SWISSPACER: "With SWISSPACER, you know that the products they're putting into the marketplace are going to be fit for purpose. But with La Pensilina, it's more about the aesthetics. It looks very modern." says, Fraser Caithness, Roofglaze sales director.
Kolorseal: "It is always best to choose which features to match in the first instance, window frames, door or even the colour of the bricks, if a homeowner wants their front door or window colour scheme to really stand out from the rest of the house. Likewise with fascias and soffit boards, this can all be colour matched perfectly to the window frames and doors." continues Deborah Hendry, managing director
Morley Glass: "We know through feedback from our installers that many homeowners say they would benefit from a blackout blind in specific rooms to suit their lifestyle. For example, those who work shifts and have to sleep during the day, or parents with young children - they can create a better sleeping environment with a blackout blind". Said, Ian Short, MD
Carl F Groupco: "The new Part F of Building Regulations comes into force on 15 June this year. As a responsible hardware distributor, we feel it’s our obligation to ensure that the full supply chain is prepared ahead of this date, which is why we're releasing this guidance now." said Technical Manager, John Mitchell.
Haffner: "With the change to regulations as part of the Governments’ Future Home Standards, we have launched our new MAC 145 Night Vent Router to allow single or double routing on both PVC-U and aluminium profiles. This new innovative twin motor machine, will support fabricators routing profiles for trickle and night vents as they work to achieve the updated Part F ventilation requirements." explains Chief Executive Officer Dave Thomas.
Biofuel trial by St Helens glass giant marks new world first towards decarbonisation
Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has become the world's first flat glass manufacturer to fire its furnace on 100% biofuel, as part of an industry trial to find sustainable alternatives to natural gas.
A sustainable biofuel made from organic waste materials powered the St Helens glass manufacturer's furnace entirely for four days, creating 165,000 m2 of the lowest carbon float glass ever made. The fuel emits circa 80% less CO2 than traditional natural gas used in the sector. …»
It s time to take action to address the skills shortage
The skills shortage in our industry has long been discussed. It was a problem before the perfect storm hit - historical low levels of unemployment, combined with the fall-out from the pandemic, and a lack of international labour following Brexit. And all at a time when our order books have never been fuller.…»
Paul Armstrong, Operations Director and Gabriela Hammond, Head of HR
Guardian Glass introduces ClimaGuard Neutral 1 0 developed to meet the new Part L UK Building Regulations
Developed specifically to meet the new UK Building Regulations Part L for windows in new and existing residential builds, Guardian Glass has introduced Guardian ClimaGuard Neutral 1.0, a thermal insulating coated glass for double-glazed windows that has a Ug-value of 1.0 W/m22K and offers improved aesthetics with a more neutral colour and a lower reflection compared to other 1.0 U-value glass products for residential windows.…»