30 January 2020
If pressure differences occur in the insulating glass in windows due to temperature differences or differences in altitude between the place of manufacturing and the point of use, the SWISSPACER Air steps in to equalise the pressure. Now, together with VEKA, SWISSPACER has now been able to expand the possible uses of the innovative component: sound insulation, heat insulation and sun protection can be improved simply by using the SWISSPACER Air.
30 January 2020
20 January 2020
Authentic, alpine and yet modern – that’s the “Zin Fux” ski lodge near Sexten in South Tyrol. Built as a two-storey stud construction, with a restaurant on the ground floor and a ski lounge on the first floor, it invites skiers, hikers and mountain bikers to stay a while for a little refreshment.
8 January 2020
Skyscrapers make striking landmarks in the metropolises of the world. They owe much of their radiance and lightness to glass. It helps create impressive panoramas, and provides a cost-effective way to ensure that the as much natural daylight as possible enters the building.
Principal Tower makes its mark
28 November 2019
At the recent Passive House Institute Darmstadt (PHI)’s renowned International Passive House Conference, the ‘Passive House Innovation Award’ was presented for the first time. Held in Gaobeidian, China the inaugural award was presented to SWISSPACER for its innovative warm edge spacer bar – SWISSPACER Triple - developed for triple glazing. It came top out of 1000 other certified Passive House components.
14 November 2019
When Green Building Store developed Ultra, a range of triple glazed windows certified to Passivhaus standard, it needed a spacer bar with exceptional thermal performance. SWISSPACER ULTIMATE was the obvious choice.
17 September 2019
With increasing demands for high energy efficient glass facades, the focus is shifting toward the edge of the glass, in particular for insulating glass with multiple panes and structural glazing applications. While the U-values of the glass itself have little left to optimize in terms of efficiency, there is significant potential in the sealant and warm edge spacer bars used.
24 July 2019
Joe Walker, Retail Sales Manager of Sheffield Window Centre says: “Warm edge spacer bars are incredibly important when it comes to energy efficiency, since they greatly reduce heat loss through the window. Research shows that on an average semi-detached house in the UK, the homeowner can save around 10% a year on their annual heating bills when all windows fitted are ‘A’ rated or higher.”
22 July 2019
Vincent Kempf, owner of KMO and Europassive® project manager explains that he wanted to develop and focus on existing certified Passivhaus standards. “We wanted to combine the most demanding energy efficient criteria with the latest innovations. This applied to all construction aspects of the building, living comfort, as well as ensuring protection of the surrounding environment with a strong visual appearance.”
9 July 2019
Centogene is a world-leading organisation studying the genetic analysis of rare, hereditary diseases. Since it was founded over a decade ago, the company has been growing steadily. The construction of the ‘CentoNew’ headquarters in the Silo Peninsula, Rostock, will have space for approximately 250 employees. The building’s attractive location on the Unterwarnow quayside fits in well with the local surroundings thanks to the large cobble stone front.