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Window Fixings Part 2: What is an IGU?

Saturday, January 24, 2015 Travis Guyer Comments (0)

IGU, also referred to as Insulated Glass Unit, is the most important part of a window. It is responsible for providing the large surface area of glass exposed to the exterior and interior simultaneously with an insulating barrier. The IGU is filled with inert gases pumped inside double and triple-paned window assemblies (the complete Insulated Glass Unit or IGU) to improve their thermal efficiency. These viscous, slow-moving gases (typic ..

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