Many of our customers here in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe area ask us if the growth of plants inside the home will be affected by new windows with Low-E glass (low thermal emissivity glass).Â In this article, we will explain factors vital for plant growth and the impact of low-E glass for this growth.
When choosing windows for your home you will have to consider what style of window will work best in the opening. Whether youâ€™re getting energy efficient vinyl windows, energy efficient aluminum windows or wood windows there are some basic rules for style. An opening that is wider than it is tall: If the space for
There are different things to consider when researching and selecting a window contractor for an upcoming window replacement projectÂ and below is a list of our recommendations. Finding a good window contractor-Â A qualified window contractor will more than likely have a yellow pages advertisement or a website.Â So, start by conducting a web search, which is
The question we always get about Low-E windows is whether or not theyâ€™re really energy efficient windows.Â In short, Low-E means low emissivity, or more precisely, low thermal emissivity.Â So yes, Low-E windows are energy efficient because any material that reflects, absorbs, and emits radiant energy is going to save energy. In terms of window
The first cold snap hits!Â The windows fog up and water drips down the glass.Â Donâ€™t worry, this is not and indication that your windows have failed.Â The moisture on the glass is condensation, a natural occurrence that in most cases can be eliminated.Â Condensation occurs when excess humidity in the air comes up against
WhenÂ you are consideringÂ installing a new or replacement window, it is important to consider the following factors: energy efficiency, style, durability, and maintenance. Itâ€™s also important to consider climate, and here in New Mexico, we know climate makes a big difference! While vinyl and aluminum windows each have their pros and cons,Â let’s review the differences to