ENERGY STAR®, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy program, have announced completion of a certification program for interior and exterior storm windows. Larson Manufacturing is proud to be the first company to receive ENERGY STAR® certification for qualified Low-E Storm windows.
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From your front door to your back porch, and every room in between, LARSON products make your home more comfortable.
A modern Low-E storm window uses high performance weather stripping to create a tight seal and a layer of insulating airspace between itself and your existing window. They can be installed to either the interior or exterior of your primary window. Low-E storm windows also come with a transparent low-emissivity (low-E) coating that acts as a heat mirror, which keeps the heat outside in the summertime and inside in the wintertime.
The US Department of Energy and Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy have recently published Tips on Saving Money and Energy in Your Home.
WHAT IS THIS WATER ON MY STORM DOORS AND WINDOWS?
Water or frost on doors or windows is condensation. Condensation is formed when warm moist air comes in contact with cooler dry air just as a bathroom mirror will “steam up” after a hot shower. The inside or outside of your door or window can sweat or fog because of temperature differentials.
Improved energy efficiency is always a valued asset in any home … whether you are looking to tighten up your windows or your entryway. When you are adding a layer of protection, the question of low-e glass always comes up—what is it? How does it work? Is it worth it?
Larson Manufacturing has best been known for our Storm Doors, but we make so much more than that. We have a variety of products to add curb appeal, increase energy efficiency, and just make your home all-around better.
When you think of security windows, bars on windows and high crime neighborhoods come to mind. But, there are so many other unexpected places where security storm windows make sense.
Home security can seem overwhelming and to be honest, feel clunky. Rest at ease because we’ve found three security products that make enhancing your home security easy.
Considering getting storm windows? Correctly measuring is essential to ensuring your windows have a tight fit to block out drafts. Whether you're ordering exterior or interior windows, we will take you through the steps to measure for your new windows.