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Beyond the Glass: A Comprehensive Guide to Window Replacement

Paperback - 15 February 2014
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Are your energy bills through the roof, and is your home still cold in the winter and hot in the summer? That's the reality for many homeowners in Wisconsin today, but it doesn't have to be that way. Advances in glass technology and window construction in recent years have made old style windows obsolete. In fact, some windows now on the market are more energy efficient than the walls that surround them. Taking into consideration the window technology available today, we are able to produce high-performance windows that keep comfort at a maximum and energy consumption at a minimum. Read this book if you are considering replacing some or all of the windows in your home. Learn how to assess the performance metrics on window labels and choose the best product for your situation. Find out about single-, double-, and triple-glazing and how it affects conduction and air infiltration. Read about argon and krypton, and learn which more effectively slows conduction. From the hazards of "doing it yourself," to the pitfalls of hiring a handyman, Wisconsinite Scott "The Window Guy" Young draws from a lifetime of experience replacing windows the right way. He guides you through the basics of glass production, window styles and construction, installation, price, and long-term value. Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions about replacing the windows in your home. Then window shop like a pro and enjoy the comfort, convenience, good looks, and energy efficiency that high-quality, properly installed windows will deliver for years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-10: 1599324164

ISBN-13: 9781599324166

Publisher: Advantage Media Group       

Language: English

Age Range: NA - NA years

Grade Level: NA - NA

Format: Paperback | 122 Pages

Product Dimension (L x W x H): 22.86 x 15.24 x 0.66 CM

Shipping Weight: 0.18 Kg

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