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I am considering aluminum replacements for old wood windows and doors. Is Aluminum environmentally friendly?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 31, 2012 01:00 AM
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The doors and windows are very old, 46 years with minimum treatment, parts are falling apart. There is no isolation at all. They should be changed.




 

 

The doors and windows are very old, 46 years with minimum treatment, parts are falling apart. There is no isolation at all. They should be changed.

Both wood and aluminum are poor insulators.

  • Even with double or triple glazing, the amount of energy loss through the frame is enormous.
  • That being said wood is better than aluminum, and...



 

 

 
 
 

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