When you are living in a cold climate, heating your house can become headache if it is not done properly. A very big part of the problem is the loss of heat through ineffective insulation. It is a very well-known fact that in the UK as much as 20% of heat is lost through the windows. Naturally, there is a difference between double and triple glazing when it comes to efficiency and price, so the question needs answering. Is the extra expense of triple glazing really worth the cost?

White uPVC triple glazed window

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What Is the Physical Difference?

Double and triple glazing differ in the sense that with triple glazing you have three as opposed to two layers of glass. Between the different layers of glass there is generally a 16mm gap that is filled with an inert gas called argon. This slows down the transfer of heat through the panes – …