Environmentally Friendly

Governments Energy Bill to boost double glazing in the UK

Britain’s double glazing industry has been given a boost after it was confirmed the Energy Bill would be passed in this country. The Energy Bill was first mentioned in the spring, and when it’s introduced homes around the UK will be forced to make ‘green’ changes. And double glazing is one of the most environmentally [...]


Which Gas Should Be Used In Double Glazing?

In between the two panes in a double glazed unit is normally an inert gas, which provides insulation. This stops heat escaping your home, keeping down both your energy bills and carbon footprint. Air is actually a good insulator in itself, so filling the spacer with a low conductivity gas will enhance the energy efficiency [...]


Saving the Planet with Double Glazing

It?s probably not the first thing that springs to your mind when you?re considering a double glazing investment. But double glazing does help the environment and gives your home greater energy efficiency. So how does this all work? A double glazed unit is made up of two panes of glass, separated by a spacer or [...]


PVC Aware: New Windows could be Greener than you think!

The PVC Aware campaign was launched in order to promote the green credentials of using PVC for window frames and general double glazing products. Endorsed by the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF), PVC as a workable window framing material is surprisingly environmentally friendly. Often besmirched by an ill-formed preconception generated by the media, PVC is [...]


Double Glazing and the Rental Market

It seems double glazing is just as important to people renting properties as it is to home owners and this all boils down to energy efficiency and ultimately the rising cost of fuel bills. Good quality double glazed windows and doors, equals less heat escaping and therefore less money spent on costly gas and electricity. [...]