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Ways To Conserve Energy In The HomeBy admin
Monday, 9 December 2019
When it comes to ways to conserve energy in the home, the long-term cost benefits of installing double glazing are second to none.
Not only will you have a more energy-efficient home to live in, but if you’re thinking about selling your property in the not so distant future, you can rest assured that your home will be pay for itself in terms of investment, enabling you to sell it on for a hefty profit.
English weather is unpredictable to the extreme, leaving single glazed window frames prone to rot. Consequently, resulting draughts can easily enter your home, driving down the temperature so that you are forced to keep the heating on throughout the day to compensate.
With energy bills rising year on year, taking every measure to reduce heat loss and conserve energy in the home makes financial sense as well.
In terms of aesthetics, installing double glazed windows gives your property an instant facelift. The design of double glazed windows incorporates several essential, energy saving features such as a market leading six chambered window frame as standard resulting in superior levels of heat retention in the home.
Combine this with their Linear window profile system and premium, double action gaskets on all frames and you have a window that’s resilient to not only the weather, but rising energy costs as well.
Another important factor to add into the equation is the energy rating of your windows. Window energy ratings range from G (the least energy efficient) to A + (the most energy efficient).
This scheme is similar to the one featured on everyday household appliances, such as lightbulbs, and can be easily distinguished by a rainbow coloured diagram.
All of our windows at Home Logic come with Yale maximum security shootbolt locking systems, with a 10 year warranty included in all installations, locking in heat whilst locking out nasty draughts that threaten your cosy home
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To assess the energy efficiency of a window, several factors are taken into consideration. They are: the total solar heat transmittance, the amount of sun’s heat which can pass through the glass, how well the heat keeps in your home and the air infiltration through the window seals. You should ideally aim for A-rated windows, as these are the most effective in terms of improving insulation.
These energy saving measures can be further strengthened by focusing on window furniture as well. This incorporates such features as the material of your curtains, whether you have (or would consider getting) sealed blinds and whether or not you have shutters fitted; features that on first reckoning would seem inconsequential.
Yet as it is often said, the little things add up to the big things and when it comes to methods for conserving energy in your abode, no measure is too minimal or insignificant to seriously consider when your household finances are at stake.
All of our windows at Home Logic come with Yale maximum security shootbolt locking systems, with a 10 year warranty included in all installations, locking in heat whilst locking out nasty draughts that threaten your cosy home. This can also pay dividends when it comes to home security as well. It’s often said that a man’s home is his castle, but why leave your castle to crumble into ruins when it can be turned into an impenetrable fortress with just a few smart and simple solutions?
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