Prices and designs for double glazing windows
You have a few choices when it comes to double glazing windows – in the way they look, the way they function and how energy efficient they are.
Look & function
- Side opening like casement or French windows
- Top opening like hopper windows
- Bottom opening like awning windows
- Vertical sliding like sash windows
- Side sliding like bifold windows
Each window design will have varying examples of energy efficiency, and that can be seem by looking a the rating awarded by BFRC (British Fenestration Rating Council).
A highly efficient window unit, in fact the highest, will have an A++ rating, the lowest rating will be G – Building regulations in the UK stipulate that a rating of C is the lowest able to meet the current acceptable standards.
Double Glazing Cost
In terms of prices, upvc or softwood windows are the cheapest, with hardwood and aluminium being the costliest A++ rated double glazing windows will be the most expensive to buy and fit. See more here: www.localglazingprices.co.uk/double-glazing-price-guide