Leading Melbourne Architect Recommends Double Glazing
I came across her work by following up an article she authored for Houzz, Renovating on a Budget: How Get More From Your Windows For Less.
What struck me was that, even though she was talking about working to a budget, she believed that double glazing was the best choice. In the article, Rebecca advises…
Don’t dismiss double glazing as an option
Most of the cold and heat enters through windows so double glazing has been installed in these aluminium-framed windows. They look smart, contemporary and the double glazing does not compromise the frame structure which is lighter than a timber frame. Double glazing should be considered for all projects; you may be shocked by how economical it can be and it provides a very comfortable environment.
In the article, she went on to discuss her preference in framing material…
Consider long-term maintenance costs
uPVC windows are relatively new in Australia, however they are incredibly durable, low maintenance and can resist wind, rain, corrosion, peeling and chipping. Something to consider for ongoing costs of your renovation.
More and more architects are recommending double glazing to their clients, with many good reasons!