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Watch out for all the upcoming news on environmental timbers,energy efficient glass and any relevant regulations relating to our industry.

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What Is Energy Efficient Glass?

02/04/2012A staggering 26% of all domestic heat loss escapes through the windows*. Installing energy efficient windows can save you up to 28% per year on your heating bills compared to traditional windows and frames.Research has shown that many homeowners assume that all double glazing is equally energy efficient. In fact, there are huge differences in performance and it is the glass that makes the difference

Accoya®

Accoya®

26/01/2012Accoya® wood is a high performance wood. Created from sustainably-sourced softwood, Accoya® undergoes a proprietary, non-toxic acetylation process that permanently modifies the wood to the core. The result: an environmentally friendly solid wood with durability, dimensional stability and beauty that matches or exceeds even the best tropic hardwood. Accoya® wood is sourced from sustainable sources, including FSC and has class leading environmental credentials such as Cradle to Cradle™ Gold certification by the highly prestigious McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC) organization. Accoya® wood is perfect for demanding applications such as windows and doors, where it is important that tolerances are tight yet regardless of the conditions, they open year round. Accoya® is perfect for siding where wood's natural beauty is desired, but sustainability and high performance are of the utmost importance. In decking, where it is important that boards do not warp, twist, bow split, Accoya® is up to the challenge.

Planitherm

26/01/2012Lower your energy bills by installing PLANITHERM – proven to be the most energy-efficient window glass available in the UK. PLANITHERM is a newgeneration of energy saving window glass that uses advanced coatings to retain more internal warmth whilst capturing free energy from natural daylight. That means lower energy bills compared to standard windows.

Illegally Sourced Hardwood and Hardwood Plywood

In a recent Panorama program on the BBC, the dangers of purchasing illegally sourced Hardwood and Hardwood Plywood was clearly illustrated.

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" We are very happy with the finished products and the HIGH STANDARD of workmanship "
J Hearnshaw

" Very many thanks to Mark, who has done a great job on the window "
Mrs Roe