Talking Windows with Green Building Store

Aneaka puts member questions about windows to Chris Herring, Director of Green Building Store.

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Topics covered include:

(0:00:30) – Introduction to Green Building Store
(0:03:30) – Cost/Benefit of triple glazing
(0:11:20) – Triple glazing and acoustics
(0:16:48) – Window sizing
(0:20:00) – Window opening patterns and energy performance
(0:23:48) – Incorporating stain glass
(0:24:40) – Replicating existing window profiles
(0:26:30) – Pros and cons of wood v PVC
(0:32:50) – Wood v PVC – maintainance
(0:37:40) – Aluminium overclad windows
(0:43:30) – Window installation – cold bridging and window reveals
(0:50:00) – What to do with windows that are structural
(0:50:50) – Fitting windows internally or externally?
(0:52:08) – Checking for airtightness and good installation
(0:58:00) – Radiators, condensation and glass misting
(1:03:10) – Window security standards
(1:08:05) – Green Building Store suppliers

  • Author– Aneaka
  • Date— July 5th, 2018

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