World Class Study Environment for Liverpool’s Researchers

Liverpool University underwent renovation works to ensure it continues to provide a world class student experience in their research environment. Works also included improvements and refurbishment to the rest of their existing estate. One of the main issues was the noise ingress in the Sherrington Building, making it disruptive for research and learning. Fenestral, who has worked with Selectaglaze for…

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Allegion launches new AXA range for UK market

AXA, part of the Allegion family of brands has launched its brand new range of door hardware products. AXA is a specialist manufacturer of door and window fittings for residential applications, offering effective solutions and high quality products. The new release of products includes: AXA Oyster ® 10, AXA Remote 2.0™, AXA Door Guard, AXAflex Combi-stays and Telescopic stays and…

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Wrightstyle appointed to the Royal Academy

Wrightstyle, the leading supplier of steel and aluminium glazing systems, has been appointed to the Royal Academy of Arts, the UK’s oldest arts institution, for the supply and installation of advanced glazing systems. The prestigious contract forms part of the RA’s £49.8 million redevelopment to link the two buildings it owns – Burlington House and a building in Burlington Gardens…

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Specially-adapted façade solution from Wicona helps to create a new landmark

  Specially-adapted façade systems from Wicona have been specified for a new £26m library – a magnificent and inspirational undergraduate facility for the University of Leeds, one of the largest universities in the UK. The 6,500sqm state-of-the-art learning hub will help the University attract more students in an increasingly competitive higher education environment and provides a major cultural centre to…

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Surrey Academy featuring Technal façade products is ‘world’s best school’

The acclaimed Pegasus Academy at Whitehorse Manor in Croydon has been named the best school in the world. The scheme, which has already won a number of awards for architecture and design excellence, features a series of architectural aluminium glazing systems from Technal. The AR School Awards celebrate ‘the most exciting places of learning in the world’. The global search…

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Care Home opens on time thanks to Jade

Spectus Approved Window Contractor Jade Windows earned the praise of a major care home group for returning to finish a 200-window installation despite the main contractor going into administration near to the end of the work. The Yorkshire-based fabricator went back to rescue the project, working directly for the Care UK group, to finish the last few items. This enabled…

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Fight condensation on windows in winter with Guardian ClimaGuard® Dry glass

 Water condensation on windows is a problem that inevitably affects many modern houses and apartments in autumn. Condensing water not only looks unappealing, but also can affect visibility. The choice of ClimaGuard® Dry by Guardian’s Glass Group in Europe is a way to get rid of “steamy windows” while maintaining excellent insulating properties. Until recently, it was commonly believed that…

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New retail centre opens the door to thermal efficiency

  The Bishop Centre in Buckinghamshire has recently undergone a complete renovation. The site’s complex series of ageing retail units were demolished and transformed into 101,500sq ft. of contemporary commercial space. Creating large, welcoming entrances that could also deliver excellent thermal performance was vital to the sustainable ethos of the project. As such, DORMA was appointed to supply a comprehensive…

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