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Energy Saving Exteriors

Energy saving exteriors are the first line of defense when it comes to reducing energy consumption in the home.

The addition of more efficient windows, doors, siding and skylights are crucial if energy savings are going to be realized to their maximum potential. Windows that are double and triple paned provide insulation from the cold in the winter and the heat during summer months.

Entry doors that are energy efficient and storm doors that provide a quality barrier to the weather are essential. Keep an eye out for windows and doors that are Energy Star rated as they meet qualifications established by government agencies.

Energy saving exteriors also includes reflective roofing materials that are formulated to deflect a greater amount of the sun's rays. This can lower the roof's surface temperature by up to 100 which in return decreases the amount of heat transferred into the dwelling reducing the need for air conditioning.