How AI Could Change The Fenestration Sector

Not a day goes by without AI (artificial intelligence) coming up within the media or social media and how it is impacting our daily lives and shaping our futures. Ever since ChatGPT exploded onto the scene at the end of 2022 and the early part of 2023, the world began to really understand the [...]

By |2023-08-01T23:42:58+01:00August 1st, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Ultion Nuki Plus Wins Best Smart Security Award At T3 Awards 2023

Ultion is thrilled to announce its victory at the T3 Awards 2023. Their revolutionary product, the Ultion Nuki Plus, has emerged triumphant in the fiercely competitive Smart Security category, leaving behind formidable competitors such as Arlo, ERA, T-Link, and Yale. The T3 Awards, renowned for recognising technological excellence and innovation, witnessed intense competition this [...]

By |2023-06-20T10:33:12+01:00June 20th, 2023|Categories: Brisant Secure, technology|

MACO Sent A Door Lock Into Space

Well, almost. MACO, manufacturers of window and door hardware solutions, recently sent their latest new product, INSTINCT, into space. It was a unique marketing exercise which I don't believe has been done before in our sector. At least to my knowledge. MACO INSTINCT in space For those wondering how far this product actually reached, [...]

By |2023-06-08T23:22:07+01:00June 8th, 2023|Categories: doors, double glazing industry, technology|

Ultion KeyTag Wins The Red Dot Award For Outstanding Design In Smart Home Devices For Brisant Secure

Brisant Secure wins the Red Dot Design Award for Ultion KeyTag, an integrated smart key that can be located using the Apple Find My app. Chosen from over twenty thousand entries, KeyTag impressed the judges with its special integrated design quality, winning in the Product Design category. KeyTag was assessed against its degree of [...]

By |2023-04-11T21:14:18+01:00April 11th, 2023|Categories: Brisant Secure, technology|

Esteemed Manufacturer Cleartherm Reinvests In Super Spacer® Automation Technology

Sponsored news from Edgetech: One of the glazing industry’s most respected IGU manufacturers has invested in a state-of-the-art automated Super Spacer® application line. Leicester-based Cleartherm were early adopters of the technology, becoming only the third UK company to acquire an automated Forel Super Spacer® hot melt line in 2006. Now, the innovative company have [...]

By |2023-02-28T10:28:52+00:00February 28th, 2023|Categories: Edgetech, technology|

I Used ChatGPT To Ask About Fenestration And This Is What It Said

You may have heard of something called ChatGPT over the last few weeks. ChatGPT is an AI text platform that is both fascinating people and terrifying copywriters in equal measure. It is a product of OpenAI, a tech company which has attracted interest from all parts of the tech sector and beyond. People have [...]

By |2023-02-28T23:06:33+00:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: double glazing industry, technology, trickle vents|

CNC Recycling – Going Paperless

Sponsored news from CNC Recycling: CNC Recycling is delighted to have introduced a new paperless and digital waste transfer notes software system to support operational processes. This substantial investment through bespoke development work with My Data Crate will benefit both the environment and our customers, who will now receive all their waste transfer notes [...]

By |2022-10-28T15:17:14+01:00October 28th, 2022|Categories: DGB ECO, recycling, technology|

Letter To The Editor: Giovanni Laporta – Less Is More

Letter to the Editor from Giovanni Laporta: As a designer and innovator, I am aware that inspiration comes from all sorts of places, and what I want to share with you is a prime example of this. I recently got my “new-look” bank credit card through the mail and thought, “Wow, they are so [...]

By |2022-10-14T13:39:04+01:00October 14th, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Smart Ready® Director Giovanni Laporta: Warts And All Interview – Part 2

Last week I published the first in a two-part special interview with Smart Ready® Director Giovanni Laporta. It gave us an insight into the man himself, his background, how he found his way into the fenestration sector and his own personal motivations. In part 2, we take a wider view of the industry in [...]

By |2022-09-21T15:12:23+01:00September 21st, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Smart Ready® Director Giovanni Laporta: Warts And All Interview – Part 1

A few weeks ago I posed a series of questions to Smart Ready® founder Giovanni Laporta to get his take on himself, the industry, the past and the future. This is the first part of a two-part interview which I think gives an insight into his thought process, his opinions on the industry, as [...]

By |2022-09-15T16:50:58+01:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

First TOUCH Portal Ordering System Goes Live At Endurance Doors

Sponsored news from Business Micros Group: Endurance Doors has launched the UK’s first TOUCH Portal live online ordering system, in partnership with the Business Micros Group. TOUCH Portal is the first truly end-to-end online ordering system in the window and door market – seamlessly managing an order all the way from retail enquiry to [...]

By |2022-08-18T23:03:57+01:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Business Micros, Endurance Doors, technology|

Ultion Nuki Review: Smart Door Tech That Actually Fits Into Home Life

When it comes to smart tech of any kind, it is the tech that provides a tangible benefit to daily life. Smartphones are an obvious example. Smart lighting and heating that learns your living patterns so as not to overdo it on the utility bills. When it makes a genuine difference to how people [...]

By |2022-07-14T22:37:30+01:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, Reviews, technology|

Adoption Of Smart Window And Door Technology Should Be Far More Advanced

Last week, Alex Dutton from Brisant Secure came to see us at our place to begin our journey with Ultion Nuki. This is Brisant’s newest iteration of smart lock and one that has been designed to be even more installation-friendly, and provide more compatibility with a range of existing smart home systems. I will [...]

By |2022-06-28T23:18:00+01:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Making Your Space Partners With Business Micros Group

This is a sponsored article by Business Micros: The breadth of expertise within the Business Micros Group, and its reputation as the industry’s number one software provider, meant it was always the first choice to partner with Making Your Space when the company was planning its high-profile launch into the premium garden room and [...]

By |2022-02-08T14:31:11+00:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: Business Micros, technology|

Safestyle UK Hit By Major Cyber Attack

In the same week as posting a new trading update, Safestyle UK has been hit by a major cyber attack. According to reports the attack is suspected to originate from Russia. It has left the company with a number of difficulties with a growing number of customers becoming frustrated and venting on social media [...]

By |2022-02-02T16:48:50+00:00January 29th, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Put Your Business In Control With Onsite 7 Job Management Software

This is a sponsored article by Onsite 7: As the industry boom continues, it’s never been more important for installers to operate as efficiently as possible. Rhys Hoddinott, CEO at Onsite 7, says: “Job management software is an effective tool in helping installers stay in control of their businesses. We know from customer feedback [...]

By |2021-11-12T11:14:48+00:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Onsite 7, technology|
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