The purpose of picture windows is to capture the view in front of them. While they make great panorama frames, they also tend to admit excessive solar heat with their large expanse of glass. Passive heating can lower your cooling costs during the coldest months, but it can turn your rooms into a furnace come […]
Sliding windows are usually praised for excellent daylighting. With expansive glass area, they harness the sun’s energy to brighten up spaces efficiently. When outfitted with our top-rated High-Performance™ Low-E4® SmartSun™ glass, they can block a large percentage of infrared and ultraviolet (UV) rays. This means maximum protection against excessive solar heat gain and fading.
Casement and double hung units are two of the most popular styles in the history of window replacement. For centuries, they have offered the best combination of beauty and function, boosting the livability of generations of American homes. Despite the rise of newer types, the two have never lost their appeal.
Renewal by Andersen® of Orange County windows are made from Fibrex®, a composite material derived from reclaimed wood fibers and thermoplastic polymers. It’s just a little over 20 years old, but our recent study shows that it’s living up to our high expectations.
When winter-proofing your home, having a complete thermal enclosure system should be a priority. Not only can it prevent unwanted drafts, but it also reduces excessive heat transfer effectively all year round.