What is the most energy-efficient door type?


Having a home with an energy-efficient door is more important as concerns about climate change and rising energy costs continue to grow. Homeowners are increasingly looking for ways to improve the energy efficiency of their homes, and while windows and insulation often take centre stage in these discussions, one crucial element is often overlooked: doors. 

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An energy-efficient door can significantly impact your home’s energy efficiency. 


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Solid Wood Doors:

Solid wood doors are often considered a classic choice due to their timeless appeal and durability. However, when it comes to energy efficiency, they may not be the most optimal option. 


Fibreglass Doors:

Fiberglass doors are the most popular type of door now installed and for good reason. Their versatility and durability allow for stamping and colouring to take on a realistic wood finish. 


Steel Doors:

Steel doors are renowned for their security features; how do they fare regarding energy efficiency? 


Glass Doors:

Glass doors, such as sliding patio or French doors, add a touch of elegance and create a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. 


Storm Doors:

Storm doors are an additional layer of protection installed in front of your exterior door. They provide an extra barrier against the elements and help improve energy efficiency.