What is a fenestration package?

What is a fenestration package and why do you need it? 

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 14th June 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Housing Developments, Products, Specialist

What does Fenestration mean?  The term fenestration derives from the French term, ‘fentre,’ meaning window. It’s a word used to describe the arrangement, quality and quantity of the windows on a building facade. This is opposed to the term glazing which only refers to the glass components within the building’s appearance.    What is a…

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Lifetime Home Regulations

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 8th March 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Company News, Specialist

What are Lifetime Homes Regulations? The idea of Lifetime Home Regulations originated from the 1980s with the concept being initially developed in 1991 by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Habinteg Housing Association. The standards are in a series of sixteen design criteria to make homes easily adaptable for a lifetime in a cost effective…

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PVC and Aluminium Products

PVC vs Aluminium – Which Should You Choose?

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 14th February 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Aluminium, Products, PVC

When looking for the right product to suit your next project, it’s important to understand the key features and benefits each material can offer. Here’s your guide to PVC vs Aluminium to know which material is best for you! Most Cost Effective If your project has strict budgets to adhere to, then PVC is the…

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Acoustic Glass Specifications

The Benefits of Acoustic Glass

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 20th January 2022  |   CATEGORIES: Products, Specialist

What is acoustic glass? Acoustic glass consists of two panes of glass laminated together using PVB (Polyvinyl Butyral). The importance of using PVB is because it is an acoustic membrane which bonds the two panes of glass together to give the appearance of a single pane of glass. Due to its features, materials and manufacturing,…

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Is aluminium the right material for your windows and doors?

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 15th September 2017  |   CATEGORIES: Aluminium

Last but not least in our material series, it’s time to consider whether aluminium is the best choice for the new windows and doors in your project. Appearance Aluminium can be used to produce minimalistic, slim profiles, which is perfect for making the most of great views, and with the added option of dual colour…

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Is PVC-U the right material for your windows and doors?

AUTHOR: arcura_social  |   DATE: 29th August 2017  |   CATEGORIES: PVC

Selecting the perfect windows and doors is an important and valuable investment for your project. Not only can it add value to the property in question, it will also appeal to potential buyers as it could save them money on energy bills, decrease noise disruption, save them time and money on maintenance, and improve security….

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