New double-pane windows offer a host of perks for
homeowners in Calgary, one being improved
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
looking online or with a
specialist at a showroom, energy efficiency is a critical factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great option if you’re wanting improved efficiency.
Many new double-pane
windows are full of argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is
denser than air, which provides additional
insulation from heat and cold.. However, if you notice that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, you’ve
likely developed a greater
leak and the gas has been replaced with moisture.
There are two things that you can do to check to see
if this is what’s happened:
Depending on how old
your windows are and the conditions impacting
the leak, it may make sense to start researching replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important qualities of your windows, and if
that is inhibited it can change
your heating and cooling costs. Drop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Calgary to chat
with one of our experts and determine what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 403-681-6363 or set up
an appointment with us online to decide what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to ensure that the condensation or fog you’re finding is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you determine the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can get ahold
of the manufacturer to find out if you can claim it
under your warranty.