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NFRC labels and how to use them when window shopping

Windows offer natural sunlight and a glimpse outdoors while keeping your home comfortably sealed against the elements and limiting the amount of ultra violet rays transmitted through the glass. When shopping for quality window replacements, look for the National Fenestration Registration Council (NFRC) label, which is a requirement for all New Mexico window replacements. We

ABQ Journal Reader’s Choice Awards!

The Albuquerque Journal is asking you to vote on your favorites in 96 different categories from favorite sandwich to dentist, from movie theater to hiking trail, from pizza to plumber and much more! Please help us be Albuquerque’s favorite Window & Door company this year by putting Glass-Rite on your ballot.  Click the link below

What is Low-E? What does that mean for my windows?

The term Low-E gets thrown around quite a bit when talking about replacement windows.  People ask for Low-E windows, but the term is a bit vague at best.  “Low-E” literally means low emissivity, which in turn means a surface that emits low levels of radiant heat.  All surfaces reflect, absorb, and transmit heat.  So, a

The Scoop on Fiberglass Windows

When shopping for new windows for your home people quickly find out that it isn’t a simple choice.  There are lots of products out there, and modern windows are made out of a variety of materials.  One of the newly popular types is a fiberglass window, and here’s Glass-Rite’s advice when it comes to fiberglass

Why Choose Glass-Rite?

  Why Choose Glass-Rite Energy Quest Windows? Specializing in energy saving replacement windows, we’ve been installing our custom sized, insulated replacement windows for over 25 years, and our professional crews know how to remove your old windows with the least disruption to you and your home. We are family-owned and operated and are totally committed

Maintaining your replacement windows by Glass-Rite

Windows provide outdoor views, sunlight, and ventilation. But did you know 10-25% of energy can escape through outdated windows? Whether it’s time to invest in replacement windows, or maintain newer energy-efficient windows, we at Glass-Rite want to help. Serving New Mexico and Southern Colorado, Glass-Rite has been manufacturing and installing energy saving replacement windows for

Made in New Mexico, for New Mexico

Made In New Mexico, For New Mexico Glass-Rite has been doing business in New Mexico for nearly 30 years now and we have always made windows that are designed to function well in our unique climate.  When we made the decision to upgrade our vinyl window line we took a hard look at what features

Coming Soon at Glass-Rite

Coming Soon at Glass-Rite          This year we will be introducing a new line of vinyl windows.  We have a chance to upgrade from our already amazingly efficient product to something even better.  Why change now?  In 2014 the Energy Star program will require stricter energy performance criteria than is in place now to qualify for

New Mexico Style

We’d like to share a recent install that focused on style.  This house has a mixture of stucco, siding and brick so making it cohesive was important to the homeowners.  The homeowners wanted to change the style of the windows as well as improve their energy efficiency and we were happy to oblige!         The above pictures

Vinyl windows Vs Fiberglass windows

Investing in replacement windows for a home is something that homeowners should not take lightly.  Windows and doors do affect the feel and design of your home, but they also are a functional element. The greatest contributors to heat loss in your home are usually your doors and windows, so the insulating factors of new replacements