Did you know Aluminium Doors and Windows have become more popular over the years ?
For many years they were only offered in silver, fitted with high hardwood sub frames. These types of frames often need more care and can be prone to condensation.
Aluminium Window makers now provide products that have advanced greatly in recent years. Aided by new ways of making windows and doors that are much better are keeping the heat in.
Some in the PVC industry will say that pvc windows are better are keeping the heat in. This is simply not true! Under current building rules, windows must achieve energy ratings of A, B or C.
Aluminium Doors and Windows – Energy Savings
If an Aluminium Window is A rated then it is the same as a plastic A rated window.
Ratings are ratings, no matter the material. Aluminium windows have many gains over plastic. They have gained an larger market share in recent years with many new developments of flats and modern houses.
It is rare today for such modern buildings to have plastic windows.
By far one of the main benefits of aluminium doors and windows is the built in strength with slim sight lines.
This means greater choice for window frames as the aluminium can be worked into slim frames.
Aluminium has greater strength but is also more hardy to the elements and is not likely to warp or rot.
It is a material with a high strength to weight ratio that is easily formed into many shapes and styles, and is the most common commercial framing material.
- Available in a very large choice of colours
- Its hard surface resists denting and the weather
- Can be very pleasing to the eye
- Easy to look after
- Higher levels of security
- Meet the highest standard for air and water defence and structural strength
- Able to meet many design styles that plastic windows cannot