Energy Efficient Glazing Continues to Grow in Popularity


When it comes to lowering fuel bills more and more home-owners are turning to green solutions, due to the ability of these products to save money as well as the planet. An ‘A’ rated window can save roughly £461 per year on energy bills, and will decrease a home’s CO2 emissions by around 0.3 tonnes per year.

Window systems manufacturer Trueframe have reported increased sales of their thermally efficient Liniar PVCU.

Energy efficiency is a priority for governments worldwide and policies reflect this. In the UK the British Fenestration Rating Council [BFRC] and Energy Saving Trust [EST] developed a rating system. The ratings system indicates how energy efficient a particular window system is by classifying them and labelling them as A, B or C, depending on the window specification. An ‘A’ rated window is the most energy efficient and is the most preferable as 20% of a buildings heat is lost through its windows. Double Glazing can reduce a households carbon footprint by three quarters of a tonne per year. This is good news for all concerned and as operations manager at Truframe, Patrick Firmager stated: “Homeowners are feeling the pinch more than ever and its no surprise products that can help lower fuel bills are increasing in popularity.” He also said that “Energy efficiency is a big driver in the market.”

Double glazing companies such asTrade Window Services Limited are committed to using environmentally friendly products wherever possible. This professional and successful company with over 20 years in the double glazing industry offer high quality window systems from names like Rehau, Shield and Deceuninck. TWS are also specialists in aluminium double glazing within the commercial and domestic arena. Registered with the Fenestration Self Assessment scheme [FENSA], Trade Window Services is a reputable company, supplying the Southend, Rayleigh, Leigh, Wickford, Chelmsford and Basildon areas of Essex, with a loyal and satisfied customer base.