Houses with timber-framed windows and single glazing can have problems with draughts, poor thermal performance and poor solar control.
This bulletin contains information on upgrading the thermal performance of existing timber framed windows in domestic buildings in New Zealand. While concerned mainly with single family dwellings, it is also relevant to flats, apartments and non-residential buildings that use timber exterior joinery.
The bulletin covers:
Publication date: February 2009 Keywords: glass, glazing, insulation, timber, window