Insulated Windows Can Reduce Your Hotel's Heating & Cooling Costs
By Randy Brown President and Founder, Soundproof Windows | January 21, 2018
When it is warm inside the hotel and cold outside, window panes will transfer heat by thermal conduction so additional heating is required to keep guests comfortable, and a similar process is involved when it is hot outside and cool inside. Air leakage through window seals that crack over time worsens the problem, particularly in harsh weather.
While single pane windows transfer the most heating and cooling, even dual pane windows may be insufficient to tame high utility costs. Now hospitality managers are looking to an innovative approach that adds an inner insulating window to existing windows. This can reduce heat loss by 77% or more for single paned windows, and heating/cooling bills by up to 30%, while stopping air infiltration for further energy savings and greater comfort.
Adding the inner window, in fact, provides an additional layer of insulation with better insulation values than the best double pane windows. The same practice will also substantially reduce unwanted external street noise to provide guests a better night's sleep and a more peaceful environment.
Cutting Heating and Cooling Cost
Two factors are vital to keeping hotel heating and cooling costs from escalating: the window's basic insulation value and preventing air infiltration through and around the window's seals.
Window Insulation Value