Glass plays an important and unique role in any building design. By selecting the best type of glass for your area, you can reduce your cooling and heating costs. You should check your windows every five to ten years to see if they need repairs or replacement in order to ensure you are maximizing their energy efficiency. This will also increase the longevity of the windows and better safeguard the house against the elements.
Think about the following when selecting style and materials.
- Tinted Glass. A number of manufacturers provide the option of tinted glass to minimize the amount of warm heat entering through your windows. Tinting can also reduce the amount of ultraviolet light that enters as well.
- 2. Conservatory Glass. This type of glass can be cold during the winter and over-heat in the summer, so if you’re considering this type of glass, it is important to…
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