When youre ready to invest in a new garage door, youre wise to choose
one thats energy efficient. After all, an energy efficient garage door can help you save money on your heating and cooling bills in the long run. There are other benefits to having an energy efficient garage door as well:
- If you use your garage as a workspace or heat your garage for any other reason, an energy efficient garage door is even more crucial to prevent heat loss and energy waste. This not only saves on your energy bill and improves overall comfort, but also helps to reduce your homes carbon footprint.
- If you live in an area with a cold climate, having a garage door that limits heat loss helps make sure your car doesnt get too cold to start.
- An energy efficient garage door will also prevent your garage and your car from becoming uncomfortably warm during the summer months.
- Some insulated doors also offer the benefit of soundproofing.
Now that you know the benefits of an energy efficient garage door, keep reading to learn which garage doors have the highest energy efficiency, or contact us today for energy efficient garage door installation in the Columbus, OH area.
How to Choose the Most Energy Efficient Garage Door
There are many well-insulated and draft-free garage door options available for you to choose from. When shopping for an energy efficient garage door, you want to look for one with a high R-value. A higher R-value will result in higher energy efficiency, potentially saving you up to hundreds of dollars a year on your energy bill.
Insulated steel garage doors are a highly efficient option. When shopping for steel garage doors, keep in mind that you can determine the strength of the door by the gauge number. The lower the gauge number, the thicker the steel. If you dont love the look of a steel garage door, know that they are also available with wood-grain patterns to mimic the look of a wood garage door while offering the low maintenance benefits of a steel door.
Additionally, you can get the
energy efficient and low maintenance benefits of a steel garage door with the aesthetic appeal of a wood garage door by installing a steel garage door with a wood overlay, like we did with this custom garage door job in New Albany, OH.
By choosing a steel garage door with a wood overlay, the customer was able to install a more energy efficient, insulated garage door with an R-value of 10.78.
Energy Efficient Garage Doors in Columbus, OH
If youre interested in installing an energy efficient garage door in the Columbus, OH area, contact us today. One of our professional garage door installation experts will come to your
home or business to discuss your garage door options, take measurements, and offer suggestions.
Once your selection has been made, you can count of The Hamilton Parker Company to provide a fast, professional and high-quality garage door replacement that will leave you happy and make you the envy of your neighbors!