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What makes a window energy efficient?

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Windows are one of the most common components in a building. A window is an important part of the indoor environment, and it should be evaluated for its energy efficiency.

One of the most important aspects of energy efficiency is the weatherization of the building envelope. This includes the windows and doors, the insulation, the air sealing, and the thermal envelope. Improving the energy efficiency of windows can be accomplished by upgrading the insulation, the seals, and the framing.

Windows also can be upgraded with a solar window. Solar windows are made from a special type of glass that allows in more energy from the sun than regular windows. This can make a big difference in terms of energy efficiency.

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