Are new windows energy efficient?

Answer On One Hand: Not AutomaticallyNot all new windows are energy-efficient. According to the Efficient Windows Collaborative, you still need to research window retailers in your area to find one that s... Read More »

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Are energy efficient windows better?

On One Hand: Energy-Efficient Windows Cost More Up FrontEnergy-efficient windows are built to exacting standards, including features like double panes of glass, argon fillings and reinforced frames... Read More »

Is there a maximum tax credit you can get in 2009 for energy-efficient windows?

The maximum allowable credit for installing energy-efficient windows in a home is 30 percent of the price, up to $1,500 in 2009. The cost of installation may not be used when factoring cost, and th... Read More »

I want to get double pane, energy efficient windows for my home. How important is Argon gas a factor?

I think its great that you are upgrading your windows! Argon gas will leak out over the course of 5 years or so. I think the window companys use argon to help them achieve betterenergy ratings when... Read More »

Are box fans energy efficient?

On One Hand: They're More Efficient than Air ConditionersMost box fans or floor fans use approximately 100 watts, which adds up to 74 kilowatt hours per month if they're left running around the clo... Read More »