Style and color are usually the top considerations when shopping for new windows. While it can be exciting to choose a design for your windows, don’t forget that size also matters. If you’re working with a reliable contractor, you can be confident that they won’t miss this important detail.
SHGC, or solar heat gain coefficient, is the measure of how much solar heat can pass through a window, and is one of the criteria that window energy efficiency ratings are based upon. Understanding some of the specifics about it can help you get the right replacement windows for your home. In today’s post, window and roofing installation contractor Advanced Roofing shares a quick guide to understanding SHGC.
Replacing your old windows will instantly change the look of your home and significantly boost its curb appeal. However, getting new windows will not simply make your house more attractive. When installed correctly and maintained properly, they will also help you get savings on your monthly utility bills.
When deciding on the best window for your home, you are probably considering the type of material and glass. However, you should also take note of energy performance ratings, such as air leakage (AL), to gauge the window’s potential for gaining and losing heat. Your reliable roof maintenance company discusses further:
Every high-performing home or building requires quality exterior features such as energy-efficient windows and skylights. While it is easy to determine the style of the window you want, finding the most energy-efficient window that falls within your budget range is not exactly a piece of cake. There are a lot of considerations as well as terminologies you need to learn. To help you, roof maintenance company Advanced Roofing has put together some… Continue Reading