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Green Deal – Double Glazed A Rated Windows

Cheap UPVC Triple and double glazing for windows – the green deal will help bring about improvements for windows and doors to homes and businesses that qualify for a loan under the grant scheme. Installation of replacement double glazing will provide better heat loss characteristics, and reduce energy bills through the reduction of draughts from older single glazed windows, particularly sash window types.

Comparison - Government Advisers

Many existing homes when they were first built have single glazing, in winter, the cold air can penetrate the home and cause draughts around window casements, this can also happen around external doors. To determine if an existing dwelling is suitable for double glazing an advisor will carry out a survey to see if the installation of replacement windows is feasible. Manufacturers supply double glazing in different styles and types, and some now produce the upvc material from renewable, sustainable sources.

Types of UPVC Windows Compared

Sometimes referred to as PVC or PVCu, this refers to the material used in the window casement, to maintain the look of older period property sash windows can be supplied with a hardwood frame. Many manufacturers now produce hardwood framed double and triple glazed units using wood from sustainable sources.

Triple Glazing

UPVC triple glazed units afford a better thermal rating than double glazed units, with better performance regarding heat loss. However, the effects of improved noise penetration into the home living space, or workplace is negligible over standard double glazed windows.

Is There A Window Scrappage Scheme?

No official Window Scrappage Schemes exist at this time, however many double glazing companies use the phrase to attract customers, and offer discounts.

Installers UK

Green Deal advisors can only use accredited and approved double glazing contractors to undertake the work. This is a condition of the home improvement grant. It is expected that the installer will already be registered under a national certified scheme.

You may also qualify for cavity wall insulation, as aprt of the intallation of new windows, to meet the current building regulations standards. The advisor should be able to give you advice at the time when the surveyor carries out an inspection of the property.