7 reasons why T Group Windows and Folding Doors Can improve your lifestyle

Replacement Windows and Folding Doors San Diego: 7 Ways To Improve Your Lifestyle

http://www.foldingdoorsandwindows.com New, high quality window and door systems provide many advantages-to your pocketbook, for your health, and for your safety and security. Notice these 7 lifestyle improvements and advantages installing new windows, sliding doors and Premier Folding Doors can deliver for you.  Call 760.806.6830, and let our team share with you the savings and benefits of T Group Folding Doors and Windows:

  1. Fresh Air Health Advantages

Beautiful new windows and sliding or folding doors encourages homeowners and employees to open them up, allowing fresh air flowing through your living space. It removes stale air and move pollutants out. Fresh air provides you with a steady supply of oxygen which is needed by your brain and every single cell of your body.

Open those windows and Fold the Premier Folding Doors up and let the breeze come in. You’d be amazed at how the gentle breeze from the sea, valley, or mountain adds so much life to your property!

  1. The Health and Beauty of Light

Windows and Doors in General fill your space with both sunlight and moonlight and can deliver warmth and a feeling of spaciousness. The Premier Frameless Folding Doors would be your ultimate choice for getting the most light to enhance your home’s livability, not to mention your mood!

According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), exposure to daylight and bright light can improve your mood. Seasonal Affective Disorder (commonly called SAD) affects many people, in which less exposure to daylight (usually during the winter months) causes a chemical imbalance in the brain and leads to depression.

  1. Energy Efficiency Power Bill Savings

The weather performance of T Group windows and doors systems can also help you control heat gain and loss during winter and summer months, and reduce your consumption of gas and oil to heat and/or cool your property.

Energy-efficient exterior doors can improve the amount of heat gain or loss a home experiences. Our Tightly-fitting, energy-efficient doors and windows help stabilize the temperature in your home. Our Ultra Slim Folding Doors are DP-50 Tested at 173 miles/hour.

  1. Aesthetic Value and “Eye Appeal”

Adding The Frameless or Ultra Slim Premier Folding Doors to a property can greatly change the look and feel of your space, making it more appealing to the eye. The blend of your interior living space with the exterior enlarges the area, making it look bigger and provides a unique sense of freedom.

No matter what style and décor you chose for your project, Premier Folding Doors have a style that will complement your residential or commercial property’s character and harmonize beautifully with today’s contemporary lifestyles.

  1. Indoor/Outdoor Living & Entertainment

We all love good times with family and friends-that entertainment is a welcome refreshment to stressful work and school.  Entertaining family and friends becomes much easier in an atmosphere and environment of open living space. Premier Folding Doors create a unique, stunning transition from the interior to the exterior of your property.

Imagine opening your living room to the pool and barbeque area for that special celebration, or just lying down in your patio’s hammock while streaming music from your master bedroom or enjoying a cocktail with friends at the pool bar that connects to the kitchen while your loved one or private Chef prepares a lovely meal for you.

  1. Spectacular Views

Our Premier Folding Doors create endless views to where the sky is literally the limit. Premier Ultra Slim Folding Doors have less than 1″ frame and the Frameless Folding Doors are totally seamless. Do you enjoy the view of your garden, patio, backyard? Does the view from your home of the mountains, valleys, desert, ocean, beach or countryside bring you peace? Maximize the view of your surroundings by bringing the outdoors in. Invite your mountains, ocean, desert and nature in general to take a sneak peek at your property every day!

  1. Safety and Security of Family and Property

The windows and doors of your home, in addition to serving as much-needed sources of light and air to your home, can also securely keep intruders away. Our Premier Folding Doors patented side-lock system provides the security of a solid glass wall when closed.

The window and door portals, if left unsecured or poorly maintained, may invite intruders into your home, leading to potentially catastrophic results.Well functioning sliders, handles and door tracks are also protection from safety hazards.

Call 760.806.6830 today and let T Group Windows and Doors-the # 1 Distributor and installer of Windows and Premier Folding Doors in Southern California-turn your dreams into reality, and give you this great innovative Sliding, Folding Door system at affordable prices within YOUR BUDGET!!

T Group Slide and Fold Doors Featured On HGTV’d With Jamie Durie

T Group Slide and Fold Series were featured on the HGTV show “HGTV’d” with Jamie Durie. The T Group Slide and Fold Door Installation team was thrilled to work with Jamie Durie and surprise Seth and Samantha (“absolutely overwhelm Seth and Samantha” is a more accurate term) with a set of the European design folding glass french doors-now made in the U.S. ( call us at 760-806-6830. and schedule a free in-home consultation about these exterior french patio doors that fold.)

