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Home Living : February 28th 2012
MB HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, February 28, 2012 3 INSULATION THE LIGHT BRIGADE Glare can detract from a room. WHAT to consider: Let the light in -- Glare from natural light can detract and make a room uncomfortable. UV in natural light can dis- colour fabrics, floors and furni- ture. Cool in summer -- Low-E glass reduces the amount of natural daylight entering your home. A thin metallic coating on the glass deflects much of the solar energy striking its sur- face, reducing heat transfer though the glass and away from your home's interior. Warm in winter -- Double glazing works by introducing a second layer of glass to create a static air gap and transparent insulating barrier. It also keeps the inner pane of glass closer to room temperature. WINDOWS ROOM WITH A VIEW ENERGY-EFFICIENT GLASS THE NEW TREND Windows play a critical role in your home's comfort and energy consumption. THERE is much more to win- dows than you think. More than any other feature, windows set the mood of your home, provid- ing views, ventilation, daylight and a sense of spaciousness. They also play a critical role in your home's comfort and energy consumption. Central heating and aircon- ditioning make a home more comfortable but use energy, cost money and create greenhouse gases. The installation of energy-efficient glass for win- dows is a new trend in home building. Energy-efficient windows cre- ate a more comfortable, light- filled and secure home, as well as helping reduce your house- hold's energy consumption. Less artificial heating and cooling also means a more re- warding and healthier place to live. Greater energy efficiency also allows you to have larger windows, maximizing views and natural light. You can also combine energy- efficient glass with windows that reduce noise, the need for cleaning, provide protection from intruders and create shel- ter from extreme weather. Get the most out of your home and decide on your double glaz- ing needs by visiting: www.seebeyondwindows.com. Sails • External Blinds • Clear PVC Blinds Retractable Systems • Folding Arm Awnings Wind-rated Umbrellas • Factory Showroom www.creativecanvas.com.au Unit 33, 5 Ponderosa Pde., Warriewood Sail & Awning Lic# 140327C CUSTOM DESIGN AWNINGS TWINLITE AWNINGS (Aust) Pty Ltd Lic No 150568C 2185166_30/8 *8mm Lexan Twinwall Polycarbonate Double-Sided UV Protected Panels are directly imported from Germany SPRING INTO SUMMER LIVING CURVED, DOMES, GABLE, FLAT, RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL THE BEST PROTECTION IN ANY WEATHER 10 YEAR MANUFACTURE WARRANTY FREE MEASURE & QUOTE FACTORY PRICES Showroom & Factory: Unit 1/10 Hornsby St, Hornsby www.twinliteawnings.com.au firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE: 9482 7000 A FAMILY BUSINESS THAT WILL GUARANTEE YOU QUALITY AND PERSONALISED SERVICE CARPORTS + AWNINGS - TIMBER DECKS 0( WWW AUSTEKHOMEIMPROVEMENTS COM AU 7HY CHOOSE !534%+ Always on time, always on budget Fully licensed builders Best value for money promised 100% Bluescope steel Member of Master Builders Australia No pushy salesman -- only qualified builders to quote every job !SK ABOUT OUR ./ ).4%2%34 %6%2 4ERMS &2%% $%3)'. 15/4% -ASTER "UILDER ,IC .O C 2129778 06/12 9938 4377 Showroom 1/9 Powells Rd Brookvale email@example.com supershades.com.au Free All suburbs in home consultation Get the Look Conditions apply. Not valid with any other offer. 20%off Curtains 10 %off Shutters 15 %off Awnings Stadium Collection only Selected range Selected range Generate Your Own Electricity and Save! SPECIAL OFFER FOR FIRST 50 CUSTOMERS ONLY $999* 1.5kw system with 2kw inverter (8 panels) 2kw system $1,999* (10 panels) for only 3kw system $4,499* (16 panels) for only 5kw system $8,499* (26 panels) for only Fully installed by CEC Accredited Licenced Electricians Office: (02) 8840 9793 Mobile: 0421 806 328 firstname.lastname@example.org www.eurosolar.com.au Lic. No. 232564C *Conditions apply. Meter installation NOT included. FREE UPGRADE TO 2KW INVERTER WITH 1.5KW SYSTEM* 2016003 28/02 HIGH EFFICIENCY PANEL WITH 25 YEAR WARRANTY* WE'LL BEAT ANY LEGITIMATE QUOT E 5 BY% SOLAR POWER SPECIALIST CALL 1300 959 013
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