Windows are large surfaces – if they are made from materials or are of types that do not promote energy-efficiency, they can be a major cause of energy loss, making you waste money on heating and cooling. If you are currently in the process of finding an energy efficient Lincoln replacement windows solution for your building, here are some of the best choices:
- Triple-glazed windows – these windows consist of three layers of glass insulated between the layers with air to provide superior energy efficiency. The most common frame types available with these windows is vinyl;
- Triple glazed windows in wood frames – preferred by many homeowners for their attractive, welcoming and organic look, triple-glazed windows are available in wooden frames as well. However, if you choose this option, you need to be prepared to pay more for your windows and you will also need to pay more attention to maintaining your window frames;
- Gas-filled windows – these solutions take energy-efficiency one step further by replacing the air between the glass panes with inert gas, such as argon, xenon or krypton. The most common types of gas-filled windows consist of three panes, but nowadays you can find solutions that use five panes for an even more efficient thermal insulation.