This month, FC&A’s Editor, Rebecca Kemp, sits down with Russell Ager, Managing Director of Crittall Windows, to find out the most frequently-asked questions that he receives from architects and specifiers on choosing Crittall windows and doors for a project.

Nestled away on the Isle of Wight, Island Rest is a contemporary home which makes for the perfect hideaway to enjoy the surrounding views. Supporting the building to seamlessly connect with its environment while equipping occupants with everyday functionality, aluminium glazing from Reynaers plays a pivotal role.

Hindmarsh Hall, Grade II Listed, was originally one of three granaries at the south-end of the village of Alnmouth, Northumberland. The 4th Duke of Northumberland had the building converted into an Anglican Chapel in 1859.

Staying safe may have taken on a new meaning in the past year, but fire safety remains top of the agenda for the construction industry. Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group explains why fire safety glass is still one of the most important safety measures in keeping occupants safe in a wide variety of non-domestic properties.

There is a current trend in the market towards smooth finishes that emulate aluminium and thanks to next generation surface technology, Sidey can offer their customers an ultrasmooth, ultramatt finish with unrivalled performance benefits.

Phil Brown, European Regulatory Marketing Manager at Pilkington United Kingdom – part of the NSG Group – discusses the role glazing can play in modernising heritage buildings while maintaining their original character.

Schüco UK is using a dramatic online format to introduce its new products and its vision for the future.

Despite Covid, 2020 saw some stunning new homes and glazing is top of the list when it comes to style.

Increasingly, in the modern construction industry, glass fulfils a number of essential roles, in addition to allowing clear sight lines and the influx of natural light. From privacy and sound proofing to security and fire resistance, it has become one of the most versatile construction materials, as Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group explains.

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