How to Select Window Frames?

    We previously talked about the orientation of windows, shading and size of windows. We’ve also talked about the performance of windows. Remember, the lower the u-value the better. When it comes to choosing window frames there are few factors that...

What to look for when selecting Windows?

  Although the look of a window is really important and often choosing a colour or frame material is a matter of personal taste. But no matter what type of windows you are planning to use, make sure you spent as much money as you can afford on the windows. Keep...

Winter heat loss through Windows

Winter heat loss Unprotected glazing and single glazing in particular means the surface of the glass is noticeable colder than the warm air in the room. This lowers the room temperature and produces draughts. The Relative Air Velocity ends up too high and occupants...

Summer heat gain through Windows

    It is important to protect windows with external shading devices, through appropriate window sizing and location, in order to minimise heat gain in summer. Comparison of heat gains through different treatments for windows in summer (According to...