Is 25% of your energy costs going out the window?

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With all the energy saving tips and conservation ideas available today, some owners and renters alike may not know which areas of a building are the most profitable to address first. Consider this, according to the U.S Department of Energy inefficient windows are single-handedly responsible for up to 25% of the total amount of wasted or lost energy. Windows play a big role in retaining heat. Windows play a big role in retaining heat. Consider this, according to the U.S Department of Energy inefficient windows are single-handedly responsible for up to 25% of the total amount of wasted or lost energy. Windows play a big role in retaining heat. A single pane of glass can lose almost 10 times as much heat as the same area of insulated wall. This wastage also accounts for nearly 10% of the total carbon emissions in the United States on an annual basis representing a major contributor to global warming.

According to Nick Pastras, from Smart Cleaning Solutions, "Some customers with large corporate buildings have reported savings in the vicinity of 1-2%, not to mention clean windows are much nicer to look through" he said. Inspect Seals and Weatherstripping Today’s window sealants are built to last, yet the materials weren’t always as reliable

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