About DGB

Creator of Double Glazing Blogger and co-founder of the National Fenestration Awards. Works for a family owned and run windows, doors, glazed extensions installation company. Fan of most sports, metal music and a good night out.

Glazpart Shares Views From The Summit

The Future Homes Standard is a set of rules that will come into effect from 2025 to ensure new homes produce over 30% less carbon emissions than the new homes being built to current Building Regulations. Following the June 2022 interim changes to Building Regulations, which impacted replacement and renovation (existing buildings), the legislative [...]

By |2023-11-10T14:36:17+00:00November 10th, 2023|Categories: Glazpart|

What’s New With QANW?

We are delighted to announce that our insurer, Accelerant Insurance UK Ltd (AIUK) have been assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and а Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” (Excellent). AIUK are the underwriter that sits behind all QANW Insurance Backed Guarantees, so if you are a contractor registered with QANW and [...]

By |2023-11-10T11:48:00+00:00November 10th, 2023|Categories: QANW|

Sheerline Receives Coveted National Fenestration Awards For People And Products

The team at Sheerline are celebrating after winning not one, but two coveted awards at this year’s National Fenestration Awards, which took place on Saturday 28 October at Doncaster Racecourse. It was an extra special evening as the awards celebrated their ten-year anniversary. First, Sheerline’s Prestige Lift & Slide Patio was awarded the title [...]

By |2023-11-08T21:24:58+00:00November 8th, 2023|Categories: aluminium, Awards, Sheerline|

Endurance Named Composite Door Manufacturer Of The Year

Endurance® Doors has enjoyed a double win at the recent National Fenestration Awards. The manufacturer of solid, secure and stylish composite doors was named Composite Door Manufacturer of the Year 2023. The award for Young Person of the Year 2023 also went to Imogen Payne, Digital Marketing Executive at the business. The National Fenestration Awards, [...]

By |2023-11-08T11:48:15+00:00November 8th, 2023|Categories: Awards, Endurance Doors|

Looking Ahead To 2024

As we begin to look forward to the end of the year and some well-earned time off over the Christmas period, it is also time to start thinking ahead to 2024 and ponder where the best opportunities might lie for the fenestration sector. 2023 has certainly been a challenging one in many aspects. The [...]

By |2023-11-08T11:29:18+00:00November 8th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry|

How Eurocell’s Technical Specification Manager Works With Their Fabricator Network To Champion Growth

Arron Crisp recently joined Eurocell as a Technical Specification Manager. We caught up with him to find out how he creates opportunities for growth and how Building Regulation changes are affecting his role. Arron joined Eurocell early 2023, bringing over 30 years’ experience in windows and doors through various positions. Now, a Technical Specification Manager, Arron [...]

By |2023-11-03T12:17:18+00:00November 3rd, 2023|Categories: Eurocell|

Sheerline Installation Of The Month Competition Open For Entries

Sheerline has launched a new Installation of the Month competition to provide an opportunity for installers to showcase the quality of their work. It is designed to be easy to enter to encourage businesses of all sizes to get involved, and get some free PR. The only requirements are to submit photos or videos [...]

By |2023-11-02T15:49:14+00:00November 2nd, 2023|Categories: aluminium, Sheerline|

Sheerline Offers Prestige Security As Standard – All Products In The Range Now SBD Certified

Sheerline is delighted to announce that every product within their Prestige range is now Secured by Design (SBD) certified. With the Prestige Lift & Slide Patio Door recently joining the rest of its aluminium windows and doors to offer full SBD accreditation. This latest addition underlines Sheerline’s commitment to delivering the safest, most secure [...]

By |2023-11-02T15:31:59+00:00November 2nd, 2023|Categories: aluminium, Sheerline|

Freefoam Awarded Supply Chain Sustainability School Gold Status

Freefoam Building Products Ltd has been awarded Gold status by the Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS). SCSS Gold status recognises Freefoam’s commitment to building sustainability and ESG skills and knowledge. The Supply Chain Sustainability School is a free online platform that provides training and learning content aiming to 'inspire and enable’ the built environment [...]

By |2023-11-01T20:58:09+00:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: Freefoam|

Meeting The Standards With Great Suppliers

For over 40 years, Emplas has grown to become one of the UK’s largest and best fabricators of energy efficient and low maintenance windows & doors. A leading player in the UK, Emplas remains a family run business and works with some of the industry’s leading suppliers including Profile 22, Saint-Gobain and ALUK to [...]

By |2023-11-02T09:20:38+00:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: Glazpart|

Sheerline Announces LogiKal Integration For New & Existing Fabricators

Sheerline, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of aluminium windows and doors, has announced it’s now supported by LogiKal software, giving its’ fabricators even more choice when it comes to generating accurate estimations, generating cutting lists and running advanced product specific calculations. While other software solutions have been developed based on PVC-U requirements, LogiKal [...]

By |2023-11-01T20:06:38+00:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: aluminium, Sheerline|

Eurocell First To Supply Triple-Glazing Windows To Taylor Wimpey

Eurocell fabricator, Rapid PVCu has secured the first triple glazed site for Taylor Wimpey in Sunderland. National housebuilder Taylor Wimpey will use Eurocell’s Modus windows system at its Herrington View residential scheme in Penshaw, Sunderland. Doncaster-based Rapid PVCu is a new-build specialist and has worked with Eurocell, the UK’s leading manufacturer, distributor, and recycler of PVC-U building products for [...]

By |2023-11-02T09:23:57+00:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: Eurocell|

Safestyle Appoints Administrators – What Happens Now

In a new statement published today, Safestyle confirmed the appointment of Interpath Advisory as administrators of the business. News was expected after the company announced it's intention to appoint administrators last Friday evening. Safestyle appoints administrators Here is the short statement in full: On 27 October 2023, Safestyle announced that it intended to appoint [...]

By |2023-10-30T21:02:12+00:00October 30th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry|

Endurance® Doors Tees Off For Good Cause

Manufacturer of solid, secure and stylish composite doors, Endurance® Doors has staged another highly successful charity golf day. This year’s event was held by the business on Wednesday 27th September at Elsham Golf Club, Brigg. It brought together over sixty people from across the window, door and supporting industries to raise funds for Lindsey Lodge [...]

By |2023-10-30T13:38:45+00:00October 30th, 2023|Categories: Charity, Endurance Doors|

Glazpart Appoints New Finance Director

Glazpart is pleased to confirm the appointment of Andy Denness as Finance Director, taking responsibility for the senior financial management of the Glazpart Group. A qualified chartered accountant, Andy has over 25 years post qualification experience in several industries including logistics, food production equipment and communications. His experience stretches from management accountancy to financial [...]

By |2023-10-30T12:58:21+00:00October 30th, 2023|Categories: Glazpart|

Safestyle UK To Appoint Administrators

Following weeks of turmoil at the business, it was announced on the evening of Friday 27th October 2023 that Safestyle UK are to appoint administrators. They confirmed that they have not been able to find a buyer for the business or new investors to inject cash. The share price of the business has been [...]

By |2023-10-28T09:45:33+01:00October 28th, 2023|Categories: business, double glazing industry|
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