Tale of two windows again and warm interiors. Secondary Glazing in a grade 1 listed building

Picture is better than a thousands words. The office with secondary glazing and the library does  not. 5c difference and big reduction in drafts

Picture is better than a thousands words.  The office window on the right has secondary glazing and the library on the left does not. (they are on the same side of the building and at the same elevation. the images were taken 20 seconds apart) 6c temp difference with the office showing better insulation with the air void buffering between the window and the secondary glazing and also a big reduction in drafts

Whilst at Plas Newydd over the last few days I asked some of the team if the secondary glazing had made a difference in the office. (I also just happen to have an infra-red camera with me)  I got a resounding ‘yes’. The main office which is a huge room with tall ceilings but no central heating at the moment. (Paul has ripped the old boilers out!) The room now only has two small electric heaters but surprisingly they also have a warm office and its quite cold out-side. One thing to watch out for is with new clean windows comes the occasional light head butt of the toughened glass as people try to look out of the original window and forget about the new glazing 6″ away from the window! Now that’s one to remember

The office window with its secondary glazing at National Trust Plas Newydd

The office window with its secondary glazing at National Trust Plas Newydd

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3 Responses to Tale of two windows again and warm interiors. Secondary Glazing in a grade 1 listed building

  1. Pingback: A picture IS worth 1,000 words. | Clear View Secondary Glazing

  2. twplastics says:

    Insulation and secondary glazing don’t effect the amount of moisture in your home they can help to keep heat in your home which can cause less moisture to condensate.

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