Posts Tagged 'energy efficient windows'

Finding Energy Efficient Windows for your San Diego Home

There are few things that enhance your homes curb appeal more than new windows.  If you choose to replace the windows in your San Diego home with energy efficient windows, you will enjoy the extra perk of significant energy savings each year. The benefits to be reaped are undeniable, since you will not merely upgrade your home’s performance, comfort and appearance, but give your wallet a break, too.

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Reasons to Install Energy Efficient Windows in San Diego, CA

San Diego Energy Efficient Windows

As more and more people today understand what it means to ‘go green’, more energy efficient products are being used on homes. One of those products, replacement windows, can help even an older home become ten times more energy efficient than it current is. New replacement windows keep the temperature you pay for inside and the temperature you don’t want outside. There is a double pane glass used ...

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Key Factors When Choosing Energy Efficient Windows in San Diego

Key Factors When Choosing Energy Efficient Windows in San Diego

If you’re looking for energy efficient windows in San Diego, you’ve probably already realized that there is more to buying windows these days than just finding something with style. Given the high cost of energy and the uncertainty of that market, efficiency is the name of the game! And to maximize your efforts at saving money on those electrical bills, you need to find just the right windows for your house. Here are some key factors to consider during your ...

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Do You Need Energy Efficient Windows in Your San Diego Home?

Do You Need Energy Efficient Windows in Your San Diego Home?

If you are choosing windows for your home, then it might be tempting to save money by choosing the cheapest windows that are available. Many inexperienced home owners don’t realize how much of an impact the windows can have on the home, and they try to cut corners by choosing cheaper products and lower quality service.

The truth is that you will notice a big difference when you have energy efficient windows installed in your San Diego home. In fact, one ...

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2013 Federal Tax Credit

2013 Federal Tax Credit

2013 Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficient Windows and Doors

The federal government has extended the tax credit
2013 federal tax creditfor replacing your old, poorly insulated single pane windows and doors.  For 2013, the federal government is again offering a tax credit up to $500.00 ($200.00 for windows only) for increasing your home’s energy efficiency and reducing your carbon footprint.

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Ply Gem Triple-Pane Glass Promotion

Clear Concepts Window & Door is happy to announce that Ply Gem’s triple-pane promotion is back!!!

From June 4th until August 3rd, simply purchase an HP glass package from your Authorized Ply Gem Dealer and receive a FREE* HP2MAX glass upgrade automatically.

HPMAX GLASS ADVANTAGES

Our HPMAX glass packages are triple-pane units that combine Low-E with two chambers of argon gas fill and Warm Edge spacer options, providing enhanced high-performance insulating glass options to meet your specific ...

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What is Low-E Glass?

To answer this, first let’s look at what low-E is.

Low-E is a very thin, almost invisible layer, applied to glass to increase its thermal efficiency.  Low-E stands for low emissivity. It is typically applied to glass in either one of two methods; pyrolytic or sputtered.  Pyrolytic low-E, also know as a hard coat, involves a process where tin oxide is baked onto the surface of the glass.  Forming a covalent bond with the glass, the resulting baked-on pyrolytic or hard ...

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Choosing the Right Replacement Windows & Doors for Southern California’s Climate

Southern California homeowner’s considering more energy efficient replacement windows and doors should choose products with a lower Solar Heat Gain Coefficient, also known as the SHGC.

According to Energy Star, southern California is considered a South-Central Zone. Basically, what that means is we have one of the best climates in the world and everybody else is jealous of us. From a more conservative standpoint, our climate does experience ...

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