Do you dread getting your heat or electricity bill each month? It shows up in the mail and you hesitantly open it, fearing those numbers which have been increasing over the past few years. In tough economic times like the ones we’re living in today, you need to look for ways to save money on your home heating and electricity bills and the good news is that it’s well within your control to lower your utility expenses. The answer could be in your windows. Here we will try to give you some insight on a few different window that may be good for you and help to reduce your energy cost.
Jeldwen windows & doors offer a few different lines or series of windows that can help. The Jeld-Wen Builders Series is a collection of windows & doors made to be durable, energy efficient and attractive on your home. Jeld-Wen uses only high-quality vinyl that will resist fading and chipping, giving you the homeowner a maintenance-free product for your home. With their Low-E glass, the windows & doors are ENERGY STAR qualified providing you lower energy bills year round. Yes, you did read that last sentence correctly, lower energy bills year round.
In addition to lowering your energy bill, there are choices in design and the grille options. This builder series can make window cleaning easy with the grilles between the glass option. Select a flat grille or a contour grille in a wide range of designs all color matched to your window or door. The color choices include white, almond and desert sand all of which will stand up to the elements, giving you maintenance free windows and doors.
In addition to the energy savings and the ease of cleaning, the Jeld-Wen Builders Series is easy to install. Your contractor, builder or the weekend warrior will install these windows with ease. Each window will come standard with a pre-punched nailing fin around the entire perimeter making installation fast, effortless and most important, weather tight. In new construction homes using stucco there is the stucco key frame option that not only allows for the expansion and contraction, but provides a consistent finishing point for the stucco.
All Builder Series Vinyl windows & doors come standard with a money saving, high performing Low E insulating glass. Which means this glass will aid in the reduction of your energy costs. If you were to replace your windows this summer, you will see immediate results in your heating costs this up coming winter. There is also the option for Low-E 366 glass that will give you additional protection against heat gain and greater energy savings.
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