If you’re building a new home in
Natick, you have the ability to affect the amount of energy your home consumes by
using a good design. Likewise, if you’re looking
you have the chance to greatly upgrade
the look of your home while taking advantage of a good
design that supports the opportunity for a smaller
carbon footprint. Let’s read over a few some tips
for the Natick area.
Direction Your Windows Face
You need to think
through the direction your windows face and the climate you live in.
For instance, if it’s warm in
Natick, you might want to consider placing more windows on the north side of your home to limit
the amount of direct sunlight that will enter your
home. For windows that will still get bright
sun, consider a design with overhangs and installing
windows with Low-E glass, which can help decrease the amount
of UV rays entering your home.
On the flipside, if the climate in
Natick is cooler most of the year, you might consider placing
more windows on the south side of your house to improve
your solar gain. Just like they can help keep the heat out in warmer area,
Low-E windows help insulate and keep heat in your home.
Bumping Up Efficiency
with Replacement Windows
Maybe you’re not building a home in Natick or
doing a massive remodel that could include moving
window locations. If you’re just in the market for
replacement windows, you still have a lot of choices
that might help you decrease the carbon
footprint of your home. Low-E windows are still a great choice.
You can discover an option suited for nearly every climate. In addition to the windows themselves, the installation is integral to the performance of your windows—good
choices for professional installation exist in
need to be installed according to the manufacturer’s
recommendations and be appropriately sealed during installation to perform
correctly. That’s a big reason that professional installation is a good
option for many customers.
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professionals at our Natick showroom are always
ready to help you find personalized solutions. Stop
in today or call us at (781) 239-1161.