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While six-star energy ratings have been the bare minimum for homes in many countries for quite some time, Australia has only recently adopted this standard in a few states.
Beautiful windows are the most complex and interesting elements in the fabric of our homes. They provide light, fresh air and connect the interior with the exterior. However, ordinary single glazed windows can also represent a major source of unwanted heat gain in summer and significant heat loss in winter.
Technological advances in the last 25 years have made it possible to design windows which insulate against heat and cold up to four times better than conventional windows. Dramatic improvements in sound insulation are possible. To a point, similar technologies can serve both needs.