Marketing Column – Is It Time to Outsource Lead Generation?
Kirsty Winter, general manager at Insight Data, sheds light on why outsourcing lead generation can be a game-changer for businesses and help those on the periphery gain clarity on its immense power. To read more click the pic
FENSA Column - What Is A Competent Persons Scheme?
Following comments made in the press recently, it has become clear that the role of Competent Persons Schemes – such as FENSA and others – many not be widely understood. Lis Clarke, operations director for FENSA, explains the primary purpose of such schemes. To read more click the pic
Roofline & Cladding - Colour Trends In Cladding & Roofline
Colin St John, the commercial director at Freefoam, looks at how installers are selling more roofline and cladding by tapping into colour trends to match or complement windows and doors. To read more click the pic
Energy & Environment - Removing Barriers To Recycling Windows
With such an emphasis on recycling influencing our daily lives, recycling old PVC-U windows should be second nature for installers. Not yet, says Stuart Stockley, MD of Veka Recycling – but we are getting there. To read more click the pic
Energy & Environment - From Cradle To Cradle
Simon Drury, the sustainability manager at the distributor (and recycler) of PVC-U building products Eurocell, reveals how its recycling process works and explains how the industry can benefit from this. To read more click the pic
Products & Projects - Getting A Handle On A New Design Brief
Yale has been selected as the new supplier of door handles for the Korniche range of bi-fold doors from Made for Trade. The purchasing decision is based on technical expertise, manufacturing capabilities and consistent product quality. To read more click the pic
Technical Article – Get Your Trims And Frame Position Right
Remember neither the frames nor the trims should sit proud or flush of the masonry/facade. The only element that should sit proud is the projecting cill as this carries water away whereas anything else will cause water ingress, writes Don Waterworth, The Installer’s Technical Expert. To read more click the pic
Products & Projects - Sweet Deal For Installers
Shepley Windows, which supplies windows and doors across the UK, has updated its Visage composite door range, with the addition of the Ultion Sweet hardware collection. To read more click the pic