By reducing the amount of fuel your family or home uses you’ll also be helping the environment. This is because you’re lowering your C02 emissions and as a result reducing the size of your carbon footprint.
Another recent development in the UK are the grants being offered to property owners to improve the energy efficiency of their home as part of The Green Deal. This can be for amounts up to £10,000, so you’re being incentivized to upgrade your home to double glazing.
PVC itself is also recyclable because it can be reduced to its original state when exposed to heat. You’ll find there are companies offering recycled PCV windows. Again is an environmentally friendly choice to make.
Double glazed windows are far, far tougher than normal window panes. They can definitely act a deterrent to burglars and other types of undesirables looking at your home as a prospective target. Even if a burglar does attempt to break a double glazed window he’ll find that without specialized equipment they’re wasting their time.
The reasons to fit double glazed windows to your home far outweigh any reasons not to.