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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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10 Ways to Avoid Costly Home Improvement Mistakes

Mar 5, 2019 2:06:30 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, energy efficient home, hurricane prepared, home improvement, home value

Spring inspires home improvement and renovation projects. With so many ways to improve your home and increase your home’s value, it can be a nail biter finding ways to avoid going over budget.

If only life went perfectly as planned! You start a home improvement project only to find several things along the way that need to be fixed which can exceed your budget with little to show for it.

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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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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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Are Your Windows & Doors ENERGY STAR Certified?

Nov 13, 2018 4:11:03 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, Energy Effciency, energy efficient home, energy star, energy efficient doors

Impact windows and doors can greatly reduce your environmental impact while also reducing your energy bills.

Floridians should be selective and shop for windows and doors that meet their home’s design and lifestyle needs and keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter without making your HVAC system go into overdrive.

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How You Can Reduce Your Environmental Impact with Your Windows!

Oct 11, 2018 9:50:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, energy efficient home, energy efficiency, energy star

As business needs, technology and populations continue to grow globally, it can leave you wondering about just how much it’s impacting the environment. Manufacturing methods are shifting toward more responsible practices, including glass manufacturers who are incorporating newer technologies to reduce their environmental impact.

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Can You Tint Impact Windows in Florida?

Aug 22, 2018 2:00:00 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in impact windows, energy efficient windows, energy efficient home, energy efficiency, window replacement

Florida! It’s the Sunshine State, where residents and visitors enjoy warm sandy beaches and sunshine nearly all year round, making it a great destination for kicking back and relaxing; however, for homeowners, it may be just a bit too much sunshine when considering energy bills, keeping cool and maintaining your home’s structure.

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Aluminum Impact Windows Explained

Sep 26, 2017 10:59:51 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient windows, window replacement

So many solutions are derived from just one window! The aluminum style is very popular in the Southeast US, especially in Florida, where strength and durability are sought after features. For many years, this has been the standard choice for discerning homeowners looking for impact resistant window systems.

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