Posts Tagged ‘Energy Ratings’

Five Reasons Why The Spectus Vertical Slider Will Help You Take Advantage Of This Growing Sector

Vertical sliding window sales increased by 15% in 2015. The popularity of this window shows no sign of slowing down. If you want to take advantage of this booming sector, you need to choose your…read more.

Published: 19th November 2015

Get In The Pole Position With A++

This October, the first licences for A++ ratings will be issued for windows achieving an energy index of 20 or above. At the same time, any A+ rated windows that already achieve the required performance can be…read more.

Published: 12th October 2015

Spectus Elite 70 Completes Townhouse Development

Spectus Window Systems’ Elite 70 system has been used to give a traditional new build development in Swinton, Greater Manchester a contemporary twist. Through its fabricator Worsley Glass, windows, curtain walling and bi-folding doors were…read more.

Published: 30th September 2014

Spectus Signs New Business Customer ADM Windows

Spectus Window Systems has spotted the potential in new start-up company ADM Windows, signing a sole supply agreement with the Sheffield-based business for its flagship Elite 70 system. ADM Windows was launched earlier this year…read more.

Published: 26th June 2014

Boost Your Business With PVC-U Vertical Slides

With an increasing focus on energy efficiency and lifecycle performance, there has never been a better time to sell the merits of PVC-U vertical sliders for period and conservation properties, says Chris Ross, Product Manager…read more.

Published: 23rd May 2013

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 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

Door Energy Ratings Letter to Editor – September 2011

CALM DOWN, DEAR! Dear editor, It was with much surprise that I read news in industry publications this week of certain companies expressing their pride at becoming among the first to register on the BFRC’s Door Energy Ratings (DER) scheme. This has rattled many industry players, but any ruffled feathers are not borne out of…read more.

Published: 28th September 2011

Spectus Window Systems Signs Five New Fabricators

PVC-U profile producer, Spectus Window Systems, has signed five new fabricators, reinforcing its UK-wide reach as part of its fabricator acquisition strategy. Pure Frames, Fairfield Windows, IF Double Glazing and Bettaglaze are all taking Spectus’ flagship Elite 70 profile, while MacLeod Construction will be producing windows using Spectus’ industry-leading vertical slider profile. Speaking about his…read more.

Published: 1st September 2011

Article Prepared for Window Industries June Feature: Foiling

Fabricators up and down the country are placing an increasing number of orders for foiled profiles. With an eight fold rise in sales for the Spectrum range – which includes in excess of 50 different colours of foils – supplied by Spectus Window Systems this year alone, Spectus Product Manager Chris Ross believes foiling is…read more.

Published: 12th May 2011