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Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?

Started this discussion. Last reply by ayazfudugo1 Apr 20. 4 Replies

Hey Guys,Im looking at buying energy efficient windows for my home. I hear they can considerably reduce heating loss in winter while keeping the place cool in Summer. Does anyone know rounghly how…Continue

Tags: efficient, energy

Assessing the true end user price of installing a new boiler?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Cook May 11, 2017. 3 Replies

Hi there, I often get quizzed over the true cost to the user of installing a new boiler.  It seems to me consumers do not understand the costs around buying and installing a new boiler. You have…Continue

Tags: regulations, pricing, boiler

 

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ayazfudugo1 replied to Tom Smith's discussion Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?
"For both new and existing homes, Energy efficient windows are an important consideration Heat gain and heat loss through windows are responsible for residential heating and cooling energy use.  These windows are totally worthy to…"
Apr 20
Mick Lane replied to Tom Smith's discussion Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?
"Let's talk incremental cost.  You could buy double pane windows. Standard size about $10 - 15 per SF, Custom $25 - 30. EnergyStar Standard size $25 to 30, EnergyStar Custom $35 to 40.  Ultra Premium (Triple pane, fiberglass frame, $40…"
Apr 12
Jacob Corvidae replied to Tom Smith's discussion Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?
"If you're looking for energy gains and your windows are old, here's my general approach:  1) if they are old metal-frame windows, then replacing is probably a good idea as the metal brings a lot of outside temperature in (thermal…"
Apr 12
Barbara Smith replied to Tom Smith's discussion Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?
"Windows are a long term investment and do not expect energy savings alone to justify replacing them.  In most homes, your limited dollars for investing in energy saving measures would not go to windows unless you had addressed other…"
Apr 12
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Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?

Hey Guys,Im looking at buying energy efficient windows for my home. I hear they can considerably reduce heating loss in winter while keeping the place cool in Summer. Does anyone know rounghly how much they cost and are they worth the investment?Looking here - https://priceexperts.co.uk/window-prices/energy-efficient/ - there’s a rough estimate. Does anyone have any experience cost versus…See More
Apr 11

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