Replacement Windows and Energy Savings

Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Falls Church, VA

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Windows are one of the most important elements of our homes, and rightfully so – they offer a variety of benefits for us – natural light, ventilation, protection from the weather, and the list goes on and on. On the other side, 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 spectacular new view?

There are steps we can take as homeowners to lower the impact that windows have on our energy bills. And luckily, improvements in window technology have left us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.

When the weather in Falls Church finds its hottest and coldest points in the summer and winter, your heating and cooling systems are running hard to keep your home comfortable. If you still have old windows, it may be time to think about replacement windows that can help maintain your comfort and reduce your energy bills.

So what can you do?

  • Search 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 winter

  • If you have single-pane windows, buy replacement windows that are double-pane or triple-pane to help guard the elements

  • Look up information on 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 get replacement windows, the perks of upgrading to take advantage of energy-saving technology is well worth it. Not only can it improve your home’s overall energy efficiency, it increases comfort, a refreshed style and better functionality for your home.

At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a number of replacement window choices to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Drop by our showroom in Falls Church, call us at 301-354-3689 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get a closer look at all the replacement windows we have available.