The term glass developed in the late Roman Empire. The late-Latin term glesum originated in the Roman glassmaking centre at Trier (located in current-day Germany). It was most likely derived from a Germanic word for transparent.
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Energy Efficiency Starts at Home
All experts agree that you should update your windows & doors for energy efficiency. Windows and doors can account for up to 25 percent of total house heat loss. This makes a difference on both our environment and on our energy bills when heating our homes in the winter or cooling our homes in the… Read more »
Top Window Trends for 2018
Replacing windows consistently makes the top ten list of Canadian renovation projects in any given year. But what are the top trends when replacing your windows? Here is our pick for this year’s top three:
5 Top Tips to Save Money on Your Heating Bill this Winter!
Investing in your home will keep the heat in, and the energy savings will pay off for years to come. Here are some of our best tips for saving money on heating this winter.
Clearing Up (the mystery of ) Condensation
One of the questions we often get from customers who have replaced older, drafty windows with new energy efficient ones is “Why is there condensation on my new windows when there wasn’t any on the old ones?”. Many people think that the presence of condensation on new windows means they are not working correctly. This… Read more »