Encore Home Improvements Inc.

Encore Home Improvements Inc. We supply and install quality windows and doors. High efficiency is our specialty. In business for 30 years. We are also the leaders in sound reducing windows.

Our Bquiet soundproof windows has and is reducing noise throughout Canada.

Operating as usual

Sustainability and Being Green 2.0
02/24/2020
Sustainability and Being Green 2.0

Sustainability and Being Green 2.0

ENERGY STAR® Technical Specifications for Residential Windows, Doors and Skylights Sold in Canada Version 5.0 – January 1, 2020 FINAL Being in the window business we’ve been waiting for this and it’s finally here.

Sustainability and being Green
02/15/2020
Sustainability and being Green

Sustainability and being Green

Unless you’ve have been hiding under a rock; Global warming, carbon footprint, reducing emissions have been and is being discussed at every media level all over the world. Some claim that things are dire and we have to step this up at a much quicker pace.

Sustainability and Being Green 2.0
02/15/2020
Sustainability and Being Green 2.0

Sustainability and Being Green 2.0

ENERGY STAR® Technical Specifications for Residential Windows, Doors and Skylights Sold in Canada Version 5.0 – January 1, 2020 FINAL Being in the window business we’ve been waiting for this and it’s finally here.

Sustainability and being GreenUnless you’ve have been hiding under a rock; Global warming, carbon footprint, reducing em...
01/13/2020

Sustainability and being Green
Unless you’ve have been hiding under a rock; Global warming, carbon footprint, reducing emissions have been and is being discussed at every media level all over the world. Some claim that things are dire and we have to step this up at a much quicker pace. Whatever your belief is about this, it’s pretty undeniable that reducing carbon emissions and using less is a good idea.
If you’re in the window business then “things they are a changing”. Windows are the biggest source of heat loss in residential and commercial buildings. The current standard for windows is thermal glass with a low emissivity coating and an argon fill. This was quite the innovation back when it was developed, it has now become the standard in window efficiency.
Low E coatings have continually improved to the point where there are different low e coatings for different climates, a low e coating for a window in Florida is different that a low e coating for a window in Toronto. Improvements in Low e coatings have raised the efficiency to the point where thermal glass with low e and argon can outperform triple glazed glass with no low e and argon. Presently the vast majority of windows that get replaced are thermal with a low e coating and argon gas. Despite all this advancement in window technology; windows still represent the biggest source of heat lost in a building. Consider that the new building code requires exterior walls to have an R31. Then when it comes to the windows the R value is 3.2 (this is a thermal window with low e /argon) to be fair windows provide some solar gains that provide natural heating and reduce loads on the building’s heating systems.
Where are things going?
Triple glazed windows with 2 low e and 2 argon fills provide an R value of 8+ or a U- value of 1.25 or lower. The higher the R value the better. The lower the U value the better. There is other criteria such as SHGC (Solar heat Gain Coefficient) which is the amount of the sun’s rays that can pe*****te the glass. SHGC is important as it relates to the amount of Heating degree Days we have compared to Cooling degree days. As the terms suggest the further North you live the more Heating degree days you’ll have. Yes, indeed this can get pretty complicated.

Consider the following facts: A good quality window with Low E and argon has an R value of 3.2 compared to thermal windows that are original to the house with an R value of about 1. A triple glaze 2 low e, 2 argon window has an R value of 9. This is more than double the efficiency of the good quality thermal window. It gets better: the cost to upgrade to the R9 window is about 20%. This is a one-time cost for windows that will provide double digit savings on your heating and cooling costs. This savings will last the life of the window. It’s a no brainer as an investment, it will improve your comfort, saving you money and it will reduce your carbon footprint.

Government Regulations
Are pushing for higher standards in efficiency, a few years ago the government made Low e /argon in windows a standard in new construction. It’s now proposed to go beyond this to the point that the window industry finds itself behind. The efficiency standard that is to be implemented is not yet available in the current windows industry. Despite the lament of the window industry this is a step in the right direction and North American windows should one day be as efficient as their European counterpart. We are staying tuned.
What about now?
When it comes time to replace your windows consider what is available. You’ll be presented with options and most will center around thermal glass with low E glass and argon gas, this will be explained as being much better than the current windows you have. Consider upgrading to triple glaze glass with 2 Low E coatings and 2 argon fills. This substantially increases the efficiency and will have a big impact on your heating and cooling costs. Is the cost worth it? ABSOLUTELY!

David Rosolen

Contemporary entry door system. Made by Molaro and available at Encore. Modern window and door systems are about flush d...
09/15/2017

Contemporary entry door system. Made by Molaro and available at Encore. Modern window and door systems are about flush designs.

Contemporary entry door system. Made by Molaro and available at Encore. Modern window and door systems are about flush designs.

Big sliding doors made by Molaro and available at Encore
09/15/2017

Big sliding doors made by Molaro and available at Encore

08/28/2017
Top Glass Conference & Exhibits
02/06/2017
Top Glass Conference & Exhibits

Top Glass Conference & Exhibits

Working in partnership with the Ontario Glass and Metal Association, Top Glass brings you:     •    Technology exhibits from leading industry suppliers     •    AIA and OAA accredited learning seminars from engaging experts     •    A day of networking and exposure with top players in the industry T...

Timeline Photos
01/21/2017

Timeline Photos

Charming Molaro Serramentii realization.
Website _ www.molaro.it

Molaro windows and doors available at Encore Home Improvements Inc.
01/21/2017

Molaro windows and doors available at Encore Home Improvements Inc.

MOLARO _ ITALIA FOR CONTRACT MEMBER

Molaro Serramenti was founded in 1953 and three generations have always run it with a precise goal: produce high-end windows and doors in wood, wood-aluminum, wood-bronze and steel that could satisfy the demand of an increasing category of customers who is looking for innovative technology, new design, quality and experience.

Website _ www.molaro.it

Timeline Photos
01/21/2017

Timeline Photos

Italia for Contract goes to South Africa! “Top Design. The secret of italian brands”. March 1st, 2016, 17h30, Ideas Cartel conference room & rooftop, 71 Waterkant st, Cape Town CBD.

Euromix Bronze Collection. Arched door in wood chestnut sungkay dark walnut distressed finish with external bronze cladding. Design Molaro Serramenti. Website www.molaro.it

Timeline Photos
01/21/2017

Timeline Photos

Italia for Contract goes to South Africa! “Top Design. The secret of italian brands”. March 1st, 2016, 17h30, Ideas Cartel conference room & rooftop, 71 Waterkant st, Cape Town CBD.

Euromix Bronze Collection. Arched door in wood chestnut sungkay dark walnut distressed finish with external bronze cladding. Design Molaro Serramenti. Website www.molaro.it

Address

500 Alden U6 Rd # 6
Markham, ON
L3R 5H5

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

(905) 470-0750

Products

DOORS: Steel, Fibreglass, & Wood
WINDOWS:

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We have used Encore Home Improvements twice, first to replace our windows, then to replace our doors. It was a fantastic experience both times. We would recommend their services and use them again if necessary.
I we used Encore Windows in our house years ago the job was quick all done the same day very clean and great finishes with new caulking and wood filler where was required I don't hesitate in recommending Encore windows to family friends or anyone looking to have their windows replaced
Super quality doors and windows and impeccable service. I would definitely recommend Encore Home Improvements.