What is nanocoating?
Nanocoating works in a similar way to window films: it increases the insulation of your windows by keeping the heat outside in summer, and inside in winter. Nanocoating does not significantly affect the amount of light coming through your windows, ...
Window Frames - Types, Efficiency
What to look for in window frames The most energy efficient window frames are made from materials that won't transfer heat and cold, such as timber, uPVC or combination frames. The type of window frames you choose can help you: • reduce heat loss ...
Window glazing - Types, Efficiencies, Differences
What is the difference between primary and secondary glazing? Double glazed windows use two sheets of glass with a gap between them that creates an insulating barrier. The gap can either be filled with a heavy inert gas such as Argon or it can be a ...
Alternative solutions to second or triple window glazing and U-value and SHGC
Energy efficient windows are an important consideration for both new and existing homes. Up to 40% of a home's heating energy can be lost and up to 87% of its heat gained through the windows. ...
Window films vs heavy curtains or blinds?
Window Film • Window film is typically more affordable than blinds and other window treatments including curtains and drapes. • It’s an extremely energy efficient solution. It rejects up to 78% of the sun’s heat, eliminating hot spots and heat ...
Is it better to install double glazed windows or window film?
Double glazing is the ultimate window insulation but one of the biggest advantages of window films is their cost. For the typical home with 10-15m2 of windows, upgrading all the windows with a year-round window film costs between $1900 to $3000. This ...