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Putting up heavy curtains can help insulate your windows, and let light in and out only when you want it to.
Looking for even more ways to make your home more energy efficient? If so, why not install double glazed windows.
Double glazing windows are specifically designed to reduce heat loss from homes and buildings. The two panes are separated by a space that can either be filled with an inert gas or it may be left as a vacuum. Double glazed units create twice the insulation that a single glazed unit would.
Double glazing was originally developed to provide better insulation than traditional glazing. Moreover, double glazed windows provide a better barrier, and therefore reduce the amount of heat transfer from your house to the cold outer air.
By installing double glazed windows, your house is better placed to retain the heat gained from the sun during the day. Comparatively, during the hot summer months, double glazed windows keep extreme heat outside.
In short, double glazing allows your house to retain most of the heat it gains from the sun during the day. The increased insulation also means that you need to turn on the heat far less often during the winter months.
During the hot summer months, having a cooler house means that you do not need to use an air conditioning system as often. Over time, this can lead to much lower energy consumption and cheaper bills.
You can learn more about the benefits of double glazed aluminium windows by doing some research online and by browsing home improvement websites.
Ultimately, the better insulation provided by double glazed windows ensures that you can now enjoy warmer winters and cooler summers.