What Is Air Infiltration?


Vinyl Windows And Air Infiltration

No matter the type of material used on your window frame, it just isn’t possible to totally prevent the windows from leaking some air. However, given that vinyl replacement windows in Houston are not created equal, there are those that perform much better in preventing air infiltration than others. To ensure that your windows will allow very minimal air leakage, consider Zen’s superior vinyl windows that are designed and constructed primarily to address drafty issues.

What Makes Some Windows Leak Air More Than Others?

To be able to prevent significant air leakage, a window should be properly insulated. To put it simply, this means that the unit should be designed and constructed in such a way that it makes it difficult for air to get out of the house. However, there are windows out there that are poorly designed, lacking the necessary features that should prevent air infiltration such as built-in airlocks, weather stripping, and other barriers. Without these, air is able to find its way out between the sash and other less insulated parts of the window.

We at Zen Windows Houston know that having leaky windows will make your homes uncomfortable especially during tough weather conditions. In addition, they can have a huge impact on your energy bills. Our vinyl windows are designed and created to offer a solution to these issues. They are equipped with weather barriers that exceed industry standards keeping the amount of air infiltration at a minimum. These Zen vinyl windows are way better in blocking air leakage than any other windows offered by big names in the industry.

Still trying to figure out which window is best for your home? Contact Zen Windows Houston to help you make the most suitable choice.


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