It is easy to get overwhelmed with your new home construction.
Windows can be an investment not only in the design and appearance of your new home but also in heating and cooling efficiency. Here are some of the key factors to consider when assessing windows’ energy efficiency. The Energy Star rating is another great resource.
U-Value is a measure of the insulation value of windows of custom built homes Myrtle Beach SC. The higher the value, the better the window’s energy efficiency at keeping out heat or cold.
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient:
SHGC stands for Solar Heat Gain Coefficient. This is the heat that is absorbed through the glass of a window. In southern climates that rely on air conditioning, a low SHGC is important to ensure the home doesn’t get too warm from the sun’s rays. The SHGC rating is significantly lower when low-E microscopic coating is used, as you can read about it below.