All Doors and windows articles – Page 3

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    Folding aluminium doors

    2011-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Schueco’s door system is suitable for a range of applications including residential, commercial and retail

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    Recycled PVCu window frame

    2011-02-25T00:00:00Z

    Epwin Group will be showcasing a PVCu window frame manufactured using 98% recycled end-of-life PVCu window frames.

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    Fabulous fenestration

    2011-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Sapa Building Systems supplied the fenestration on Bideford Community College in Devon

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    Extra special doors

    2011-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Automated doors maker Besam has supplied 24 doors to a school in Sheffield as part of the BSF programme.

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    Sliding window system

    2011-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Aluminium fenestration specialist Sapa Building Systems supplied its Dualslide sliding window system for a housing refurbishment in Fulham, west London. The £1.6m contract was carried out by fabricator and installer Hazlemere Windows. Dualslide is available in horizontal and vertical formats and was supplied with a bespoke interlock detail to allow ...

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    Energy-rated box sash

    2011-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Mumford Wood’s double-glazed box sash window range has achieved a British Standards Institution A rating for its energy performance. Called Conservation, the range is designed to replicate the look of the original windows in older properties while offering good energy performance. The company says the range has an ...

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    Doorsets fit for the barbican

    2011-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Doorsets from Urban Edge, part of Leaderflush Shapland, have been used for a project on the Barbican Estate which involved converting the former London Business School into flats. The grade II-listed building at Frobisher Crescent was originally intended as flats when the Barbican was built in the fifties. When the ...

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    A door that saves lives

    2010-09-17T15:02:00Z

    Kingston MA student designs a life saving door for countries in risk of earthquakes

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    Fire-rated doorsets

    2010-09-03T00:00:00Z

    The £20m North Glasgow College campus includes more than 400 doorsets from Leaderflush Shapland’s Extended Performance and Designer ranges

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    Fire-resistant doors

    2010-09-03T00:00:00Z

    Wrightstyle has launched a range of unlatched, fully-glazed interior and exterior fire-resistant doors

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    Door operators

    2010-09-03T00:00:00Z

    Dorma UK has launched the ED100 low-energy swing door operator which is suitable for situations where users may be hampered, for example people carrying shopping or using push chairs

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    Composite windows

    2010-09-03T00:00:00Z

    Window manufacturer Idealcombi has launched the Futura+ range of composite doors and windows which feature a polyurethane core to enhance thermal efficiency and help designers meet the new Part L of the Building Regulations.

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    Empire State Building window refurb: The empire strikes back

    2010-09-03T00:00:00Z

    Manhattan’s Empire State Building is leaking air and carbon by the tonne. But a project to reduce heat loss and solar gain from its 6,514 windows has raised its green credentials - and drastically lowered its energy bill

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    Aluminium frames

    2010-09-03T00:00:00Z

    SAS International has launched the XP frame, a range of aluminium door and window frames which can be varied in depth and provide up to 60 minutes’ fire resistance

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    Adjustable door closer

    2010-09-03T00:00:00Z

    Sapa Building Systems has developed a new concealed door closer which will help building owners comply with disabled access regulations and assist the very young and the very old in using the doors

  • Windows
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    Energy generating window panes could be on market in five years

    2010-08-10T16:12:00Z

    Nanotechnology could allow solar cells to be sprayed onto window panes according to Norwegian inventors

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    Slim sightline windows

    2010-04-23T00:00:00Z

    Senior Architectural Systems has followed its Hybrid window system with the Hybrid Series 2, which offers slim sightlines

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    Glass surface treatment

    2010-04-23T00:00:00Z

    Digital Glass London has developed a process for applying designs and branding to the surface of ordinary flat glass for internal and external applications

  • Features

    Upgrading old windows: Old panes, new gains

    2010-04-23T00:00:00Z

    Improving the performance of old windows is a key part of the strategy to upgrade the UK’s inefficient building stock. But how best to go about it? Thomas Lane made inquiries

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    Glass sliding doors

    2010-04-23T00:00:00Z

    Geze has launched its Vetroslide glass door system in the UK, which is intended to combine aesthetics with functionality. The unit uses a stainless steel running rail paired with manually sliding glass leaves of up to 80kg that glide with the aid of a floor guide