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. The issue has been that if a product is freely distributed or has no physical value at time of its supply it can easily seem worthless. More...

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By winactive On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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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
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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...

By winactive On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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All your sliding needs supplied by Dutemänn

Specialist aluminium fabricator Dutemänn is able to answer all your sliding door needs with the FD85® bi-fold and Glide-S lift and glide With a firm commitment to exceeding customers expectations, Dutemänn has More...

By winactive On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Make a noise about acoustic performance

According to Simon Beer of Bluesky Certification, noise- reducing windows and doors are products that fabricators and installers should be taking a serious look at An Englishman’s home is his castle is a phrase More...

By winactive On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Self-illuminating glass

Symbol picture: LightGlass Window For several years the Viennese star-tup LightGlass worked to make the vision for self-illuminating glass a reality, producing prototypes and short production runs that won multiple More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
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Renewed focus on core product offer

Sliders UK has brought renewed focus to its core product offer with the addition of ALuK’s BSC94 Aluminium Inline Sliding Door We supply a lot of PVC-U patio doors but without a doubt, we’re now seeing notable More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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‘Heritage windows are perfect for new build ’

Philip Dewhurst Jr, Director of The Georgian Bar Company, challenges perceptions that heritage only suits older properties. The Brits love of traditional styling shows they’re as popular on new builds as they More...

By winactive On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Embracing the future, conserving the past

Bereco explain how they take the hassle out of achieving planning consent with their range of Heritage timber windows and doors The first conservation areas were identified in 1967 and today there are over 8,000 More...

By winactive On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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‘Giving light to the indoor generation ’

Living in damp and mouldy homes increases our risk of asthma by 40%, and unless we act now we risk endangering our health as a result. Research from the Velux Group has revealed the need to rethink building design More...