Air Infiltration Resistance | Ikon Aluminium

Air Infiltration Resistance

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February 5, 2019
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What is air Infiltration?

Also known as air Leakage, air infiltration occurs when outside air enters the home uncontrollably, causing a fluctuation in the ventilation and Temperature of the room.

Air Infiltration Resistance system

At IKON Aluminium, our product range now includes an Air Infiltration Resistance system, which is a mechanism that is seamlessly attached/built onto the meeting panel of our double hinged and superior sliding doors. This state-of-the-art product stops unwanted air from entering the home, keeping the temperature cooler in summer and warmer in winter.

Benefits of the Air Infiltration Resistance system

  • Reduces drafts
  • Improves comfort
  • Reduces heating and cooling costs
  • Creates a healthier indoor environment
  • Improves air quality
  • Reduces moisture problems
  • Reduces odours and stuffiness

How can the Air Infiltration Resistance system be further enhanced?

For maximum efficiency, we recommend installing the Air Infiltration Resistance system along with the PG Smartglass X1 or X2. These are high performance energy efficient glass that provides thermal and acoustic insulation as well as safety and light control benefits.

For further details on these products, contact us:


+27 (0) 11 524 0648

+27 (0) 11 026 2063