you have not been shopping for windows for a while, you may be
surprised at the terms and specific jargon that is used in the
questions you will hear from sales reps in Rohnert Park renovation
companies and material suppliers.
Today’s windows include a lot of different styles and options, as well as some very technical terms that are essential infinding the right window replacement options for your home. To help you with the basics, here are a few essential terms to know before getting started. Top suppliers, like Northwest Exteriors, always take the time to explain window terms and information to their customers.
is a coating that is applied to the surface of the glass. If you have
older windows, there is a lot of heat that comes in through the
glass, particularly in the hot afternoons in Rohnert Park.
Low-E or low-emissivity glass coating acts as a filter and blocks out
the UV ranges from the sun as well as the heat energy. However, it
does not block the natural light, so it is a better option than
window screens in keeping the interior of the home cool.
and Triple Pane
pane windows or triple pane windows also called double or triple
glazed windows, are another option to consider. Both are highly
energy efficient, with up to a fifty percent reduction in heat coming
in through the triple glaze options.
As a window replacement both are considered energy efficient options.
These windows can have air circulation between the panes to help with
temperature regulation. They can also be filled with a gas, and argon
is the most common. The gas acts as an additional insulator,
eliminating the heat from the exterior of the home from coming
through the windows, an important consideration for large window
replacement projects in any home.