img(height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=2939831959404383&ev=PageView&noscript=1")

Helping projects achieve BREEAM ratings

For refurbishments where replacing original windows is not an option, Selectaglaze offers neat and high performing secondary glazing

In association with
Ham Yard Hotel, London
Ham Yard Hotel, London

Wasted energy and the thermal efficiency in buildings have become important topics on an environmental and financial level. Buildings account for more than 40% of all carbon emissions, therefore creating ways to reduce carbon footprints are a major concern.

Selectaglaze secondary glazing systems use low emissivity glass which can reduce heat loss by more than half and achieve a U-value of around 1.9. With sealed unit glazing, a figure as low as 1.3 can be achieved.

When achieving airtightness is a requirement, secondary glazing can provide significant improvements if changing the original draughty windows is not possible. This is generally when a building is listed or sits within a conservation area. Air permeability performance below 5m3/h.m3 is readily achieved with Selectaglaze sliding systems and below 1m3/h.m3 with Selectaglaze hinged systems.

Secondary glazing is an independent window fitted to the room side of a building, and is a discreet and fully reversible adaptation widely accepted by most heritage bodies. All of Selectaglaze’s units are custom made to the individual window using high performance seals to ensure the tightest fit, reduce air infiltration and virtually eradicate draughts.

The Selectaglaze range is extensively tested and offers designs to suit all buildings across all sectors, from those with listed status to new builds. It has also completed a number of projects that have received a BREEAM rating.

  • Albany House apartments
    Albany House apartments
  • Wiltshire County Hall
    Wiltshire County Hall
12

For more information and technical support visit: www.selectaglaze.co.uk

 

Contact:

info@selectaglaze.co.uk

01727 837271


 

Latest

The Green Homes Grant recognises that we need better homes. But is it anywhere near enough to combat the post-Covid recession?

Greater repair, maintenance, and improvement answers many pressing issues

Steven Pippin describes the philosophical and practical journey that brought him to his photograph Non

Steven Pippin describes how he arrived at his photograph Non

Business survival is all consuming at the moment, but green legislation is more urgent than ever

Why this is the moment to legislate on environmental performance?

Geothermal energy from 4.5km below the Earth’s surface could supply Eden’s biomes, a growing Green Ribbon and local homes

£17m geothermal experiment has far-reaching implications

Influenced by Le Corbusier and Aalto, Sheppard Robson partner whose designs for housing and award-winning universities helped shape much of Britain’s post war architecture

Award-winning designer of universities and Corb-influenced housing