Builders Don’t Understand Window Efficiency

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Builders lack knowledge about window, skylight, and door energy efficiency leaving many homes without the green certifications for which they qualify.

A recent survey shows that single-family home builders put up a lot of residences that meet green building requirements. However, because many builders lack basic knowledge about the energy-efficiency properties of windows, doors and skylights, the number of houses that meet one or more green certifications could actually be much higher. Read the full analysis here by Trey Barrineau of Door and Window Magazine.