A green home doesn't have to compromise beauty or natural light. Western Reflections door glass can be used in doors to meet ENERGY STAR® and National Green Building Standard specifications. ODL is an ENERGY STAR® Partner.
Select Western Reflections doorglass products meet regional ENERGY STAR® thermal performance standards as defined by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Western Reflections Enclosed Blinds & Shades can increase thermal efficiency by as much as 104%. Western Reflections enclosed blinds can also reduce solar heat gain up to 77% and reduce heat loss up to 28%.
Find out more about ENERGY STAR® specifications in your area. Local and state codes are developed using ENERGY STAR® guidelines but may be more or less stringent.
U-factor and SHGC explained
The lower the U-factor (or U-value), the lower the rate of heat flow, reducing heating and cooling bills. The Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) measures ability to block heat caused by sunlight. The lower the SHGC, the more air conditioning costs are reduced.
Western Reflections doorglass ratings
Energy efficiency ratings for Western Reflections doorglass products vary by door construction, doorglass type, and size.
The ratings of participating door manufacturers can be found in the NFRC on-line directory. Contact Western Reflections for more information about which door and doorglass combinations meet ENERGY STAR® requirements.
|Opaque||≤ 0.21||No rating|
|≤ 1/2 doorlight||≤ 0.27||≤ 0.30|
|> 1/2 doorlight||≤ 0.32||≤ 0.30|
Canadian ENERGY STAR® Criteria for Doors (effective June 1, 2010)
The ENERGY STAR® Windows Program is a voluntary partnership between the Department of Energy (DOE) and the fenestration industry (NFRC) to promote sales of energy efficient windows, doors, and skylights. The ENERGY STAR® program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help consumers identify products that meet criteria for energy efficiency and quality. Find out more about ENERGY STAR® products.
Window Blinds : : Blink Blinds + Glass