Replacement doors and windows account for up to 30% of your home’s energy losses. This is one of the reasons why it’s important to choose energy-efficient products carefully whenever you’re due for a replacement. The benefits, however, of finding highly-rated windows and doors can save you money in energy bills annually.
One of the best window options with high energy efficiency ratings is multi-pane windows. These can be double or triple pane replacement windows. Let our experts at Windows by Toll show you the advantages of using multi-pane windows in improving the overall energy efficiency of your home.
What Are Multi-Pane Windows?
The glass panes in replacement windows and doors used to be built with a single layer. This single pane type of glass has its own set of pros and cons. Multi-pane windows, as its name suggests, are built with two or more of these layers. What sets multi-pane windows apart, however, is the special inert gas sandwiched between the glass panes. This gas helps increase the insulating properties of the window, which could increase or decrease solar heat gain, depending on its rating.
Pros of Using Multi-Pane Windows
Aside from the improvements in your energy efficiency, double and triple pane windows are also more resistant to other common problems such as condensation. The layer of insulating gas helps balance the temperature difference between your interior and exterior, eliminating the risk of window condensation. Multi-pane windows are also better at filtering out noise pollution from outdoors, which can further help make your home more comfortable.
Should You Use Multi-Pane Windows?
When replacing windows or doors for energy efficiency, it’s important to consult with a professional first. Homes in different locations will have different energy requirements and only a professional can help you find a replacement window that is 100% right for your needs.
Upgrade your windows to double or triple pane replacement windows with the help of our experts at Windows by Toll. Give us a call at (203) 200-7808 or fill out our contact form to schedule an energy consultation and request a free estimate on multi-pane replacement windows today.