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23rd May 2019
 
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Trustmark Builds New Independent Consumer Council To Enhance Protection And Reduce Detriment

 

A new independent Consumer Protection Council (CPC) of consumer experts has been formed by TrustMark, the Government Endorsed Quality Scheme for tradespeople, to identify common challenges faced by consumers in the home improvements sector and to recommend ways to reduce detriment and enhance protection.

 
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Cut VAT On Home Improvements To Boost Economy

 

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is calling for the Government to cut the VAT on home improvement work following official data from the ONS published today. While there has been a rise in output over the first quarter of the year, construction output decreased month-on-month by 1.9% and the repair and maintenance series fell to its lowest level since December 2018, experiencing a fall of 3.1% compared to the previous month.

 
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Ever-Expanding Thermobar Warm Edge Spacer And Accessories Range

 

Since the initial introduction of Thermobar Warm Edge Spacer in 2010, Thermoseal Group has been continually expanding its highest performance spacer range to add new products and to develop its selection of bespoke colour-matched fittings.  The full range now includes 338 products manufactured both in the Group’s own continually-expanding spacer bar production facility and by its injection moulding division, which now produces over 10 million mouldings per year.

 
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New GGF Guide For Safe Handling, Transportation And Site Storage Of Glass.

 

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to announce the launch of the newly revised Code of Practice for the Safe Handling, Transportation and Site Storage of Glass.

The revision was instigated following concerns raised at the increasing number of incidents where improper handling of glass resulted in deaths or serious injuries.

 
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GIN Becomes The Tonic For Installers

 

Glazing retailers across the country have raced to join ‘GIN’, the new Genesis Installer Network designed to unite forward thinking installation companies with a product portfolio of premium windows, doors and comprehensive support.

Proving an instant success, the network created by Bison Frames has gained huge interest from the trade, with many already signing up to become members.

 
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Colour Fastness of Powder Coating

 

Over time all finishes exposed to weathering will be effected by the elements, this is especially relevant to buildings which are rarely cleaned on their exposed surfaces.  On some materials, such as copper, the green patina effect once weathered can be very pleasing.  More recently we have seen Corten exposed steel be used which weathers to a dark rusty hue.  But when finishes that are intended to be bright colours on building completion fade over time, or possibly stain, this can be seen as a finish ‘failure’.

 
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GGF Set To Raise Profile Of Fire Resistant Glazing

 

FIREX International returns to ExCeL London on 18-20 June 2019 with a packed agenda of timely, informative and entertaining seminars, presentations, case studies and educational sessions…and the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is at the heart of it all.

FIREX International will host 130 exhibitors from all over the world at ExCeL London and the GGF will be exhibiting at stand number FX715 – a 30m2 space situated in a prime central position near the entrance of the show.

 
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A New L-Shaped Tiled Roof From Ultraframe

 

The newly-announced ‘any shape, any size’ credentials of the 2nd-generation Ultraroof tiled roof system from Ultraframe, have been perfectly showcased in an L-shaped conservatory transformation project.

The Kerr family’s conservatory was leaking, poorly insulated and looked tired, and so they decided that the time had come to transform it into a beautiful and thermally efficient new living space.

 
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Strong Trading Figures

 

Despite all the doom and gloom surrounding the post-apocalyptic world after our departure from Europe. Bennett’s has announced the strongest start to a year for the last five years.

To date we have secured in excess of £6million of new projects within the first 4 months of 2019 and given our position on various other schemes, we expect this growth to continue. Indeed, we already have a strong order book for 2019.

 
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Sharp New Look For The Experts In Glass

 

Glass Technology Services, today launch a fresh new look following a rebranding of the company.

The rebrand marks 20 years since the launch of the former branding and reflects both the expanding nature of work and type of clients that the business supports today - with significant growth across the high tech, food, drinks and spirits and pharmaceutical sectors.

