uPVC: An Environment-Friendly Substitute
Gone are the expensive days of wood and timber building materials for beautifying homes and offices. The ineffectiveness of wood and its substitutes has paved way for the modern technology called Unplasticized Poly Vinyl Chloride (uPVC).
The real estate market is gradually gripping eco-friendly technology to create sustainable yet aesthetically appealing modifications in real estate world. Windows being essential and integrate parts of our homes and offices allow natural light, natural breeze and acts as a barricade between outside noise and our house. So is your window doing all this? uPVC technology has proven to provide you all of this at a very reasonable cost.
So what is uPVC?
uPVC is an eco-friendly alternative for wooden windows and saves a lot for one’s pocket. Popular for their fully recyclable content, it is the first choice among all the modern architects and designers. Its high-quality surface-finish, soft-contoured profiles and a variety of styles is reaching out to every commercial and residential edifice.
Window Magic’s uPVC windows and doors are completely recyclable. It containscalcium zinc stabilizer instead of a lead stabilizer which produces harmful toxic fumes during production and hence causes a lot of damage to the environment. Once discarded, the uPVCproducts can be reshaped into other useful products. The waste material produced during manufacturing can be reprocessed and energy used for extrusion process is relatively low compared to other materials. Considering all the ecofriendly features of uPVC,Window Magic thus carries a tagline of ‘Green line’
uPVC windows and doors have great resistance against air, water, storm, strong sunlight, etc. It does not rot and is resistant to corrosion and hence secure your family from harmful effects of these upholding elements.Wood can swell and rot and aluminum and steel can corrode and have galvanic reaction to the fasteners. Repair and maintenance of wooden and similar mainstays also comes with a lot of adverse side effects.
Talking about aesthetic value of uPVC, this technology is fully customizable. We can even choose between the rigidity and the flexibility of the product
uPVC windows and doors have excellent thermal insulation properties. It keeps home warmer in winter and cooler in summer. It prevents thermal bridging, thereby preventing condensation.
Thus saying that a house or an office fully equipped with uPVC helps you in cutting down your electrical cost in a big way. This is an interesting element because wooden windows and doors do not provide this benefit.
Be it a choice of residential property or a commercial building, uPVC is spreading its tentacles in the minds of users, architects and builders and it certainly is the future of all the modern households.
Article by Mr. Manish Bansal, Director, Window Magic India