Fenestration is an important part of the building envelope and one that needs careful consideration to ensure that aesthetic appeal is carefully balanced with increasingly stringent performance requirements. Andrew Cooper, National Specification Manager from Senior Architectural Systems, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned manufacturers of aluminium windows, doors and curtain wall solutions, provides a checklist for compliance and how early engagement can help.
Crittall has become the only steel window manufacturer with fully integrated business management, order processing &fabrication systems following the completion of a project to introduce state-of-the-art software & machinery.
The Sash Window Workshop specialise in upgrading traditional timber windows and doors to be more energy efficient. The company offer installation and draught proofing services across London and Southern England and a supply only service across Great Britain.
Hitesh Pattni, Northern Specification Manager at SFS, discusses how working with a product manufacturer in construction to select an appropriate system solution, provides more reassurance that building envelope performance will be maintained for the length of the given warranty. Attempts to specify system solutions, however, are often undermined by proposed substitutions for individual components.
Many of the UK’s national and regional housebuilders are opting to specify Keylite Roof Windows (Keylite) as their preferred supplier, due to the market-leading and innovative product solutions that come as standard.
An openair swimming pool of a design described as the finest in England is being restored to its former elegance with Crittall windows playing a significant role.
Paul Trace from Stella Rooflight discusses the importance of effectively introducing light into home design for wellbeing, health and productivity.
There’s a huge variety of choice in the conservation rooflight market and selecting the right product can be confusing. Paul Trace from Stella Rooflight offers some advice on things to consider when planning your project.
Crittall has become the only steel window manufacturer with fully integrated business management, order processing & fabrication systems following the completion of a project to introduce state-of-the-art software & machinery.