How Noise can Negatively Affect Your Health

It’s said that even a 5 decibel noise decrease could reduce the pervasiveness of high blood pressure by 1.4% and coronary heart disease by 1.8%. One important step to reduce these risks is to evaluate the windows and doors in your home. Replacing old windows or doors with high-performance REHAU systems can significantly decrease noise.

By |November 1st, 2017|Categories: REHAU North America, Windows & Doors|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How Windows Impact the Security of Your Home

You deserve to feel comfortable in your home−we’ve already established that. But in order to be comfortable, you need to know that you’re safe. Luckily, with REHAU windows and doors, you can have peace of mind of knowing that your home is safe and secure.

Top 4 Reasons to Replace Your Windows

Over time, wear and tear can cause windows to crack, break, or become completely unusable. But even a window that’s not ‘broken’ may need to be replaced. Here are four reasons you should consider replacing your windows right now.

The Wonders of Compression-Seal Technology [Infographic]

Ah, compression-seal technology—the super-seal that performs wonders in REHAU windows and doors! But what is it exactly? And how does it work?

Is all Vinyl the Same?

The word “vinyl” has morphed into a universal term like Kleenex, but not all vinyl is truly the same. REHAU's vinyl, uPVC, is different—it’s mixed and made in-house rather than purchased ready-made from outside vendors, ensuring the highest quality because we only use the best raw materials, and more of them too.

Fiberglass and Vinyl…Combined into One?!

It’s no secret that window and door materials all have their limitations. As the years have progressed, advanced technologies have made for better windows and doors. Eventually, the innovative material RAU-FIPRO emerged—a fusion of fiberglass and uPVC.

How Does Radiant Heating Work?

Radiant heating, circulating warm water through pipes in the floor, is an efficient and exceptionally comfortable way to heat your home. Learn why.

Can You Heat Your House with Heated Floors?

Radiant floor heating offers superior comfort and efficiency, but can it deliver all the heat your home needs?

Defining Human Comfort

While we can all point to indoor climate factors that cause discomfort, it’s a lot harder to define and see eye-to-eye on the qualities of comfort.

By |July 18th, 2017|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Are Your Energy-efficient Windows Really Controlling Heat Loss?

Many window brands can be generally classified as energy-efficient. Here's a look at how a window is specifically designed to prevent heat loss.

By |February 22nd, 2017|Categories: REHAU North America, Windows & Doors|Tags: , |0 Comments