According to the US Department of Energy, consumers lose $35 billion in energy dollars per year due to inefficient windows. The windows in your home are responsible for keeping your home cool during the summer and warm during the winter, but the reality is that not all replacement windows excel at keeping your home comfortable year-round. In order to truly reap the benefits of energy efficient windows, you’ll need to choose new windows that are certified by Energy Star and include energy-saving features.
Not every window is qualified to receive Energy Star certification. Energy Star is a government-backed program that helps homeowners recognize the most energy efficient products on the market, from clothes dryers to replacement windows.
In order for replacement windows to become certified by Energy Star, they must meet the following criteria:
While Energy Star does not have any specific technology requirements, there are numerous energy-saving features that are included in most certified products. Some of these features include:
Although there are numerous energy efficient window options on the market, you’ll find one of the very best from Universal Windows Direct.
UniShield® replacement windows are exclusive to Universal Windows Direct. They’re highly energy efficient and come in four tiers of energy-saving glass packages. UniShield® is a popular choice due to their advanced technology for lowering utility bills in homes across America. They’re engineered with industry-leading technology that outperforms and outlasts the competition—and that technology includes:
If you’re looking for one of the most energy efficient replacement window options on the market, your search is over. Your local Universal Windows Direct delivers the ultimate value with efficiency, quality, and value with UniShield® replacement windows. To learn more about saving energy UniShield® or to get your free estimate, contact us today.