Window Energy Ratings A-G

By: B & P Windows  15/04/2009
Keywords: WINDOWS, double glazing, glass products

Just like all white goods, windows now have energy ratings: A-G. Here's the make-up of each energy category:

G - Rated windows: Single glazing. Applicable for garages and outbuildings.

F - Rated windows: Double glazing with:- aluminium unit spacers. Applicable for garages and outbuildings.

E - Rated windows: Double glazing with:- Low 'E' glass to inner pane, aluminium unit spacers. Minimum requirement for households.

D - Rated windows: Double glazing with:- Low 'E' glass to inner pane (soft or hard coat). Argon gas filled units, Aluminium unit spacers. Applicable with triple glazed units and units incorporating internal blinds.

C - Rated windows: Double glazing with:- Low 'E' glass to inner pane (soft or hard coat), Argon gas filled units, black super foam spacer.

B - Rated windows: Double glazing with:- Low 'E' glass to inner pane (soft or hard coat), low Ion glass to outer pane, Argon gas filled units, black super foam spacer, inferior PVCu frames. NOT AVAILABLE FROM B & P WINDOWS AS WE DO NOT OFFER INFERIOR PVCu FRAMES.

A - Rated windows: Double glazing with:- Low 'E' glass to inner pane (soft or hard coat), low Ion glass to outer pane, Argon gas filled units, black super foam spacer, quality thickwalls/multi-chambered PVCu frames, thermal reinforcement. B & P Windows' products have achieved A + 5 energy ratings!

A Rated, B Rated and C Rated windows are certified energy efficient.

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