Choosing energy efficient windows will make your home more
comfortable, dramatically reduce your energy costs and help to
create a brighter, cleaner and healthier environment.
Windows are possibly the most complex and interesting elements
in the fabric of our homes. They provide light and fresh air and
offer views that connect our interior living spaces with the great
However, windows can represent a major source of
unwanted heat gain in summer and significant heat loss in winter.
Windows can severely impact the heating and cooling loads of a
building. Between 46%-61% of a home’s heating energy can be
lost and between 79%-86% of its heat gained through windows.
Improving their thermal performance increases comfort and
reduces energy costs and Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Find your climate zone at http://www.abcb.gov.au/en/major-initiatives/energy-efficiency/climate-zone-maps.aspx