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Sustainable construction products are characterized in particular by a long usage phase. In addition, the raw material and energy balance in production, quality, energy efficiency in the use phase, as well as the possibility of repair and ultimately the disposal options, also characterize the concept of sustainability. Established concepts exist since many years. These are interlinked and constantly being further developed ___
Modernization with PVC windows
For owners, planners or tenants as well as for window manufacturers, recycling companies and overall for society, the environment and the economy, the modernization of private houses and flats with window replacement, but also of public buildings, brings added values:
YOUR ADDED VALUES AT A GLANCE
In the long term, energy prices must be expected to rise continuously. Energy-efficiently refurbished houses and flats are now much appreciated by their inhabitants. It is worthwhile to approach your landlord about modernization, as energy and heating costs can also be saved with simple, individual measures ___
Modernization in particular gives planners scope to realize modern architecture in addition to energy-efficient renovation. Large window areas, for example, enhance the overall appearance and provide more daylight and a feeling of space ___
In addition to increasing the value of the building, improved thermal insulation and leads to noticeably more living comfort. Conversely, this saves costs for air conditioning and heating. And it reduces the emission of greenhouse gases. As a building owner planning to renovate your house, you can take advantage of numerous funding opportunities that are offered especially for energy-efficient renovation ___
#05_PRODUCTS & SERVICES
If renovation and modernization measures are imminent, PVC windows offer a wide range of product features. PVC windows are not only suitable for installation in post-modern buildings. The spectrum also includes solutions for historical buildings. For better planning, profile suppliers also offer numerous tools that make the search for the right window easier ___
Facts & Figures 01
In 2020 over 350,000 tonnes of PVC from windows were recycled and partly used to produce new window profiles.
There are currently around 650 million PVC windows in the stock.