The Fenestration Companies Taking The Lead On Sustainability

Climate change is very much the focus right now. Iceland has laid a memorial to a glacier that no longer exists. The Amazon rainforest is being crippled by fires. We have had record heatwaves in the UK, Europe and the US. There are a number of crises in various places on the planet right [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:27:36+01:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: DGB ECO, double glazing industry|

Would You Manufacture And Sell More Recycled Fenestration Products?

Recycling is very much in the frame right now. Sorry. But it is, and as a sector we need to start getting used to the idea of recycling all that we use, and selling more fenestration products that are made in part, or whole of recycled materials. It's not the sexiest topic to talk [...]

By |2019-06-25T13:19:22+01:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: DGB ECO, double glazing industry, recycling|

Your Gaskets Might Be Getting Dumped, Not Recycled

Earlier on today I was pointed to an article on page 100 of the latest digital edition of GGP Mag. It was an article by Danny Williams. He is the MD of Pioneer Trading. His article was about the industry and recycling, but shedding light on what may well be a huge problem. He [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:30:17+01:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: DGB ECO, double glazing industry, recycling|

It Might Be Time To Ditch Silicone For Sealing Windows And Doors

Think about how far our industry has come in the past decade or so. The energy efficiency of windows has gone through the roof. Doors are now a sexy purchase thanks to the composite door market and more creative PVCu offerings. General security standards are higher across the board. Homes are warmer and more [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:30:33+01:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: DGB ECO, double glazing industry|

Camden G­roup Works With The Carbon Trust On Product Accreditation

This is a sponsored post by Camden Group The Camden Group, the market leader in manufacturing and supplying PVCu windows and doors in the UK, are working with the Carbon Trust to establish a ‘Carbon Trust Footprint Label’ accreditation on their A-rated windows. Carbon Trust Footprint Label certification will demonstrate Camden’s commitment to environmental sustainability [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:30:46+01:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Camden Group, DGB ECO|

Recycling Is In The Frame At The Camden Group

This is a sponsored article by Camden Group Camden Group’s continued growth has led to a £150k investment in their recycling division by establishing a new processing plant on the Prees Industrial Estate in Shropshire. The site is over 1.5 acres in size and houses the company’s new PVCu processing machinery, weighbridge and warehouse. [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:28:57+01:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Camden Group, DGB ECO|

Deceuninck Quadruples PVC Recycling Capacity To 45,000 Tonnes Per Year

This is a sponsored article by Deceuninck Deceuninck Group proudly announces it has put a new recycling facility into service at its recycling and compounding site in Diksmuide, Belgium. The brand new high-tech recycling line will allow Deceuninck to recycle up to 45,000 tonnes of PVC-U a year. Input material will be sourced from [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:28:47+01:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Deceuninck, DGB ECO|

2019 Has To Be The Year We Really Get Behind Recycling

2018 was easily the year where we saw the anti-plastic movement take hold. Bars and restaurants ditched plastic straws for paper ones. Sky News really plugged their Ocean Rescue campaign. People swam gargantuan lengths in the sea to highlight the issues of plastic pollution. There is no doubt that single-use plastics are doing immense [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:28:28+01:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: DGB ECO, double glazing industry|

Deceuninck Gains VinylPlus® Certification For Sustainability And Performance

This is a sponsored article by Deceuninck Deceuninck is one of the first PVC-U systems companies in the UK to gain the VinylPlus® Product Label for sustainability following a successful audit by BRE (Building Research Establishment). The new VinylPlus® Product Label is a labelling scheme designed to make it easier for customers and markets [...]

By |2019-10-10T20:29:51+01:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Deceuninck, DGB ECO|
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