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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.

Why The NFAs Are So Beneficial For Business

As Award seasons go, this year’s perhaps validate the NFAs more than ever, as the desire to win and the excitement of the nominees and finalists, demonstrates the sheer determination of the sector to overcome adversity and celebrate positive results. In what can only be described as one of the toughest periods in UK [...]

By |2022-11-11T15:11:09+00:00November 11th, 2022|Categories: Awards|

Glazerite Expands IT Department To Support Future Growth

Sponsored news from Glazerite: The Glazerite UK Group has further strengthened its IT department with the addition of Senior Software Product Developer, Andy Thompson. Andy worked for Glazerite for a number of years prior to re-joining the fabricator in the newly created role.  Paul Jagger, Glazerite’s Head of IT, says: “We’re delighted to welcome [...]

By |2022-11-11T09:27:15+00:00November 11th, 2022|Categories: Glazerite|

VEKA Signs Up To Support Building Our Skills

Sponsored news from Building Our Skills: Building Our Skills - Making Fenestration, Glass and Glazing a Career of Choice has won the support of VEKA plc. The major PVCu window systems manufacturer is to take part in two of the campaign’s programmes in order to help it attract new recruits into the industry, and [...]

By |2022-11-10T23:35:44+00:00November 10th, 2022|Categories: Building Our Skills|

NFA Success For VBH

VBH, the company behind the popular greenteQ hardware brand, has been successful at the 2022 National Fenestration Awards, picking up wins in two categories. The presentation event was held at Doncaster Racecourse on 5th November, where 20 members of the VBH team joined hundreds of other industry hopefuls. Following a full card of racing, [...]

By |2022-11-10T16:49:48+00:00November 10th, 2022|Categories: Awards|

Eurocell Awards For Excellence Across Its Team, Products And Branch Network At NFA Awards

Sponsored news from Eurocell: Eurocell plc, the leading provider of high-quality PVC-U building products, is celebrating after winning five prestigious industry honours at the National Fenestration Awards 2022. This year’s award wins reflect the talented team, stand-out product innovations and excellence across the branch network. Sam Shelton, Senior Account Manager won Young Person of the Year, [...]

By |2022-11-10T16:22:09+00:00November 10th, 2022|Categories: Awards, DGB ECO, Eurocell|

Listers Wins Fab Of The Year Award

Trade fabricator Listers scooped the prestigious ‘PVC Fabricator of the Year’ at this year’s National Fenestration Awards. Beating off stiff competition, the multi-site national fabricator was selected by industry peers as the most deserving recipient of the award at a gala dinner held at the Hilton Doncaster Racecourse hotel at the beginning of November. [...]

By |2022-11-08T21:44:04+00:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Awards, double glazing industry|

Morley Glass Proud To Be Part Of FIT’s 10th Anniversary Show

Sponsored news from Morley Glass: With only six months to go before the 2023 exhibition opens its doors, the Morley Glass team is busy progressing its plans for the next FIT Show with the focus on revealing even more integral blind innovations to the fenestration sector. After the success of the 2022 show, Morley [...]

By |2022-11-08T21:20:44+00:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Morley Glass|

Edgetech “A Part Of Something Bigger” At Glasstec 2022

Sponsored news from Edgetech: Edgetech, a Quanex company, has returned from a highly successful visit to Glasstec – the world’s biggest and most respected glazing exhibition. Drawing thousands of exhibitors from 50 countries, and more than 40,000 visitors from 126 countries, Glasstec is a major event in the industry calendar. It gives the sector’s [...]

By |2022-11-08T21:05:48+00:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Edgetech|

Our Industry Should Be Far More Influential Than It Is

A friend of mine over on Linkedin was voicing frustration that there was no specific industry choice for fenestration. We were being lumped in with the wider construction sector or "home and garden". It's a fair point. We're a multi-billion pound industry that employs hundreds of thousands in this country. As I was agreeing [...]

By |2022-11-03T23:17:53+00:00November 3rd, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry|

Garnalex Achieves Full Syntha Pulvin Applicator Status After Passing Rigorous Testing

Sponsored news from Garnalex: Garnalex is delighted to announce it has achieved full approved applicator status after going through Syntha Pulvin’s rigorous testing process. This helps underline Garnalex’s commitment to excellence as Syntha Pulvin is one of the leading architectural powder coatings brands in Europe. Syntha Pulvin only works with approved applicators that hold [...]

By |2022-11-03T23:18:35+00:00November 3rd, 2022|Categories: aluminium, Garnalex|

Il-LUMA-Nate Your World With Eurocell’s Brand New Contemporary Rooflight

Sponsored news from Eurocell: Eurocell has extended its range of design-led rooflight solutions with the launch of LUMA – a new flat rooflight that combines sleek and contemporary aesthetic appeal with proven performance. LUMA delivers a superior design that not only looks good but has been developed for ease of installation. It offers installers further business-building [...]

By |2022-11-03T20:57:47+00:00November 3rd, 2022|Categories: aluminium, Eurocell|

FastFrame Shortlisted For Commercial Project Award

Sponsored news from Deceuninck: Deceuninck fabricator FastFrame is a finalist in the Commercial Project of the Year category at this year’s G-Awards, which takes place at the Intercontinental London Park Lane on November 25. The specialist fabricator supplied more than 1,800 tilt and turn windows and doors in a £2.1m supply-only deal to the [...]

By |2022-10-31T23:05:02+00:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: aluminium, Awards, Deceuninck|

Freefoam ‘Ticks all the Boxes’ For A1 Ironmongery & Plastics

Sponsored news from Freefoam: Freefoam is delighted to launch a new video to showcase its partnership with Scottish-based PVC supplier A1 Ironmongery and Plastics. Featuring an interview with directors Ivie Kerr and David Maxwell, the short film highlights the busy commercial trade counter, and large stocking warehouse and explains how diversifying an existing ironmongery [...]

By |2022-10-31T22:53:52+00:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Freefoam|

Endurance’s 3mm Bowing Guarantee, 2 Years On…

Sponsored news from Endurance: In September 2020, Endurance Doors made a product commitment, offering a 3mm bowing guarantee for their range of premium solid timber core composite doors which still stands today. With clever engineering enhancements including their own Moisture Barrier System to the foot of each door, a wet seal glazing process and [...]

By |2022-10-31T22:30:16+00:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Endurance Doors|

Sheerline’s S1 Roof Lantern Achieves Secured By Design Accreditation

Sponsored news from Sheerline: Sheerline’s award-winning aluminium S1 roof lantern has become one of the most secure roof lanterns in the UK after achieving Secured by Design (SBD) accreditation. The aim of the police-backed initiative is to provide a recognised standard that increases security while deterring and reducing crime. This optional security upgrade from [...]

By |2022-10-31T22:11:24+00:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: aluminium, Garnalex|

Glass Prices May Continue To Rise In 2023

Some scary predictions today on Halloween. In a recent Linkedin post, Ryan Green, MD of Clayton Glass, explained the situation with float glass production both in the UK and Europe. Spoilers, the outlook doesn't look great: Glass prices up on pressures Think about what is being predicted in that post. We know a [...]

By |2022-10-31T00:03:22+00:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: business, double glazing industry, Glass|
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