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How to Select the Best Energy Efficient Windows May 19, 2016

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How to Select the Best Energy Efficient Windows, Green, Ohio

When your remodeling project involves installing new windows there are many different options available. But how do you choose the right windows for your home? Murphy Home Improvement provides quality windows and entry doors for your home. Their staff of professionals will help you find what is the best window for your home. Their slogan is “Customer choice is Number One.” The best window for one customer might not be the best window for you.

What should you look for when you select new windows? Murphy Home Improvement advises taking the following into consideration. 

Frame Options

Window frames come in a variety of materials. Wood, fiberglass or vinyl frames are all options in highly energy-efficient windows. All of these frame options insulate well and prevents heat transfer, Aluminum window frames are extremely durable, but have a high rate of heat and cold conduction. Wood-clad windows are frames made of wood and covered in vinyl or aluminum. It provides the benefits of limited heat transfer while requiring little maintenance,

windowsGlass Choices

Do you need double or triple pane glass? High performance double pane windows consists of two panes of glass with two layers of silver oxide Low E coating and the dead air space is filled with argon gas. This glass package helps prevents the transfer of the heat or cold from outside into your home and helps keep your conditioned space at a comfortable temperature. Triple pane windows use three layers of glass, combined with two panes of double Low E glass and argon gas. This glass package is 50% more efficient than the standard high performance glass package. Then there is Superman glass that consist of triple pane glass, Two layers of Low E 2 glass and is then filled with Krypton gas. This glass package is 5 times more efficient than standard double pane glass.

Design Features 

Double-hung windows are the most common types found in homes, where the bottom half slides up to open the window and both sashes tilt in for easy cleaning. Casement windows open outward and have full screens on the inside . These windows are the best for air ventilation.  Picture windows are large panes of glass that are designed to let in lots of light and provide expansive views. For added curb appeal there are Bay and Bow windows. For the kitchen there are custom made Garden windows.

Finding the right energy efficient windows may be an overwhelming process, but the experts at Murphy Home Improvement can help. Contact them at (513) 922-8989 and let them help you choose the best energy efficient windows for your home. You can also visit them online for more information about their available products or visit their showroom at 6571 Glenway Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio. They have over 25 different windows on display at their showroom for you to look at.

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