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PVC windows: SBZ 618 as the springboard to the national league

2017-10-18

PVC windows: SBZ 618 as the springboard to the national league

The family-owned enterprise has been dedicated to carpentry for more than two centuries and across seven generations

TWR Group invests in UK ‘industry first’

2017-10-18

TWR Group invests in UK ‘industry first’

TWR Group has recently invested in a pioneering Modula lift and storage system

Linetec introduces Brushed Stainless anodize finish

2017-10-18

Linetec introduces Brushed Stainless anodize finish

Helping enhance and protect architectural aluminum products, Linetec’s Brushed Stainless anodize finish emulates the clean, bright surface that architects and specifiers find desirable in stainless steel

The Spitzer School of Architecture Visit GGI’s State-of-the-Art Facility

2017-10-17

The Spitzer School of Architecture Visit GGI’s State-of-the-Art Facility

How to Push the Envelope with Glass? The goal of the afternoon was to teach the students hands-on about how realistic materialization strategies can be achieved.

Optima for fabricators needs - Profile 22

2017-10-17

Optima for fabricators needs - Profile 22

Gerald credits three factors for fabricators’ confidence in Optima: the system itself, the ease of switchover and the support that’s available.

When three is better than two

2017-10-17

When three is better than two

Spectus customers can choose from 36mm, 40mm and the highest-spec 44m in the Elite 70 system, along with the existing 36mm and 40mm in the Elite 63 system.

Fitter Friendly Canopies from PRO-CAN

2017-10-17

Fitter Friendly Canopies from PRO-CAN

PRO-CAN make canopies in the UK from top quality materials and supply the trade through a network of stockists.

How to Replace Sash Cords on Hung Windows

2017-10-16

How to Replace Sash Cords on Hung Windows

You can replace frayed or severed sash cords that counterbalance them on weights, so the windows don't risk falling and breaking when opened or closed

Spectus launches mechanically jointed version of its market leading vertical slider

2017-10-16

Spectus launches mechanically jointed version of its market leading vertical slider

The mechanical joints are complemented with two sash widths that give equal vertical sightlines, plus run through horns and a deep bottom rail.

The new technology Powerdur Inside

2017-10-16

The new technology Powerdur Inside

New system - Ideal 7000 new. Modern architecture requires new standards in the technical, functional and aesthetic fields.

13M sq. m. of glass units made by PRESS GLASS for 125 Greenwich Street skyscarper in Manhattan

2017-10-16

13M sq. m. of glass units made by PRESS GLASS for 125 Greenwich Street skyscarper in Manhattan

In compliance with the contract signed in June 2017 by PRESS GLASS and ALUPROF, company responsible for construction of the facades, the deliveries will cover about 10M sq. m. of flat and almost 3M sq. m. of bent large-dimension...

How to open a stuck window - Method 1: Prying a Window Open

2017-10-13

How to open a stuck window - Method 1: Prying a Window Open

Windows can get stuck for a number of reasons: wood frames may have warped in wet weather, the house may have settled or someone may have painted the frames shut.

How to open a stuck window - Method 2: Lubricating a Stuck Window

2017-10-13

How to open a stuck window - Method 2: Lubricating a Stuck Window

Wood may swell due to humidity causing windows to become stuck. Drying out the wood may help the window open more easily.

How to open a stuck window - Method 3: Removing a Window Sash

2017-10-13

How to open a stuck window - Method 3: Removing a Window Sash

Be careful when removing the stops as they can snap easily. You may need to purchase a replacement stop to reinstall the window.

Profine launches new plant in India

2017-10-13

Profine launches new plant in India

With the new plant, profine increases its capacity in India from three to five extrusion lines as well as up to 6,000 tons of uPVC profiles per year.

World’s first and only non-destructive argon analyzers for triple glazed, coated and laminated IGU’s

2017-10-13

World’s first and only non-destructive argon analyzers for triple glazed, coated and laminated IGU’s

This laser based technology (TDLAS) means that the devices measure oxygen, and the results are converted to argon, krypton and other insulating gases.

Is triple glazing really worth it?

2017-10-12

Is triple glazing really worth it?

A 28mm unit with 1 low-e coating will achieve a centre pane u-value of 1.3, in this configuration, triple glazing would not be more energy efficient than a double glazed unit.

Ensinger’s Elements for Energy Efficiency at Batimat

2017-10-12

Ensinger’s Elements for Energy Efficiency at Batimat

Thermix, the spacer for insulating glazing with a warm edge', will be shown at the stand of the distribution partner Covadis.

Window Sash Is Too Loose

2017-10-12

Window Sash Is Too Loose

A sash that is too loose can be tightened. If the gap is not too wide and the stop is nailed rather than screwed, you can adjust the stop slightly without actually removing it.

Stuck Double-Hung Window

2017-10-12

Stuck Double-Hung Window

This can happen because of high humidity that swells the wood, accumulated grime that blocks the tracks, or repeated painting that seals together the surfaces.

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