Meanwhile, energy costs continue to rise. Locally, natural gas prices have increased about 8% from a year ago, and electricity costs have gone up about 9%. Energy costs are likely to continue to increase in the future. Utility officials recommend that homeowners take steps to make their homes more energy efficient to reduce their heating bills and cut air conditioning costs. Replacing old fashioned, conventional steel, aluminum, or wood windows with our energy-saving vinyl products is a substantive home improvement that will reap long-term energy savings.
Vinyl windows dominate the replacement and remodeling market. Every year, more vinyl windows are installed than any other window type. The upward trend is projected to continue, displacing aluminum and all wood window types. New window materials, such as fiberglass and composite products continue to grow. Windows made with these new materials join vinyl in displacing conventional aluminum and wood windows.