New levels of performance in a PVC-U slider

FHS may be on everyone’s minds, but it is important not to lose focus elsewhere. We talk to aluplast’s Director of Sales Ian Cocken to find out more. The Future Homes Standard (FHS) will likely take effect in around 18 months’ time – under two years. Some companies will have been hoping for a reprieve, a helpful delay to allow for more More...

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By winactive On Monday, January 16th, 2023

Addressing England’s poor-quality housing

The Centre for Ageing Better is launching a new network to support local authorities improve poor-quality housing  The Centre for Ageing Better is launching a new network of local authorities looking to More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 17th, 2022

Over 70% of space for FIT Show 2023 allocated

FIT Show organisers have announced that over 70% of space has already been allocated for its 23-25 May 2023 anniversary event 2023 marks a full decade since the UK’s only dedicated trade show for the window, More...

By winactive On Friday, October 14th, 2022

Opening up to new and innovative door solutions

Consumers are becoming more demanding in their desires for innovative entrance doors – installers must stay ahead of the game, writes John Cowie As one doors shuts another opens. Unearthing the decisions More...

By winactive On Thursday, July 21st, 2022

Greater focus on fire safety in social housing sector

UAP and PDS collaboration delivers smooth fire door installation for Greater Manchester social housing provider Irwell Valley Homes Since the Grenfell Tower tragedy five years ago, there has been an even More...

By winactive On Thursday, June 16th, 2022

Engineered to inspire

Made For Trade, the company behind the highly successful Korniche brand of roof lanterns and aluminium bi-folding doors, has witnessed seismic growth. The company now boasts turnover of over £35m and is well More...

By winactive On Wednesday, April 27th, 2022

Trickle vents are the new hardware

Many of you will be aware of the impending changes to the building regulations especially the requirement for trickle vents to be used on most windows installed from the 15th of June 2022 for new build and More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

Korniche bi-folding doors ushers in 2022 with new sales opportunities

Highly-respected Korniche brand’s bi-fold system offers a plethora of benefits to make it the number one choice for installers, retailers and consumers alike in 2022 ‘Engineered to Inspire’ from the More...

By winactive On Thursday, February 24th, 2022

2022 to define window and door design

This year the design of windows and doors will be scrutinised more than ever with the introduction of new building regulations. But colour, hardware and importantly sustainability will have an impact too as More...

By winactive On Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Everglade partners with Winmac for machinery

When Everglade Windows was looking to upgrade its PVC-U production, Winmac was on-hand to deliver the latest Schirmer machine Premium PVC-U manufacturing machinery supplied by Winmac is helping a leading More...