Nov 13

2014

What is Low-E Glass?


Thanks to its high versatility, glass has become one of the most widely used and popular building materials of the age. This is partially because it’s aesthetically pleasing and partially because humanity has been using glass for such a long time that we have gotten rather good at it. Constant improvements in technology and understanding of thermodynamics has given us an excellent understanding of how – and why – heat is transferred through windows. The full spectrum of light is far broader than what we can see. In fact, the light spectrum includes something that many people do not even…

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Nov 7

2014

What is Argon Gas?


Ensuring that your home is equipped with modern windows is an essential first step in achieving the best possible energy efficiency. Heat lost or gained through old, damaged, or improperly installed windows can significantly decrease the efficiency of your heating and air conditioning, costing you extra money on your energy bills and making those systems work harder to control the temperature inside your home. One of the ways in which modern windows prevent this heat transfer is by using a carefully chosen gas in between the panes of glass. These gases are chosen for their reduced ability to transfer heat…

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Oct 22

2014

Ways to Decorate Your Front Door for Every Season


Putting a little bit of effort into where you live really does go a long way. Keeping a nice home doesn’t need to cost a lot of money, but you do need to put some effort into it. Adding decorations to the front of your house is an easy way to brighten your home from the very first moment anyone enters. Here are a few ways to decorate your front door, no matter the season: Wreaths Wreaths can be made or bought for any season or holiday you can think of, and you can keep them to reuse for many…

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