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Impacts of Glazing on Passive Cooling your home

Passive heating comes from only one source the sun or solar radiation. Passive cooling comes from many sources; air movement, outside breeze, evaporation, earth coupling and reflection radiation. The Gold Coast and Brisbane are considered…
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GlassNow other Services

GlassNow Services As licensed glaziers at all times we comply with AS 1288:2006 - Glass in Buildings for the supply, installation and maintenance of commercial and residential, glass and glazing. Emergency Replacement Glass; 24hr 7 day service,…
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How to Teach Children the Importance of Going Green at Home

When it comes to protecting our planet, the job is going to last far beyond our lifetimes so our children will need to be taught from an early age to carry on the fight. When you consider the overall consumption of energy in terms of utility…
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How to Save Money on your Electricity Bill in the Summer

We all want to save costs when we can and by following our top tips you can reduce your electricity bill during the hot summer months. Using air conditioning units increases our energy bills, so lower costs by ensuring that your air conditioning…
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Energy Efficient Windows

Windows add light and character to our homes, yet they can also create a huge drain on energy if they are not carefully selected and installed. Installing energy efficient glazing is the best answer and will repay the initial outlay over just…
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Top Ten Reasons to Double Glaze Your Home

You know that double glazing is more energy efficient, and that you can cut down on both heating and cooling costs. But there is still something holding you back from reglazing your home. Here are our ‘top ten’ reasons to make the choice…
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How Energy Efficient Windows Can Save You Money

Your old windows may be costing you more than you think. In the winter they leak out valuable heat from the home, causing your heater to work harder just to keep the home warm. In the summer, you can feel the heat coming into your home and causing…
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High Performance Glass: Human comfort and Energy Consumption.

Electricity prices have skyrocketed over the last few years and many of us have started to feel the pinch. Surveys have shown that many families have been putting off going to the doctors and even resorted to skipping meals in order to stretch…
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Green Technologies for Your Home

There are a number of DIY projects that can be done for a greener home that can be quick and relatively inexpensive. I would touch base on some of the simple ones that just about anyone on any budget can do on their own. By using these simple…