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The driving force in today’s fenestration market is the quest for ever lower ‘U’ values but caution is required to ensure that the Specifier is not sacrificing other key performance characteristics at the expense of a miniscule percentage point improvement in ‘U’ value.
What about Solar Gain and ‘g’ values and why are they significant?
The overall performance of the double glazed unit (DGU) will be affected by a variety of factors which should be taken into consideration and not purely the centre-pane ‘U’ value.
The ever increasing demands of legislation and of assessment procedures such as the SAP test require that Architects and Specifiers consider every aspect of the building where thermal or sustainability efficiencies can be obtained.