Feeling the Summer Heat? Cool Down with Southern Latitude Glass

Replacing your windows and doors with high-performing, Low-E coated, energy-efficient ones is a great investment to make in your home. Not only will you save money on energy costs and protect your interior furnishings from UV damage, you’ll add appeal to both the inside and outside of your home. Along with the many decorative options Sunrise offers, our exclusive Latitude glass can make a big difference in the beauty, performance and comfort your windows and doors provide. There are many customizable Latitude glass packages to help you achieve your door or window replacement goals.

S Low-E Characteristics

Composition of S Low-E Glass

Ultra-U Plus 12 Glas#F367F4If keeping your home cool is the top priority, you’ll appreciate the features of our S Low-E glass package. Twelve layers of reflective Low-E help keep your home cooler in the summer, and the argon gas fill protects from heat loss in the winter – ideal for the ENERGY STAR® Southern zone. While S Low-E can be used in any climate zone, it’s ideal for areas that receive an abundance of direct sunlight.

 

 

 

The Beauty & Science of Low-E

When choosing a glass package, SeeTheDifference the protection of the Low-E coating is not all you should
consider. Low-E coating technology has improved over the years, but typically the higher the solar heat gain protection, the less light that will be let into your home. If you are changing from clear glass to S Low-E glass, you may notice a difference in the amount of light in a room. The image to the right  shows the different levels of tint for groups of Low-E combinations that have similar visible light transmittance. Compare the amount of visible light that each Low-E option lets into your home by their NFRC ratings listed according to your ENERGY STAR zone.

We invite you to explore the many Sunrise Latitude glass options to see which glass package is the best choice for your home.

For prices on energy-efficient windows with your choice of Latitude glass, find an authorized Sunrise dealer near you.

About the Author

Joseph Mills

Joseph Mills

Joe Mills is the Director of Marketing for Sunrise Windows and Doors. He has spent almost 15 years working with homeowners helping them envision and design home improvement projects. He is proficient in assisting homeowners through their entire buying process, including helping them do the proper research, what signs to look for to minimize a homeowner’s risk, understanding the in home selling process and once the decision is made, how the installation process will work. He has written a consumer-oriented book called “How To Buy Vinyl Replacement Windows” that can help window buyers make educated choices.