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PVC Windows score top marks for environmental performance

Post Time:Jan 19,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:178

uPVC windows fromPVC Windows Australia have received top marks for environmental performance in a key international sustainable building rating system.

U.K. based Building Research Establishmentawarded uPVC (unplasticised PVC) windows an A+ for commercial windows and an A for residential windows in its 2008 update of the Green Guide to Specification tool.

The tool is designed to guide designers towards more sustainable buildings. The guide covers a range of building categories and gives a score from A+ to E for all planned building elemental categories of external walls, internal walls, upper floors, ground floors, roofs, landscaping, windows and thermal insulation, according to a Jan. 19 infolink report.

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