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      As the seasons change, we tend to rely on our heating and cooling systems to provide a pleasant, snug, and comfortable living environment. With climate change, you may notice that your energy bill increases every year. The continuous increase in energy consumption can be minimized by turning to energy-efficient glazed windows.

      How Do Windows with Double Glazing Operate?

      Standard windows are typically made of 3mm glass pane. However, double-glazed windows use two thick glass panes separated by an air or argon gas pocket. A single frame supports the two window panes, while the argon gas between the panes serves as insulation.

      The Benefits of Window Glazing


      Everyone likes to spend less on electricity! Windows and doors are simply apertures, or holes, built in your home. If they are not constructed or placed properly, it can be a significant cause of energy loss. In fact, a huge amount of your home’s heating and cooling are lost because of the window and door apertures. Even adding minor adjustments, such as glazed windows, to your home will have a huge influence on your household savings every month.

      UV Protection

      The sun doesn’t just have an effect on our skin, it also harms our homes – putting them at high risk to solar destruction. The sun’s radiation will gradually destruct wooden furniture, carpeting, and upholstery — even your home accessories. So, installing glazed windows in your home will allow low-risk light to enter without causing any harm to you or your property.

      Reduced Condensation

      Do your windows appear a little drizzly or frosty? When temperatures drop or the humidity rises, condensation tend to occur especially on older windows. Condensation has an unattractive appearance, hinders window visibility, and irregulates a room’s temperature. Glazed windows, also known as “Low-E” glass, is used in energy-efficient windows and doors to ward off condensation and prevent this unpleasant issue.

      Improved Soundproofing

      Window glazing offers excellent insulation and provides soundproofing properties with its 3mm double-glazed pane. So, if you live in a busy area or have noisy neighbors, dealing with outside noise will be much easier.

      Temperature Regulating

      When you’re in a room with windows in the summer and the sun’s heat is pounding down on you, the window is not energy-efficient. Another obvious indication of a badly-functioning window is if you experience an unwelcome chill in the winter around your windows. No matter where you choose to relax, adding glazed windows will regulate your home’s temperature making it more comfortable to live in.


      USGA, Inc. is the premier all-around glazing contractor in the Bay Area. With 200 years of combined experience, we strive to offer all of our clients cutting-edge and superb glazing solutions. Get in touch with us for all your commercial and residential glazing needs.

      Glazed windows are a fantastic home improvement purchase. They not only increase the value of your home but they also improve your quality of life.