In winter months, homeowners are always looking for ways to save on energy costs while keeping themselves and their family warm and comfortable inside.
Many times, one of the weak points of a home’s heating/cooling system is its windows. During cold seasons, hot air will often escape through the windows; and during the warmer months, the opposite occurs, and heat will seep into the house via those same windows.
Viridian’s LightBridge™ range provides superior insulation by limiting the transfer of hot or cold air through windows. This keeps your home at a comfortable temperature reducing the need for air-conditioning in summer and heating in winter. LightBridge™ also allows you to enjoy larger windows without compromising on your home’s comfort levels or energy efficiency, giving you the freedom to open up your living spaces to an abundance of natural light and views.
However, your windows don’t have to be constant air leaks. Many homeowners have installed double glazed windows in their residences, and have seen significant improvements in insulation, energy efficiency, and comfort.
You may wonder, though: “What exactly is double glazing? How effective is it?” The following information will answer those questions.
Put simply, double glazing is a type of window system that involves two layers of glass separated by a middle layer of insulating material. The middle layer, also known as a spacer, is filled with a still layer of gas or air, as well as a desiccant material around the edges to absorb moisture. Once double glazed window units have been sealed shut, they become airtight. This means that the middle layer of gas or air acts as a permanent insulator for your window.
There are several benefits that double glazing can bring to your home. Here is a list of just a few of those benefits:
While many benefits come from double glazing, it is essential that double glazed units are correctly installed. For example, double glazed windows that are not properly sealed will not be completely airtight.
Double glazing can make your house more energy-efficient, make your rooms more tranquil, and make you and your family more comfortable. If you are interested in taking advantage of the many benefits of double glazing, explore our extensive catalogue of windows and other products at Versalite Windows, or reach out to us today for more information.