Conserve Replacement glazing
Energy efficient glazing can help to keep your home warmer and lower your energy bills.
All houses lose heat through their windows and replacing single-glazed windows with reasonable quality double-glazed windows will more than halve the heat loss and could reduce your energy bills by around £165 per year.
There are three main types of replacement glazing:
As well as being energy saving, double and triple glazed windows reduce noise and condensation and can improve the 'kerb appeal' of your property
Replacement glazing Advantages
- Energy efficient windows could save you around £165 per year on your energy bills compared to existing single glazed windows.
- If you install Energy efficient windows you will use less fuel. This means that you will be generating less of the carbon dioxide that leads to global warming which is typically 680kg a year.
- Energy-efficient glazing reduces draughts and cold spots.
- Energy efficient-windows cut down outside noise.
- Energy-efficient glazing reduces condensation build-up on the inside of windows.
Replacement glazing Disadvantages
- All your existing windows will need to be ripped out of your home so you will have to be prepared for the disruption and mess that this work causes.
- A large outlay is required when you choose to replace your existing windows with new double or triple glazed windows.
You can get grants for Replacement glazing, below are the schemes this is available with.
* According to data sourced from the Energy Saving Trust website.