Energy Collecting Windows

Energy Collecting Windows

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We are getting one step closer to reality thanks to high tech silicon nano-particles. Researchers have developed silicon nano-particles into luminescent solar concentrators (LSCs). LSC is the key of element of windows that collects solar energy. When light shines through the window the important frequencies of the light are stuck inside and concentrated to the edges.

Windows that can collect solar energy which is called photovoltaic windows is the next frontier in renewable energy technology. With having the possible chance to largely increase the surface of buildings suitable for energy generation without impacting their aesthetics. LSC-based photovoltaic cells are hidden in the window frame which means the LSC-based windows are not obligated to be bulky structure to be applied onto the surface. The photovoltaic cells are hidden in the window frame and blend invisibly into the built environment.

 

Read more on what researchers have to say in “Dream of energy-collecting windows is one step closer to reality”

Keeping Cool: Selecting & Replacing Energy-Efficient Windows

Keeping Cool: Selecting & Replacing Energy-Efficient Windows

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Recently, our phones have been ringing off the hook, and we have received many emails from Los Angeles area residents, asking us what changes they can do to their windows and doors to keep their homes cooler, especially during recent heat waves hitting Southern California. Homeowners want to know how and when they can start replacing their current windows with new, energy-efficient models. Continue reading

Give Thanks for Awesome Windows and Doors

Give Thanks for Awesome Windows and Doors

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We often talk about the importance of windows and doors not only aesthetically and visually, but also practically.  The cold drafts that sneak through improperly fitting windows and doors can ruin your heating bill as you try to get warm, and during Thanksgiving, you might be getting a ton of great compliments on the look and feel of your home because of your high quality windows and doors and the quality installation that came with them.

     We’d like to give thanks for such wonderful quality products, but also to all of our customers that make our jobs so easy and rewarding.  It is thanks to you that we are able to stay in business, but also because of you that we are able to win customer service awards.  You make our jobs easy and we look forward to work every day, so thanks to you, and have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

 

Feeling The Cold?

Feeling The Cold?

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Are you starting to feel the cold seeping in through the cracks of your windows and doors?  Not having control over the temperature of your home is annoying, but even more annoying is having to have a high heating bill because you kept using your heater to counteract the cold.  By getting yourself windows and doors that are high quality with service to match, it will get rid of these issues for you.

We have been selling and installing windows with an emphasis on customer service because we know that your home or business is extremely important to you.  For this reason, we carry the best brands like Milgard, Andersen, and many others, and we install with great care and professionalism.  So give us a call or visit us in store and see what we can do for you today!

 

What Is The Hype About?

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For all your window and door needs, Fusion Windows and Doors is here for you.  At Fusion, we care about your needs because how happy you are with your windows and doors affects daily interactions.  If you have insufficient window or door fittings, that means your home or business is warmer than it should be, so it isn’t as comfortable as it can be.

     For these reasons, we hire professionals with experience, so you never end up unsatisfied with the work we do.  We have been awarded by Houzz for customer service for the past two years in a row, so give us a call and see why we are the best in the business.

 

The Energy Bill Blues

The Energy Bill Blues

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Are you singing the energy bill blues because of your recent energy bill?  If so, see how we can help you get rid of your energy woes today!  It could be that your windows or doors are not properly fitted, and in that case we can properly install them for you.  Or you may want to get energy efficient windows, and we carry multiple types and styles, so we can help you with that, too.

Basically any window or door needs you may have, we can help you with.  We are very friendly and helpful, and if you have any questions about windows and doors, give us a call or come into our store so we can help assist you as best we can.  We are professionals and enjoy the work we do, so you don’t have to feel alone in trying to make the best decision for you.  Call Fusion Windows and Doors today and get the answers you need.