Daylighting might be the most underrated illumination technique for homes. Most people don’t realize how much they can gain just by letting sunlight into their living space. On top of its health benefits, this natural alternative can also help reduce your energy bills.
Here are four of the best replacement windows that allow you to make the most of nature’s gift:
1. Picture Windows
Floor-to-ceiling picture windows give you the best viewing and daylighting experience. Their unobstructed glass surface allows a lot of sunlight in, creating a bright, airy room. Don’t worry about the harmful effects of the sun rays through the wide glass surface. You can negate their effects with high performing glass options that meet ENERGY STAR® qualifications.
2. Sliding Windows
This window type can give you the best energy efficiency. Its wide glass area allows a good amount of light into your home. It is also operable, so you can enjoy the outdoor breeze whenever you want. Look for fiberglass replacement windows with the Ultrex® fiberglass frame. This strong and sleek frame allows for a wider glass area and the greatest amount of daylight into your home.
3. Bay and Bow
These large, elegant windows provide an incredible field of view. They create a bright and inviting sitting area, making your room look and feel bigger. Needless to say, their large glass areas allow maximum daylight into your home. High-quality Fibrex® frames allow for a great glass area as well. Low-E4® glass makes these windows more energy-efficient than standard dual-pane glass.
4. Casement Windows
This window style allows cross ventilation like its sliding counterpart. With vinyl-framed casement windows, you can get the daylight you need to illuminate your home and increase energy efficiency. Regardless of style, it’s a good idea to get windows with less frames and more glass for maximum daylighting.
From casement to vinyl window installation and everything in between, Burnett Windows and Siding is here to help you. With us, you’re sure to get the most value for your money. We serve homeowners in Broken Arrow, OK, and neighboring areas. Don’t hesitate to call us at (918) 340-6686.
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