Do you have childhood memories, huddled by the fire, far away from those cold steel windows?
This was the norm for many families with metal windows being popular from the 1930’s. Fitted with single glazed panels it was common place in winter to scrape the ice off the inside.
It wasn’t until the 1970’s that the Double Glazing boom began with the introduction of aluminium windows & doors. Then in the 1980’s, Germany introduced uPVC to the UK and upgrading windows for aesthetic and thermal properties was all the rage . Thank our cotton socks.
Its estimated modern glazing systems reduce the average window heat loss by 74%. That’s a lot of ‘half pennies’ for the piggy bank…..