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  • GEZE UK: Cockpit launched to control access and safety systems
    Cockpit launched to control access and safety systems
    GEZE UK
    GEZE Cockpit is being launched by GEZE UK at the Smart Buildings Show at the Barbican, London from 7-8 November 2018. GEZE cockpit is a smart hub that lets you take control of door, window and safety systems - intelligently integrating door, window and safety technology into building management systems – and giving building designers greater...
    01 November 2018
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: Modern standards in historic conservation
    Modern standards in historic conservation
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    25% of buildings in the UK are now over 100 years old. Conserving, restoring or adapting these historic structures is an art, requiring in-depth professional knowledge and technical expertise. With decades of experience in creating bespoke rooflights for heritage builds, at Whitesales we’re proud to have worked on many iconic historical sites...
    23 August 2017
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: Whitesales launch their consultancy division
    Whitesales launch their consultancy division
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    We’re excited to announce the launch of Whitesales Consultancy and Servicing solutions. With three decades of daylighting design and fire safety expertise, we’ve formed a flexible, multi-skilled team to give you a more comprehensive service. Consultancy - Commissioning & Servicing- Call-out. We partner with architects, contractors, developers and...
    10 March 2017
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: Whitesales most enviromentally friendly rooflight
    Whitesales most enviromentally friendly rooflight
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    We’re pleased to announce that we’ve released our most environmentally friendly rooflight yet. The Em-Dome ECO is available from stock in four standard specifications: 4-walled 10mm, 6-walled 16mm, triple and quad skin polycarbonate domes. The range also includes Em-Curb ECO upstands, so you can achieve U-Values as low as 0.90 W/m2K. Most...
    11 March 2016
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: Whitesales awarded SMAS Worksafe accreditation
    Whitesales awarded SMAS Worksafe accreditation
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    We are delighted to announce that Whitesales has received Worksafe Contractor accreditation from leading health and safety assessors SMAS. Our accreditation is reassuring confirmation for new clients that we meet all the core criteria set out by the Safety Schemes in Procurement Forum.The nationally recognised SMAS Worksafe assessment analyses in...
    11 March 2016
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: New fast delivery on our glass ridgelights
    New fast delivery on our glass ridgelights
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    We’ve got good news! We are launching our new stock-size Em-Glaze modular glass ridgelight range. Our ridgelights feature high-end engineering, sleek aluminium construction and outstanding performance, while being surprisingly affordable: all our standard sizes are now in stock ready for delivery; 6 sizes available for immediate delivery; slimline...
    27 August 2015
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: New high performance Em-Dome ECO rooflights and upstands
    New high performance Em-Dome ECO rooflights and upstands
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    With a U-Value as low as 0.90W/m²K, Whitesales' new Em-Dome ECO rooflight offers an outstanding solution to the daylight versus thermal performance dilemma. Its high performance specification makes it the ideal solution for buildings with high insulation and security requirements. On all building projects the ideal is to maximize light ingress...
    10 July 2015
  • Case study - South bank uni
    Glazing Vision
    Solution Glazing Vision supplied a number of GV Flushglaze rooflights with the added benefit of PV Cells. The PV Cells are an optional extra available on the GV Flushglaze, GV Sliding over Fixed and GV Box Rooflight ranges. The benefit of PV Cells integrated into GV Rooflights is they act as solar panels to generate power which can be fed back...
    26 March 2014
  • Aggregate Industries: Report: Housing for the information age
    Report: Housing for the information age
    Aggregate Industries
    Aggregate Industries has recently been involved with the Housing Forum's technical panel in helping to prepare details of a new report on the application of information-age digital technologies within the new build housing market, with the potential to improve the quality and value of housing by harnessing consumer pull. A system of Home...
    12 December 2013
  • Brett Martin Daylight Systems: Energysaver - First choice composite panel rooflight
    Energysaver - First choice composite panel rooflight
    Brett Martin Daylight Systems
    Tried, tested and trusted across the entire roofing industry, Energysaver composite panel rooflights from Brett Martin Daylight Systems have become the first and only choice for specifiers and installers looking for a long lasting and versatile rooflight which offers the best quality natural daylight, hassle free installation, exceptional thermal...
    23 July 2013
  • Tuscan Foundry Products: Guidance to choosing the right rooflight for a project
    Guidance to choosing the right rooflight for a project
    Tuscan Foundry Products
    Get the bigger picture when choosing your rooflights Paul Trace from Lumen Rooflight offers some practical guidance to choosing the right rooflight. Rooflights are a hugely important element of any new build or renovation. They determine how much light is let into a building and can create bright, airy spaces that impact on the design and ambience...
    11 July 2013
  • Kawneer UK: Kawneer glazing at successful Scottish Enterprise Zone
    Kawneer glazing at successful Scottish Enterprise Zone
    Kawneer UK
    Curtain walling and window vents from Kawneer feature on an EcoCampus in Scotland. HFD Group’s EcoCampus office development, the final phase of development at Hamilton International Park, Scotland’s most successful Enterprise Zone, features glazing systems from leading architectural aluminium supplier Kawneer. The manufacturer’s AA®110...
    21 June 2013
  • Hunter Douglas: Social consciousness among talented, young architects
    Social consciousness among talented, young architects
    Hunter Douglas
    Seven winners were honoured at the seventh edition of Archiprix International in Moscow this May. The biennial event under the patronage of Hunter Douglas offers universities and colleges from around the world a platform to present their best graduation projects in the field of architecture, urban design and landscape architecture. Seven of the 25...
    19 June 2013
  • Kawneer UK: Sliding solutions brochure launched by Kawneer
    Sliding solutions brochure launched by Kawneer
    Kawneer UK
    Architectural glazing supplier Kawneer has launched a guide to its sliding door and window products. A specifiers’ guide for sliding solutions for architectural doors and windows is contained within a new brochure from leading aluminium systems supplier Kawneer. The 16-page guide explains how Kawneer’s sliding doors and windows match the...
    31 May 2013
  • Allan Brothers appoints new Business Development Manager
    Allan Brothers
    Allan Brothers has strengthened its operations in London and the South East with the appointment of Martin Planes as Business Development Manager. Martin brings more than 32 years of industry experience to the role, which will see him selling and marketing Allan Brothers’ timber windows and doors and parent company Inwido group’s products in the...
    23 May 2013