Passiv PVC Double Glazed Window
The Passiv PVC window products are Munster Joinery’s high thermal performance windows. This performance has enabled Munster Joinery to be the ﬁ rst Irish manufacturer to have their products certiﬁ ed as Passive House suitable by the Passiv House Institute in Germany .
(https://database.passivehouse.com/en/components/ details/window/448). Munster Joinery has developed windows which are manufactured to high standards, and are very cost-effective. The Passiv PVC windows cover a range of different sizes and shapes of windows. The LCA has been executed based on a Double-glazed 1230 mm x 1480 mm window, with a thermal performance of U window = 1.2 W/m2K, U glass = 1.2 W/m2K and a life expectancy of 50 years. After which the results have been scaled back to a functional unit of 1m².