Mesa, Arizona Window Replacement
Last updated on 11/15/2019
Mesa window replacement companies serve East and West Mesa residents with their window replacement purchases. In this highly populated Arizona city, Mesa window replacement companies have extensive experience performing window installations for clients throughout the area. They install wood, aluminum, composite, and vinyl replacement windows as well as an array of stylish models and energy efficient glass options to imbue our homes with style and save us money. Modern day Arizona window replacement offers tremendous benefits, including greater safety, improved comfort, and sound insulation. Clearly it is an option worth exploring no matter how long we plan to live in our residences.
A Mesa window replacement does more than simply substitute old models in our homes. Replacing an old with a new window adds life to a dull room, brightening our interiors. The model we select will have an impact on the amount of ventilation and natural light that filters into our spaces. One of the biggest benefits to a home improvement project such as a Mesa window replacement is the energy savings it generates. Homeowners will be astonished by the money they can pocket each month to go toward the cost of the overall replacement project. AZ consumers can quickly redeem the investment they have made in their residence in the lower utility bills that are standard after a completed replacement job.
Double Hung Window
A Mesa window replacement project showcases the legendary landscapes in our yards and beyond to the Sonoran Desert. One of the most traditional styles that opens up our homes to the outdoors is the double hung. This high quality option is a popular choice for AZ replacement projects. The double hung is a classic, elegant model that can be installed alone or paired side by side for an attractive look that admits generous sunshine. Utilize a colonial grille pattern, which divides the glass into nine square panels, to give a house the feel of a cozy cottage. We also have the ability to select the trim color that achieves the look we want. A white trim double hung with a colonial grille pattern, for example, gives the interior of a room the relaxed atmosphere of a summer beach home.
The cool, dry Mesa mornings are a perfect time to open our homes to enjoy the fresh air. The double hung model opens on both the top and the bottom depending on how much ventilation we desire. These models may be purchased with a tilt in sash, which makes it extremely easy to clean. On a second story house this eliminates the need for climbing ladders, making cleaning much less of a chore. The top and bottom sash are ideal for homes with small children where safety is a concern. The top sash can be opened for a breeze, while the bottom may be kept closed to prevent accidents. This classy style makes an all around attractive, sensible choice for any Mesa window replacement shopper.
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient
The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is an independent organization that provides Arizona consumers with access to window efficiency ratings so they may opt to purchase products that will offer the greatest savings. One of the energy efficiency ratings that Arizona shoppers should pay attention to when speaking with Mesa installers for casement window replacement is the solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC). SHGC is a measure of the amount of heat a model will absorb from the sun, and subsequently release into our residences. In a hot climate region like in Mesa, consumers should look for Mesa window replacement models that have a lower SHGC. A lower SHGC means that the window will absorb less heat from the sun and keep our interiors cool and resistant to solar heat gain.
The SHGC rating determines whether the product qualifies for an Energy Star label. This designation applies to products that offer superior energy performance over standard windows. When possible, it is recommended that Mesa shoppers select the most efficient products in order to reduce overall energy consumption. The less power we use, the more money we keep in our wallets and the better off we leave our environment. In a city like Mesa which enjoys abundant sunshine for much of the year, we may wind up spending a small fortune to cool our homes. Mesa window replacement is a sensible solution that decreases our carbon footprint and helps us pocket extra funds.
Mesa window replacement is both a way to increase the efficiency of our house and give it a brand new appearance. Whether we wish for the look of an English cottage or a modern bungalow, this home improvement job will achieve our desired result. There are companies nearby that work with consumers to select stylish, affordable options, and our free contact form helps you connect with them today.
Mesa, Arizona U-Factor and SHGC Ratings for Replacement Windows
When shopping for replacement windows in Mesa, Arizona - located in Maricopa County - it is extremely important to purchase windows (and doors) with the correct u-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) as rated by Energy Star.
Energy Star determines the u-factor and SHGC that will give you the most energy efficienct replacement windows, skylights, and doors based on your county's climate zone.
The climate zone assigned to your county takes into account how extreme the seasons are in your area. How warm and cold it gets in Mesa determines how well your new windows will need to keep out the cold air and the hot sun.
Below, you will find a table with the climate zones and corresponding u-factor and SHGC ratings for Mesa, Arizona and Mesa's metro area counties including: Maricopa County AZ and Pinal County AZ.
The climate zone, u-factor and SHGC listed for your county in the Mesa, AZ area will help you to determine which replacement windows, skylights, and doors will maximize energy savings for your home.
To find the Energy Star recommended u-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) for your county in the Mesa metro area, simply do the following:
- Find your county in the left most column.
- Find your climate zone in the orange box to the right of the column with your county's name.
- Under the orange box with your climate zone, find the dark grey box with the product you are looking for - window replacements, new doors, or skylights.
- Under the product type, you will find the best u-factor and shgc as determined by Energy Star.
- When getting quotes from contractors, be sure that your window replacements, new skylights, and/or replacement doors have these ratings to maximize energy efficiency in your home.
|Maricopa County AZ
Pinal County AZ
|Southern Climate Zone|
|0.40 or less||0.25 or less|
|0.60 or less||0.28 or less|
|Solid Doors (No Glass)|
|0.17 or less||No Rating|
|Doors with Less than Half Glass|
|0.25 or less||0.25 or less|
|Doors with More than Half Glass|
|0.30 or less||0.25 or less|
If you don't see your home's county above, use the u-factor and solar heat gain co-efficient (SHGC) search tool below to search for your Mesa, AZ area county's recommended window efficiency ratings.
Use the table above or the tool below to search for the specific u-factor and SHGC for your county so that you are educated and have this information on hand in order to maximize the financial return on your investment in new windows, new skylights and/or new doors in the Mesa, Arizona area.
Remember to research thoroughly prior to making a window replacement or replacement door purchase, regardless of whether you are installing the windows and doors yourself or having them installed by a licensed professional contractor.
Mesa Window Suppliers
Below you will find a list of local window retailers, contractors, installers, and manufacturers in the Mesa area.