Everyone wants a healthy, warm home environment for their families. It is widely accepted that the cost of energy to heat New Zealand homes will continue to increase over the next few years. Adding to the cost, traditional windows in New Zealand homes allow significant heat loss to occur through single glass window panes – up to 50%!
Winterglaze Retrofit Secondary Glazing provides you a warmer, more comfortable home by reducing the amount of heat that is lost through single glazed windows. The Winterglaze Retrofit Secondary Glazing System fits behind your existing glass and provides a second single pane of high quality Glass or Plexiglas which can be completely integrated into your existing aluminium or timber joinery.
How Does Winterglaze Retrofit Secondary Glazing Work?
A single glass window pane is a very efficient heat conductor, rapidly transferring heat from the inside of your home to the outside environment. The Winterglaze Retrofit Secondary Glazing System installs a single pane of glass inside your existing joinery system.
It is the separation of the two pieces of glass by air which improves the insulation properties of the window dramatically – thereby reducing heat transfer.
Our high quality New Zealand manufactured Glass Units can reduce the heat loss through windows.
When used in conjunction with adequate ventilation, Winterglaze Retrofit Secondary Glazing will result in a reduction in the levels of condensation forming on windows.
Winterglaze Retrofit Secondary Glazing has minimum visual impact from the inside of the house, as it blends in with your existing joinery, The outer frame is made from high quality extruded aluminium, which is then powder-coated in a wide range of Dulux colours with a 10 year warranty against fading or discolouration.
Standard Winterglaze Retrofit Secondary Glazing can help to reduce the noise through windows.
Most new homes built today include double glazing as a standard specification – and many prospective home buyers are looking specifically for this feature. By installing Winterglaze Retrofit Secondary Glazing, you can enhance the potential re-sale value of your home.
Aluminium or Timber Joinery – It Makes No Difference
Many secondary glazing systems suit either timber or aluminium windows better than the other. Winterglaze Secondary Glazing has been optimised for both! Winterglaze Glaze Units still have the featured of secondary glazing that suits timber windows but with the added benefit of a true ventilated thermal break and colour matched aluminium frame, it is also an ideal solution for aluminium windows.
Winterglaze Secondary Glass Units are custom-made in New Zealand by Jamar Industries Ltd. Interglaze Extrusions are surface finished by a Registered Dulux Architectural Powder Coating Applicator.
Custom-Made and Professionally Installed
The nationwide network of Winterglaze Retrofit Secondary Glazing Installers provide a local measure, manufacture and installation service. Drawing on years of experience in the glazing and/or aluminium industry, they will ensure that the right configuration of Winterglaze product is selected for your home.
Smarter Thinking in Winter and Summer
Exclusive to the Winterglaze Secondary Glazing system is our range of integrated insect screens. So, during the summer you can remove your sliding Winterglaze unit and replace it with an insect screen which slides in the same tracks. At the beginning of winter the insect screen comes out and the secondary glazing unit pops back in!