Clearview National July 2018 - Issue 200 - Page 18

PROUD SPONSOR OF INDUSTRY NEWS INDUSTRYNEWS FEELING FLUSH? NEW FLUSH CASEMENT WINDOW DELIVERS ON ALL FRONTS » » FLUSH FITTING casement windows continue to prove an extremely popular choice for fabricators and homeowners alike. Driven by an increasing demand within the premium sector, the new, striking Flush Window is enabling Duraflex fabricators to explore fresh opportunities within both retail and commercial markets, allowing them to take advantage of this profitable and growing sector. Duraflex has already seen significant demand for its new Flush Window, and it’s easy to see why. Chacterised by sleek clean lines and traditional timber cottage features, the flush is a truly versatile window choice. Whether traditionally styled with period hardware and a timber effect foil to complement heritage properties, or finished in one of the contemporary, solid colour options to mimic the much sought-after aesthetics of aluminium for new build, commercial and contemporary properties, the Flush sash is a stunning addition to the iconic Diamond Suite. Available with either full mechanical joints for the ultimate traditional finish, or opt for the fully welded alternative, a range of glazing options, extensive choice of foiled finishes and a stunning new Georgian Bar collection for enhanced aesthetics, ensure that Duraflex’s Flush Window offers today’s consumers the choice and versatility they demand. The performance data is equally as impressive; the Flush Window has recently undergone the most rigorous testing that the industry has to offer and now holds BS6375-1 for Extreme Weather Performance, PAS24 and can achieve Secured by Design with both fully welded and mechanical sash option. In addition, the Flush window enables night- vent locking as standard, features Q-lon – the world’s best weatherseal gasket, and thanks to its fully integrated design, it sits seamlessly within the Diamond Suite, alongside a single and double Flush Door option, offering a completely suited range of Flush products that ensure Duraflex fabricators and installers maintain a competitive advantage. www.duraflex.co.uk Make fair payment the silver lining of Carillion’s collapse, says FMB » » THE GOVERNMENT MUST LEARN from Carillion by enforcing fair payment and opening up public sector contracts to smaller firms, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Commenting on the joint report on Carillion from the Work and Pensions and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committees, Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, said: “It’s the small firms in Carillion’s supply chain that bore the brunt of the giant’s demise earlier this year. The Government now has a unique opportunity to completely change how it works with the private sector. For too long, many large firms have reigned supreme and walked all over their supply chains. MPs are right to note that