Industry News

Epwin Window Systems becomes a member of the GGF Federation

Epwin Window Systems, the UK’s largest systems supplier, has announced its membership of the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF). On joining the GGF, Martin Althorpe, Epwin Window Systems’ Technical Director, said: “We take our responsibilities…read more.

Published: 20th May 2022

Epwin Window Systems’ Katrina Earl promoted to Sales Director

Katrina Earl has been appointed Sales Director of Epwin Window Systems after seven years with the business. In her appointment, Katrina will report to Managing Director Clare Bailey [formerly O’Hara] and will be responsible for…read more.

Published: 9th May 2022

Epwin Window Systems publishes guide to the changes to Part F

Epwin Window Systems has just published a guide to the changes to Part F of Building Regulations, which come into effect on 15 June 2022. Gerald Allen, Head of Marketing at Epwin Window Systems, commented:…read more.

Published: 28th April 2022

Systems ready for new Part L requirements for Epwin Window Systems

Changes to Part L of Building Regulations coming into force on 15 June 2022 mean big changes for the thermal efficiency requirements of buildings. But Epwin Window Systems is already ahead of the curve to…read more.

Published: 29th March 2022

Mercury celebrates 20 years of Spectus partnership

Specialist trade fabricator Mercury Glazing Supplies is celebrating 20 years in business and 20 years of being a Spectus Vertical Sliding fabricator too. Steve Cross, Director at Mercury Glazing, said: “As a business, Mercury is…read more.

Published: 28th March 2022

Epwin Window Systems’ Connect platform celebrates its first anniversary

Epwin Window Systems’ ground-breaking digital integrated platform, Connect, is celebrating its first anniversary this month. Gerald Allen, Head of Marketing at Epwin Window Systems, said: “Connect was designed to help fabricators and installers access the…read more.

Published: 24th March 2022

Over 500 Spectus windows and 100 doors are installed in a new flagship £10m development

Over 500 Spectus casement windows and 100 French doors were specified and fitted in a new £10m flagship New Build Social Housing development. The new 75 residential properties providing a mix of one-, two- and…read more.

Published: 21st March 2022

Spectus Elite 70 flush tilt and turn windows specified for exceptional iconic development

Over 100 Spectus Elite 70 flush tilt and turn windows were specified and installed in a new stand-out development at an iconic Chester landmark. The Shot Tower is a Grade II listed building and the…read more.

Published: 10th March 2022

Not all reinforcing is equal

With fabricators looking at their margins and trying to reduce costs, Phil Parry, Business Development Director at Epwin Windows, sounds a note of warning when it comes to purchasing reinforcing from alternative suppliers. He says:…read more.

Published: 11th February 2022

Fast-fitting Epwin Window Systems products transform arts-and-crafts-style detached house

Epwin Window Systems fast-fitting products have helped to transform a stunning arts-and-crafts-style detached house in Conwy, Wales as part of an extensive property refurbishment. The project was undertaken by local installer L Pearce Home Improvements…read more.

Published: 24th January 2022

Martin Althorpe awarded British Plastics Federation’s Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Services

Martin Althorpe, Technical Director of Epwin Window Systems, has been awarded the British Plastics Federation’s prestigious Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Services to the BPF and the wider industry. Philip Law, Director General at the…read more.

Published: 26th October 2021

Spectus windows selected for bespoke architect-designed home in Northern Ireland

Spectus windows were selected for a stunning modern architect-designed home in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. The windows were manufactured and installed by longstanding Spectus fabricator, McIlhatton and Company Limited. The detached stylish new home was designed…read more.

Published: 14th October 2021