The essence of the program was to ensure effective and rational use of energy resources in existing housing, maintenance, upgrading and modernization. The aim of the program was also to provide soft loans to implement energy efficiency increasing measures in multifamily houses. A total of 1084 multifamily houses were renovated during 2005-2015. The modernization program included: replacement of windows and external doors, insulation of external surfaces: roofs and walls and modernization of heating substations and balancing of heat distribution around the building.
According to data supplied by WINDEX, one of the leading manufacturers of uPVC windows and doors in Lithuania, the Lithuanian PVC market consisted of approximately EUR 46 million in 2015 and the export sum of PVC windows and doors is about EUR 28 million per year (the main export destinations are Scandinavia and Germany). PVC windows remain the most popular type of windows in the country with 90% of the market (10% consists of wooden and aluminium products). The European and Scandinavian types of windows are currently the main types of windows manufactured in Lithuania.
JSC ‘WINDEX’ has 22 years of experience and developments in uPVC business. The company is based in Kaunas and mainly exports their products to Sweden, Norway, France and Germany.
The company's product range consists of different types of uPVC, aluminium and wooden windows and doors - from basic standard European profile system to more complex systems suitable for specific markets such as Scandinavia and France. WINDEX windows are produced from lead-free German KBE and Kömmerling profiles and from high-quality ecological materials and components. Due to modern production facilities, experienced staff and flexible attitude, the company is able to implement new assortment of products.
The company’s production processes are strictly controlled and monitored in accordance with EU requirements and standards. The quality standard is measured by quality management system ISO 9001, environment management system ISO 14001, CE guidance and constant implementation of LEAN practices.
WINDEX has one of most modern production lines in Baltic countries with the production area of 2200 m², two independent standard production lines and a separate production line for non-standard products. The production capacity is up to 75 thousand frames per year.
Characteristics of the most popular window ‘KBE 70 AD’ profile system:
» Double seal system with black or grey color rubber gaskets;
» 5-chamber 70 mm installation depth KBE profile with best thermal insulation up to Uw = 1,0 W/m2K;
» Deeper glazing rebate for safety and thermal and sound insulation (frame height = 63 mm, frame/sash combination height = 112 mm);
» Modern design with individual laminate, colour variants and ECO FRIENDLY profile