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BU507 Timber windows - retrofit glazing options for thermal improvement

From $13.50

Product Description

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:

  • existing frames, glazing, materials and performance
  • thermal renovation of timber-framed windows
  • replacing glass
  • secondary glazing
  • installng new insulated glazing into existing timber windows
  • removal and replacement of windows.
Product Information
Publication date February 2009
Product type Bulletin
Availability Available
Product code BU507