Are you in the market for new aluminium windows and doors? If so, why not consider using thermally broken aluminium window and door frames instead.
Standard aluminium has a high conduction rate, meaning that temperatures pass through them with ease. This is a disadvantage in the hot Australian weather. If you take the long-term view that climate change is a certainty and that Australia is going to get even hotter, it is best to try every avenue to mitigate that. Using energy efficient building materials is a must.
The benefits of double glazed thermally broken aluminium windows and doors far outweigh the added cost.
Thermal break technology features a reinforced polyamide bar between the inside and outside aluminium profiles. This creates an insulated barrier within the window frame. This means that thermally broken aluminium will conduct heat, cold and noise a thousand times slower than standard aluminium. Without the added thermal break, both heat and cold are equally conducted through the window frame. The added double glazing also means that extra glass and the air pocket work together to significantly help reduce external heat (and noise.)
Thermally broken aluminium is suited to both residential and commercial building applications. More benefits of thermally broken windows and doors include:
- Superior energy efficiency
- Superior acoustic performance
- Long lasting
- Low maintenance
If you are in the research phase of your renovation or build, then definitely consider thermally broken aluminium instead of standard aluminium windows and doors. And by adding double glazing, you increase the benefits even further.
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