Energy efficiency

Concerns for the environment and rising fuel costs have understandably meant more and more people are looking to increase the energy efficiency of their homes, particularly by installing or replacing double glazing.
With a high quality double glazed sealed unit such as the Glevum range, energy savings come from the heat retaining glass and the argon gas contained between the panes, absorbing both heat and noise.

Peace of mind and choice

Double glazed windows are given a WER (Window Energy Rating) on a scale from A – G, just like white goods such as washing machines. Any new windows installed must have be C’ rated or above to be classed as energy efficient and to comply with building regulations. At Glevum, we offer a range of double glazing products rated from ‘C’ to ‘A’ rating, to allow you balance energy efficiency improvements and value. For the ultimate in energy efficiency performance, Glevum now also offer a triple glazing range which has the maximum A++ rating. See here for more on Triple Glazing.

The WER rating also contributes to the EPC (Energy Performance Certificate), the information that sellers are legally obliged to provide to potential buyers. Windows that have been rated ‘energy efficient’ undoubtedly give your home extra sales potential.

Increased Comfort – Reducing condensation

Condensation can be a real problem, particularly if your current home does not have double glazing or units that need to be replaced. It is caused by several factors depending on your property, but well-fitted high-quality double glazing can help significantly.

Condensation occurs when moisture build up ‘condenses’ on the nearest coldest surface – an uninsulated window pane. A double-glazed window acts as an insulator, increasing the surface temperature of the glass so condensation does not form. Well-fitted double glazed doors and windows also increases the general warmth in the house which reduces the incidences of condensation.

Installing high specification sealed units from Glevum can really improve day to day living for all the family if condensation has been a concern for your health or home.

Ventilation

An adequate air flow through the home is also important to reduce condensation and make your whole home feel more comfortable in all weathers. Ask our Glevum design consultant about our ‘trickle vent’ feature.

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Satisfied Customers

"I asked 5 company’s for quotes to fit a new back door and supply and fit a conservatory, Glevum were the only company to provide a quote. They have turned up on every occasion when they said they would and communicated well to confirm times. A very professional service throughout."

R Wilks (Cheltenham) - Apr'22

"Each aspect of Glevum’s service was very professional, from start to finish. From the initial visit to provide a quotation, followed by the surveyor, and finally the fitter. Like most people I was a little worried about the disruption of installation, but the fitter worked quietly and efficiently, problem solving along the way, tidied up at the end, and I am extremely pleased with the end result. Would highly recommend."

J Basden (Coleford) - Mar'22

"Very Accommodating initial contact in November and Glevum agreed to delay installation until the New Year. Good advice, very expertly measured up, even the large windows fitted within a few mm. The installation team worked through one of the gales and only returned for a couple of hours over the three days allocated to finish outside trim on four windows (out of 12). We are very pleased with the outcome..."

A Crowther (Cheltenham) - Feb'22

"I am very happy from start to finish with Glevum and would not consider going anywhere else for windows and doors and I would highly recommend."

K Turnbull (Cheltenham) - Jan'22

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