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Replacement Window Ratings and a Consumer Rating Guide

As you have been doing your research, you have undoubtedly discovered one thing – no two windows are exactly the same. In order to ensure that your replacement windows will provide you with home comfort and energy cost savings, we recommend checking in with The National Fenestration Rating Council, otherwise known as NFRC, as well as Energy Star. Both of these companies offer unbiased ratings. Their rating systems will help you determine which quality and energy-efficient window is right for your home.
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National Fenestration Rating Council

The National Fenestration Rating Council label was created to assist consumers in determining how a given window will perform. They offer a very straightforward and precise comparison, which details the manufacturing company, delineates the window's features and provides other valuable information, including energy performance characteristics.

Key Rating Information to Consider:

  • Air Leakage
  • Solar Heat Gain Coefficient
  • U-Factor
  • Visible Transmittance

To learn more, please visit NFRC

The Energy Star Program

In 1992 the United States Environment Protection Agency (EPA) established the Energy Star program. Since its inception is has been embraced by many countries throughout the world! Their mission is to promote and identify electronic products that are energy efficient. The Energy Star Window Program is an important extension that is in keeping with their commitment.

This program has paved the way for valuable strides in window technology. The Energy Star Window Program and leading window manufacturers have worked together to provide consumers with windows that are energy efficient. Today's windows are available in styles that offer versatility and convenience. The additional bonus is that these windows do not just benefit our environment - check out the new balance in your bank account!

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