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Cardinal Energy Calculator

Using energy efficient LoE glass in your house can mean significant heating and cooling savings.

Use this tool to configure location, housing and window details and see how your choice in windows makes a difference.

  • 28% Windows
  • 9% Internal Gains
  • 10% Foundation
  • 13% Roof
  • 16% Walls
  • 24% Air Leakage
The greatest cause of home energy loss
Energy Calc
CONFIGURE MY WINDOW
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CLASS 1
Pane
1
Side
1 -- 2
ARGON
6.5"
LoĒ²-272
Pane
2
Side
3 -- 4
LoĒ-180
ARGON
6.5"
Pane
3
Side
5 -- 6
LoĒ-i89
HOUSING
ANNUAL COSTS
PERFORMANCE & CODE COMPLIANCE
HOURS OF DISCOMFORT
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • East /West Oreintation
  • +2 Floors, 3600 ft2
  • Built After 1990
  • External - NONE
  • INT. Summer - Most of the time
  • INT. Winter - 1/2 time
  • Winter Gas- $0.08 / therm
  • Summer Electric = $0.12 kWh
SUMMER$1,200
WINTER$1,200
TOTAL$1,200
CARBON LBS CO2$1,200
SHGC0.25
IECC
U-FACTOR0.67
ENERGY STAR v6.0
  • Summer50
  • Spring / Fall20
  • Winter Day200
  • Winter Night520
  • ----
  • Total Hours790
Edit House
SQUARE FOOTAGE
Yes We Can
FLOORS
VINTAGE
ORIENTATION
Edit Shading
external shade
summer internal shade
winter internal shade
Edit Energy
Heat Pump
yes
no
Summer Electricity Price
Winter Electricity Price
Winter Gas Price
Annual Energy Costsnear: Winnipeg,MB
Cooling Cost Heating Cost
$500
$800
$2,000
$500
$800
$2,000
$500
$800
$2,000
$500
$800
$2,000
TOTAL:
Annual Savings
TOTAL COST
COST SAVINGS
CARBON (CO2) SAVINGS
TOTAL COST
COST SAVINGS
CARBON (CO2) SAVINGS
Energy Codes Compliance
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ENERGY STAR V6.0
ENERGY MAP
IECC MAP
ENERGY STAR v6.0 MAP
Hours of Discomfort by Season
Winter Night Winter Day spring / Fall Summer
60
40
100
120
120
60
40
100
120
120
60
40
100
120
120
60
40
100
120
120
HOURS:
Energy Calc
CONFIGURATION
Baseline: Code Default 2P
Clear Glass
Air / Non-metal frame
edit >
< DONE
My Window: 2P 3/4"
LoĒ³-366 + LoĒ-i89
Argon / Typical Frame
edit >
< DONE
Example: 2P 3/4"
LoĒ³-366 + LoĒ-i89
Argon / Typical Frame
edit >
< DONE
Example: 2P 3/4"
LoĒ³-366 + LoĒ-i89
Argon / Typical Frame
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Since 1962, Cardinal's mission has been to provide the highest quality glass products for residential windows throughout the world.

Today we’re the largest fabricator of sealed insulating glass units and supply over half the low-emissivity coatings used in North America. We now distribute our energy efficient and durable glass products worldwide.

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