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ENERGY STAR qualified windows, doors, and skylights can reduce your energy bills up to 15% while helping protect the environment.
Thanks to advances in technology, today's ENERGY STAR qualified windows, doors, and skylights offer greater savings than ever before. Just look for the ENERGY STAR label.
Replacing old windows with ENERGY STAR qualified windows lowers household energy bills by 7-15 percent. Lower energy consumption also reduces greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and shrinks a house's carbon footprint.
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January 4, 2010
Every ENERGY STAR qualified window, door, and skylight is independently certified to perform at levels that meet or exceed energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. EPA. But how do you know which windows work in your climate? The following tips will help you buy with confidence.
Shopping for new windows, doors, and skylights can be a confusing process. ENERGY STAR makes it simple! Follow these five steps to ensure your windows, doors, and skylights deliver savings and comfort you'll enjoy.
Look for the ENERGY STAR label for your climate zone. All ENERGY STAR qualified products must display the ENERGY STAR label. Check the label to make sure the product you are considering qualifies in your area. The ENERGY STAR label appears on the product next to the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) label:
Ask for ENERGY STAR when ordering. When you're ordering in a showroom, make sure to ask for a product that qualifies for ENERGY STAR in your climate zone. You can choose ENERGY STAR qualified windows in a variety of framing materials to suit your needs.
* Based on Consumer Checkbook's (June 2008) reported average product and installation cost for standard size, double-pane, vinyl, double-hung replacement windows with low-E, grids, and argon fill.
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