Benefits of Double Glazing
What are the benefits of Double Glazing? There are several benefits to using double glazed windows and doors in your home. Perhaps the most significant is the insulation properties. Double glazed windows and doors reduce the loss of heat from the home in the winter. In summer, double glazing helps to reduce the amounted of radiated heat gain therefore decreasing the amount of heat entering the home. Generally, the insulation properties of double glazing are so great that you may save a significant amount of money on your home bills.
Double glazed windows and doors are also great for reducing the amount of ambient noise that enters your home. This is beneficial if you live on a busy street, or generally just want more peace and quiet in your place.
• IMPROVED ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND COMFORT
Reducing significantly the costs of heating and cooling
• Better Energy Rating assessment of your home. Improvements in insulation of up to 50% can be achieved.
• REDUCED NOISE TRANSMISSION
A major reduction can be achieved in the level of noise entering your home. ! Even greater reductions can be achieved with special glass types and designs.
• REDUCE CONDENSATION
Many existing homes have problems with condensation on the inside of their windows during winter. This condensation is usually the result of warm humid air condensing on the relatively cold surface of single pane glass.
• UPGRADING GLASS IN WINDOWS TO THE CURRENT AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS
Older homes may not meet current safety requirements of the glazing code. A double-glazing conversion in older homes will provide thermal/acoustic advantages and improve the safety of your windows and doors.
• INCREASED SECURITY
The use of thicker glass and safety glass in double glazed products will improve the security of your home. Using special laminated glass in your double-glazed units will further improve security.