Installing Replacement Windows as Part of Green Renovation

If you are thinking about renovating your Michigan home to make it more environmentally friendly, the first place to start is with windows and doors. Hiring a professional to install replacement windows and doors will give your home an elegant, contemporary look. Renewal by Andersen’s modern windows and doors are high performance, which means they help you conserve energy. With Low-E4® SmartSun™ glass, 95 percent of the sun’s damaging raysf. When it comes to a “green” home renovation, think about how the different home improvements will affect your lifestyle, comfort, pleasure as well as your budget. According to an article by, there are several green home improvements that won’t kill your budget.

Sealing leaks

One green improvement you can make to your home is to seal leaks. Buying replacement windows and doors with new weather-stripping solves the problem of cold air leaking out in the summer and warm air leaking out in the winter. Ultimately, you lower your utility bill with modern windows and doors that have new weather-stripping.

Updating your thermostat

Experts recommend updating your thermostat so you can better control the temperature in your Michigan home. In fact, some people save an average of 10 percent on energy bills with a programmable thermostat.

Replacing old windows

According to, another great eco-friendly home renovation is to replace single-pane windows. Old windows force your heating and air/conditioning system to work harder to heat or cool your Michigan home. Talk to one of our window specialists about what glass will be best for your new windows.

Other tips for improving your home include changing the furnace filter, getting a low flow shower head and installing energy-efficient lighting. Making a variety of home improvements to your home can reduce your utility bills throughout the year.

At Renewal by Andersen Michigan, we help our clients save money with the most energy-efficient windows and patio doors. For more information about replacement windows for your home, please contact us.

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