On January 4, the Energy Star program introduced new criteria to improve energy performance levels of windows and doors for all regions of the country. As an Energy Star partner for the past 11 years, Simonton Windows is prepared for the changes and has introduced Energy Star zone-specific packages for each product the company produces.
have made sure that every Simonton product line has an Energy Star specific
glass package that can be easily ordered for each of the four climate zones
within the program,” said Tony Eschmeyer, senior product manager for Simonton
for each Energy Star climate zone, (Northern, North-Central, South-Central and
Southern) Simonton’s new Energy Star glass packages provide the optimal balance
of thermal efficiency and value. Each package is optimized for the particular
product line and geographic zone in which the window or door will be
installed. Selecting the right glass
package is as simple as:
1. Specifying the Simonton windows and doors you
2. Stating that you want Energy Star
3. Indicating your climate zone.
simplest way homeowners and building industry professionals can gain
information on ordering 2010 Energy Star qualified Simonton vinyl windows and
doors is by visiting www.Simonton.com/EnergyStar. “Our dedicated web site makes
it fast and easy for people to gain information on Simonton Energy Star
qualified products,” said Eschmeyer. “We even offer a free climate zone
identifier list download (by U.S.
county), along with Energy Star consumer brochures to assist homeowners,
remodelers and builders.”
also supports the 2010 Energy Star guidelines and pending legislation that
would tie them in with the current federal energy tax credit program underway
areas of the country experience different weather extremes,” said Eschmeyer.
“It makes sense that windows and doors should be constructed and rated to
handle the unique weather conditions in northern climates versus the southern
2010 Energy Star guidelines are a positive step toward designating energy
performance levels for all regions of the country within the four-zone Energy
Star map. At Simonton, we’re ready to supply top-quality windows and doors that
meet the 2010 Energy Star guidelines no matter what region a person resides in
throughout the country.”