In October 2009, the European Commission (EC) published a framework Directive for energy-related products, thereby extending the scope of application to products that use, generate, transfer and measure energy. This includes products under the previous scope (e.g. electrical appliances) as well as other products such as windows and insulation.

Andy Swift, National Sales Manager for foam tapes supplier ISO-CHEMIE, says that with the latest technologies, the entire window installation – and not just the frame – can be energy rated effectively. Here, he explains further.

As access control and door entry management face greater challenges to provide first-rate security as well as second-to-none accessibility and flexibility, the role of GSM technology is playing an ever-increasing role.

Bentinck Street lies between Welbeck Street and Manchester Square in the heart of Marylebone and was named after the family surname of the Duke of Portland. Back in the Victorian era Charles Dickens lived on this very street for a number of years with his father, which is hard to imagine now, with double decker busses passing constantly down this busy thoroughfare.

The past 20 years has seen the demand for physical security products significantly increase. In response to the security threats posed to modern society, there is a continued trend in the installation of turnstiles and security doors in public buildings.

Astraseal Commercial completed the latest Waterfront phase of Berkeley Homes’ landmark Royal Arsenal Riverside development in Woolwich using windows and doors fabricated in the innovative REHAU GENEO 6 chamber fibre composite system.

The Rt Hon Joseph Chamberlain was one of the main founding advocates of the University of Birmingham. It was awarded a Royal Charter in 1900, making it one of the first redbrick universities in England.

Architects, builders, developers and savvy home buyers are beginning to understand not only the importance of airtightness, but also the potential complexity in getting it right. There is, however, a very simple solution: work with a proven system of carefully developed and tested products – and the expert team behind them.

As the first new secondary school to be built in Cambridge for 40 years, the recently completed Trumpington Community College has been given a bright and modern design that features various aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling systems from Senior Architectural Systems.

Clement Windows’ W40 steel window range was chosen as the perfect match to the original metal fenestration, a striking feature of this converted warehouse building in North West London.

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