The Green Minute: A Room With A View? Energy Efficient Windows
Courtesy of Pat Byington,Â The Green RegisterÂ Editor
For this weekâ€™s Green Minute,Â The Green RegisterÂ is running a series of brief videos by theÂ Alliance to Save EnergyÂ (ASE)Â tackling unique everyday energy efficient topics. Todayâ€™s Green Minute â€“ Energy Efficient Windows.
The folks at the Alliance to Save Energy sum up everything you need to know about energy efficient windows. The windows need to prevent heat loss in the winter and keep heat out in the summer.
The best way to find the most energy efficient windows for your home is to survey the Department of Energyâ€™s Energy Star standards for efficient windows.
According to ASE, Energy Star windows can cut heating and cooling costs by 30% compared to older windows. Nationwide, the savings can amount to $1000 per home.
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