 
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Emplas & The Georgian Bar Company – Wiping Out Call-Backs

 

One of the UK’s largest window and door fabricators, Emplas work with some of the industry’s most established businesses and have a no-compromise approach to product quality. It was this commitment to deliver the highest standards that 10 years ago led them to using the GeoFast system from The Georgian Bar Company.

Kush Patel, Operations Director at Emplas, says: “We were having lots of issues with the old astragal bar system that we used at the

 
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Scotland’s Cube Glass Racks Up Another Half Million In New Contracts
 

Scotland’s Cube Glass, the innovative and rapidly expanding glass and aluminium specialist, is literally spanning the UK with a slew of lucrative new contracts from Shetland in the north to Winchester in the deep south of England.

Totalling more than half a million pounds, the latest string of successes and business wins put the Cumbernauld-based

 
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STANLEY Security Makes Fire System Requirements Affordable For Local Business
 

STANLEY Security, one of the UK’s leading security providers, has installed a wireless fire alarm system at Harvey’s Windows & Conservatories, meeting their insurance requirements whilst saving considerable expense.

Based in Leicester, Harvey’s Windows & Conservatories Ltd. operates from a large three storey building which it owns.

 
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HBR Show Success For The Genesis Collection
 

Proving that heritage is trend here to stay, The Genesis Collection was described as a hit with homeowners at The NEC’s Homebuilding and Renovating Show.

“We’re fresh back from The Homebuilding and Renovating Show at the NEC,” says Marcus O’Boyle, Head of Business Development and Marketing at Bison. “Going to the show

 
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aluplast Doubles Stock Holding In The UK

aluplast has said it has increased its stock holding in the UK to insulate its customers from potential short-term delays in the event of a hard Brexit.

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Two ‘Zero Landfill’ Years In A Row For CMS Window Systems

CMS Window Systems has maintained a zero waste to landfill rate for the second year in a row, ensuring it continues to lead the way in the re-use and recycling of waste collected throughout its manufacturing and installation operations.

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VBH Joins Council For Aluminium In Building

To show its continued commitment to aluminium fabricators and installers, VBH has joined the Council for Aluminium in Building (CAB). CAB is dedicated to promoting the use of aluminium in building and working with standards,

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Freefoam’s Quality And Service Underpin 20-Year Relationship With Exmoor Fascias

Based in Devon, Michele Muir, Managing Director of Exmoor Fascias, celebrates 30 years of trading and growth in 2019. In an ever-evolving market,

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Product News

Brightening Doorways By Bringing The Outside, Inside

The names Pale Roundel Red and Green Mist wouldn’t seem out of place in describing the floral beauty of upcoming flower shows – suggestive of cardinals and chrysanthemums – but make this assumption and you’d be wrong.

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Kubu Launches At The Planetarium

Some of the top glazing industry influencers gathered beneath the stars for the launch of Kubu Smart Lock, the latest smart home technology from Avantis International.

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Blinds & Shutters

New And Improved Blink Integral Blinds From ODL Europe

Blink Integral Blinds just got better. Nathan Barr, Managing Director of the manufacturer ODL Europe, said: “We don’t believe in standing still.”

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People

Martin Althorpe Elected President Of The British Plastics Federation

Martin Althorpe, Technical Director of Epwin Fenestration Division has been elected President of the British Plastics Federation (BPF).

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FiT Show

FIT Show Reverts To Annual Event

FIT Show organisers have announced the decision to revert the show to an annual proposition for the sector, with the next event set to take place at the NEC on May 12th, 13th & 14th 2020.

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On Site

Newview’s Towering Performance Impresses London City Airport

Experienced South East installer Newview might be best known for its extensive work on Heathrow’s Quieter Homes scheme.

But that’s not the limit of the company’s commercial expertise.

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Charity

Kestrel Team Braves The Elements For Charity Golf Day

Wind and rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of the Kestrel team as they teed off for three worthy children’s charities.

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