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Energy-Efficient Garage Door Openers

Do you need a new garage door opener? There are a few different types—so maybe you are wondering what the most energy-efficient one is. Keep reading to learn more about energy-efficient openers and more important considerations to keep in mind if you’re shopping around!

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What Is the Most Energy-Efficient Garage Door Opener?

There is no one type of garage door opener that is significantly more energy-efficient than the others. However, a screw-driven opener may not perform as well in regions that don’t have consistent temperatures year round (like here in the Indianapolis area).

But, energy efficiency isn’t what you should be asking about when it comes to the opener. Better things to consider are:

  • Noise
  • Maintenance
  • Price
  • Reliability

The best garage door opener in terms of quiet operation is belt-driven. The best garage door opener in terms of low maintenance is screw-driven. The best garage door opener in terms of price is chain-driven. All three are reliable.

Read more about the best type of garage door opener for you »

Generally, DC motors tend to be quieter, faster, smaller, lighter, smoother operating and more efficient than AC motors. But it’s a good idea to talk to a professional for a recommendation on the best opener and door for your home.

Energy Efficiency: Door Material

In terms of energy efficiency, you’ll want to look more at the material of the door. We offer many insulated steel doors that score high in this category. Installing an energy-efficient garage door is particularly important if:

  • You use your garage for activities other than parking cars (gym, workshop, hobby room, etc.)
  • Your garage is below another room or attached to an interior living space

Air can more easily leak into the garage and adjacent living spaces if the door isn’t insulated.

Garage Door Installers You Can Rely On

Do you want to install an energy-efficient garage door and reliable opener? Look no further! Overhead Door Co. of Indianapolis & Muncie has been installing insulated garage doors and high-quality openers throughout central Indiana for nearly 90 years and can help you too.

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