Tuesday, July 31, 2012 1:07:00 PM
VEKA is showing its support for London 2012 with a series of new sports-themed adverts. Following a successful debut in Clearview magazine, the three new adverts in the campaign will also appear in July and August trade issues to coincide with the London 2012 Olympics. Themes including athletics are being used to promote the newly-formed VEKA UK Group and how its number one position in the industry reflects that of the success Great Britain is hoping to achieve.
Monday, July 30, 2012 10:05:00 AM
Conservatory specialist, Prefix Systems, have just launched their eagerly anticipated Gardenroom roof, which is set to open up an entirely new market segment for it’s nationwide network of installers. Conservatories are evolving, driven by the more progressive installers in the industry, along with consumer demand for a new generation of living space. A conservatory is still a very aspirational product, even more so with recent technological advancements and new product launches, but we are also experiencing a number of homeowners seeking something more in keeping with house design.
Monday, July 30, 2012 9:50:00 AM
Leading bending specialist, Universal Arches and cable trunking manufacturer, Rehau, have again worked in partnership in the education sector on a refurbishment project at Darwen Vale High School in Blackburn, Lancashire. As school design move towards more contemporary layouts, new product solutions are being developed to accommodate new designs and shapes of rooms. For this latest collaboration between the two companies, Universal were able to provide a bespoke curved solution for the trunking on several shaped internal walls in the form of pre-shaped sections.
Monday, July 30, 2012 9:23:00 AM
Innovative composite door manufacturer, Solidor, have just issued a new 44 page brochure that highlights the wide choice of features from their unique solid timber core, based door range. The composite door market may be buoyant, but it is also packed with standard GRP doors, in stark contrast to the engineering and innovation within the Solidor composite door. This new brochure highlights their designs, Green Promise, 14 internal and external colours and wide range of accessories.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:12:00 PM
Homeowners wanting energy efficient and authentic-looking sliding sash windows needn’t compromise on security now that the UK’s number one sliding sash window company supplies among the most secure windows on the market. Vertical sliding windows from Quickslide have been awarded the highly respected Secured By Design (SBD) accreditation, which was devised by ACPO (the Association of Chief Police Officers).
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 1:33:00 PM
Worcestershire-based window contractor and home improvement company, Malvern Glass recently completed a contract with Solihull Community Housing as part of their Window Replacement Programme for 2011/12.The contract saw the survey, manufacture and installation of replacement windows to nearly 30 properties, all to the Secured by Design standard and continuing Solihull Community Housing's enhancement programme.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 1:21:00 PM
Saint-Gobain Glass UK’s first full year Planitherm TV promotional campaign with the has been a “fantastic success, way beyond expectations”. That is the view of Craig Dodsworth, Residential Market Manager for Planitherm, who has headed up the team that created the UK’s biggest-ever promotional campaign for window glass.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:39:00 PM
Kömmerling have now launched their bi-folding door system in a wide range of colours from stock including white, rosewood, golden oak, Irish Oak, cream, grey and Chartwell Green. This bi-folding door system allows for a maximum of seven sashes, each capable of dimensions of 2.2m high by 0.8m wide and it’s capable of spanning 5.7m. The 5 chambered system comprises of five main profiles including two outer frames, a French door mullion and two bespoke sashes based on Kömmerling’s C70 Gold chamfered suite.