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May 29, 2017 admin

Insulating Windows Magnetite Canada 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…

May 1, 2017 admin

Energy Efficient Windows Save Money Energy Efficient Windows Save Money. Magnetite Canada is working with Canadians to ensure your 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…

January 6, 2017 Andre Zupancic

Energy efficient windows outweigh costs Energy efficient windows outweigh costs. The investment is substantial, but the benefits of energy ­efficient windows outweigh the costs. Window replacement isn’t cheap, but neither are existing windows that are out of date and inefficient. The opportunity to upgrade comes around infrequently – possibly as part of a broader energy…

August 17, 2016 Andre Zupancic

The Building Envelope The Building Envelope. When many think of saving energy they turn to the conventional forms like changing light bulbs or updating mechanical like furnaces and air conditioners.  Often overlooked is the building envelope.  A building envelope is the physical separator between the conditioned and unconditioned environment of a building including the resistance…