Industry News

Future design challenges

Andrew Reid, Commercial Director at Epwin Group, discusses the organisation’s Building for the Future research project and asks what is driving change in UK housing design? Building for the Future combines results of a survey…read more.

Published: 14th June 2018


Jade Windows trebles its manufacturing capacity

Longstanding Spectus fabricator Jade Windows has just moved into new premises in Batley, West Yorkshire. The new unit is 14,000sqft, over three times larger than its previous premises. Ryan Fozard of Jade Windows commented: “The…read more.

Published: 16th April 2018


The complete package from Spectus

Leading systems supplier Spectus offers everything today’s fabricators and installers need: products that work in all sectors, the broadest range of ancillaries to make life easy and outstanding marketing support. Carmen Velilla, Brand Manager of…read more.

Published: 13th April 2018


Looking to expand your commercial customer base?

If you’re looking to secure more commercial contracts, it’s vital to partner with the right systems partner. And Spectus has all the credentials you need. Spectus has been working in the commercial sector since 1991….read more.

Published: 20th December 2017


Universal Trade Frames celebrates 20 years of Spectus partnership

Shropshire-based trade fabricator Universal Trade Frames is celebrating 20 years in business and 20 years of being a Spectus fabricator too. Brian Kruger, Universal Trade Frames’ Managing Director, said: “As a business, Universal Trade Frames…read more.

Published: 26th October 2017


Window Installers

The 4 Most Important Questions Window Installers Should Be Asked

The 4 Most Important Questions Window Installers Should Be Asked Purchasing windows to install in homes or offices should never be done hastily. It is imperative to study the options available, see if they go…read more.

Published: 14th October 2017


window efficiency

Understanding Window Efficiency Ratings

How to understanding your windows efficiency rating One detail you may have noticed while you are shopping for windows and doors would be the energy efficiency ratings which are similar to the ratings used on…read more.

Published: 15th September 2017


coloured windows

What does your choice of coloured windows say about you?

Your choice of coloured windows can say a lot about you. For example, the colours of your clothing pieces send non-verbal messages to the people you meet. This is why, if you want to feel…read more.

Published: 14th August 2017


spectus windows

Evolution not revolution is the key to Spectus windows’ success

The key to Spectus Windows’ Success Spectus windows was established in 1981 and it’s stayed at the forefront of the industry ever since thanks to its intelligent, market-facing approach. Carmen Velilla, Spectus Brand Manager, says:…read more.

Published: 7th August 2017


Mercury

Spectus marks Mercury’s 15th anniversary in business

Spectus marks Mercury’s 15th anniversary in business To help Mercury Glazing Supplies Limited mark its 15th year in business, Spectus recently presented company owners and Directors Steve Cross and Martin Halford with a commemorative plaque….read more.

Published: 17th July 2017


Selling Windows

5 Lessons That Will Teach You All You Need to Know About Selling Windows

Learning this art involves picking up valuable lessons from people who have made sales their bread and butter, and you will find that with their lessons, selling anything — even windows — will not only…read more.

Published: 12th July 2017


Spectus VS provides the perfect combination of traditional and contemporary

Spectus VS fabricator World Group in Carlisle has completed a stunning window installation in a building restoration in Lockerbie. World Group’s customer needed the 18 replacement windows to maintain the heritage feel of the period…read more.

Published: 3rd July 2017