If you’re building a new home in
Hunt Valley, you have the ability to play
a role in the amount of energy your home uses by
using a good design. Likewise, if you’re looking
you have the opportunity to greatly improve
the look of your home while taking advantage of a good
design that supports the opportunity for a smaller
carbon footprint. Let’s read over a few some ideas
for the Hunt Valley area.
Direction Your Windows Face
You should think
through the direction your windows face and the weather
conditions you live in.
For instance, if it’s toasty in
Hunt Valley, you could want to consider placing more windows on the north side of your home to decrease
the amount of direct sunlight that will come inside your
home. For windows that will still get bright
sun, consider a design with overhangs and getting
windows with Low-E glass, which can help limit the amount
of UV rays entering your home.
On the contrary, if the climate in
Hunt Valley is cooler the
majority of the year, you might think about placing
more windows on the south side of your house to improve
your solar gain. Just like they can help keep the heat out in warmer regions,
Low-E windows help insulate and hold heat in your home.
Bumping Up Efficiency
with Replacement Windows
Maybe you’re not building a home in Hunt Valley or
doing a big remodel that could include moving
window locations. If you’re just searching for
replacement windows, you still have a number of options
that may help you decrease the carbon
footprint of your home. Low-E windows are still a great choice.
You can find an option suited for nearly every climate. In addition to the windows themselves, the installation is critical to the performance of your windows—fantastic
companies for professional installation exist in
should be installed according to the manufacturer’s
recommendations and be correctly sealed during installation to perform
correctly. That’s a big reason that professional installation is a good
option for many customers.
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experts at our Hunt Valley showroom are always
ready to help you find unique solutions. Stop
in today or call us at 301-354-3633.