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Saving the Environment, One OKNA Window at a Time

Most of the country has just experienced one of the coldest and wettest winters in years. For some it was the worst on record. Here in Lancaster County, it came close to being the snowiest winter on record. With the colder wetter winter, many make the assumption that global warming is a hoax, but the opposite of that is true. Extremes of both hot and cold are part of the growing evidence that our planet is being deeply affected.

Here’s why. Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is the major contributor to global warming, and it is at its highest measured level (determined by measurements in the Antarctic ice cores) in 480,000 years. The CO2 levels are expected to more than double by the end of the century, with temperature increases expected to triple. Since two pounds of CO2 are created for every kilowatt hour of energy produced from heating fuels, it’s important that we make improvements to our home that will help reduce the amount of CO2 produced by us heating our homes. The average home produces one ton of CO2 every year. It takes 3 full-grown trees to absorb that one ton of CO2 produced yearly.

One of the greenest ways to reduce the production of CO2 in your home is by replacing your windows with energy saving features like those found in OKNA Windows, available at Choice Windows Doors & More with locations in Lancaster and New Holland. OKNA windows with its trademarked HeatsealTM warm edge spacers, have been tested and proven to save the environment from 1,200 to 1,600 pounds of CO2 per year for a typical home.

OKNA windows spacers insulate the edge of the glass better than solid foam or metal spacers. Better insulating spacers improve the temperature of the glass, and warmer glass makes you feel more comfortable while using less energy and producing less CO2 Pollution.

To learn more about these energy saving windows, give Choice Windows and Doors a call.

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