High-performance storm windows are a lower-cost alternative to window replacement and can save significant amounts of energy.
WINDOWS ARE A MAJOR SOURCE OF heating losses and gains in the building and can significantly drive up energy bills. Window replacement is not an option for many homeowners, whether the cost is too high or because they want to keep the historical integrity of their homes. Low-E storm windows can provide a cost-effective alternative to replacement; in particular, for moderate and low-income households. DOE has supported technology development, market assessment and early deployment of low-E storm windows through a variety of research, including climate-based modeling and field lab tests.Read More