Double glazing is a form of window system that combines multiple panes of glass to provide additional insulation, noise reduction and safety for your business. The technique involves two panes of glass separated by a spacer that contains still air or gas. The glass is fitted to your window frame and adjusted to comfortably fit both panes of glass and spacing. Here are a few of the benefits of using double glazing systems for your business:
The additional pane gives your glass an added layer of insulation, which offers a more efficient way to maintain a consistent temperature in your building than using curtains. Double glazed windows trap heat so that it isn't able to easily escape through your windows in the winter. Also, during the hot months, it prevents heat from entering the building and traps cool temperatures inside. The additional insulation means you will use less energy on heaters and cooling systems every month, which saves many businesses a lot on overhead operating costs.
When looking into replacement windows for your new office, keep in mind that despite the initial investment, you will save much more money each month in utility costs alone. The newer technology, perfect frame fitting and extra insulation are great energy-saving tactics you should begin to deploy.
Outside noise can always be a problem for businesses, particularly for those who may not be able to afford an office in an area that is conducive to quiet environments. The great thing about double glazed glass is that the added layer traps sound in and also keeps unwanted sound outside from affecting the noise level of your office. Some offices enjoy the quiet so much that they put in additional commercial glazing installations within the building's interior to quiet the noise level that can sometimes be overwhelming in a busy office environment.
Safety of business property and capital is always at the forefront of most business owner's minds. With a thick layer of glass, it can be difficult for a burglar to break into your office. But imagine if you have two layers of thick glass; there would be significantly less of a chance for a burglar to break into your property without investing a lot of time and energy in doing so. While it's great to be protected by business insurance, sometimes one of the first safety measures for your company's future is to invest in building upgrades that are going to actually discourage burglary attempts.