Thermal comfort begins with the window

Thermal comfort begins with the window

25 August 2020

When constructing and refurbishing residential properties, comfort and cosiness play an important role for the occupants. For the right feel-good climate, the relationship between temperature and air humidity also has to be right from a construction physics perspective. The impact that the quality of the windows and the choice of spacer bar has on comfort is shown by a new study of the Passive House Institute (PHI).

Change of management at SWISSPACER

Change of management at SWISSPACER

25 May 2020

Since the beginning of 2011, Andreas Geith has constantly moved the company and the warm edge forwards and ensured the international establishment of SWISSPACER as a market and innovation leader. His team-based approach always focused on finding the right talents for the growth-orientated strategy, both in Sales and Marketing as well as in the area of Technology and Innovation. After more than nine years at the top of SWISSPACER, he is now handing over the reins to the next generation.

Retrofitting of SWISSPACER AIR successfully tested

Retrofitting of SWISSPACER AIR successfully tested

25 March 2020

In order to ensure that a pressure-equalised insulated glass unit functions correctly, the validated method so far envisaged the installation of the SWISSPACER AIR in front of the seal using a secondary sealant. This method involved additional work steps and delayed cycle times in the production of the insulated glass units. The Swiss company SWISSPACER has now presented a new method with which the AIR can be installed quickly and easily, above all as a retrofit.

VEKA and SWISSPACER extend the possible uses of the innovative component for window constructions

VEKA and SWISSPACER extend the possible uses of the innovative component for window constructions

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.

Flying high in London and Dubai

Flying high in London and Dubai

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

SWISSPACER wins international Passive House innovation award

SWISSPACER wins international Passive House innovation award

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.