Storm Windows is an affordable way to improve energy efficiency
When properly fitted and installed good quality storm windows are in fact the most affordable solution for energy-efficiency. learn more
Storm windows are basically a 2nd window fit outside your primary windows. They achieve many things. They close up drafts from your walls and form an insulation pocket of dead air between existing window and the outside. They also protect your main window from the weathering effects of the elements. Finally, with recent developments of low-e glass, they are able to contain an unseen finish that reflects the radiant heat back into the home, as well reflect the sun's heat away lowering cooling cost.
are installed in addition to your existing window’s. Storm windows are usually mounted outside your main windows, but can be mounted inside as well. Storm windows are not replacement windows; your existing windows will stay in place. A storm window increases, or enhances, the thermal and noise reduction capacities of your existing windows. They function as an enhancement to existing windows and improve heating and cooling efficiency. Storm windows are either mounted on the outside or inside can be temporarily or permanently mounted.
Storm windows also preserve historic value
Besides insulation, storm windows offer an additional measure of protection against window breakage. They effectively work over leaded windows and stained-glass windows that you may not want to replace.
Although, storm windows improve heating and cooling efficiency, they are not as efficient as newer vinyl window systems, however they are a low costing alternative.