Polyvinyl chloride or PVC is a material commonly used in window construction. Such designs are durable, airtight, and have excellent insulating properties and other advantages. It is an artificial material obtained by emulsion polymerization of vinyl chloride. This raises the question among many users whether it is safe for people. Let’s try to understand the environmental friendliness of PVC windows.
Properties and production of polyvinyl chloride
Polyvinyl chloride does not take up as much space in the plastic window structure as it may initially seem. It is only between 25-30%; the rest is left for double-glazed units, which are classified as environmentally friendly materials.