Wednesday, October 12, 2011 4:08:00 PM
The Association of Composite Door Manufacturers (www.acdm.co.uk) has welcomed the launch of Door Energy Ratings but condemned the controversy surrounding its introduction. Ben Penson, Chairman of the ACDM whose members produce an estimated 80% of the composite doors sold in the UK, said that whilst DERs will provide an ideal purchasing guide for homeowners, the controversy surrounding the introduction of the scheme should have been avoided.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 10:13:00 AM
Industry-leading system supplier VEKA plc has appointed a new director to its board: Shane Gray will fulfil a newly created role as Director of Product Management. He joins the Burnley-based company following its acquisition of Bowater Building Products, where he previously held the position of Sales & Logistics Director.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 9:48:00 AM
Force 8 has opened a new showroom in Altrincham, Cheshire, which demonstrates their commitment to the customer. When other window a door companies are cutting back, Force 8’s experience and expertise has enabled them to expand.
Monday, October 10, 2011 2:04:00 PM
Following the launch of our new interactive website on 7th October, (www.clearview-uk.com) Clearview is delighted with initial response.
The new site includes all the relevant information on Clearview and includes a useful Forum for visitors to exchange news, views and information – as well as important links to industry organisations.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 10:38:00 AM
Liniar, the energy efficient window system from HL Plastics Limited, has recently gained PAS 23 and 24 accreditation for its French doors.
The doors achieved PAS 23 (General Performance Requirements) and PAS 24 (Enhanced Security Requirements) accreditation at the first attempt. The achievement of PAS 23 ensures that the French doors are sufficiently weather proof and well insulated.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 10:33:00 AM
BFRC has launched the first accurate, online window energy ratings Calculator for the windows industry.
It is typically accurate to plus or minus one energy index point and provides an extremely cost-effective and quick method for manufacturers to process new and amend existing BFRC WER licences.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 10:23:00 AM
Lister Trade Frames of Stoke on Trent, best known for their dual rebated Gallery Composite Door range have just launched a new single rebated range called Elitis Finesse.
The Finesse range complements their Gallery Doors with additional styles colours and lock options, offering customers more choice. And being of a more simple construction they are also available with shorter lead-times.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 10:03:00 AM
Three of the most important issues at the top of everybody’s agenda today are security, energy-saving and value for money.
And those three issues are addressed with a high level of efficiency and experience by a West Yorkshire company that has chosen to offer specialised services to the Trade. From its base in Bradford, Winter Products Ltd manufactures on site a range of high security windows using their unique locking mechanism, “Hammerlock” which the company believes is probably the most secure window on the market.
Hammerlock is a product exclusive to Winter Products and its outstanding success in the market has been instrumental in helping the company expand since its read more