The BFRC Scheme is the UK’s national system for rating the energy efficiency
of windows and is recognised within the Building Regulations as a method to show
compliance for your replacement windows installation.
Window Energy Ratings use a consumer-friendly traffic-light style A-E ratings guide similar to that used on ‘white’ goods (such as fridges, freezers, washing machines etc…). This ratings label can be used by you to make more informed choices about the energy efficiency of the windows you are looking to purchase.
With carbon emissions high on the global agenda and the current high cost of fuel, we are all looking for ways to make our homes more energy efficient.
Each window rated by the BFRC has a unique label which determines how well a product will perform the functions of:
* Helping you contain and conserve heat within your building in the winter
* Keep out the wind
* Resist condensation
* Contribute to improved sound insulation
So exactly what are Energy Efficient Windows?
They are windows that help to contain and conserve heat within the home keeping out wind and rain, resisting condensation and yet allowing natural “free” energy, the warmth of the sun to heat the home. They can be made using any frame material like aluminium, PVC-U, steel or timber or even a combination of materials.
Energy Efficient Windows are easy to recognise - simply look for the BFRC Label.
Visit their website: www.bfrc.co.uk
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