Construction industry urged to ‘go full circle’ amid sustainability concerns

While welcoming the UK’s Net Zero pledge, leading sustainability authority, Bureau Veritas has asserted that a transition to the circular economy business model will be a key initiative if the UK is to truly realise a low carbon future. In continuing to lead the march on climate change, June 2019 saw the UK government set out new legislation More...

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By winactive On Friday, December 6th, 2019

Government’s new design guide welcome news for window industry

Following the Conservative Party Conference, the Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government has unveiled a new design guide in a bid to encourage better housing and building development. More...

By winactive On Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Brisant Secure is named the 18th fastest growing UK business in Fast Track 100

Brisant-Secure is the eighteenth fastest growing company in the UK, according to the Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100, published on Sunday December 1st 2019.  Brisant believes this is down to More...

By winactive On Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Industry heads to Park Lane, London to reward the best in class at G-Awards

This year’s G-Awards was a truly wonderful occasion and celebrated a fantastic year in the industry. A host of big names picked up awards and were joined by some ‘first-timers’ – More...

By winactive On Friday, November 29th, 2019

Avia secure smart lock receives world first BSI internet security certificate

Mighton has been officially presented with a certificate from the British Standards Institution (BSI) in recognition of achieving the Government’s Code of Practice for consumer Internet of Things (IoT) security More...

By winactive On Friday, November 22nd, 2019

FENSA to lead Building Our Skills ‘Inspiring The Future’ Campaign

FENSA, the glazing industry’s leading competent person scheme, is set to help spearhead Building Our Skills (BOS) ‘Inspiring The Future’ campaign launched to introduce Fenestration to schools and colleges. The More...

By winactive On Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Installers from Mourne Windows & Doors achieve professional qualification

A team of 7 window and door installers from Mourne Windows & Doors, based in Hilltown, County Down, are the first on the island of Ireland to achieve GQA  Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Fenestration Installation More...

By winactive On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Unhealthy buildings adversely affect children and will cost UK £55.6bn over next 40 years

Living, learning and working in unhealthy buildings will cost the UK economy over £55 billion between now and 2060, according to a report by research institute RAND Europe and roof window manufacturer VELUX.  The More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Veka recycling hosts local politicians at new Wellingborough headquaters

Drawn by the prospect of the jobs and sustainable production Veka Recycling is bringing to Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, local politicians made a visit to the company’s new headquarters to learn more More...

By winactive On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Over one million pieces of Saint-Gobain glass supplied to Morley Glass & Glazing

Uni-blinds® sealed units manufacturer Morley Glass & Glazing is celebrating a significant milestone alongside glass company Saint-Gobain Glass and distributor Glassolutions. Over one million pieces of More...