many people underestimate the importance of windows when it comes to saving on energy costs. Here are a few things you should consider.
Material of the Window
The framing system is a very important component for the insulation of a window. Aluminum is great for reducing corrosion to withstand weather extremes. Here in Perth, wood works well as it is less prone to heat. Make sure you do your research before you decide on a material or ask one of our qualified glaziers.
Position of the Window
Some rooms in your house will get more sun or wind than others. A room that gets a lot of sunlight will need to be durable and glazed to keep out the heat.
Energy Star Label
Usually found on white goods, did you know that windows also come with an energy rating? It is recommend to consider the energy star label when choosing a window. If it is possible, choose a window with a high rating.
The glass itself is the most important factor to consider when choosing a window. It might be more expensive to buy a double-glazed window but it will be well worth it in the long run. From toughened glass to Low-E glass, there are many choices. But don’t worry, one of our experts will be happy to assist you with choosing the right option for your house.
Finally – the Installation
The best windows on the market will not help your energy costs if they aren’t installed properly. Make sure you hire a professional glazier to help you with your window glass replacement. You are three easy steps away from getting up to three independent quotes. Get started now!