Did you know that replacing your windows can actually save you money on your monthly utility bill? Windows are responsible for 25-30% of the average energy bill, meaning if your windows are older, they may be drafty and require more heating and cooling from other sources. By replacing these windows with new, high-quality ones, you can save nearly $500 per year!
By investing in new energy efficient windows, UV rays are reflected and make buildings more thermally efficient. This means there is less need for other sources of heat and can save a homeowner money on their utility bill while also being better for the environment. Using these windows can eliminate up to 1 ton of carbon in the atmosphere every year.
When replacing single pane windows in your home, you can save up to 6,205 pounds of CO2 per year. That’s equivalent to about 317 gallons of gas! What’s more, by prioritizing the environmental impact your home has, you can increase the selling value by nearly $14,000.
Next time you’re thinking about a new renovation for your home, consider replacing your windows. New windows can be better for the environment, increase your home value, and save you money on your monthly bills. To learn more about the benefits of energy efficient windows, take a look at the infographic below: