Endurance® answering modern demands

The expectations of what a door should be have changed with the times, with homeowners relying more on their doors to keep them safer and more comfortable throughout the year. This means that this product group has changed from being an obligatory add-on to a product that holds its own as an important home improvement decision.  It is often cited that More...

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By winactive On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Compartmentation in blocks of flats

At our annual National Training Event in Northamptonshire in March, I gave a presentation about security in multi-occupancy buildings to more than 200 SBD trained Police Officers and staff, who work with the construction More...

By winactive On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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A sense of community

Cornwall Glass celebrates 40 years in business this year. We find out how it’s giving back to local communities.  A lot of big businesses pay what often amounts to little more than lip service to support for More...

By winactive On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Smart door lock selling opportunities

Yale strengthens smart door lock selling opportunities with a comprehensive range backed up with full marketing support Yale has developed its smart door locking range and marketing support to help fabricators and More...

By winactive On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Surpassing stringent security standards

With the news that the WarmCore Inline Patio Door has passed PAS 24:2016 security testing, Head of Research & Development Phil Parry talks about the importance of these stringent standards PAS 24 is the UK benchmark More...

By winactive On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Smart windows, façades and innovative materials

Swisspacer Symposium reveals that smart solutions are the future for window and façade industry. Windows Active takes a closer look Digitalisation and the ‘Internet of Things’ is rapidly gaining in importance, More...

By winactive On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Dazzle customers with the upgrade option

The conservatory remains an aspirational addition to any home, the market is now characterised by thriving segments of growth “We want a large kitchen and a conservatory,” is the aspirational desire expressed More...

By winactive On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Obituary – Jon Skinner

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our colleague and dear friend Jon Skinner who died on Friday 29th December, 2017. Jon had worked in the glazing industry for more than 40 years and spent his More...

By winactive On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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87% fewer crimes with SBD standards

3,000 homes in Fife built to Secured by Design standards have 87% fewer crimes, say Police Scotland. Windows Active takes a closer look A Police Scotland study has found that 3,000 homes built to nationally recognised More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Understanding long-term industry drivers

With the impact of Brexit now starting to bite, understanding long-term industry drivers is now more important than ever, according to Palmer The window and door industry is ‘not immune from the impact of Brexit More...