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Some of the most energy-efficient windows available are the Ply Gem R-5, Integrity Windows Ultrex Fiberglass Slider, Andersen EcoExcel 400 Series, Milgard Essence Series and Jeld-Wen Custom Wood Double-Hung. Each of the ... More »

Kolbe Windows and Doors, Marvin Windows and Doors, Polaris Technologies and Envirogreen Windows and Doors are good brands for energy efficient windows, according to Energy Star. Other highly efficient windows include Cha... More »

Several models of Quasar window air conditioners were certified as Energy Star-compliant appliances at the time they were manufactured. However, older Quasar models may no longer qualify as energy-efficient under newer E... More »

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The Silverline 9500, Milgard Style Line Series and Simonton Reflections 5050 are highly rated replacement windows, according to Replacement Window Reviews. Other top picks include the PGT 2300 SpectraGuard, HiMark Enviro... More »

As of 2015, salvage windows are available for a range of prices at OldHouseParts.com, RecyclingthePast.com and ColumbusArchitecturalSalvage.com. The Old House Parts Company, located in Kennebunk, Maine, features antique ... More »

To caulk around a window, scrape off old caulking with a putty knife, and clean the surface of any remaining caulking. Prepare a caulking gun for use, place the tip of the gun on the edge between the window and the wall,... More »

To caulk windows, clean each window frame, and apply the caulk to each exterior window joint in 2- to 3-foot sections. Dampen your finger, and press the caulk into the joint immediately after applying. Remove excess caul... More »