Market trends and technical advantages of uPVC Windows & Doors

15 Aug, 2017

Windows and doors play an important role in design aesthetics and energy performance of buildings, be it commercial, institutional or residential. They provide physical and visual connection between the inside and outside and enhance the overall appeal of the building.

Rising demand for well-designed windows has led to innovations in the quality, functions and texture of the windows. Beyond aesthetics, windows are expected to perform other functions such optimizing daylighting, insulation, energy conservation, and noise attenuation and pollution control. There is great demand for UPVC windows and UPVC doors that needs lower maintenance and are made of energy saving, efficient materials. With the increase in consumer aspirations, premium quality products have achieved a higher and faster market penetration globally.

The door and windows market is growing at a very fast pace, as people are getting exposed to innovative products and increasingly looking for enhanced lifestyle and living standards. The shifting interest of people towards the inclusion of UPVC windows in India offers great potential for premium products and brands to set up and grow their business in the country.

Globally, uPVC windows and uPVC doors have been well accepted, with wide usage, due to better aesthetics and excellent insulation characteristics. We have seen a shift towards the usage of UPVC windows in India now as a result of the growing focus on energy efficient performance for homes and buildings. It is poised to achieve a higher and faster market penetration in the years to come.

Double glazed windows with uPVC frames are proven performers in reducing energy consumption for heating and cooling and consequently over their whole life cycle can reduce a building’s greenhouse gas emissions by as much as half compared to the use of aluminium framed windows. uPVC is effectively replacing aluminum, steel and timber now.

The multiple advantages and benefits of uPVC make it a versatile fenestration choice because of its strength, durability, low maintenance, energy efficiency, and sustainable qualities, as well as its resistance to corrosion, dents, and scratches.

Earlier, windows and doors in residential and commercial constructions were merely looked at as apertures in the wall, and traditionally made of mild steel, wood or aluminium and simple float glass apart from some basic hardware such as handles, shoot-bolts, hinges, etc. However, windows have come a long way from being insignificant to being recognized as the single most important area in the envelope or shell of the building for preventing energy loss and providing in-habitat comfort.

Since the past decade, the plastic industry has undergone a huge metamorphosis with newer windows and doors technologies and materials facilitating these changes. Fold N Slide Doors are best suited for large balconies or garden openings as it transforms your home by adding natural light and improving security and access. They help bring the garden into your home in the summer, and keeps your home warmer throughout winters.

The bestselling doors today are the Tilt N Slide doors inspired by the most popular European concept of tilting and sliding the door sash which allows the provision of a dual compression seal and provides the maximum ventilation and glass area. The dual compression seal offering in these doors gives excellent insulation from sound and dust alike and it come in a wide range of wood lamination to choose from. Lift N Slide Doors which is recommended for extra-large sizes doors and it offers special solutions extend the room beyond its real borders and thus create a new sense of space. Extremely low thresholds ensure barrier-free connection to the outside. Large-scale glazing creates more light and freshens up the interior of the rooms. Explore other unique offering from FONIRTE uPVC windows and doors at