Panoramic views aided by Schueco

In recent years, architects and homeowners have been expressing a preference for ever-larger areas of all-but-frameless glazing. To satisfy this demand, Schueco produced its very successful range of Panoramic sliding doors and façade systems, which is augmented this year by its first-ever Panoramic window. As framing technology evolves, so More...

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By winactive On Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Super Rig supports boom for sliding doors

Lorraine Balch, Certification Manager for Fenestration at BSI, explains how its ‘Super Rig’ is helping customers to test their sliding doors Due to a rapidly changing political and economic landscape, More...

By winactive On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Future for composite fire doors after Grenfell

Andrew Fowlds, Chair of the Association of Composite Door Manufacturers,discusses exclusively in Doors Active, Grenfell and composite fire doors: the fight to save an industry The terrible fire that consumed More...

By winactive On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Jeld-Wen focuses on window retailers

Danny Hague and Norman Setra are leading Jeld-Wen’s drive to attract retail window companies to its Timber Windows Partnership Jeld-Wen is the UK’s and the world’s largest manufacturer of timber windows, More...

By winactive On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Opening the right door

Installers and retailers up and down the country are finding it essential to offer aluminium windows and doors to their customers. Homeowners are really switching on to the benefits of aluminium as they reach aspirational More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Be Smart and Be Ready for Change

Companies need to be alert to change to survive, but recognising the need to adapt isn’t enough. Giovanni Laporta, head of the new Smart Ready concept talks to Windows Active about the importance of truly embracing More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

‘A boutique testing and certification service ’

The increasing demand on fabricators and systems companies to supply windows and doors that meet stringent standards is a common characteristic of the modern-day fenestration market. Installers are now following More...

By winactive On Thursday, March 14th, 2019

Better software gives firms the edge

Greg Beachim of First Degree Systems discusses how companies can gain the competitive edge through better software For a long time software within the fenestration industry has been seen almost as a non-value product. More...

By winactive On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Weru UK Network seeks trade partners

Windows Active takes a closer look at how, after signing a large-scale licensing deal with Weru Group Germany, Weru UK is embarking on an expansion programme with the creation of the ‘Weru UK Network’ Weru More...

By winactive On Monday, February 11th, 2019

MBO leads to new beginnings for UAP

Six months on from the management buyout by Maven Capital, David Jennings CEO of UAP explains what has changed at the hardware firm Firstly, David, can you tell us a little about UAP and how the management buyout More...