Triple glazing boosts energy efficiency

Have you ever wondered how triple glazing works? Are you thinking about replacing your windows and you’d like to know what the best option is for your home? Do you want a warm, secure home with excellent levels of energy efficiency and an attractive exterior aesthetic? If so, triple glazing from your local Sheffield installers could be the perfect solution. Before you make your decision, let’s have a look at how triple glazing works.

Triple glazing improves your home’s thermal and acoustic insulation. Working in the same way as double glazing, the third pane further increases the window’s performance, boosting heat retention for a warmer home. The space between each glass pane is filled with an inert gas such as Krypton or Argon, then hermetically sealed. This helps to further reduce heat loss with two areas of inert gas as opposed to one with double glazing.

Triple glazing is inherently strong. The robust structure of the sealed unit provides the ability to glaze large areas without compromising the window’s performance. Internal condensation, draughts, and cold spots will become a thing of the past with professionally installed triple glazing.

 

Experience lower u-values

U-values measure the speed that heat is transferred through a window. A window that achieves a low U-value will provide better thermal performance. A high quality double glazed window will usually achieve a U-value of around 1.6 W/m²K. Triple glazing however, often achieves U-values as low as 0.8 W/m²K. This reduction is comparatively large and will be noticeable in a building’s temperature and by reduced heating bills.

Energy efficiency is now an important part of our lives. As we look for different ways to reduce our carbon footprint, the efficiency of our homes comes under increasingly closer scrutiny. As part of Building Regulations requirements, all replacement windows and new build window installations must achieve a U-value of at least 1.6 W/m²K. To ensure compliance, triple glazing is becoming an increasingly popular choice.

Reducing noise pollution with triple glazing

In the 21st century, more and more people live in noisy city centres or near busy roads. Air traffic is busier than ever and many areas of the UK are close to construction sites as we seek to meet the housing demand of a growing population. Our lives are noisier than ever before. If you live in a noisy area, near a motorway or airport, triple glazing can help you create a quieter and more peaceful home.

The addition of a third pane in triple glazing has been proven to reduce noise pollution by up to 10 decibels compared to standard double glazing. That equates to a significant reduction of noise inside the home. Triple glazing looks set to replace double glazing in the coming years as the standard requirement for modern buildings.

If you live in a noisy area or you want to create a more energy efficient home contact Global Windows today. Call us free on 0800 610 1234 or send us a message online.

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After a fair few months of looking for a good window provider we can say we are one hundred percent happy with Global. They exceeded our expectations from start to finish. Michael with the quote, the lovely ladies from the office and Andy and Josh who fitted our seven windows and front door. Very professional, good quality, quick and efficient work. A pleasure to work with such a team. Our next step is the conservatory with Global. Thank you and well done to all.

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My mum wanted to say thank you so much for the fantastic service Global windows have given her following her burglary. From start to finish they reassured her the replacement patio doors would be robust and fitted as quickly as possible to ensure the property was secured. On the day of fitting the fitters arrived promptly and installed the doors with no mess. The gentleman who organised this from Global (sorry she couldn’t remember his name) came out to check the doors and to see mum was happy with them brought her a beautiful bunch of flowers. Mum was over the moon. Thank you so much.

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We decided to re-use this Company despite moving house and County. Global were helpful and very professional at all stages of the installation. We found all their staff friendly and knowledgeable. Dates given, returning phone calls etc. were all met. The price was very competitive, the quality of their products was excellent with a good range of colours and styles. The fitters were very hardworking, managed to get the work done in one day rather than the expected 2, mainly due to the fact they worked as a team, didn’t take breaks and clearly knew their job. Great company.

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Fantastic work from start to finish. Great suggestions made to my own thoughts. The date agreed happened and I was kept fully informed of progress before installation. The fitters were courteous and efficient and worked hard completing on time. I am happy to recommend Global windows to anyone.”

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Excellent communication and attention to details. Windows were fine quality. Workmanship of highest quality and very considerate and careful. Would recommend to anyone.”

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Windows & Doors

Brilliant company from all we’ve dealt with, right through to the fitters, to the follow-up emails making sure everything was ok. Having used you before and after having work done to my property, I thought you the only obvious choice to return. Was a little worried as I’d had insulated render fitted and was concerned about the removal and refitting into the same size opening, and the damage it would cause. No worries, it seems. Each to their own trade as they say, and I’m glad they managed it and left me in no doubt, another great job done. Many thanks to you all. And see you in 15 years again?

Checkatrade

Windows And Door

After a fair few months of looking for a good window provider we can say we are one hundred percent happy with Global. They exceeded our expectations from start to finish. Michael with the quote, the lovely ladies from the office and Andy and Josh who fitted our seven windows and front door. Very professional, good quality, quick and efficient work. A pleasure to work with such a team. Our next step is the conservatory with Global. Thank you and well done to all.

Florentina

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Excellent Service

My mum wanted to say thank you so much for the fantastic service Global windows have given her following her burglary. From start to finish they reassured her the replacement patio doors would be robust and fitted as quickly as possible to ensure the property was secured. On the day of fitting the fitters arrived promptly and installed the doors with no mess. The gentleman who organised this from Global (sorry she couldn’t remember his name) came out to check the doors and to see mum was happy with them brought her a beautiful bunch of flowers. Mum was over the moon. Thank you so much.

Margaret

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Doors And Windows

We decided to re-use this Company despite moving house and County. Global were helpful and very professional at all stages of the installation. We found all their staff friendly and knowledgeable. Dates given, returning phone calls etc. were all met. The price was very competitive, the quality of their products was excellent with a good range of colours and styles. The fitters were very hardworking, managed to get the work done in one day rather than the expected 2, mainly due to the fact they worked as a team, didn’t take breaks and clearly knew their job. Great company.

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Replace All Windows And Doors

Fantastic work from start to finish. Great suggestions made to my own thoughts. The date agreed happened and I was kept fully informed of progress before installation. The fitters were courteous and efficient and worked hard completing on time. I am happy to recommend Global windows to anyone.”

Checkatrade

Replace Lots Of Windows In 4 Bays Along With Others Throughout House. New Door Fitted Also.

Excellent communication and attention to details. Windows were fine quality. Workmanship of highest quality and very considerate and careful. Would recommend to anyone.”

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