Central Otago and the Southern Lakes region are known for their extremes of climate – scorching hot 30+ degree days in the summer and temperatures plummeting well below zero in the winter. Such fluctuations call for building materials that perform at the highest level of efficiency, especially with respect to thermal insulation.
It is well known that the areas of a home from which heat escapes are around its windows and doors. Designing window and door frames to prevent heat escaping has reached the highest standard with the use of unplasticised polyvinyl chloride or UPVC. This material, when used in conjunction with low emissivity double glazing, achieves an R-value of .8 for insulating effectiveness and thermal performance. To interpret the jargon, that’s very high and will help you enjoy a perfectly comfortable atmosphere in your home, while also lowering power bills. It’s the ideal product for the southern environment.
UPVC Windows and Doors Ltd of Dunedin manufactures and installs these UPVC products using the Deceuninck Zendow profile, the world’s largest manufacturer of UPVC window and door systems. The frames come in a range of seven colours and have a fifteen-year guarantee. Once installed on a house, the frames look very similar to the beauty of timber frames but, unlike timber, they are virtually maintenance free. There are other benefits too, with high security locking features, high sound insulation and maximum water tightness for areas prone to driving rain and snow.
You can contact UPVC Windows and Door Ltd about UPVC frames on
0800 455 501.