Since the Slide and Fold Doors can fit into an existing opening without the need for special engineering of the header, our T Group certified installers were able to layout and install the Folding Door System in the same day.

It was an honor to have HGTV ask us to install two retractable glass wall systems into Seth and Samantha Barnes’ home. The door system solves a lot of problems for homeowners at an affordable price. Having HGTV’D use our product is an honor that we’re grateful for.

Our folding patio doors were featured again, this time on the HGTV show “Room Crashers” on December 12, 2012-11:30 am Pacific and Eastern Time.

The Barnes’ excitement seeing their newly remodeled “garage” was definitely enhanced with the Slide and Fold Doors. This alternative to French and patio doors created a new type of space for their living area. The couples’ gratitude for our work is truly appreciated.

We have a variety of folding glass wall systems priced for anyone’s budget. The Frameless Series, The Ultra Slim Series and the Vinyl Series 

Our glass exterior wall systems can save you up to 40% below competitor prices. Call us at 760-806-6830, to visit our showro0ms in Vista and Anaheim  or submit requests through  http://www.foldingdoorsandwindows.com/quotes.html

 

 

 

 

 

Replacement Windows San Diego, Windows Carlsbad:New Windows Reduce Heat, Energy Bills

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Quality Windows Keep Summer Heat Outside, Reduce Energy Costs

The hot summer in Riverside and San Diego counties have arrived. With temperatures in the 80s, 90s, and 100’s, what can homeowners do to cool down inside their houses? Home windows play a key role in your home’s temperature and energy consumption. Did you know that drafty windows and old windows that need replacement can account for 10% to 25% of your inside temperature, by letting the outside heat in to your house?

During the summer, your air conditioner must work harder to cool hot air from sunny and drafty windows.

Here are two quick solutions to cool your home off this summer:

  • Install ENERGY STAR®-qualified windows. If your home has single-pane windows, consider replacing them with double-pane windows made with high-performance glass. Choose windows with specially selected coatings to reduce interior heat gain.
  • Use curtains and window shades to keep the summer sun’s heat from overtaking your inside residence. Proper shading, curtains, window shutters and blinds can give your air conditioner and energy bill a break.

Replacement Home Windows: If you save now, you may pay later…

Are you looking for a great deal or a huge discount on home windows? Homeowners need to realize that cheaper windows are less money for a reason-either the window frame or window glass panes-or both-are made cheaply, and can cost you in the long run. Windows with cheaper glass panes can let the hot air in during the summer. If you save on the cost of replacement windows, only to pay more in cooling and heating costs, where did your savings go?

Homeowners who are serious about cutting their energy usage will insist that the windows be Energy Star windows. Energy Star Windows are made in accordance with conservation practices and conform to the  minimum construction standards. You can find excellent  Energy Star Rated windows in vinyl, aluminum and wood framed windows.

If you looking for a  replacement windows contractor in San Diego area, then T Group Windows and Doors is the right choice for you. For more details, call T Group at 760.806.6830, or visit them online at www.FoldingDoorsandWindows.com, 

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New Windows San Diego,New Windows Oceanside:Energy Efficient Window Features

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Energy Saving New or Replacement Windows

Energy efficient windows deliver cost savings to your air conditioning and heating bills. Ask your family, friends or neighbors who have installed energy saving windows, and they will confirm lower gas, electric and power bills after installing the se new windows. Or, you can call us at 760.806.6830, and we will show you examples and testimonials of cost savings of more than half, from new or replacement energy efficient windows.).

An energy-efficient window will have (at a very minimum):

  • Double-pane insulated glass.
  • Heat-resistant (Low-E) glass coating.
  • Airtight frames.
  • An ENERGY STAR® rating.

Two of the more energy efficient frame materials are:

Vinyl and Fiberglass Frame Windows

  • They both reduce heat transfer and contribute to insulation value.
  • Both can be constructed with chambers within the frame to increase strength and insulation, while reducing sound and noise levels.

Dual Pane Glass Windows:

  • Dual-pane designs use an air or gas-filled space between two panes of glass-superior insulation to single pane windows.
  • Special low emissivity (called “Low-E’)  coating on the glass blocks out infrared light, to keep heat inside in the San Diego area winter, and outside in the warm Southern California summers.
  • Low E coated windows filter the UV (ultraviolet) light (UV) to help protect interior furnishings from fading.

