Energy Efficient Windows Stirling

Energy Efficient Windows for homes and businesses in Stirling

Invest in energy-efficient windows in Stirling to save money on your energy bills while reducing your carbon footprint

Energy-efficient windows are designed to prevent heat from escaping your home during the winter and from entering your home during the summer, perfect for the Scottish climate.

They are made with special glass coatings, frames, and spacers that help to reduce the transfer of heat through the window.

Benefits of Energy-Efficient Windows in Stirling

Lower Energy Bills

Energy-efficient windows help to reduce your energy bills by preventing heat loss during the winter and heat gain during the summer. This means you won't have to rely as much on your heating and cooling systems to maintain a comfortable temperature in your home.

Improved Comfort

Energy-efficient windows can also help to improve the comfort of your home. They can help to reduce cold drafts during the winter and hot spots during the summer, creating a more consistent and comfortable temperature throughout your home.

Environmental Benefits

By reducing the amount of energy needed to heat and cool your home, energy-efficient windows can help to reduce your carbon footprint and lower your impact on the environment.

Increased Home Value

Energy-efficient windows are a valuable investment in your home. They can help to increase the value of your property and make it more attractive to potential buyers.


How Do Energy-Efficient Windows Work?

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Energy-efficient windows work by reducing the transfer of heat through the window.

There are several components that work together to achieve this:

Low-E Glass

Low-emissivity (Low-E) glass is a special type of glass that has a thin, transparent coating that reflects heat. This helps to keep heat inside during the winter and outside during the summer.

Insulated Frames

Energy-efficient windows often have frames that are designed to provide extra insulation. This helps to reduce heat transfer through the frame and can also help to reduce drafts.

Spacers

Spacers are used to keep the glass panes in place and maintain the gap between them. Energy-efficient windows often have spacers that are designed to reduce heat transfer through the window.

Gas Fills

Some energy-efficient windows are filled with gases such as argon or krypton. These gases are denser than air and can help to reduce heat transfer through the window.


Factors to consider when choosing energy efficient windows in Stirling

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When choosing energy-efficient windows for a building, there are several factors that should be considered, including:

U-factor

This measures how well the window insulates against heat loss. A lower U-factor means better insulation.

Solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC)

This measures how well the window blocks heat from the sun. A lower SHGC means less heat gain.

Visible transmittance (VT)

This measures how much light passes through the window. A higher VT means more natural light.

Frame material

Different materials have different insulation properties, durability, and maintenance needs. Common frame materials include vinyl, wood, aluminum, and fiberglass.

Glazing

The number and type of glass panes, as well as any coatings or gas fills, can affect insulation, heat gain, and UV protection.

Orientation and climate

Windows facing different directions and in different climates will have different needs for insulation, heat gain, and UV protection.

Cost

Energy-efficient windows can be more expensive than standard windows, so the upfront cost and potential energy savings should be weighed against each other.

Installation

Proper installation is important for ensuring the window's energy efficiency, air and water tightness, and durability.

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We're with you at every step, from quote through to installation

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1. Complete our Suitability Survey
providing details of your current heating system and energy usage

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2. A friendly advisor will contact you
to establish which solutions are best for you

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3. Arrange a free home assessment
by a fully accredited energy efficiency surveyor

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4. Installation of your new system
by our team of experienced and qualified installers

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