What does it mean when we talk about high-performance doors and windows? How do you choose between double or triple glazing? How can I save on my electric bill? Check out our blog articles to better understand the world of energy efficiency in doors and windows and for guidance through the purchasing process.
5 ways to reduce your electricity bill
Winter is coming! And while cosy nights at home are something to look forward to, they can also mean heftier utilities bill. Here are some simple precautions and habits to help you avoid unpleasant surprises and lower your energy spending.Read the article
What is energy star certification?
Created in the 1990s, ENERGY STAR® certification has since become an immensely popular rating system. You’ve no doubt spotted the famous little blue star affixed to an increasing number of products ranging from household appliances to electronic devices, heating and air conditioning systems, and even doors and windows. Its ubiquitous presence might lead a person to assume that ENERGY STAR certification is easy to obtain. But do you know what the ENERGY STAR symbol actually means and what kinds of requirements have to be met to become certified?Read the article
Greener Homes: A Federal Grant Supporting Energy-Efficient Retrofits
Is your power bill too high? Do you want to reduce your energy consumption? If you’re concerned about your environmental footprint – and your wallet – then the Canada Greener Homes Grant is for you!Read the article
Energy-efficient glass: Understanding low-E, argon and triple-glazing
Do you know where the heat losses are occurring in your home? Roofing, walls, floors and thermal bridges are what you need to keep an eye on. Doors and windows can be another culprit. In fact, up to 25% of all heat loss is attributable to door and window products.Read the article
4 benefits of natural light
There are many reasons why light is one of the first things people consider when buying or building a home. Not only does natural light enhance our homes, it also has a positive effect on many aspects of our personality. Just a few years ago, scientific studies confirmed its positive impact on health.Read the article