How Los Angeles Business Owners can save money on Energy Efficient Commercial Windows
Did you know? Improving your windows can help you the business owner and any tenants save money especially if your business is located in a commercial space? Energy efficient windows are one of the best ways to save money for business owners owning commercial business spaces.
"According to the US Department of Energy, the amount of energy lost annually through windows is $35 billion, and nearly 40% of heating loss in commercial buildings alone is due to windows."
The walls, foundation, roof, and windows of a building influence the overall energy efficiency of huge commercial buildings. Windows bring sunlight and the sun’s energy into the building, while releasing heat from the inside to the outside. Therefore, windows are an important contributor to the building envelope and can be an important part of your business’s energy conservation strategies.
Significant government research and development in window technologies greatly improved window performance and glazing systems in the last 3 decades; the research has been product to market, making energy efficient windows available for commercial buildings.
Some of the window energy innovations that benefit businesses in commercial space include, glass coatings that reduce absorption and re-emission of infrared light, thermal conductivity improvements (e.g., multiple panes of glass, filling gaps between glass panes using argon, krypton, or xenon,13 and improved frame design), and the use of low-iron glass to improve visible clarity.
Do these new and improved windows cost money? Yes, but the investment is substantial, and the benefits of energy-efficient windows outweigh the costs. When the time comes, building owners and managers should select an architect or engineer who has extensive experience with window assessment and design. Here is where Crystal Clear Glass comes in. We can help you understand the significant changes energy efficient windows can do when it comes to the overall energy consumption of your building.
Give us a call or send an email for a FREE consultation to see how we can help your business save on its commercial space. Window replacement isn’t cheap, but neither are existing windows that are out of date and inefficient.