How to choose the right WERS rated window for your climate zone
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What is WERS?
The Window Energy Rating Scheme (WERS) enables windows to be rated and labelled for their annual energy impact on a whole house, in any climate of Australia.

Benefits of choosing energy rated windows include:

  • adds to property resale value
  • comfort and amenity are improved by the use of high-performance windows
  • reduced reliance on air-conditioning and other artificial cooling systems
  • reduce energy bills

What’s more, WERS conforms to the alternative solution path for energy efficiency within the Building Code of Australia.

How to select a window for your climate zone
The Australian Window Association (AWA) and the Australian Glass and Glazing Association (AGGA) are developing an industry-wide strategy to deliver more sustainable residential buildings through energy-efficient windows and doors.

The SWA project has run over 4000 simulations in all 8 BCA climate zones in 3 house types with a wide range of windows to show the impact of high performance windows on the energy efficiency or star rating of the home. All results have been peer reviewed by a…………… continues on Infolink Architecture & Building

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