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Why You Should Replace Your Commercial Windows

commercial building with storefronts and big glass windows

Replacing the windows in your commercial building can garner quite a few benefits, and some might come as a surprise to you. You don't have to wait until they're broken to take the opportunity to help your property “go green”, save money, and attract more renters.

 

By installing energy-efficient windows, you'll save money on your utility bill. Owning a "green" building will earn you points with prospective renters as well as the tenants you currently have. Consider commercial window replacement if you'd like to:

  • Improve asset value

  • Reduce operating costs

  • Reduce turnover rates

  • Increase tenant comfort

Charge higher rents as the demand for space in your "green" building skyrocket. Increase your occupancy rates and watch your turnover rates go down. Let's look at more ways commercial window replacement can benefit you.


Old Windows, Old Technology

Most of us don't want out-of-date technology in any aspect of our lives these days. It's time to replace your commercial window if you notice condensation forming or any type of damage to the window or frame. Technologically enhanced, modern windows offer better energy efficiency and improved strength.


Window performance has been revolutionized. Did we mention they look great and are more secure? Some of the new features in glass include improved barriers by double and triple glazing the glass, UV coating and tints. Older aluminum frames have no thermal break, which leads to heat loss transfer through the frame as they are directly connected to the exterior. New technology has a thermal break which adds energy efficiency, in addition to resolving condensation issues.


Allied Glass is happy to offer you 24/7 emergency repair. This includes cranks, latches, and locks, or retrofit with weatherstripping, caulking, and so much more! Any window, large or small, you can count on us for your commercial window repair needs any time of the day or night.


Become a Climate Leader!

If your building goes above and beyond the building code's requirements in energy efficiency, it could qualify as a Step Code building in Victoria, BC! There are many ways to qualify.


Victoria's buildings create 50% of the city's greenhouse gas emissions. The goals of the City and Province include becoming "net-zero energy ready" by 2032. Your new commercial window installation will help the community get closer to that shared goal!

When shopping around for new commercial windows, look for the ENERGY STAR label. You'll have a variety of energy-saving frames and glass types to choose from. Gas fills and operating types are important considerations as well.


Happy Tenants

Eco-conscious renters and employees are looking for the same mentality in their building owners, but they also want to be comfortable. New windows produce better fresh air circulation and steadier temperatures inside. Fewer gaps in new windows can help prevent air pollution from sneaking in.


Turnover rates will naturally decline as you add the improved elements of greater comfort and eco-consciousness. The community aspect will improve. They'll also appreciate the soundproofing effect, attractiveness, comfort, and lower costs new windows bring.


Professional Glass Replacement in Victoria

Here at Allied Glass, we have the expertise, qualifications, and state-of-the-art products to help you reach your goals. Reduce your vacancy rates and operating costs and become energy efficient. Get your quote from Allied Glass today!

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