There is a common misconception that double glazed upvc windows are only useful in the cold climates of Bangalore, India. However double glazing upvc windows are more effective and environment friendly. Windows and Doors can severely impact on the cooling and heating loads of a building. Normally, double glazed windows account for 20-40% of a home’s heating energy loss and up to 70-87% of summer heat gain in a typical insulated home. UPVC Window frames and double glazed upvc windows are relatively new in India but common in North America and Europe. In fact, upvc windows are most popular choice fordoors and windows in these regions. Worldwide more than half of all new and replacement residential and commercial windows are UPVC, that’s almost 290 million window units each year chosen for their performance, durability, low maintenance, energy efficiency and style.
Choosing double glazed upvc windows units with a low solar heat gain and low U values reduces or excludes the need for high artificial cooling.