Did you know that your windows, doors, and skylights can be a significant source of your home’s energy losses? In fact, as much as 25% of your lost energy goes out through the windows and doors! And with Canada’s climate and weather, that means higher energy bills for you. If you’re worried about the costs of energy, doors, and windows with energy-efficient properties can help. It’s always worth investing in your home. Learn how to make your home eco-friendly with energy-efficient doors and windows.
Buying Energy Star-certified windows and doors is the best way to help you save energy and cut down on those bills! (source)
Canada Greener Homes Grant
One more reason now’s a great time to go energy-efficient is the Canada Greener Homes Grant!
Under Canada’s new Greener Homes Grant, participants are eligible for up to $5,600 total towards energy-efficient home improvements (source). Many Torwin Windows and Doors products qualify for the Canada Greener Home Grant, including Armor, Sunview, Vinylbilt, Vinylguard, Entryguard, and Novatech. So if you were on the fence about upgrading your windows and doors, this grant is your sign to get started. You’ll get money back to cover a portion of this project while providing ongoing savings on your heating and cooling bills.
Meet the Energy Star-accredited products available through Torwin Windows and Doors:
Armor by Vinylbilt
Having been in business for over 40 years out of the GTA, Vinylbilt knows a thing or two about making high-quality windows and doors. And they stand behind their product, offering an extensive lifetime warranty on their windows so you can be confident in how well they will perform in your home. From their durable frames to glass coatings, their windows set the standard and are the definition of quality.
If you’ve been unsure about vinyl windows in the past, now’s the time to take another look at them with fresh eyes.
Their Armor brand offers a variety of high-efficiency products (source). Their slogan “Defend against the Elements” accurately describes their performance in both cold Canadian winters and humid summers.
Vinylbilt offers an unparalleled selection of windows under their Armor line, with customizable options and colours to complement your home. Buying an Armor window is not like picking one off the shelf at your nearest big box store. It’s an experience that will elevate your home.
All Armor windows come with the WeatherTech glass advantage. That means they:
- Are specially formulated for cold weather climates.
- Have the highest level of solar heat gain and natural light.
- Uses the sun’s energy to heat your home during the colder months.
- Reduce energy costs while increasing comfort.
Novatech has always been committed to energy conservation at the heart of its vision. Thanks to this, they now offer a wide range of entry and patio doors that meet the Energy Star qualifications.
The Novatech High-Performance system was designed to contribute to your home’s energy efficiency and comfort (source). For example, Novatech High-Performance steel doors offer enhanced insulation and sound dampening, with can considerably improve home energy efficiency.
What’s more, Novatech High-Performance doors have up to 30% more insulating foam than standard doors and are more airtight, letting up to a quarter of the air through! And, of course, all the doors in the Novatech High-Performance system meet Energy Star standards.
Owned by Novatech, Sunview offers a line of vinyl patio doors for discerning homeowners. Vinyl options tend to be economically priced, so it’s an excellent option for value-conscious customers still looking for the best performance and style.
Each model incorporates quality, style and durability. Made of an advanced resin blend, these doors will stand up to regular use while being lightweight and easy to operate. You’ll also have the opportunity to customize these doors by selecting from colours, accessories, and hardware for an upgraded look that’s within your budget.
If you like their choices but want aluminum doors instead, speak to your Torwin representative to see a full range of their options. With Sunview, you won’t have to settle for less.
Installing your Energy-Efficient Doors and Windows
With the Canada Greener Homes Grant, there has never been a better time to upgrade your home’s energy performance by bringing your windows up to the Energy Star standard.
There’s no question that Energy Star-qualified products, such as these, can help you save energy and money. Your wallet will thank you: putting in energy-efficient windows can reduce your energy bills by 45%, and new Energy Star doors can improve your home’s efficiency by another 25%!
It’s also critical to have your new, energy-efficient doors and windows installed by professionals. The frame must be tightly sealed to reduce heat loss and air leakage. Without a professional’s touch, all the energy savings from your new windows and doors could go right out the cracks!
At Torwin, we treat every job with the attention it deserves. From our very first meeting with you, we’ll take the time to understand the goals and objectives of your windows and doors replacement project. If certain rooms require better lighting, and improved ventilation or are particularly susceptible to energy loss, we’ll work with you to find a solution that fits your budget, needs, and lifestyle.
We can bring your vision to life if you know exactly what you want. If you’re unsure, we can help you choose, offer helpful suggestions on how to maximize your home’s utility, and bring light into your most-used rooms.
We’ll offer recommendations tailored to your home and preferences, and after the selection process, schedule a timely and efficient installation. You won’t have to worry about being left hanging – we assign a project manager to every job, big or small, to ensure the work stays on track and is performed to the highest possible standard.
It’s a great time to call the Torwin Team! Book your free, no-obligation consultation today.
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