FALL WEATHERIZATION TIPS

Here we are again, fall has begun and everyone is beginning to batten down the hatches to get ready for the cold winter months. Settling in for the winter is not just for humans either, even bugs gather supplies, dig a safe place in the dirt to hunker down, or weaving a cocoon to hole […]

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Energy Star 2015 – Government has it all Wrong

The EPA is working towards its planned January 2015 revision to its Energy Star target for windows, doors and skylights. This post will focus on windows.   Responding to a question regarding the cost of moving from the current Energy Star U-Value of .30 or lower in the Northern climate zone to the proposed .27 […]

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Sneek preview “New for 2013″ from Velux Skylights

Velux Skylights is introducing on March 1, 2013 their new Solar Powered “Fresh Air” skylight! This new solar powered fresh air skylight features a solar panel that captures any available daylight and uses it to recharge a fully concealed battery powered operator and control system. Remote controlled solar powered skylight requires no wiring for an […]

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Winterizing Your Home for Comfort and Appeal

Winterizing your home, and sprucing it up is now easier than ever with SolarGlass’ lineup of products that offer energy efficient options to add to your homes decor and your personal comfort in your home.   Home decor: Homeowners are now more than ever considering the entire envelope of their homes appeal which includes not […]

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FTC Cracking Down on Dubious Energy Savings Claims

As I have posted before, in the vast majority of cases, energy savings resulting from window replacements will be modest and in no way cost justify the replacement decision. Check out this story highlighting the Federal Trade Commission’s efforts to reign in such claims.   Ironically, I received a direct mail piece yesterday that said […]

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It’s Cold Outside (Part 1)

You Replaced Your Windows Three to Five Years Ago – Time for a Quality Check!   Unfortunately, the majority of windows are replaced in a way that leads to slow, insidious damage, a “block frame” methodology.

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Boulder County Rebates for Energy Smart Improvements

Boulder County is offering a fall rebate program that if you have windows and/or doors installed that have a U-value of .35 or better by October 31st, you could be eligible for a $250 rebate and microloans to help finance improvements.   What is a “U value?” -The U-value is the rate of heat loss […]

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Boulder Green Frontier Fest

SolarGlass is participating in the City of Boulder’s Green Frontier Fest tomorrow, May 1st at Boulder Central Park. The fest is eco-friendly fun for the whole family! Come visit our tent between 10am and 4pm and we’ll be happy to explain how new windows can increase efficiency and decrease energy costs in your home.   […]

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SolarGlass Participating in the Home Green Over Project

Over here at SolarGlass, we are really excited to be participating in Fox 31 and CW2’s huge educational contest dubbed the Home Green-Over Project. One lucky winner will receive an energy performance remodel of their home worth up to $75,000! SolarGlass is providing the new windows for that one lucky homeowner. Other partners include, EcoSmart […]

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Department of Energy’s R5 Volume Purchase Program

Department of Energy R5 Volume Purchase Program – A Good Use of Taxpayer $$??

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Locations

  • BOULDER

    3002 Sterling Cir Suite 101
    Boulder, CO 80303

    P: 303-442-4277
    F: 303-442-7417

    Email

    sales@solarglass.com

    Marvin Design Gallery Hours

    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. - Noon (March-November only).

    Evenings and Weekend appointments are welcome.

    Call to schedule an in-home consultation.

  • DENVER

    201 University Boulevard
    Denver, CO 80206

    P: 303-783-9300
    F: 303-783-0300

    Email

    sales@solarglass.com

    Showroom Hours:

    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please give us a call to set up an alternative time to come in.

    Evenings and Weekend appointments are welcome.

    Call to schedule an in-home consultation.

  • NORTHERN COLORADO

    4562 Denrose Court, Unit 4
    Ft. Collins, CO 80524

    P: 970-482-0042
    F: 970-635-2313

    Email

    sales@solarglass.com

    Showroom Hours:

    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturdays open by appointment. Please give us a call to set up a time to come in.

    Call to schedule an in-home consultation.

  • EDWARDS COLORADO

    210 Edwards, Village Boulevard
    Edwards, CO 80632

    P: 970-988-0804

    Email

    sales@solarglass.com

    Showroom Hours:

    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturdays open by appointment. Please give us a call to set up a time to come in.

    Call to schedule an in-home consultation.

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    SolarGlass proudly offers TruStile doors