Tag: energy efficiency

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Pros and Cons of Commercial Aluminum Windows

Aluminum windows have been widely used in commercial applications for more than 50 years, and in that time, they’ve come a long way. Today’s aluminum windows are more durable, stronger and more cost-effective than ever. That’s why aluminum windows are utilized in some commercial applications: From new construction projects to replacements and storefront renovations. Aluminum […]

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Commercial Window Design for Schools

In terms of design, educational facilities are evolving. Gone are the days of dimly lit campuses. Today’s school designers are incorporating more windows to enhance the building’s efficiency, increase day lighting and maximize the aesthetic appeal of the learning environment. Yet, choosing the right commercial windows for schools and educational facilities is a challenge Schools […]

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Using Commercial Windows for a Stunning Restaurant Front

Your restaurant’s storefront matters. The right look can draw customers in the door, give customers visual cues about the dining experience and the food you serve, and help your restaurant stand out on crowded commercial streets. What can you do to stand out? Commercial windows and glass storefronts are increasingly popular for restaurant storefronts. The […]

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How Do Mold And Mildew Affect Air Quality In Commercial Buildings?

Mold and mildew are everywhere. Tiny spores in the air make their way into buildings and collect on any surface where there is moisture or humidity. For facility managers, these fungi are major concerns, as they have serious impacts on indoor air quality (IAQ). The effects of these contaminants range from allergic reactions to other […]

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The Pros and Cons of Multi-Pane Windows

Insulating the home is accomplished in many ways. The age, condition, and type of windows you have are major factors in how efficient the structure is. Any leakage can drastically increase heating and cooling costs, raising your energy bills higher than they have to be. Upgrading your windows is a good way to spend less […]

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5 Reasons You Should Check for Window Leaks

Window maintenance is a challenge for many commercial property managers. A property may have dozens or even hundreds of individual windows; inspecting each one on a regular basis can be time-consuming. Yet, proper maintenance is critical. Minor problems, like a window leak, for example, can quickly develop into major issues. If not caught early, a […]

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Understanding Window R-Values

When researching replacement windows, you’ve likely stumbled across two terms relating to energy efficiency: R-value and U-value. Both terms are used in the construction industry to define the energy efficiency of a given material, but there are key differences that can be confusing to understand. Choosing the most efficient windows starts with understanding the differences […]

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Understanding Window U-value

When researching replacement windows, you’ve likely stumbled across two terms relating to energy efficiency: R-value and U-value. Both terms are used in the construction industry to define the energy efficiency of a given material, but there are key differences that can be confusing to understand. Choosing the most efficient windows starts with understanding the differences […]

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Understanding U-Value and R-Value

Today’s commercial windows are described using industry jargon – U-value, Low-E, SHGC, and R-value. All of these terms can get confusing and make the process of selecting windows and doors more difficult. You probably have questions: for starters, what do these terms mean? And how do they relate to the window’s efficiency rating? Understanding today’s […]