Maximizing the amount of sunlight that comes through your windows can reduce energy costs, improve your mood, and enhance the aesthetic appearance of your interior. Renewal by Andersen® of Kentucky can provide you with high-quality replacement windows designed to allow more sunlight into your home.
Today, we’ll talk about the benefits of daylighting and recommend window styles that can increase natural light:
Benefits of Sunlight
Research shows that maximizing natural light in your home can yield substantial savings because it reduces your use of artificial lighting. As a bonus, natural light can bring out an object’s true color, making your interior look more beautiful and vibrant. Sunlight can also improve your productivity and creativity and elevate your mood. In addition, it helps regulate circadian rhythms, leading to better sleep. To get the most from natural light, you need the right windows and proper window placement.
How to Maximize Natural Light in Your Home
The goal is to create balanced lighting using picture windows or other window types. You can do this by making sure that there is sunlight from at least two directions. If possible, rooms need to have windows on different walls. You can also use reflective outdoor surfaces to direct more daylight into your room, as well as mirrors to make sure that light reaches all corners of the room. You can control the amount of sunlight that enters the room through blinds and curtains or by strategic placement of trees and shrubs.
Recommended Window Types
To maximize sunlight, we recommend window styles with slim profiles and large glass panes. Our picture, casement, and sliding windows are perfect choices. Bay and bow windows are also excellent options thanks to their multi-window configuration. Sunshine can enter through different angles and bathe the room in natural light.
Thanks to our High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass, our sliding windows and other window types can provide you with all the benefits of ample natural light without any of the drawbacks. This special glass minimizes the amount of heat and UV rays that can penetrate your windows. During our initial consultations, our experts can help you plan your window replacement to make the most of natural light. We serve Louisville and Lexington, KY. Give us a call to learn more about the benefits of natural light. You can also request a free consultation.