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1 year1 yearWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Dutch Doors

We can produce double glazed, high performance fully glazed Dutch doors in a upvc frame. You could opt to have obscure/privacy/frosted glass on one side.

1 year1 yearWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Alternatives to double stacker doors

We can produce up to 7.5m stacker door, here in Sydney. All our products are upvc framed and double or triple glazed. We do not offer single glazing anymore.
Our…

2 years2 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Double glazing as an upgrade

Our triple glazed windows with low-e glass and argon gas can achieve u value of just 0.8, which, while still inferior to your walls, would offer you the kind of…

2 years2 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Assistance with acoustic (and pref. double glazed) windows

I trust that you will find in terms of performance vs cost that upvc will offer you the best value for money. Yes there are other colours available now including…

2 years2 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Assistance with acoustic (and pref. double glazed) windows

The primary determinant of performance in an acoustic window is glass thickness, followed by air gap and then acoustic seals. The air gaps you have been offered are precious little.…

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3 years3 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Stressing about heavy DG windows, who?

You can install large windows with a machine or a crane. These can be hired. Or you can get a large number of strong men to manouvre them on site.…

3 years3 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Hush laminated glass vs ordinary safety glass

Where are you getting the 6dB from? This is incorrect. You can download an info sheet on this glass from the internet. Ordinary 6.38mm laminated across frequencies 100Hz to 4000Hz…

3 years3 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Best type of sound proof windows for my bedroom?

Hello Sam,
Laminated glass is when 2 pieces of glass are held together by a PVB layer or the laminate. The .38 or .76 refers to the thickness of the laminate.…

3 years3 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Best type of sound proof windows for my bedroom?

We really feel for you because its really hard to stay sane when exposed to construction noise you are experiencing, so we offer the following advice with respect to acoustic…

4 years4 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Window Product comparison / opinion.

For the combination of fixed/ tilt & turn/ fixed the window with 10.5 & 6.38 combination would cost $2333 +GST but for the tilt & turn/ fixed/ tilt & turn…

4 years4 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Window Product comparison / opinion.

My suggested glass combination for you, if you are looking at upvc windows is 10.38/ 20air/6.38 in our tilt & turn window, this combination achieves 42Rw. Budget permitting, 10.5/20air/6.38 will…

4 years4 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Cost of triple glazed window

Hi Ed,
Not a lot of time now, but quickly, I thought this was the study you were originally referred to when you mentioned a study done at Berkley, the study…

4 years4 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Cost of triple glazed window

The Hart et al study refered to earlier (Berkley) is also based on empirical data...The paper is located here:
http://eetd.lbl.gov/sites/all/files/pub ... /5800e.pdf
Its great that you are very…

4 years4 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Cost of triple glazed window

Hi again Ed,
Is this Hart et al study, then their conculsion is: "Field measurements clearly show a correlation between gap width deflection and temperature,
but it is difficult to draw any…

4 years4 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Cost of triple glazed window

Hi Ed,
Yes, agree that the primary determinant of acoustic performance is glass thickness, but disagree about air gap. when it comes to thermal insulation we do offer 12, but we…

4 years4 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Window screen mesh with tilt and turn windows?

Fixed flyscreen fitted outside, using clips or a channel. No problem - what is the problem you are thinking of? Tilt & turns are our best selling windows - everyone…

4 years4 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Cost of triple glazed window

Hello All,
With Kommerling pvc windows we offer, we can easily make triple glazed windows. The triple glazed system is compliant with 44Rw and there are acoustic test reports certiying this…

5 years5 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons

Sure, Viridian, that's all good and fair, but if a customer had a solar gain issue, ideally they would utilise an outside form of shading eg roof/awning/trees/neighbouring property etc; for…

5 years5 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Efficacy of secondary Double Glazing to existing windows?

Install another secondary window, possibly with 6.38 glass, to create a massive 100mm air gap between your primary and secondary window. It all depends on how much you want to…

5 years5 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Low E glass - are you using it, pros and cons

Low - e glass. Pfft. Sure it works, but we now regularly supply triple glazed windows, and our customers have been very impressed; the difference between single low-e glazing and…

5 years5 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Aircraft noise + custom windows

Generally, the thicker the glass, the better the performance. At the same time, thicker glass is more expensive. Also the bigger the air gap the better, and the windows should…

7 years7 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Double glazing - old timber frame house

Hello Scott,
The primary determinant of acoustic performance in windows is glass thickness. The thicker the glass, the better the acoustic insulation. At the same time, thicker glass is more expensive.…

8 years8 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
DG glazing - have I got it right?

Hi there,
About the argon gas - agree with Ed, marginal cost outweighs marginal benefit. They don't even bother to use it in Russia, and their winters are much colder. Triple…

8 years8 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
6Mtr Multi Stack Doors

Yeah - all stacking to one side, 7m would be OK too, maximum we have done is 7.5m - they get pretty heavy the bigger they are.
Cheers,
Alex

8 years8 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
6Mtr Multi Stack Doors

Hi,
You can get a 6m stacker from upvc Kommerling profile - no problem. With 4mm toughened on both sides of the double glazed unit, these should set you back about…

8 years8 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Window question? What is this?

Very surprised that sliding windows were specified for acoustic insulation, as they are generally the worst performing window acoustically. Having a secondary system is most effective for noise insulation, but…

8 years8 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Low-e on W/N/E facing windows excessive ?

I think that window style can affect the energy efficiency in a home considerably, with or without low-e or tinted glass.
Consider, for instance, sliding windows. Sliding windows ordinarily have…

8 years8 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Low-e on W/N/E facing windows excessive ?

Hi Jklow888,
A few architects that specialize in sustainable design, had recommended their clients against using low-e on the northern side and only used low-e on the western side. Their reasoning…

8 years8 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Window company to do it all?

Hi,
With secondary double glazing, I have not experienced condensation (I have secondary double glazing with our own windows here at the office), and the customers have never mentioned it. However,…

8 years8 yearsWindowfactoryWindowfactory posted:
Window company to do it all?

Hey aza0,
Yes, another totally new double glazed window. I think this option provides the user with the most value for money, that is, the most acoustic comfort per $ spent.…

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