Tag: energy efficiency

What U-Value Should Windows Have?

When you’re shopping for a new set of windows, there’s one metric that you’re almost certain to encounter, and that’s the ‘U’ value. This number is a way…

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How to Winter-Proof Your Windows

If, like most of us, you want to reduce your heating bills, you’ll need to pay close attention to your windows – largely because they lose heat much…

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Argon vs. Krypton vs. Xenon in Windows

When it comes to energy efficiency, windows are notoriously vulnerable.  Given a chance, they’ll drain the heat out of your home and into the great outdoors, far faster…

20 Ways You’re Wasting Energy

Homes today are more energy-efficient than they’ve ever been. They’re also filled with more energy-draining items than ever before. You might not think much about leaving the fridge…

How Much Do Curtains Help with Heat Retention?

If you’re looking to save money on your energy bills, then you should view your windows as a priority.  A significant amount of heat is lost through a…

How to Maximise Natural Light in Your Home

It’s a glorious day outside but you have one room in your house that just seems to remain dull and dark. It’s a common problem encountered by many,…

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How to Make Old Windows Energy Efficient Without Replacing Them

If you want to make energy savings at home, it makes sense to look at installing double glazed windows. Double glazed windows work by placing two sheets of…