Texas County, Oklahoma

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4B – Mixed Dry

Texas County, Oklahoma is located within the Mixed Dry climate zone, which also has the designation of #4B. The US Department of Energy has split the United States into eight zones to help in creating optimal building practices to achieve the most energy savings within homes.

A mixed-dry climate is defined as a region that receives less than 20 inches (50 cm) of annual precipitation, has approximately 5,400 heating degree days (65°F basis) or less, and where the average monthly outdoor temperature drops below 45°F (7°C) during the winter months.

Best Energy Saving Products

We've outlined a handful of building products that should be tailored for homes specifically in your Oklahoma county. We detail the recommendations, how to interpret them, and then some of the more popular brands that meet or exceed those energy-saving standards.

Windows in Texas County are expected to have a U-Factor of 0.3 or less. The lower the U-Factor value of a window, the better it is at keeping heat inside the home.

The expected Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of windows installed in Texas County should be equal to or less than 0.4. This value measures how well a product can resist unwanted solar heat gain, which is important in the warmer summer months.

Climate Zone Window U-Factor Skylight U-Factor Glazed SHGC Air Leakage
4B – Mixed Dry
0.3 0.55 0.4 ≤5

Any new or replacement window will be better at preserving energy than an old leaky one. Double paned windows with argon gas are the most energy efficient, but also the most expensive.

Manufacturer Product Type Material Installation Price U-Factor* SHGC*
400 Series Casement, Double Hung, Awning, Bay, Gliding, Picture Wood Interior, Vinyl Exterior New, Replacement 0.24-0.32 0.16-0.6
200 Series Hung, Picture, Gliding Wood Interior, Vinyl Exterior New 0.28-0.34 0.16-0.53
100 Series Casement, Double Hung, Awning, Gliding, Picture, Single Hung Composite New, Replacement 0.23-0.32 0.16-0.42
Premium V-4500 Fixed, Bay, Single Hung, Casement, Sliding, Awning Vinyl New, Replacement 0.18-0.47 0.17-0.61
Siteline Casement, Double Hung, Fixed, Bay, Sliding, Awning Wood, Clad-Wood New, Replacement 0.18-0.47 0.18-0.67

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* Each product has various options that impact energy performance.