Low-emissivity windows

Low-emissivity windows

The window technology that lowers the amount of energy loss through windows by inhibiting the transmission of radiant heat while still allowing sufficient light to pass through. Low-E (low-emissivity) windows reflect heat, not light, and keep spaces warmer in winter and cooler in summer.
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Both properties' green features also contribute to the comfort and health of guests, with design attributes like low-emissivity windows that open for fresh air and are situated to provide as much natural light as possible.
The predictions from the current model are in a very good agreement with the measurement for both the high and low-emissivity windows.
Energy monitor: real-time information about electricity usage and expense can lead to a 4-15 percent reduction in electricity use; (5) Centex is the first national homebuilder to announce the installation of an energy monitor in every home it builds -- Whirlpool or KitchenAid brand ENERGY STAR(R) qualified appliances -- Lennox high-efficiency HVAC system(6) -- Programmable thermostat(s) -- Low-emissivity windows -- R-38 insulation and radiant-barrier roof sheathing in the attic -- Compact fluorescent lights in high-traffic areas -- Information for maximizing energy efficiency and minimizing the impact of home operation on the environment.
Edison engineers can talk about photovoltaic attic fans and low-emissivity windows, but the bottom line is, ``What we're trying to do is keep the outside environment outside and the inside environment inside,'' Cook said.
These low-emissivity windows can reduce energy loss by as much as 30 to 50%.
Some include use of low-emissivity windows, increased insulation, and reduced amounts of thermal bridging through walls.
Fixtures like low-emissivity windows, along with cellulose insulation, help the homes act as well-sealed envelopes, eliminating any unwanted air loss.
Illustrations depict how low-emissivity windows block solar gain, and charts show estimated energy savings in various parts of the country.
Illustrations depict how low-emissivity windows block solar gain, and a map shows estimated energy savings in various parts of the country.