Insulating Windows

Insulating Windows works for you so you can start enjoying a quiet environment. Contact us today for a FREE consultation to learn more about soundproofing windows and energy efficient window instalation.

Insulating Windows Eliminates outside noise by up to 70% through your existing windows

Insulating Windows

How does noise travel through your windows?

  • Sound vibrates from the outside which conducts noise leading to increased internal noise.
  • Leaky windows and poor seals will cause air infiltration between window joints.

To reduce sound infiltration a window system should have minimal air infiltration, possess an insulating air cavity and have enough weight to limit acoustic vibration.

Magnetite Canada’s Answer

Insulating Windows double glazing retrofit system is unique and is designed specifically as an interior and secondary system. We magnetically attach a virgin acrylic grade  glazing panel to the interior of your existing window. This creates an airtight cavity between the window and your Magnetite system.

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The air cavity acts as an insulation buffer against noise transference and seals air infiltration and drafts, which cause noise. Our product has been CSA tested to allow virtually zero air infiltration.

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What it does

Whether you own a historical home or a brand new condo near a busy street, Magnetite insulating panels can make your life more comfortable. Magnetite focuses on upgrading the performance of your existing windows doors and skylights. Magnetite’s retrofit system provides all the benefit of double glazing without the hassle of replacement windows. We offer a range of products in Canada to help insulate your home or office against noise from nearby highways.

Our Approach

Our integrated approach includes assessing the existing windows and doors, designing the best retrofit solution and delivering the result through an efficient installation. As part of our customized solution, we are tailoring the thickness of glazing and air cavity to fit your requirement for noise and thermal insulation.

Our retrofit double glazing systems are designed for a range of application in both residential areas and commercial and historical.

About Insulating Windows

Magnetite® is a Canadian patented acrylic storm window insulator (CA Application 2,879,004 - Auxiliary Window Pane System 87166-1CA/RWD) that is sold worldwide with offices in the United States and as far as Australia. Our technology is approved by Natural Resources Canada NRC LINK and the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation CMHC LINK Magnetite® Insulating panels offer a superior solution for all of your existing historical, residential or commercial window needs!

Noise Pollution Fix

Magnetite seals windows of air leaks, reduces noise pollution, improves indoor comfort, eliminates dust and pollen infiltration, increases the value of your home, extends the life of HVAC equipment and can save up to 30% on your heating and cooling expense! All this at 40-60% LESS THAN the cost of Replacement Windows! You can eliminate unwanted noise, enjoy thermal comfort, and become more energy efficient with Magnetite Insulating Panels.

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Save up to 30% on Energy Bills

Insulating Windows serves Canada. If you were at a hockey game you might not mind the loud noise but when your trying to get some well needed sleep it's another story. Due to the principals of glass, your windows are the greatest conductor of noise in a building. If your Ontario home or office is near a train; or busy highway you are aware of noise pollution which can impact your quality of life. This also has a detrimental affect on your comfort, property value and health.

Magnetite Canada’s retrofit double glazing is a simple and affordable way to solve these noise problems.

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Residential

In many homes in Canada, windows are a major feature of the building. From any view they reveal to the natural light they let in. Conversely, windows can also let in too much noise, heat or cold. With over 15 years of experience, Magnetite has been helping home owners reduce noise, heat and cold, while retaining the character of their homes. As a secondary window system with no structural changes required, Magnetite is the ideal solution for strata (a term used in Western Canada & US), apartment living or heritage properties. Residential case studies


Commercial

Through extensive testing done with Natural Resources Canada we help create building efficiency and improve the comfort of existing buildings by reducing the energy use and noise penetration in that building. With extensive knowledge and experience in glazing requirements and soundproof windows, our customized solutions can assist you in achieving the best results on your project. Magnetite has been involved with noise and thermal insulation in commercial projects for hospital, hotels, schools, office building, restaurant, heritage listed properties and government building. Commercial case studies

Energy Efficient Windows

Magnetite Canada is working with Canadians to ensure your Energy Efficient Windows will perform for you and the environment.  Due to the thermal conductivity of glass, it’s proven that it is the greatest source of energy loss in any building, with more than 50% going right through your windows. Our storm window double glazing is a sustainable investment with no fixed term that offers a range of energy and environmental benefits. In many instances our customers recoup their initial investment within the first six years of purchasing our product just on energy saving alone.

Reasons to Invest

Here are some of reasons to invest in Magnetite storm windows energy efficient solution:

  • Energy Conservation and Cost Savings– less energy use and the reduced need for artificial heating and cooling can save you money on energy bills.  Complete replacement provides an extra environmental advantage of avoiding landfill due to the reuse of existing window materials instead of replacement materials
  • Carbon Footprint– interior heating and cooling are a direct cause of carbon emissions, which can be avoided by insulating windows, creating a greener building or home
  • Compliance – The Canadian government has mandated their goals toward energy efficiencies. Institutions such as CMHC (Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corp) have already acknowledged the value of magnetic storm window products further endorsing our product. http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/inpr/bude/himu/waensati/waensati_004.cfm

View Test Results

Our secondary window system has been independently tested by CSA®.

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