Green Windows Ormond Beach FL

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Creative Treatments Inc.
(386) 677-8919
600 S Yonge St Ste 16-B
Ormond Beach, FL

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Florida All Door Company
(386) 677-1617
1184 S Nova Road
Ormond Beach, FL

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Budget Blinds of Volusia County
(866) 839-4770
913 Sea Duck Dr
Daytona Beach, FL

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Accutrack Door Repair by Brian
(954) 635-8169
2509 NE 26th St
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 
Accent Mirror and Glass
(239) 489-3813
2180 Andrea Ln
Fort Myers, FL

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Elite Overhead Door Inc
(386) 673-1313
916 N Us Highway 1 Ste 1
Ormond Beach, FL

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Magic Overhead Door Co
(800) 737-7817
528 N Beach St
Daytona Beach, FL

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Budget Blinds of St. Augustine
(866) 839-4770
26 Woodlawn Dr
Palm Coast, FL

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Aldor Sales Inc
(904) 786-6855
6666 Stuart Ave
Jacksonville, FL

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Beaver Door & Trim Inc
(407) 298-4343
7050 Edgewater Dr
Orlando, FL

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Green Building Windows & Doors

Green Windows & Doors Resource

From a green-built standpoint, windows rank second only to the design of an HVAC system in overall technological complexity. Heating, cooling and lighting consume 67% of all the electricity that’s generated. Windows and doors comprise a large portion of heat loss in a wall and lower the overall R-Value of the wall. Installing windows and doors correctly will help eliminate air infiltration and water leaks.

See Chapter 7 on Windows & Doors in the Green from the Ground Up book for more details or contact us about training .

Window Energy Performance

There are three primary factors in a window's energy performance:

frame construction glass spacer material that separates individual panes of glass through the glass (by radiation) across the spacer material that separates the two glass layers at their edges and through the frame of the window (by conduction) through the movement of air in the space between the glass (by convection) between the moveable or operable frame components (by air leakage) Rating Windows for Performance

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) was formed to standardize the claim of energy efficiency by window manufacturers.

U-factor - for the entire window, distinct from a center-of-glass rating.

Solar heat gain coefficient - represents the amount of heat that is transmitted through the glass. The lower the number, the less heat transmittance.

Visible light transmittance - is the "sunglasses" effect. The lower the number, the darker things will appear through the glass.

Air leakage - is rated in cubic feet of air passing through a square foot of window area. The lower the number, the less air will pass through cracks in the assembly. This may be left blank by manufacturers of lower-quality windows.

Condensation resistance - measures the ability of the window to resist condensation on the inside of the glass. The higher the number the better.

Green Window & Door installers’ Transition Guide

Familiarize yourself with which windows are available in your area

Learn about what technologies are available to market to your customers

Many manufactures and dealers offer training and free seminars

Consider wood windows

High quality and long life

Available in replacement sizes and installation

More expensive than vinyl, Use FSC wood or engineered materials

Carefully install windows and door to eliminate any air leaks

Even a small air leak can have a huge impact on heat loss over the life of the building

Use expanded foam around all windows and doors. Be sure that head flashing is installed

One can of expansion foam. Look for products that use HFC rather than HCFC or CFC as propellants.

Understand the prevailing winds on the site

Wind will push on a building and contribute to air infiltration. Understanding the prevailing winds can also help you to take advantage of cooling breezes

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