There is no escaping sustainability issues

The window industry needs to deliver on the issue of sustainability to satisfy the demands of future customers says David Lomax Five years ago I was sat in a marque at a trade fabricator’s event for its installer and retail customers. Being a keen environmentalist I was eager to open discussions around the topic of re-cycling and specifically More...

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By winactive On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Machinery on the big screen

Glazed partitioning systems supplier Optima Products has partnered with machinery supplier Emmegi to help support the continuing investment the company has made in its manufacturing facility. Windows Active More...

By winactive On Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Metal Matters

Windows Active Editor John Cowie takes a closer look at the new name in the aluminium market You would be hard-pressed to find an entrepreneur any more passionate about UK manufacturing and the window industry More...

By winactive On Monday, September 16th, 2019

Entrance doors lead the way in smart tech

Nick Dutton, CEO of Brisant Secure looks at the adoption of smart technology in the home and suggests that there is a demand for more when it comes to security and functionality in entrance doors, something that More...

By winactive On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Let there be light in our buildings

BSI sheds light on the recommendations for daylight in buildings with a new European standard for the provision of daylight in buildings Few people would dispute the benefits of natural light. The positive More...

By winactive On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

ADOPEN delivers innovation to the UK

If you’re looking for a supplier of innovative fenestration products and profiles with a track record in supplying the UK home improvement sector, ADOPEN Inc could be the partner you are looking for. Over More...

By winactive On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Planning for future market trends

What products are selling and what items will be top-sellers in the future. These are key questions companies of all sizes should be asking believes Editor John Cowie. Each year in boardrooms of window companies More...

By winactive On Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Big brands showing tomorrow’s big trends

Windows Active Editor John Cowie believes exhibitions are a perfect platform to discover new innovation Trade exhibitions are where brands show tomorrow’s big trends. Over the last two years following More...

By winactive On Monday, June 17th, 2019

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 More...

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...