Why Is Window Frame Insulation Important?
As a homeowner, you’re probably looking for ways to improve the efficiency of your home. But did you know that one of the most common ways for conditioned air to escape your home is through old, inefficient window frames?
Simply call us at the number at the top of this page, or contact us online, to get the conversation started about energy efficient window in Columbus, Ohio.
What Are Insulated Windows?
Windows that are able to provide a sufficient level of insulation are considered energy efficient. When shopping for windows, look for the U-factor of each product. (Not sure what the U-factor is? That’s ok. The U-factor measures the rate of non-solar heat loss or gain through the window.) Low U-factors are most desirable, as these windows provide the best insulation and are the most energy efficient.
But you can simply focus on the U-factor of the window! You never want to end up in a situation where you have purchased windows according to the U-factor of the glass but you didn’t pay attention to the material of the window frame itself—which plays just as important of a role in energy efficiency!
Benefits of Insulated Window Frames
There are many benefits to installing insulated window frames, including:
- Lower energy bills. By insulating your window, you are making it more difficult for air to escape your home through inefficient windows. As a result, your home’s HVAC system won’t have to work as hard—saving you money month after month!
- Improved comfort. Energy efficient windows won’t just stop air leaks. You can expect your new insulated window to help maintain a consistent temperature in each room of your Columbus area home.
- Reduced condensation. A common problem for windows with poor insulation is condensation. Excess moisture causes mold and contributes to rotting of window frames—not a situation you want to find yourself in, but with insulated window frames you won’t have to!
Energy Efficient Window Installation & Replacement in Columbus, OH
APCO was founded over 50 years ago and has been a leading exterior contractor in the Columbus area ever since. We offer energy efficient window solutions throughout Columbus and the surrounding areas.
APCO offers energy efficient windows throughout the following cities and their surrounding areas: Bexley, Columbus, Dublin, Gahanna, Grove City, Lewis Center, Pickerington, Powell, Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington, and Westerville.
Ready to improve the efficiency in your home? Contact the installation professionals at APCO to learn more about how you can benefit from ENERGY STAR® windows in the Columbus area.