What are the benefits of double glazing?

Double glazing on windows is insulated glass of two or more glass window panes separated by a space to reduce heat transfer.

aluminium double glazed window with a view of the sea

Designed to reduce heat loss from homes and buildings, double glazing also has many other benefits, including:

Double glazing is the ideal form of insulation, with up to 50-70% of home heat lost through single glazed windows. Double glazing also helps capture and store a higher percentage of natural heat from the sun.

Double glazing insulates your home against extremes of temperature, trapping some of the summer sun’s rays and minimising the heat which burns through your windows on hot, sunny days

Because there is less need for heating systems, you will be reducing energy consumption, which will save on your electricity cost and help the environment.

Double glazing reduces noise for a calmer, quieter home. High performance double glazing can reduce outside noise by up to 60%, making it a great investment if you live on a busy road

Double Glazing is an excellent way to increase the resale value of your property. With double glazing an older property can be just as desirable to the purchaser who wants to ensure that the property that they are buying is efficiently insulated. With retrofit double glazing any property can achieve the benefits.

Discourages intruders as it is more difficult to break in through double glazed windows, especially if you have included laminated or toughened glass.

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