Also, window spacers help make windows energy efficient.

Window Spacers

  • A spacer –designed and spaced the correct distance between the dual glass panes-provides optimal airflow between each window pane.
  • Too much or too little airflow can affect the overall efficiency of window glass insulation.
  • The window spacer affects expansion and contraction-reducing dreaded window condensation.

T Group Windows and Doors installs high quality Milgard Windows at affordable prices.  And, we help you qualify for your 2013 energy tax credits!! Whether you need new construction or replacement windows for your home or office-we have styles and designs to fit your budget.Call 760-806-6830 for a free consultation and estimate, or visit www.FoldingDoorsandWindows.com.

Replacement Windows Carlsbad,Home Windows Carlsbad:2013 Energy Credits For Windows

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2013 Energy Tax Credits -New and Replacement Windows

Do you need new windows for your home or condominium? Do you need replacement windows for your house? You can still take advantage of window Federal energy tax credits by installing windows for your home.

What energy tax credits are you eligible for in 2013?

Several tax incentives were extended and changed through the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, also known as the “fiscal cliff bill,” which was  Jan. 1, 2013.

Residential tax incentives for existing homes, including purchases made in 2012, were extended through 2013. These incentives include new and replacement window home improvements. Here is the explanation of the window tax credits, as digested from The Neighborhood Energy Connection:

What is the tax credit for existing homes?

Existing homes are eligible for a tax credit for a series of efficiency measures that pertain to the home envelope. The credit can amount to as much asp to 10% of the costs for new, energy-efficient new central air conditioners, heat pumps, and water heaters in existing homes. The credit is capped at $200-500, varying with the type of equipment installed. This applies to any purchases made in 2012 and 2013.

What is eligible for the federal tax credits?

  • Eligible measures are:
    Added insulation to walls, ceilings, or other part of the building envelope that meets the 2009 IECC (& supplements) specifications.
  • Replacement windows and skylights, and exterior doors
    • Between January 1, 2012 – December 31st, 2013, which meet ENERGYSTAR ® guidelines. The credit covers 10% of materials costs, up to $200.
  • Window films certified by the manufacturer that the product meets the requirements of a “qualifying insulation system.”

Call 760.806.6830 today and let T Group Windows and Doors install high quality Milgard Windows at affordable prices, and qualify for your 2013 energy tax credits!! We have a variety of new construction and replacement windows priced for anyone’s budget.Call 760-806-6830 for a free consultation and estimate, or visit www.FoldingDoorsandWindows.com.

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Windows Carlsbad,Oceanside,Windows San Diego: New Windows For Noise Reduction

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New Windows For Noise Reduction: Oceanside, Escondido, San Diego

Whether you live next to a busy San Diego highway, in a North County subdivision with plenty of outdoor activity, or simply require more privacy, new windows can be an effective solution to reduce the outside noise of your San Diego or North County residence. Make sure you discuss the sound reduction advantages of new windows with your window installation contractor. (You can contact us at 760.806.6830, or visit our website for more information).

The modern world can be a noisy place. Particularly if you live near a highway, such as I-5 and I-15, or Highways 76 and 78. You may live near Sprinter track lines, and hear the train noise on their daily scheduled runs. There’s also the sounds heard from the neighborhood-lawn mowers, leaf blowers, gas-powered hedge clippers, children playing-you get the idea.

Whether your home is in the heart of San Diego, or in the suburbs of North County-Escondido, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside-there are lots of ways noise can invade your space and disrupt your serenity. If outside noise is an issue where you live, consider new windows-they conserve energy, block out the heat and cold from entering your home, and can block out noise levels also. Remember-noise commonly enters a room through windows:
• Windows are one of the biggest culprits in allowing noise to get in your home.
• Low-quality windows might create an insulation and sound problem.
• Single glass panes and wood window frames are generally the least resistant to noise.

Consider replacing the window with a double pane window:
• Double pane glass can reduce noise by up to 20 percent Special noise reduction windows can even further insulate your home from noise.
• Different thicknesses of glass block different frequencies of sound. To block more frequencies of sound, the panes should be different thicknesses.
Double pane windows that are spaced apart block out sound more effectively. The more space between layers of glass in a window, the more effective that window will be at blocking sound. The amount of spacing between the panes will also affect energy efficiency, so make sure to discuss this option with your window contractor specialist, to figure out how much space you really need between window panes. Watch this video of double paned glass windows that are thermally broken for insulation and weather protection:

Vinyl Framed Windows Block Out Noises: Up To 50%:
Windows with vinyl frames, or windows that come with an acrylic frame, are designed for noise reduction-sometimes reducing decibel levels by as much as half, or 50 percent. Wood and glass window frames, although giving aesthetic value, do not block much sound.

