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The benefits of Thin Double Glazing

There’s no better solution for fitting double-glazing to a historic property, including Grade-I listed buildings. Planning departments in some of the UK’s most historically sensitive areas insist on our products.

Quite simply, Histoglass Thin Double Glazing is streets ahead of anything else available in the UK. After all, there’s never seen a single failed unit in 35 years, and they’re the only such products to comply with all 6 parts of BS EN 1279.

Aesthetic benefits

  • Designed to be fitted into existing timber and metal frames without spoiling the fine detail of the glazing bars
  • Available in a wide range of thicknesses from 10mm
  • Available in a wide range of authentic glass types to suit the period
  • Aluminium spacer bars are supplied in black or white as standard, but can be matched to any RAL colour
  • Avoids conventional warm-edge technology (totally unsuitable for thin double glazing in historic windows).


Durability benefits

Installed across Europe for over 35 years without a single unit needing to be replaced. Each one continues to deliver the same performance as the day it was installed.


Technical benefits

  • The only products of their kind to fully comply with all parts of BS EN 1279
  • Superb German precision engineering
  • Delivering U values of 1.9 to 1.3 (depending on the chosen space-bar width)
  • The only product offering sound insulation up to 34dB.


Planning benefits

  • Recognised, trusted or even insisted upon by many planning authorities
  • Already installed in Grade I and Grade II listed buildings
  • Authentic historic glass types can also help to accelerate planning approval.


Service benefits

  • Protected by a 7-year manufacturer’s warranty
  • Ready to install: no need for builders to spend hours removing tape and excess bitumen
  • Environmentally friendly manufacture, transport and packaging.