How Do I Reduce Noise Pollution Outside From My Windows?

How Do I Reduce Noise Pollution Outside From My Windows?

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Noise pollution is a common problem, especially if you are living close to busy roads, train lines or near airports. Windows tend to be one of the main reasons why noise pollution enters a building.

Unlike walls and ceilings, that seem to block out and typically absorb any soundwaves, glass from windows allow more sound vibrations to pass through and enter the home. So, how can you reduce noise pollution coming in through your windows?

Read below to discover our stunning Internorm products.

Sound Reducing Windows

To reduce the amount of noise pollution that enters your home, its important to create a significant barrier between yourself and the loud sounds. Regarding windows, this can be done in three ways:

  • Adding a gap between the window panes
  • Making your glazing thicker
  • Soundproofing glass

One key way of reducing noise pollution coming into your home is triple glazing. Triple glazing can create a larger gap between each pane, alongside adding an extra pane to allow the sound to travel further before entering your home. This can act as a better sound barrier rather than double glazing due to its thickness and extra gas between the glass.

Internorm’s Triple Glazing Options

At Internorm, we are proud to offer various triple glazing options which can benefit your home in many ways:

  • Noise pollution reduction
  • Enhanced security
  • Thermal efficiency
  • Weatherproofing abilities

As Building Regulations are becoming more strict (as of June 2022), the high quality performance of triple glazing is becoming more apparent than ever before. With U-values at Internorm reaching levels of 0.8W/m2K, your home can keep those annoying noises out, whilst keeping at a comfortable temperature throughout the year.

With timber aluminium, uPVC aluminium and uPVC triple glazed windows available, you can be sure that you are getting the perfect solution for your home. No matter the style, you never have to compromise on noise pollution reduction performance.

Quiet Mark

Quiet Mark is in charge of its precise acoustic measurement system, which involves professional acoustic teams from all over the world. Quiet Mark looks at the declared technical test data and takes acoustic measurements of products in its test lab and with partner acoustic labs for different types of products.

In each category, the acoustic performance data of each product is compared to the acoustic performance data of other products in the same category. 10% to 20% of the quietest and best-performing products in each category are given the Quiet Mark certification. This is based on a large set of data from a selection of similar products on the market right now. Each product category is re-evaluated once a year to take into account any new models that come out.

At Internorm, we are proud to support Quiet Mark on reducing noise pollution and creating a quieter, more comfortable living environment.

I-Tec Glazing

I-Tec Glazing enables your home to completely maximise the overall noise pollution reduction and performance aspects of your windows. Installed and fitted into the main frame, the gap between the glass and profile is then fitted with adhesive; the glue joint is then concealed underneath the bead which create a sealed fix with no gaps.

The craftsmanship of the I-Tec Glazing, enhances the soundproofing qualities of any property that wants to take advantage of premium glazing. Our range of solutions are made from our very own production, which means that we put the very best care into the glass and profiles of your new windows. Never worry about noise pollution again!

For low energy homes and Passivhaus suitable properties, Internorm can create a home improvement solution that really can reduce the amount of noise pollution entering your home. For more information contact our team today.

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Are you looking for a way to reduce the amount of noise pollution entering your property?

Our Internorm team ensures that your needs come first, giving you the very best customer service possible.

Discover the perfect way to get a quiet nights sleep every night by exploring our range of triple glazed windows today. Contact us and speak, to a friendly member of our team, or use our ‘Find Your Distribution Partner’ button to discuss your next renovation or new build project.

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