7 March 2019
Ryan Lugg, Company Director at Flair Windows, explains: “Homeowners have become a lot more aware that the most energy efficient windows help cut heating bills and make homes more comfortable. But many homeowners don’t realise just how a window’s WER is calculated – or the importance of small components like spacer bars. We are happy to tell them more about the difference warm edge spacers like SWISSPACER make.
4 February 2019
A scientific study now shows with concrete figures how much heating and cooling costs French home-owners and tenants can save with plastic spacer bars in the insulating glass in heat insulating windows.
1 February 2019
A picture says more than a thousand words – and moving pictures can get to the heart of complex relationships quickly and comprehensibly. The new videos from Swisspacer, the Swiss manufacturer of warm edge spacer bars, focus on various questions relating to all areas of the warm edge.
21 January 2019
Buildings with glass façades and big windows attract attention – that is when a homogeneous appearance is critical. One common problem is caused by insulating glass that bends inwards or bulges outwards and disrupts the building’s overall appearance. SWISSPACER, manufacturer of the warm edge, has a solution for this: the SWISSPACER Air. The small component ensures pressure equalisation in the insulating glass during the seasonal changes in climate.
16 November 2018
During the 4-day exhibition, SWISSPACER invited customers to join them for an evening of dinner and entertainment at Dr. Thompson’s Seifenfabrik in Dusseldorf – an old soap factory with many of its original and unique features making it a spectacular venue for hosting and dining. The occasion was in celebration of SWISSPACER’s 20th anniversary of warm edge manufacturing and included live music throughout the evening.
30 October 2018
It has a heat requirement of 9 kWh/m² and with 10,300 m² of usable space it is the biggest passive house school in Sweden. The Elmeskolan in Älmhult was built according to the international passive house standard. The windows come from the Latvian company “i2 Factory”, which is part of the smartwin network – an association of 15 medium-sized windows manufacturers across 10 European countries. Inside the insulating glass, SWISSPACER ULTIMATE spacer bars ensure maximum energy efficiency and a high level of comfort.
30 October 2018
Be it manually, with bending machines, which are now available from four manufacturers, or the welding robot, there are more and more opportunities on the market for working the highly efficient composite spacer bars from the Swiss premium manufacturer SWISSPACER into frames. New bending machines finish aesthetically pleasing corners; speed-up kit for frame cycle times of under 25 seconds and Fill-it technology is setting new standards for welding and filling with desiccant.
11 October 2018
The online ordering tool makes it simple to select the required product, followed by colour and width. Past orders can be added to the basket, making repeat ordering as easy as the click of a button.
5 October 2018
SWISSPACER’s CALUWIN energy calculating app will be on display too, set up on a giant ‘iPhone’ screen, so visitors can try it for themselves. Sealed unit makers, fabricators and installers will also see sample frames with ADVANCE, ULTIMATE and the Georgian Bar, its latest innovation for a traditional window.
30 August 2018
John Cooper, Commercial Director at SWISSPACER comments: “The new lorry livery is just the latest in a series of SWISSPACER’s UK investments, and complements our new Hub with meeting spaces, warehouse and offices.
“SWISSPACER will now stand out even more, and the ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ messaging is now impossible to miss!”
SWISSPACER supplies direct customers and approved stockists with thousands of metres of warm edge spacer bar a year, available in 19 widths and 17 colours, as well as a heritage Georgian bar option.