Thursday, August 1, 2013 11:55:00 AM
BFRC has officially launched a new ‘A+’ band at the top of its energy efficiency scale for Window Energy Ratings (WERs). BFRC is now accepting applications for the new ‘A+’band, which applies to windows only. Any BFRC ‘A’ rated product which achieves a rating index of 10 or more can be upgraded to an ‘A+’ for an administration fee of £50 (ex VAT).
Thursday, August 1, 2013 11:24:00 AM
Skyline Roofing Centres, Freefoam stockists from London and the South East, have recorded a 25% increase in year on year sales of fascia, soffit and rainwater products. Skyline introduced the Freefoam range to all 9 branches 18 months ago. With a steady increase in stock levels across the company these sales figures reflect the high confidence shown by Skyline and their customers in the range.
Thursday, August 1, 2013 9:11:00 AM
If you tell your customers you can supply them with a 400 kg timber sliding door, one they will be able slide easily, that's all very well. But you need to be able to say more than that.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 3:19:00 PM
Leading trade fabricator Glazerite Windows Limited is further underlining the importance of bi-fold and patio doors with the creation of separate web portals exclusively for each range. The portals, designed in association with Business Micros, enable trade customers to log on and gain access to a range of valuable features including Glazerite’s trade price list and a facility to design a bi-fold or patio door for the customer to see, as well as quotation and finally ordering, all instantly and online.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 3:16:00 PM
Glazerite customers can expect more of just about everything in the trade fabricator’s new and enhanced composite door package – features include online design, quotation and ordering via the company’s new web portal. The portal, built in conjunction with Business Micros, can be personalised and linked to an installer’s website which enables consumers to design their own door online and even superimpose their chosen door on to a photo of their home.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 3:08:00 PM
Glazerite customers will now be able to show homeowners a clearer picture of their hardware choices with the launch of a dedicated brochure for them to use in conjunction with existing VEKA marketing material. Director Jason Thompson explained: “The VEKA literature features generic installation pictures from a number of manufacturers and installers who all use different hardware from various sources. Our bespoke hardware brochure shows the quality of the fittings used whilst also explaining in laymen’s terms the features and benefits to the homeowner. ”
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 9:58:00 AM
The introduction of the Swish Twenty Four Seven window and door system has been a great move for Stoke-on-Trent based Cutting Edge UPVC and the company is now actively looking to attract new members to the proven Swish Authorised Installer Scheme. In addition to the new Swish system, Cutting Edge has also introduced vertical sliding sash windows and a range of aluminium windows and doors, including bi-folding doors to their product range. This new range of products is also available through their successful trade counter.
Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:28:00 PM
The latest innovative window system to come from Halo - a highly-specified brand of The VEKA UK Group - has been hailed as an innovation in heritage fenestration applications. The newly-unveiled FlushSash has been designed to sit flush within its frame and mirrors the elegant window styles of the 19th Century, making it perfect for heritage and conservation projects.