BU659 Upgrading the Thermal Performance of Timber windows

Abbreviation
BU659(2021)
Valid from
1/02/2021

Information provider
BRANZ Limited
Information type
BRANZ Bulletin
Format
PDF, Hard copy

Description

This bulletin describes approaches for upgrading thermal performance including reducing air infiltration, replacing ordinary single glazing and retrofitting insulating glass units (IGUs).

Around a million houses in New Zealand have timber-framed windows, most with single glazing. These windows can have problems with draughts, poor thermal performance and poor solar control.

Scope

The bulletin covers:

  • Considerations for upgrading thermal performance
  • Glass options
  • Insulating glass units (IGUS)
  • Reducing drafts around windows
  • Retrofitting IGUS into existing timber sashes
  • Retrofitting double-glazed UPVC or Aluminium windows
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Notes/comments

This bulletin updates and replaces Bulletin 507 Timber windows – retrofit glazing options for thermal improvement.

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This bulletin updates and replaces Bulletin 507 Timber windows – retrofit glazing options for thermal improvement.

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BU659 Upgrading the Thermal Performance of Timber windows

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BU659 Upgrading the Thermal Performance of Timber windows

Description

This bulletin describes approaches for upgrading thermal performance including reducing air infiltration, replacing ordinary single glazing and retrofitting insulating glass units (IGUs).

Around a million houses in New Zealand have timber-framed windows, most with single glazing. These windows can have problems with draughts, poor thermal performance and poor solar control.

View on Information Provider website
BU659 Upgrading the Thermal Performance of Timber windows
Description

This bulletin describes approaches for upgrading thermal performance including reducing air infiltration, replacing ordinary single glazing and retrofitting insulating glass units (IGUs).

Around a million houses in New Zealand have timber-framed windows, most with single glazing. These windows can have problems with draughts, poor thermal performance and poor solar control.

View on Information Provider website
This resource does not cite any other resources.

BU659 Upgrading the Thermal Performance of Timber windows

This resource does not CITE any other resources.
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