RESOURCES

RESOURCES

Information to help you to make an informed decision

WINDOW SELECTION CHECKLIST

WINDOW SELECTION CHECKLIST

There are a variety of commercial windows and doors and residential windows and doors on the market suitable for use in residential building or renovation projects.

WINDOWS & THE BUILDING PROCESS

WINDOWS & THE BUILDING PROCESS

Ensuring you have the best possible glazing solution for your home is critical to the comfort and livability for your home and can affect the way in which you utilize your home living spaces.

SELECTING THE RIGHT GLASS

SELECTING THE RIGHT GLASS

Glass is the only building material that not only insulates us from temperature extremes; it can also control the passage of light and heat into and out of our homes.

U-VALUE & SHGC EXPLAINED

U-VALUE & SHGC EXPLAINED

When selecting windows and doors for your home or building project you will often be required to comply with certain performance values for energy efficiency.

PASSIVE DESIGN

PASSIVE DESIGN

Passive design is the process of designing a building which does not require mechanical heating or cooling, which is important for the design of new homes or buildings. 

Windows and the Environment

Windows and the Environment

AWS recognises the importance of achieving ‘best practice’ on a range of environmental management issues. We recognise that ‘green’ initiatives will be part of its strategy over the long term.