Insulated glass units are a popular choice for windows these days. These are energy efficient with the help of their thermal insulation properties. You don’t have to use the AC or heater as it can keep the room’s temperature in check.
Even when the weather is too hot or too cold, you won’t be using that much electricity. That said, using IGUs can cut down your monthly utility bill and help you save money in the long run.
Insulated Glass Units Applications
Insulated glass units are often used for residential and industrial use.
More homeowners are getting IGUs installed in their homes now. Besides energy efficiency and saving money, insulated glass windows can encourage privacy. You can choose from darker tinted and glazed glasses for that purpose.
Besides privacy, the additional tint can also affect its thermal insulation.
When it comes to home application, it’s usually a matter of personal choice. There are still many who choose single-pane windows. But many business and industrial buildings also select IGUs.
Hospitals, office spaces, hotels, and various other buildings typically have IGUs. Since these spaces are enormous, windows that can help control the temperature is a great choice. Their carbon footprints are usually high, but with IGUs, it can be significantly lower.
You can typically customize your window unit. There are various types of glasses to choose from, space material, and even gas.