Windows should meet certain energy efficiency requirements, whether they are for a home or a business. Some of the major considerations that you have to make when selecting windows are their U-Value and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC).Continue reading “The Difference Between Window SHGC and U-Value”
Much like a cold glass of iced tea on a hot summer day, condensation on your windows occurs when the inside and outside temperatures are vastly different. While it is mostly harmless, it can still be annoying, as it could obscure your lovely view of the outside. The good news is that there are easy ways you can minimize condensation or prevent it altogether. A trusted window and siding contractor shares how.Continue reading “What Causes Your Windows to Become Foggy?”
Whether it’s for your roofing or your windows, you’ll have to ensure they are covered by a manufacturer or the contractor who will install them for you when purchasing new systems and features for your home. This allows you to be assured that should anything happen, you’ll get the protection you need. As these arrangements can sometimes be complex and confusing, we will list a few of the window replacement warranty elements you can familiarize yourself with.
Passive ventilation, also called natural ventilation, makes use of natural forces to circulate air to and from an indoor space. It utilizes doors, windows, vents and other openings to bring fresh air into your home without the use of mechanical systems. It’s a strategy window and siding contractors often use to help you reduce your home’s carbon footprint and improve your indoor air quality. If your home is designed for passive ventilation, all you need to do is open or close a window as needed to improve the air you breathe. Here are the basics that you need to know.
As you browse through our Polar Bear windows, you might have a few styles in mind. Each window type serves a different purpose in your home, so it helps to consider your needs and preferences to make a more informed decision. For instance, sliding windows are great for adding more natural light and ventilation to your home, and this is due to their simple design and ease of use. They also offer other benefits such as:
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