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Great information...

Great information...

I get this question a lot from homeowners wanting to reign in their energy costs. Windows usually account for about a quarter of the heat loss in a typical house. State-of-the-art, triple-glazed windows (with two low-e coatings and krypton A colorless, odorless inert gas, often used with argon in fluorescent lighting and sometimes used as gas fill in high-performance glazing. gas fill) will dramatically reduce that heat loss, so it would seem that replacing your windows would be one of the most sensible things we could do in buttoning up our homes—right? Actually, the economics of window replacement are a good deal more complicated. Windows aren’t cheap—as anyone who has priced them recently knows. Top-performing windows with fiberglass frames and triple glazing When referring to windows or doors, the transparent or translucent layer that transmits light. High-performance ...

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