Windows - Energy Efficiency
Let Dowell help you choose the right energy efficient windows & doors for your home
Well-planned windows can improve comfort all year round and reduce the need for heating in winter and cooling in summer.
Window size, orientation and glazing can have a significant impact on energy efficiency and the comfort of your home. Incorporating northerly facing Dowell Windows in your home design will maximise solar access, and that can reduce winter heating bills by up to 25%.
Using energy efficient aluminium improved Dowell Windows can reduce winter heat loss and summer heat gain.
Development of more energy efficient buildings will ensure more sustainable use of our precious resources and will deliver conomic, social and ecological benefits to the whole community.
The challenge of producing energy efficient houses, apartments and public and commercial facilities provides Dowell with the opportunity to demonstrate creativity and innovation in window design and construction.
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A few principles of energy smart window design can be summarised as follows;
- Maximise winter heat gain by orientating windows to the north and sizing windows to suit the amount of thermal mass in the dwelling.
- Minimise winter heat loss through appropriate window sizing, together with double glazing and/or Low E Glass.