Hot climate – the goal is to prevent unnecessary heating and dangerous sun rays from outside. Low emissivity glass has a coating that prevents harmful UV light from entering the home. Double or triple-pane glass windows can save you energy. Each layer creates additional insulation.
Cold climate – in a cold climate, you want to minimize heating costs. A lot of heat can escape from the window frame. Wood, vinyl, and fiberglass frames are great at preventing heat loss. Aluminum is a poor choice as it doesn’t hold in heating very well. Opt for a double or triple-pane glass window for the best insulation.
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