Low-E Glass: What is it and Why Do You Want it for Your Windows?

A window would be useless without glass that keeps your home properly insulated. Low-E glass will give you high-quality windows that reduce the cost of utilities. Low-E, or low emissivity, glass windows with special coatings reflect more radiant energy than untreated glass. A Low-E glass replacement window offers: Solar Protection: Too much solar energy in your home will raise temperatures, increase your cooling bills, and damage your furniture and carpets. Low-E glass will block 50 percent more solar energy than a standard window. It can even block 40 percent more than a dark-tinted window. Without hindering the amount of natural light in your house, Low-E glass replacement windows will keep the interior of your home safe from sun damage.

Temperature Regulation: Another benefit of buying windows with Low-E glass is that they will keep your house at a comfortable temperature at all times. By decreasing the level of humidity in the house and keeping the room insulated, you will not need to use as much heating or air conditioning. Low-E glass also offers an understated appearance that works with any interior aesthetics.

Energy Star Certification: Energy Star is a government program backed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, designed with the goal of lowering greenhouse emissions. Energy Star is working to protect the environment with strict regulations, and Low-E glass windows meet these requirements. You can be sure that every replacement window with Low-E glass offers the best in energy efficiency. Low-E glass widows will also give you the best protection from the elements.

If you are ready to experience all the benefits of Low-E glass, then Wallside Windows is the store to visit. At Wallside, we build, install, and guarantee every window we sell. For more information on our products, visit us online or call 313-292-4400.