How Integrity® Replacement Windows Become Energy-Efficient

Modern replacement windows in Naperville provide more than the basic benefits like daylighting and ventilation. Energy efficiency has also become an important requirement for homeowners. With windows accounting for as much as 30% of a home’s energy efficiency, choosing the wrong kind could lead to higher energy costs.

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Energy Efficiency

Every structure, whether it’s a large commercial building or a single-family residence, has a thermal envelope. This is a controlled, enclosed space insulates your interior from the uncontrolled exterior environment. It is composed of roofing, windows, walls, and doors.

Under ideal conditions, a thermal envelope should be able to prevent heat loss and keep a stable internal temperature. This means a consistently warm interior during cold days. Exterior heat should also be able to prevent exterior ambient and solar heat from getting into your home. This way, the inside of your home keeps consistently cool during hot days. With a consistent indoor temperature, you can reduce the need for heating and air conditioning, which, in turn, reduces energy costs.

Energy Performance

You can insulate most elements of a thermal envelope for energy efficiency. Naperville windows require a different strategy. You need to open and close them for ventilation. They also need glass panes for illumination.

In addition to insulation and strength, window frames should be able to keep its shape under extreme temperatures. Integrity® from Marvin replacement windows come with Ultrex® fiberglass. This pultruded fiberglass and resin compound has all these features and is virtually maintenance-free.

All Integrity from Marvin replacement windows come with dual-pane glass. The space between the panes creates minimum contact between the inside and outside, minimizing the possibility of conduction. Manufacturers fill this airspace with non-toxic gases like argon to enhance thermal performance. When combined with low-E coatings that filter infrared rays from sunlight, our replacement windows create a perfect thermal envelope.

Indoor Comfort

In addition to energy savings, Integrity windows also help keep your indoors healthy and comfortable. You can enjoy some sunlight without worrying about sunburns or a cozy winter evening without overworking your heaters. Integrity from Marvin replacement windows in Naperville, IL, are also built to perform. This way, you can enjoy all of these benefits without worrying about your windows failing when you need them most.

If you would like to know more about Integrity from Marvin replacement windows or any of our other services, call NEXT Door and Window at (855) 893-6100 or fill out our contact form to set up an appointment.

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