Having an energy efficient home is important for you and the environment. Making your home efficient can be easily managed and with a few changes you can be up and running in no time. Energy efficient windows are one way to increase your home’s insulation. Read on to find out why we think uPVC is the most energy efficient option.
The Benefits of Energy Efficient Windows
• Greater Comfort- By reducing heat loss, double glazed windows make for a much comfier home with less drafts or cold spots.
• Limiting Sound Pollution- These windows greatly reduce external noise from making its way into your home.
• Reduce your carbon footprint- By being well sealed they allow you to heat your home for shorter periods, which in turn means you save in the long run on heating your home.
• Security- They greatly improve your homes security, being much harder to gain access.
What Makes uPVC Energy Efficient?
uPVC Double glazed windows create an insulating barrier between the two panes, which maintains the temperature within your home. It’ll keep your property warm in the winter months and cool in the summer.
This is achieved by:
• Using the warmth from the sun that comes through the window.
• Stopping heat from escaping.
• Preventing air links from around the window.
Energy efficient windows are rated according to their ability to achieve these three things.
What Are Window Energy Ratings?
The British Fenestration Rating Council (BFRC) have rating systems for windows, so you can make an informed choice of how efficient you want your windows to be. Windows are rated on their ability to retain heat (u-value). All double glazed windows will come with this rating.
Benefits Of Energy Efficient Windows
uPVC is a great option for energy efficient windows. It’s also got the added benefit of being recyclable too. Energy efficient windows are very long lasting and with good maintenance, can last many years. They contain many chambers within the frame which are filled with air and act as an additional insulator.
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If you are looking for quality uPVC windows at competitive prices you have come to the right place. Decorative Glass & Glazing supply and fit windows in a variety of styles and designs to suit your taste and budget.