Insulation glass 0.4

Date: 08.10.2015 | Download: Technical article (PDF) | Author(s): Manuel Demel, Dipl.-Ing.(FH) M.BP. | Contact: Susanne Hainbach

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The requirements for buildings relating to energy conservation and climate protection have led to a significant improvement in the thermal insulation of buildings. Good energy efficiency and comfort levels require primarily high-quality windows with insulating glazing in addition to efficient services installations and facade insulation. In the past, improve-ments in the thermal transmittance UW of windows were mainly the result of the develop-ment of insulating glazing. Today, in view of EnEV 2014 that stipulates further upgrades with effect from 01.01.2016 and public grants available for energy upgrades and new buildings, triple glazing represents the current state of technology.


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