Posts Tagged ‘PVC-U’

Spectus Window Systems Announces Greener Business Model

Leading PVC-u extrusion products manufacturer, Spectus Window Systems has made a major decision to revolutionise its business operation, moving sustainability even higher up the agenda, and moving towards more sustainable methods of manufacturing. Its first major step on this journey is the launch of a new flagship product, EcoSpec. EcoSpec contains post-industrial and post-consumer recycled…read more.

Published: 1st April 2013


Spectus Window Systems Supplies Elite 70 To Specialist School

Spectus Window Systems, has supplied Elite 70 window profile as part of an extensive refurbishment programme at a specialist maths and computing school in North Tyneside. St Thomas More RC Academy, North Shields, required the existing single glazed, steel framed windows to be replaced in multiple school areas including the school’s gym, hall and general…read more.

Published: 15th November 2012


Spectus PR Campaign Shortlisted For Construction Marketing Award

A PR campaign from window systems specialist Spectus has been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious ConstructionMarketing Awards. Delivered in conjunction with Refresh PR, the multi-media campaign aimed to dispel the myths surrounding PVC-U and has been nominated in the ‘Best Use of Press and Public Relations’ category.’ A survey of specifiers’ attitudes to PVC-U was…read more.

Published: 15th November 2012


Spectus Raises The Bar With New Vertical Slider Detail

The market-leading Spectus Vertical Slider now boasts a new weather bar, offering authentic period aesthetics and may improve weather performance. The ovolo shaped weather bar replicates the sashes and outer frame, and is the latest…read more.

Published: 29th October 2012


Spectus Helps Ring Changes at Historic Church Cottage

When Church Cottage in the historic village of Tarring, West Sussex, had its timber windows replaced for the very first time, the owners of the grade II listed 18th century building thought they would have a fight on their hands to be granted planning permission to replace them with more insulating and cost-effective PVC-U profiles….read more.

Published: 14th September 2012


Spectus Window Systems Helps Revolutionise Bedford High School

As Bedford High School in Leigh, Greater Manchester, struggled to seat its 1,200 pupils – over a 45 minute lunch period and in a dining room built for just 240 – the only solution was…read more.

Published: 14th September 2012


Spectus Window Systems designs Elite 70 Stone Cill Adaptors for Ireland

Leading profile manufacturer, Spectus Windows Systems, has launched two new stone cill adaptors for their Elite 70 PVC-U window and door systems into the Irish market. Product manager at Spectus, Chris Ross said: “The new stone cill adaptors for Elite 70 were originally designed to meet the needs of their customer Frames Direct, however the…read more.

Published: 15th August 2012


Cavity Closer System

Spectus Window Systems Boots Portfolio with Addition of Cavity Closers with EPS

Leading profile manufacturer, Spectus Window Systems, has introduced cavity closers with expanded polystyrene (EPS), which offer the thermal and energy efficiency performance required for compliance with Part L of the Building Regulations. Available in 75mm…read more.

Published: 20th July 2012


Spectus Window Systems Steps Into The Spotlight With The Launch Of New Solutions Portfolio

Hot on the heels of recent research and a campaign to dispel the myths surrounding PVC-U, Spectus Window Systems has sprung back into action again with the launch of its new Solutions Portfolio, designed to help Spectus fabricators and installers make the move into new industry sectors. The Portfolio of literature communicates case studies of…read more.

Published: 2nd May 2012


Spectus Window Systems and Vision Helps Improve Care for the Elderly in Cardiff

When it was decided that 1960's built Woodcroft Care Home in Trowbridge, Cardiff, needed to be modernised and made more economically viable, architects agreed that it would be better to design a new build than undertake a refurbishment due, in part, to energy efficiency issues including the more stringent requirements of Part L of the…read more.

Published: 11th April 2012


Spectus Vertical Slider Is First For Aesthetics With The Launch Of New Through Horn

SPECTUS VERTICAL SLIDER IS FIRST FOR AESTHETICS WITH THE LAUNCH OF NEW THROUGH HORN A new through horn for the Spectus Vertical Slider has been launched by Spectus Window Systems in response to requests from its fabricators and installers. The through horn, which helps installers to maintain traditional aesthetics in period properties, is the latest…read more.

Published: 11th April 2012


Spectus Window Systems Leads the Way in Dispelling PVC-U Myths

Spectus Window Systems, leading PVC-U systems house and part of the Epwin Group, has teamed up with top building sector magazine Building Products to uncover common myths that exist with specifiers about the use of PVC-U as a building material for doors and windows. A questionnaire launched by Spectus was sent to 21,000 architects, specifiers,…read more.

Published: 14th March 2012