Grant Update - Greener Homes Initiative
Are you tired of high energy bills and feeling guilty about your carbon footprint? Well, the Canadian government is here to help! They're on a mission to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the country, and they're offering some amazing advice and incentives to qualifying homeowners. By taking advantage of these programs, you can not only save money on your energy bills but also contribute to a cleaner, greener future for Canada. So what are you waiting for? Start exploring your options and make your home more energy-efficient today!
Infographic - What's there to know about windows
If you’re in the market for new windows, this infographic covers some of the basics that might help you maximize your choices, increase home comfort, and get you a bigger bang for your dollar.
Infographic - Making windows energy-efficient
Windows are an important consideration in the passive solar management of a home, potentially providing free heating, free cooling, and free lighting. Window manufacturers and installers strive to offer energy-efficient window solutions that will help you save on energy costs. This infographic explains 10 areas that manufacturers and installers focus on to make windows more energy efficient.
Infographic - ENERGY STAR labels & specifications
In Canada window certified energy-efficient windows start with ENERGY STAR certification. ENERGY STAR-certified windows meet or exceed high-efficiency standards and are in the top 15 to 30 percent of their class for energy performance. Temporary ENERGY STAR Certification labels are always affixed to certified products and contain various ratings to help suppliers and consumers know what they are purchasing or installing.
Infographic - What’s to know about
With the right glass option, you can significantly increase the comfort, security, and functionality of your home, as well as decrease your heating and cooling costs.
Infographic - What's to know about
When we talk about window style, we are referring to the operable style of the window (how it works), as opposed to the aesthetic style (look), or the window type (material). Different window styles provide alternative ways to operate a window. For example, a hung window opens up and down, while a casement window swings out to open.
Infographic - What’s to know about Condensation
One of the peskiest visible household maintenance issues homeowners face during the winter months in the Ottawa area is condensation on windows. Although condensation on windows can occur any time of the year under the right conditions, we typically only notice it when it is really cold outside.
Weatherstripping (doors), locking that nasty draft out!
Weatherstripping (windows), sealing the deal!
Weatherstripping: It seals out the elements, saves energy, reduces drafts, blocks noise, and enhances home comfort. A small but mighty detail that makes a world of difference.
Infographic - Window installation - DIY vs Professional
If you are going to have windows installed by a window replacement company, you can expect to pay anywhere from 20% to 50% of the window cost just to install the windows. I know what you are thinking "Wow! I can save a lot of money if I do it myself".