2 May 2017
Joint MD Sunil Patel explains: “Whether customers are buying aluminium or PVC-U windows, they are more interested than ever in the energy efficiency of our products. As a major fabricator in the UK we have to offer the best thermal performance across our range, so SWISSPACER plays a significant part in ensuring we deliver it. SWISSPACER is known as the best warm edge spacer bar on the market, so we’re confident we can depend on its first-class performance.”
6 April 2017
CWG has been using SWISSPACER ULTIMATE as standard for a number of years. Managing Director Jason Wilder says: “ULTIMATE is the ‘unsung hero’ within the sealed unit and is a very important part of what we do. It provides excellent thermal performance and we know it works.
6 April 2017
Sales Manager Michael Hagan says heritage-style windows have become extremely popular as homeowners look to add character to their properties. In 2013 Aztec Windows launched the Prestige Collection®, a beautiful timber-effect PVC-U window to appeal to this growing market. The company offers a Georgian Bar option for added authenticity, using SWISSPACER’s Georgian Bar for its best performing windows.
30 March 2017
Kreuzlingen, March 2017, The Vienna-based company LightGlass Technology, for example, relies on these qualities in its patented technology for self-lighting glass: With ALED Daylight, fully transparent glass can be completely lit up with daylight-quality light at the click of a button. Inside the insulating glass consisting of single-pane safety glass, the fed-in light is reflected on a light-conducting surface. The extraordinary combination of light and glass is opening up entirely new prospects for designing façades and windows.
28 March 2017
Kreuzlingen, March 2017. For large insulating glass elements, the use of blinds with wide slats is preferred to prevent high and unsightly parcels in the upper area of the glass and to optimally use the daylight. For this reason, until now, aluminium spacer bars have been needed for the extraordinarily wide cavity between the panes – with correspondingly high heat losses at the edge of the glass.
23 March 2017
- What does the Passivhaus idea mean and what are its aims?
21 March 2017
SWISSPACER is looking forward to exhibiting its ‘best all round’ warm edge solution at the FIT Show on 23-25 May. SWISSPACER’s stand - G40 in Hall 7 – will showcase its recently launched TRIPLE bar, a unique rigid warm edge spacer bar for triple glazing and its innovative Marketing Toolkit that includes a growing suite of sales aids for fabricators and installers. It will also demonstrate its new laser printing service for sealed unit makers.
27 February 2017
Image: Florian Oberrauch, Senior Production Manager FINSTRAL AG, Source: FINSTRAL
Kreuzlingen, February 2017. The South Tyrolean company Finstral is one of the leading window manufacturers in Europe and leaves nothing to chance when it comes to its quality requirements. Finstral makes almost all of the insulating glass required for window production itself. To do so requires a high degree of vertical integration and diverse expertise possessed by only a few window manufacturers.
23 February 2017
Kreuzlingen / Switzerland, January 2017. Scenes of joy on the SWISSPACER stand: At the BAU trade fair, the Swiss innovation leader in the area of warm edge spacer bars was presented with the component award from the Passivhaus Institute Darmstadt (PHI). The award is given to PHI construction products that make energy-efficient construction simpler and thus contribute to climate protection. The premium products SWISSPACER Ultimate and SWISSPACER Advance were given the award.
2 February 2017
Aztec insists on SWISSPACER for its wide range of A rated windows, including its exclusive Prestige Collection®, a high performance timber-alternative PVC-U window. The company specifies SWISSPACER Ultimate in black to match the black window gaskets for a discreet, high-end look.