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What are Energy Efficient Windows?

May 21, 2019 10:04:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, energy efficient home, energy efficiency, energy star

Florida summers are inevitably hot and humid. Many residents enjoy the warmer weather outside but don’t enjoy the heat in their home.

That’s why homeowners find energy efficient windows most beneficial. According to EnergyStar.gov, “Heat gain and heat loss through windows are responsible for 25%–30% of residential heating and cooling energy use.”

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Go Beyond a Double Pane Window to Save Money & Energy

May 2, 2019 10:04:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, Energy Effciency, energy efficient home, energy efficiency, double glaze windows, double hung window

Summer heat and chilly winters can take a toll on your energy bills and leave you researching best practices to save money and energy.

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2 Most Sought After Features of Windows and Doors in Florida

Apr 23, 2019 10:02:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient home, hurricane prepared, energy efficiency, energy efficient doors

Design, whether it’s fashion, interior, architecture or technology, is never constant.

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Applying Florida Energy Efficiency Code for Building Construction

Feb 28, 2019 2:12:29 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient home, energy efficiency, florida building codes, florida building code, Florida product approved, energy code

Building a home isn’t as easy as stacking legos. Professionals have to carefully research and select the appropriate materials and installations that satisfy several Florida regulations, including Florida Building and Energy Codes as well as varying other local requirements.

There is a minimum of two ways to comply with Florida Energy Code, prescriptive and performance.

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Easily Increase Your Home Value with These Pro Tips!

Feb 12, 2019 1:54:00 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient home, home buying, energy efficiency, Home Design, home security, home improvement, home value

Increasing your home’s value isn’t as easy as seen on TV or Pinterest posts; it can be an exciting and overwhelming undertaking. There are several factors and a variety of materials and products to select that give you the maximum return on your investment.

There is a fine line between upgrading your installations for increased resale value and investing in upgrades that leave you with little to no lasting ROI.

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How to Differentiate Double Hung and Single Hung Windows!

Feb 8, 2019 3:24:01 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, energy efficient home, energy efficiency, double hung window, single hung window

The excitement of home improvements and upgrading installations can easily become overwhelming and riddled with uncertainty.

Each part of your home, from flooring and countertops to door knobs and windows, is a reflection of your style and affects the overall feel of your home.

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Understanding Double Glazed Windows—Calorie Free!

Feb 1, 2019 12:05:31 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in windows for professionals, energy efficiency, window replacement, window treatments, double glaze windows, laminated glass

Strawberry or chocolate frosted may be your favorite doughnut, but double glazed has the most benefits—at least for your windows.

From industry jargon to types of windows and components, there’s a sea of information that you can wade through when researching and shopping for the best replacement windows that meet your home and lifestyle needs.

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Dissecting Your Low-e Glass Ratings one UV Ray at a Time

Jan 24, 2019 10:21:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, energy efficient home, energy efficiency, window replacement, energy efficient doors, window treatments

Energy conscious homeowners understand the value of a low-e glass high-performance windows; however, windows ratings can be a bit challenging to dissect and evaluate how they affect your overall home’s energy performance and how that translates to energy savings.

We’ve created the following cheat sheet to detail what you need to know to help you make the best choice for your home and your needs.

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Does Florida Energy Code Really Impact My Energy Bills?

Jan 22, 2019 10:34:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, Energy Effciency, energy efficient home, energy efficiency, energy star, energy efficient doors, energy code

Does Florida energy code actually translate to energy savings in your home? Government regulatory codes are often convoluted with industry specific jargon. It can be challenging to decipher what it all means and if it actually affects your day-to-day energy spend.

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Understanding How Low-e Glass Coatings Work

Dec 11, 2018 2:42:00 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in impact windows, Low-E Glass, windows, energy efficiency, window replacement, window treatments

While there are several factors affecting your home’s heating and cooling costs, such as your HVAC system and insulation, your windows and doors can either increase or decrease your energy bills.

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