What Do Window Energy Ratings Mean?
If you are in the market for new windows, giving how big an investment they are, you will want to make sure you choose windows that are fit for their purpose. That is, they provide protection from the elements and possible intruders/criminals. Moreover, these days it’s likely you will be interested in also ensuring they are as energy efficient as they can possibly be, as you will want to warm your house without having to pay unnecessary amounts for the privilege.
Obviously, energy efficiency is not just concerned with money, it is also connected to the environment and how well we look after it. The more we can prevent heat loss in our homes, the better financially we will be and the better off the planet will be due to the demand on our heating, whether gas or electricity will be reduced.
You may have noticed that there are many different letters and numbers related to the energy ratings when looking at windows nowadays. However, if you don’t understand them properly, how will you know if the windows you are investing in are truly energy efficient? In this post we will look at energy ratings in greater detail and discover what window energy ratings mean.