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double glazing

Insulating glass that is composed of an inner and outer pane, with a sealed air space between them. See also: Glass

double glazing

Two panes of glass, usually parallel, with an air space between; used to provide increased thermal and/or sound insulation.
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The most versatile and expensive type of secondary double-glazing can be opened for ventilation.
These types of double-glazing are intended to remain in place all year round, although you can easily lift out sliding panes in summer if you have somewhere to store them.
But after this, they'll either be the biggest double-glazing company in the Midlands, or they'll pack up their business to become the new Laurel and Hardy.
Coldseal was the retail double-glazing subsidiary of Heywood Williams, which incurred losses of pounds 5.
The survey, based on 2,218 responses from people who had had double-glazing installed in the past two years, found that opting for a well-known name did not always help.
The stereotype of the persistent double-glazing salesman is still very much a reality.
Double-glazing proved most popular with pensioners, those people who had lived in the same home for more than 20 years and people in the South East.
The first correct entry selected at random will win double-glazing installation up to the value of pounds 6,000.
A number of windows of the house overlooked the development and an environmental health officer suggested an acoustic fence be erected round the property and discussed the possibility of requiring the developer to install double-glazing in the upper floor windows.
If you can only afford to install a partial double-glazing system, why not fit it in the rooms which cost the most to heat?
FIRE FIGHTERS claim bosses are trying to make them act like double-glazing salesmen in a door-to-door safety drive.