Installation specialists Portico has fitted more than 100 of Pilkington’s high-spec insulating glass units (IGUs) at an exclusive, new build apartment development in Essex for Weston Homes.
Pilkington energiKare Advantage units were specified for their energy-efficient properties, which see the units achieve a centre pane U-value of just 0.9 W/m2k, helping Weston Homes exceed its target U-value of 1.2 W/m2k.
Installed into 86 windows and 24 patio doors within the five-story development, the energiKare IGUs minimise heat loss and allow more of the sun’s energy to enter the property.
Pilkington worked in collaboration windows and doors manufacturer Emplas on the project, which is part of the high-end Highbanks scheme by Weston Homes in Southend-on-Sea.
Ryan Johnson, managing director at Emplas, commented: “The new build sector has been focussed on improved energy efficiency for a long time and the doors and windows we’re supplying into it are being specified to increasing levels of performance.
We have a longstanding relationship with Pilkington and through continued collaboration we have been able to supply a highly competitive window and door offer into the new build sector.”
Pilkington United Kingdom Limited,
WA9 5 DZ
Phone: 01744 692000
Fax: 01744 692569
REHAU’s latest colour laminates and spray finishes are giving installers looking endless ideas for exciting and innovative PVC-U window and door installations.Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Innovations & New Products, Paints, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Windows
Kingspan Industrial Insulation Ltd has agreed with SIG Distribution an Asset Purchase Acquisition of GRM Insulation Solutions.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Insulation
Bull Products, a manufacturer of fire protection equipment, explains why protecting your site and workers with an intruder alarm unit is so beneficial.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Health & Safety, Posts, Security and Fire Protection
A three-storey apartment building under construction in the Welsh town of Flint features Icopal’s Monarfloor Tranquilt acoustic membrane.Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Membranes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls