15 Sep Energy efficiency with the right doors and windows in the north east
The weather in this country can be rather unpredictable. At one point, the sun could be shining down on you and the next minute you could be soaking wet. Winters are equally involuted and especially chilly. During these times you rely on your home to protect you and provide you sufficient warmth. Use artificial heaters and your energy bills seem to soar up incredibly. Which also means you are looking forward to high energy efficiency ratings from the company that provides you with doors and windows in the North East.
Your property should come with an EPC or Energy Performance Certificate with a calculated energy efficiency rating. If not, you just have to approach an accredited Domestic Energy Assessor in your region to obtain the document before you rent or sell your home.
You will get an energy efficiency certificate for your property if you have double or triple glazed windows and doors. One of the predominant causes of heat loss is due to the installation of inefficient windows and doors where at least 25% of the heat escapes through the leaks in them. To get an impressive energy efficiency rating, swap your old windows and doors to include double or triple glazed ones to make a massive difference. Besides, you may even save up to £170 when you upgrade.
Double and Triple glazed windows and doors
Several layers of glass seem to appear when you look through your windows. This is because there are at least two or three layers of glass sandwiched against each other. If you are installing newer windows, then you must choose triple glazing for better conservation of energy. While selecting double or triple glazing, several factors come into play such as environmental impact against heat consumption, level of insulation inside your home, etc., you must first know how a modern window is laid out.
Glass and gas keep you warm
Regardless of whether the window has two or three layers of glass, the structure and its principle remain the same: the glass panes are inserted parallelly against each other and separated by cavities infused with argon, for an insulating effect. But when it comes to triple glazed windows, it contains two cavities to provide better insulation. The comfort inside the room is improved, especially when you modify your standard windows with an energy coating.
Poor insulation performance is directly related to the environment inside versus what prevails outside. Therefore, it is only sensible that you invest in triple glazing. Assuming that other parameters for your windows are consistent, triple glazing is the best choice as it comes with superior insulating qualities than double glazing.
Priory Windows supply and fit all types of windows in the North East of England. If you require any help please free to contact us on 0191 251 2999. OR VISIT OUR SHOWROOM IN WHITLEY BAY 5 Burnt House Rd | Whitley Bay | NE25 9DZ.