Window installation in NZ; the one big mistake commonly made in New Zealand

Recessed window installation - Starke70 uPVC

  Good quality windows and doors deserve a good quality window installation.  And that means they should be installed recessed into your wall; not hung out over the cladding as is so commonly done! In other words, the warm barrier down the middle of the glass and down the middle of the frame needs to […]

What is a good R-value for windows in New Zealand?

Windows, R-value, New Zealand Joinery

A good R-value for a window in New Zealand is R0.5 to R0.7. For the lower South Island, a good R-value would be R0.8. You can achieve this with: Thermally broken aluminium windows with good Low-E double glazing uPVC windows with low-E double glazing Timber windows with Low-E double glazing From 2008-2022, the New Zealand […]