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Mass Commonwealth Dept of Environmental Protection
(617) 574-7310
1 Winter St
Boston, MA
 
Enviromental Careers Organization Incorporated Newengland Division
(617) 426-4783
30 Winter St
Boston, MA
 
Clean Water Action
(617) 338-8131
262 Washington St Ste 301
Boston, MA
 
Clean Water Action Project
(617) 423-4661
76 Summer St
Boston, MA
 
E RM-New England Inc
(617) 646-7800
399 Boylston St
Boston, MA
 
Environmental Resources Management
(617) 646-7800
399 Boylston St
Boston, MA
 
Fort Point Associates
(617) 357-7044
33 Union St Fl 3r
Boston, MA
 
Mwra Advisory Board
(617) 742-7561
11 Beacon St
Boston, MA
 
Bluewave Strategies
(617) 266-0505
137 Newbury St
Boston, MA
 
Environmental Careers Organization Inc Ne Div
(617) 426-4783
30 Winter St Ste 6B
Boston, MA
 

Eco-Friendly Home Guide: Part 5 - Windows

Windows are a very critical part of any home, and one of the first topics that people think of when they think about remodeling to be more eco-friendly or to lower their energy costs. If your home already has good, solid windows in it, keeping them maintained and in good working order is fairly simple. Of course, if you’re looking for a new window solution to help you be more environmentally friendly and save money on energy costs, there are plenty of options to choose from. Here are some of the most popular types of windows and their various benefits based on your needs:

Wood: Wooden windows are easily the most insulated windows that you can buy, but they’re a lot of work to take care of. Wood-framed windows have a high potential for rotting and can be a lot of trouble. Of course, if you live in a dry climate or use a solid, durable wood type, you should have no trouble getting windows that will last a long time, even though they might require you to perform more maintenance than usual.

Vinyl: These windows are very inexpensive, but that doesn’t always make them an ideal solution. Vinyl windows can be well-constructed, but the process of making them is typically less than environmentally friendly. They are solid, stable windows and can easily reduce air leakage and maintenance if they are properly installed. Some are cheaply made, so watch out for which windows you choose.

Aluminum: Aluminum isn’t really a good window choice for many. They are practical in rainy climates and meet coastal building codes because they are strong, but they aren’t that great for heat loss reduction or heat transfer savings. When purchased properly, installed well, and properly insulated, these windows can be an eco-friendly option, though.

Wood-clad or composite: Composite and wood-clad windows give people the best of both worlds in their windows. You get the energy efficiency along with the low maintenance that so many people are looking for. In ...

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