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Passive construction vs traditional double brick construction

Passive construction is a relatively modern approach for building houses in Perth where its focus is energy efficiency. The house is built in such a way that it locks out the outside temperature while maintaining the desired temperature inside.

Benefits of double glazed windows

Benefits of double glazed windows. Insulation glazing, commonly known as double glazing, is the use of two glass or wooden panes to reduce heat and sound/noise transmission. Many buildings tend to lose heat through windows and doors, but by installing […]

Tips on home renovations

How double glazing can help with your home renovations. A number of homeowners spare not even a single dollar when it comes to their home renovation to ensure their new home is perfect. The right choice of windows can easily […]

The impact of climate change when building a home

Climate change is the slow change of climatic patterns that occur all over the world. It is characterised by an annual increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as a result of constant use of fossil fuels to generate energy and produce tangible products that surround us. Construction is also a contributor to climate change.

History of double glazing

The history of double glazing continued.. Now that you know a bit about the history of windows in general, let’s look into the history of double glazed windows. Historians believe that Scottish families who resided in large Victorian homes invented […]

Awning windows vs sliding windows: Which is better?

Sliding windows have long been a favourite in Aussies homes but awning windows are quickly gaining popularity, and for good reason. When choosing between sliding and awning windows it’s important to weigh up the pros and cons in order to […]

Are double glazed windows better for the environment?

Our nation’s booming population is contributing to higher carbon emissions and putting a strain on the power grid. That’s why many Australians are making lifestyle changes to reduce their carbon footprint. Reducing single-use plastic, driving less, recycling more and purchasing […]

Heat loss: Double glazed vs single glazed

Heat loss is a common issue that many Perth homeowners face during winter. Traditionally, homeowners would upgrade their insulation, install carpets or even improve their heating systems to get through the cold winter months.

Passive house

Double glazing passive house concept. If you’re unfamiliar with the words ‘Passive House’ then you’re not alone! As a new and unique design concept, Passive Homes are created with the main goals in mind; To minimise the homeowner’s eco-footprint To […]