Cornwall Glass complete high-profile bakery project
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by Chris Beck
7h ago
Cornwall Glass & Glazing recently completed a high-profile project in Wadebridge, Cornwall, which involved early design input, when the original structural design team left the project. This involved a close collaboration with the end client and their on-site team. Wadebridge-based Malcolm Barnecutt Bakery approached the Truro branch of Cornwall Glass & Glazing to design, manufacture and install curtain walling with entrance doors for its new bakery and café in Wadebridge. Initial conversations led the Truro team to bring in the expertise of the Bristol Team, who have vast on-site expe ..read more
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ASWS W40 steel profiles are an ideal match for modern living
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by Chris Beck
7h ago
The versatile W40 window profiles, specifically developed by the Steel Window Association (SWA) for its members, are a stylish and modern solution that suit both new-build and refurbishment applications. While the classic W20 section continues to be preferred by conservationists and many property owners for early 20th century and older properties, W40 exemplifies how steel fenestration systems have kept pace with modern tastes and technical demands, while retaining key attributes such as strength and excellent daylight transmission. Today’s W40 profiles, manufactured from hot rolled steel, pro ..read more
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ERA launches new Maxim Cockspur Casement Window Handle
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by Chris Beck
7h ago
ERA, a leading manufacturer of fenestration and home security products, has added to its range of high-quality window handles with the launch of its new Maxim Cockspur Casement Window Handle, designed to meet the needs of the market with its stylish design and traditional functionality. Ideal for new windows with traditional locking, the cockspur handle is suitable for PVC-U, timber and aluminium windows and is designed to be a strong addition to fabricators and manufacturers catering to a broad range of customer style preferences. The handle is available in both locking and non-locking versio ..read more
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Thermoseal Thermoflex rubber spacer named most thermally efficient
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by Chris Beck
7h ago
Thermoflex is now the best-performing flexible silicone rubber spacer bar in the world, according to test results from IFT Rosenheim and approved by BFRC in the UK. Following years of development, and ratified by Europe’s leading accreditation body, Thermoflex from Thermoseal Group now boasts a thermal conductivity of 0.125W/(mK) for the UK’s preferred thickness of 4.8mm. This means Thermoflex cannot be substituted with any other foam spacer system without putting the whole window through a recalculation. Failure to do so will result in a non-compliant window. Thermoflex, on the other hand, ca ..read more
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New Hurst door ranges hit showrooms
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by Chris Beck
2d ago
New composite and PVC-U panel doors from Hurst are now available to view in customer showrooms, which represent a network of 1,800 installers. Mark Atkinson, sales director at Hurst Doors, said: “Our aim has always been to support our customers by providing them with the best products and tools to succeed. “By showcasing our new door styles in showrooms, we are giving homeowners the opportunity to explore and appreciate the variety and quality of our range up close. This not only aids in making a confident purchase but also drives the success of our customers in meeting market demands. “The fa ..read more
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Glazing Summit programme announced
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by Chris Beck
3d ago
Triple glazing, mental health and lessons learnt post-Grenfell are all topics up for debate on a packed conference programme at the Glazing Summit 2024, taking place on 17 October at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. The Summit, which sees over 450 industry leaders in attendance, offers a chance to hear from world-class speakers on subjects that are affecting both the glazing industry and the wider construction sector. Highlights from the 2024 programme include: Lee Glover, sustainability manager at Saint-Gobain Glass, will explain the company’s Glass Forever recycling scheme, and the i ..read more
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DHF launches new video for Industrial Door Group Members
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by Chris Beck
1w ago
Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has launched a new animated video for Industrial Door Group Members named, What to expect from your Industrial Door installation.  The video, which is just under two minutes long, provides vital information on ensuring that industrial doors are safe, compliant, and fitted by trained engineers. It is the second video in the animated series and DHF will shortly be launching a video for automated gates and traffic barriers too. Taking the viewer through the process of an industrial door installation, the video highlights ‘who is responsible for what’, cla ..read more
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Carl F Groupco appoints new Chief Financial Officer
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by Chris Beck
1w ago
Independent hardware supplier Carl F Groupco has appointed Alex Macintosh as Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Owen Coop following his appointment as CEO. Alex has held senior finance positions both within and outside the fenestration industry. He holds a professional accounting qualification and a diploma in business and will oversee all finance-related activities at Carl F Groupco, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting and negotiations. His proven expertise will be instrumental in driving the company’s continued growth and success. Alex said: “I am delighted to have joined Ca ..read more
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GGP Installer Awards open for entries
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by Chris Beck
1w ago
The 2025 GGP Installer Awards are now open for entries. Since their launch in 2020, the GGP Installer Awards have celebrated the best of the UK’s glazing installations. And the 2025 edition promises to be no different – in fact, it will be bigger and better than ever, with a record number of categories to choose from. Once again, the awards recognise both domestic and commercial installations, plus conservatories and glazed extensions, and the products, services and people who make this industry so successful. Judged by your peers Sorting through the mountain of entries and finding a shortlist ..read more
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VEKA hosts workshop highlighting importance of security standards
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by Chris Beck
1w ago
In a drive to support advancement of security standards in the construction industry, VEKA plc invited 17 Designing Out Crime Officers (DOCOs) from across the UK to its Burnley headquarters for a ‘Designing out Crime with VEKA’ day. The event was designed to delve into the intricacies of security standards and showcase how VEKA consistently achieves industry benchmarks. Attendees gained insights into the rigorous processes and innovative solutions that VEKA employs to ensure the highest levels of security in its window and door products. In-depth presentations, interactive sessions and practic ..read more
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