September 22, 2016 Andre Zupancic

Interior Magnetic Storm Windows Interior Magnetic Storm Windows. Often overlooked when considering cost effective energy saving measures is the building envelope. When many think of saving energy they turn to the conventional forms of sustainability like changing light bulbs or updating mechanical. It seems redundant though to improve boilers, chillers and controls when a buildings…

September 16, 2016 Andre Zupancic

New window Myths New window Myths. Back in 2005 I purchased a 1950’s bungalow for my family. One of the issues this home had was old windows. Not having any knowledge of windows at the time, I decided to change all the windows in the house because I was under the impression that if I…

September 8, 2016 Andre Zupancic

Window condensation Window condensation. All too common unfortunately is window condensation. Why does this happen? Their can be a number of factors that contribute to condensation on windows. One of which is a higher than usual level of humidity in the given living space. The ideal relative humidity level for comfort and health should be…

September 2, 2016 Andre Zupancic

Stopping noise through windows Stopping noise through windows. Quite often people don’t realize that the majority of outside noise coming into their home is attributed to sound coming through their windows. The large majority of windows are made of glass. Typical double pane windows which have two layers of 3mm glass in a thermal unit,…