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Draughtproofing and Secondary Glazing

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Effective home insulation is now a major priority for most householders, both for comfort and economy and to limit the waste of natural resources. Yet while new homes are built to high levels of energy efficiency under modern Building Regulations, may people live in homes that predate these requirements, when heating and insulation were considerably less sophisticated. This guide outlines the need for draughtproofing and the argument for and against the need for secondary glazing.

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