Daylighting is the use of windows to bring sunlight into your home. Today’s highly energy-efficient replacement windows can reduce the need for artificial lighting in your home without adversely affecting your heating or cooling bills. In addition to saving money, the increased sunlight in your home can also provide many other benefits. Tittle Brothers Construction explains more:
Benefits Of Daylighting
The most noticeable effect of increased sunlight in your home is reduced dependence on artificial light. With proper window placement, your home will be able to enjoy a bright sunlit interior throughout the year. This can save you a lot of money in electrical bills. In addition, sunlight can also improve the productivity of building occupants. A study found that there is a correlation between increased daylight and increased test performance in students.
Exposure to sunlight can also boost serotonin levels, improve your mood, and make you more creative. It can also help regulate your sleep cycle. Although sunlight has many benefits, it’s true that it can heat up your interior. Fortunately, our replacement windows fix that problem. They have energy-efficient glass that reflects heat away from your home while letting the majority of visible light through. You’ll no longer have to worry about reduced comfort or higher energy bills.
Besides using our replacement windows, you can try several other daylighting strategies. You can use well-placed mirrors to diffuse sunlight around the room. You can also make sure that there are windows in each room facing two different directions to allow natural light to reach all of the corners. Try placing your windows higher on the wall as well – this allows for more sunlight. Lastly, use window types like grille-less picture windows, bay windows, bow windows, and casement windows for maximum sunlight.
Our high-quality replacement windows can help you implement an excellent daylighting strategy for your home. Thanks to their energy-efficient glass and window materials, they can allow you to enjoy the many benefits of sunlight without worrying about higher energy bills. During our initial consultations, we will help you choose the best windows for your daylighting needs. Tittle Brothers Construction serves many areas, including Birmingham. Call us at 734-225-2525 to learn more about daylighting. You can also ask for a free estimate.