5. February 2012 09:59 by Polar Bear
More and more home owners throughout the UK are realising the extenuating importance of our environment and because of this we are all now turning to recycling and conserving energy in an attempt to help our society. These circumstances combined with our economy have transformed our overall focus towards saving money through conserving electricity and energy consumption.
One of the main attributes for helping improve your properties energy consumption is by installing double glazing windows and doors throughout your home. Believe it or not, installing double glazing will in turn drastically reduce your energy consumption. Your heating bill will be almost immediately reduced, even by half depending on your previous windows and doors.
Double glazing consists of two panes of glass each sealed tightly within a frame, with a gap between each pane. This gap is then filled with either gas or air making the window totally insulated against the elements on the exterior. Inside the home, the interior pain acts as a barrier and stops any loss of heat through the window.
The overall cost for installing double glazing may appear to be costly, but if you work out the amount of money it will save you over the years in which it is in place you will soon realise the benefit is immense.