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Energy-Efficient Windows: Understand the Parts
You can save money and energy with today's windows — but first you need to know all the window parts and types
"money and energy with today's windows — but first you need to know all the window parts... regarding energy-efficient windows. The second step is understanding all the parts of... older windows. But if your windows are a little gray around the edges, and it's... them for efficiency, then it's time to choose new windows. And because you're already... choose energy-efficient ones that will save you money. The first step is deciphering..."
Energy-Efficient Windows: Decipher the Ratings
To choose the right energy-efficient windows for your home, first you need to know what the labels mean
"right energy-efficient windows for your home, first you need to know what the labels... historic windows, then it's time to find energy-efficient replacements. And selecting... And all Energy Star windows should have an NFRC label. (Note, though, that Energy Star... below.) Windows that don't have the Energy Star label may or may not be rated; then... selecting new windows involves industry knowledge. It's important to have a grasp of the..."
Houzz Tour: Energy-Efficient, 'Lean' House in Maine
"flexible and energy-efficient plan. A basement option with bath was available, and an upstairs... key to energy efficiency/conservation in the home was the homes orientation... not... lifelong energy consumption and overall cost to operate. Becky! A big beautiful house... those windows? My dream! I'm so jealous..... love the kitchen. they sacrificed... large window to get more light. wonderful. when I see kitchens with a hundred cabinets..."
Houzz Tour: See a Maine House With a $240 Annual Energy Bill
Airtight and powered by the sun, this energy-efficient home in a cold-winter climate is an architectural feat
"this energy-efficient home in a cold-winter climate is an architectural feat... assessing the energy efficiency of buildings. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Riley Pratt... average energy bill for his home is less than $20 per month. And that’s including the... 949 on energy in 2009, according to the most recent data provided in the U.S. Energy... Residential Energy Consumption Survey. So how does Pratt achieve this in a state where..."
Upgrade Your Windows for Beauty, Comfort and Big Energy Savings
Bid drafts or stuffiness farewell and say hello to lower utility bills with new, energy-efficient windows
"when the windows are closed tight? Congratulations: You have leaky windows — and a leaky... as your windows provide natural light and offer some semblance of a view, why give... your windows directly contribute to the overall comfort inside your home. If the... your windows are probably to blame. Plus, old, poorly functioning or improperly... sealed windows can wreak havoc on your utility costs. Ever seen your curtains move..."
Update Historic Windows for Charm and Efficiency
"e old windows to keep the character but lose the energy outflow from your home... historic windows with new, low-emissivity windows and save energy? Or to keep the windows... update your windows for energy efficiency, for a win-win situation.... historic windows for the same performance as new windows. And there's a substantial... but old windows are generally thicker and last longer than today's windows, says the..."
Houzz Tour: Artful and Efficient in Austin
"build an energy-efficient home that's cost-effective too, why would you not do it?"... smart, energy-efficient homes without spending a fortune. "I don't [design this way]... Austin Energy's Green Building Program, earned an EPA WaterSense label for efficient... bright airy windows.. everything is 10/10. Overall a very nice project! BTW, does it... nontoxic oil treatment. "When you look at the detailing of the house, it is modern — but..."
Houzz Tour: Zero-Energy Renovated Victorian in San Francisco
A 1904 home that's entirely energy efficient? Yes, courtesy of solar panels, radiant heating and water reclamation
"entirely energy efficient? Yes, courtesy of solar panels, radiant heating and water... sleek and energy-efficient home that still echoes the structure's history. Solar panels... in an energy-efficient and family-friendly home. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here:... alternative energy solutions, this San Francisco home stands out. The clients are an a... alternative energy industry executive, a commercial photographer and their child, and the..."
Easy Green: 9 Low-Cost Ways to Insulate Windows and Doors
Block drafts to boost both warmth and energy savings with these inexpensive but effective insulating strategies
"warmth and energy savings with these inexpensive but effective insulating strategies... luxurious window treatments with hidden energy benefits, these nine easy-to-implement... greatest new windows and doors doesn't mean you must go without the energy savings. From... insulating windows help keep the heat in during winter, there are times when old windows... them with energy efficient dual pane windows would be well over $50k, and those dual..."
Save Green By Going Green: Gorgeous Window Treatments
"better? Window treatments are some of the low-hanging fruit in the world of energy... about energy efficiency. But it's easy, inexpensive, and amazingly decorative to... bring energy efficiency into your home. You save money, do good for the earth, and... energy efficiency. Cover your windows during the summer, and keep your house cool. Cover... great window treatment options to help you save green while going green...."
Efficient Architecture Suggests a New Future for Design
Homes that pay attention to efficient construction, square footage and finishes are paving the way for fresh aesthetic potential
"attention to efficient construction, square footage and finishes are paving the way for... context of energy efficiency. However, energy is only one important part of a home's... something efficient? Merriam-Webster defines "efficient" as "productive without waste... idea of efficiency to design when he sought to get rid of anything that wasn't absolutely... of an efficient home has grown in popularity over the last decade, largely in the..."
Houzz Tour: High Efficiency for a Modern Riverside Cabin
With an insulating green roof, savvy material use and a smart design, this home in the woods wastes not in a beautiful way
"save on energy costs. And the homeowner saved money by building a network and website... not only energy efficient, but has its own good energy, thanks to the thoughtful placement... placement of windows, doors, etc. THRILLED to see a green roof. You will have many good... love the efficiency too Not a fan of these modular boxy places (at least the looks of... a more energy-efficient structure. Metal bar joists, off-the-shelf at the standard..."
6 Efficient, Eco-Friendly Projects
"priorities of energy efficiency, health and treading lightly on the earth, yet they are all... appropriate, energy-efficient windows, Energy Star appliances, low-VOC products, and floors... increase energy efficiency. Aesthetics were not sacrificed for economy. The home is... moves Zero Energy Designs (ZED) came up with include solar panels and this beautiful living... yearly energy bills top out at about $70. Learn more about this house 4. What $100K..."
Smart Landscaping Slices Energy Bills
Reduce heating, cooling and water costs beautifully with these ecofriendly strategies for landscape design
"energy. For simple, beautiful landscaping strategies that save energy and money,... water efficiency, indoor air quality, materials, atmosphere, sustainability and energy... iling windows providing daylight lighting and "...making it possible to cut down... not just energy efficient; it is living, vertical art. Of course, if that heat is what... photos of energy-saving landscapes. Please tell us about them below.More:Outdoor Design:..."
Roof Overhangs Project Lower Energy Costs
"lower home energy bills with a deep roof overhang on your house... on the window, allowing less light in and preventing that light from heating up the... less energy used and less money spent. A good overhang will also allow more winter... saves in energy and electricity costs. Overhangs are most effective for south-facing... Department of Energy. Even if you aren't interested in saving money by reducing cooling..."