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Low E Double and Triple Glazing

The Low E ('Low Emissivity') range of double glazing is a range of glass with high-tech coatings that create the optimum conditions inside.  Various types of Low E glass are available in Plus, Max or Xcel, according to their ability to radiate absorbed energy.

Metro introduced its market leading Low E double glazing range back in 2012 designed to suit NZ’s diverse climate zones.  Continuing to upgrade and develop the range to take advantage of the latest glass technology.  Providing a platform to meet the latest NZ Building Code Changes.

It is important when considering window selection to establish the priorities as there are often trade offs that need to be considered before confirming selection, ie Solar control and or noise rediction are also key considerations in addition to the H1 minimum NZ Building Code requirements.

Key Features

The Metro Glass Low E offer comprises the market leading range of:

  • Low E Max — High clarity, low hue, includes argon gas
  • Low E Xcel — High performance, high clarity (as clear as clear glass, low hue. Includes argon gas and thermal spacer
  • Low E Grey - High performance, grey colour tone, with increased solar control, includes argon gas and thermal spacer
  • Low E Xtreme — Best performing, high clarity, low hue, ncludes argon gas and thermal spacer
Statement of Building Code Compliance

The Metro Glass Low E range when used with the appropriate frame type meets the requirements of H1

Metro Glass Double Glazing Data
Metro Glass Double Glazing H1 Overview
Metro Glass Triple Glazing Data Sheet
Window and Glass Association NZ H1 Territorial Authority Minimum R Value lookup

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