One of the wise decisions you can ever make for your home is to invest in projects to improve energy efficiency. This means saving energy, thus helping the environment. At Homecraft, Inc., we have rounded up a list of projects you can work on for the sake of your pocket and the environment.
Window and Door Replacement
Whether you like or not, your windows and doors affect your daily energy consumption. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), windows account for home energy loss of up to 30%. Check your windows and doors if they are still functioning as they should be. Old, drafty windows must be replaced as soon as possible or you will always pay more each month.
Choose energy-efficient windows and doors when you do need to replace. We offer these in several options, such as ProVia® Aeris™ and ProVia® Endure for windows and Embarq, Signet, Legacy, and Heritage for doors. Our ProVia® Aeris™ windows are available in double-hung, casement, sliders, awning, picture, bay and bow, and custom shapes. Our windows have been recognized by ENERGY STAR® for their energy performance by preventing greenhouse gas emissions.
For energy-efficient entry doors, we recommend the Embarq entry door manufactured by Andersen, the only door company to win the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award. Made with Fiberglass, this entry door has a U-Factor of 0.10, the lowest recorded heat conduction measurement for doors in the U.S. For Patio doors, we recommend ProVia’s Endure™ vinyl sliding glass patio doors that come with standard