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The National Fenestration Rating Council offers several tips that remodelers can pass on to customers in the early stages of the design process to encourage window replacement.

September 01, 2001

The National Fenestration Rating Council offers several tips that remodelers can pass on to customers in the early stages of the design process to encourage window replacement.

 

  • Studies have shown that daylight is beneficial to people: Workers are more productive, students perform better, and patients heal faster in rooms with plenty of windows.
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  • Today’s windows feature technology that saves energy by admitting light without excessive heat in the summer. They also reduce heat loss in winter months.
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  • NFRC-certified windows ensure that consumers get the performance they want from new windows.
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  • Exposure to as much natural daylight as possible during the winter helps decrease the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder, a form of depression that is more common in northern states, according to mental-health experts.
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  • Operable windows provide opportunities for ventilation to improve indoor air quality.
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