Laminated Windows For Noise Reduction:
Laminated glass is another common solution for noise reduction. Laminated glass is formed by bonding together two pieces of glass with a layer of resilient plastic film between them. In addition to effective blockage of sound, laminated glass also blocks ultraviolet rays from the sun.

Call T Group today at 760.806.6830 for ideas on how new or replacement windows for your home can reduce noise levels, save you money, and better your lifestyle.

Commercial Windows Los Angeles,Replacement Windows San Diego:6 Smart Steps

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Commercial Windows for Apartments, Multi-Family Units, HOA, Condominiums, Businesses

Are you considering replacing the windows in your Los Angeles, San Diego, or Southern California apartment complex, multi-family unit, condominium complex, office building or for a new commercial construction project?  Perhaps you need new or replacement windows. Here are 6 steps to follow for best window replacement results for your commercial or multi-family project. (You can also contact us at 760-806-6830. We will be happy to help you construct a cost effective window replacement project for your commercial or property management buildings.)

1. Do Your Research.

After you decide it’s time to embark on a full-fledged window replacement project for your building or HOA, you should first do some research, then make sure you evaluate what it is you’re trying to accomplish by getting new windows:

  • Is it primarily improved aesthetic value?
  • Energy efficient, cost savings features?
  • Renovate and replace old windows?

The reason for replacing windows mainly concerns energy savings, but other factors including operation and curb appeal are just as important.

2. Check to see if grants are available.

If replacing windows is part of a home or business rehabilitation project, there are grants that are available to help with the costs. Grants are given to applicants who meet the requirements set by the grantor. Unlike commercial loans, grants never have to be repaid, as long as the recipients stick to the terms of the agreement. California state and local governments, businesses and residents may be eligible for different types of grants that help with window replacement and other renovations.

3. Talk to Experts.

Your building code requirements, to comply with construction and safety codes, require expert advice from contractors and/or engineers that will specify windows for your building application, and streamline the process. In addition to structural requirements, size, style and color need to be agreed upon. Once this is established, a cost estimate can be determined and discussed.

4. Timing of Window Replacement

A window replacement project can be quite an investment-but it may cost you more money and risk to wait until “there’s room in the budget”. Waiting to replace windows could cost you and your tenants, HOA and renters thousands of dollars in increased energy bills and security risks. With some planning and plenty of good communication between board, management, and residents, your window replacement project can be a “Win/Win” project for all involved.

5. Evaluate the Quality of the Windows

  • The “U-factor.” This number tells you whether the window you are looking at is suitable for either residential or commercial use. A U-factor rating of “AA,” is suitable for residential use; while a “BB,” or “commercial,” window is more appropriate for a commercial setting.
  • The “U-value.” The U-value measures the amount of heat that transfers through the glass window. The lower the U-value, the lower your corresponding heating costs will be. When comparing two windows of the same size, choose the one with the lower U-value, if you are concerned about heating and cooling costs.
  • Check the “Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC).The SHGC is the amount of solar heat that passes through the window-it is valued as a number between 0 and 1. Like the U-value, the lower this number, the less solar heat is allowed to pass through the glass. A lower SHGC means lower energy costs.
  • The “VT” rating. This number (referring to “Visible Transmittance”), between 0 and 1, measures the amount of visible light that passes through the window. The higher the number, the more visible light is allowed to pass through, leading to faster fading of furniture and draperies.
  • The Energy Star logo and rating. The Energy Star program, begun in 1992 by the EPA, indicates whether your selected window meets EPA energy efficiency standards.

6. Evaluate the Quality Of The Window Company/Contractor (see video)

  • Check their license with the state of California.
  • Ask for references. (as noted in this commercial window video)
  • Check their Better Business Bureau rating.
  • Ask for warranties, and window replacement issues.
  • Have measurements, specifications, applications explained.

With accurate measurements, a quality window product, quality reputation and quality installation, you will ensure a good window replacement project for your multi-family unit, apartment complex, commercial building or any property management project under your supervision.

Whether you are a Property Management company, a Home  Owners Association or an Owner, please call us at 760-806-6830, and let our professional team help you with the many window choices and features available for your project