UPVC windows, are relative new to India. An ‘unplasticised’ form of PVC, these sturdy window frames have been popular in Europe and America for many years owing to their durability and low maintenance. UPVC windows can withstand extremes of heat, cold, wind, rain and snow without corroding, peeling, chipping or flaking. Considered an energy efficient choice, UPVC windows have similar thermal properties to timber. UPVC limits the transfer of heat and cold through the frame and as a result can reduce reliance on heaters and air conditioners. These frames can also be filled with foam insulation to further improve thermal performance.
UPVC is a flame retardant material commonly used in fire risk areas. UPVC frames are a self extinguishable material that does not support combustion. While colour choices may be limited, UPVC can be found in a number of window products, including a variety of traditional window styles: single, double and triple hung windows, sliding, casement and awning windows, picture, bay, bow and garden windows, sliding doors and French door systems. UPVC windows can also be found in such shapes as arches, ellipticals, eyebrows, gothic, trapezoids, rounds and half rounds, octagons, circles, ovals and half-ovals. Lighter colours are more commonly available and will not fade over time like darker colours have been known to do.
UPVC windows and glass doors are constructed in much the same way as aluminium or timber windows, but with a chambered UPVC extrusion forming the frame and glass sash, providing energy efficiency, durability and low maintenance.
UPVC windows and glass doors are constructed in much the same way as aluminium or timber windows, but with a chambered UPVC extrusion forming the frame and glass sash, providing energy efficiency, durability and low maintenance.Sliding or French Doors with UPVC frames may feature two, three or four light options, multi-point locking, safety glass without transom for uninterrupted view, adjustable hinges and colonial or federation bars, fitted between the glass panes for easy cleaning.