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Double Pane Windows

Glass Doctor® of Lansing, MI, offers the best double pane windows, known as insulated glass units (IGUs), in the area. A home that has double pane windows is more energy-efficient than those that have single-pane windows. With the passing of the seasons, a home can face extreme temperature changes, some within just a few hours of each other. Windows are responsible for the majority of temperature exchange, and must withstand the fluctuations to ensure indoor comfort. Glass Doctor of Lansing, MI, delivers expert window care and replacement to homeowners in the area.

The Benefits of Double Pane Windows

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Double pane windows, the most common IGU, regulate the exchange of heat into and out of the home. By reducing heat transfer, your home will remain warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. Home HVAC systems are more energy efficient because they do not have to continually run to maintain a constant temperature within the home.

The reasons double pane windows are able to offer a higher level of efficiency is the window structure. Double pane windows have a layer of air between the panes. This air space reduces heat conduction, ultimately insulating your home. Each window is thoroughly sealed, preventing air leaks. If the seal is compromised, condensation forms reducing visibility and indoor comfort. An insulated windows’ airspace is often filled with krypton or argon gas to provide maximum insulation. A spacer holds the panes in place and keeps the layer of air from safe from outside influences.

Double Pane Window Replacement

If a window breaks or is damaged in some way, the professionals at Glass Doctor of Lansing, MI, can replace the window without having to replace the entire unit. Double pane window replacement restores the window to its original condition eliminating expensive replacement costs. One of our professional window experts will come to your home, assess the problem and make any necessary service. If a complete window replacement is required, which includes the window case, our team will discuss your options including potentially beneficial upgrades.

If you have questions about double pane window replacement or how IGUs can make your home more energy-efficient, call the professionals at Glass Doctor of Lansing, MI, today! Our knowledgeable staff has all of the answers you need when it comes to windows.

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