Trickle vents – a simple guide!

Trickle vents – a simple guide!

In all new build houses, and also extensions, trickle vents will be specified by the architect / building inspector as an essential requirement within doors and windows. They are a passive ventilation system that enables air movement even when the doors and windows...
U-values of doors & windows

U-values of doors & windows

We hear about them all the time in the building industry, but what exactly is a U-value? A U-value is a number that measures the amount of energy (i.e. heat) lost through a particular material. U-values are measured in W/m²K. Take an ‘example’ window with...
Triple Glazing – is it worth it???

Triple Glazing – is it worth it???

Triple Glazing is still a comparatively new innovation, while we’re all much more familiar with double glazing that has been around for many years now, there’s still some uncertainty surrounding triple glazing and the true benefits.   How good is it, and...