Category: Doors

Don’t Forget the $500 Tax Credit for Window & Door Replacement in 2014

As you get ready to visit your tax preparer this season, don’t forget that you may be entitled to a federal tax credit of up to $500 if you had Sunrise® energy-efficient windows or sliding glass doors installed on your home in 2014. Energy tax credits for tax year 2014 apply to ENERGY STAR®-rated windows, doors and skylights installed in your primary . . .

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2015 Brings More Stringent Requirements for ENERGY STAR® Windows and Doors

Window technology has undergone major changes in recent decades, and window efficiency is about to become even better in 2015. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revised its ENERGY STAR® requirements so windows and doors must meet even stricter performance standards as of January 1, 2015. In order to qualify for an ENERGY STAR rating, products must meet all of the following criteria. . . .

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A Closer Look at ENERGY STAR® Version 6.0 Requirements for Windows & Doors

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the typical American household spends $1,332.96 annually on electric bills, with 47.7% of this amount going toward heating and cooling expenses. Even more significant is the fact that 25% of the heating and cooling Americans pay for is lost through inefficient house windows and doors. Curbing this energy loss is what inspired . . .

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You CAN Always Get What You Want

Making the decision to replace the windows in your home is the first step towards increased efficiency, better aesthetics and improved window operation. For most homeowners, taking care of these issues by getting new replacement windows is a once in a lifetime project. But if you’re only going to replace the windows in your home once, doesn’t it make sense . . .

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