Clearview National March 2018 - Issue 196 - Page 62

WINDOWEXTRA Impressive U-values as standard » » SPECIALIST FABRICATOR, Mercury Glazing Supplies Ltd has confirmed its PVCu vertical sliding window products now achieve an impressive U-value of just 1.3 W/ m² and a WER of A+ as standard delivering exceptional thermal efficiency. Chris Reeks, Mercury’s Sales and Marketing Director explains: “As a business we pride ourselves on offering our customers the best in energy efficient products and this has now been achieved throughout our PVCu vertical slider range. ” Established in 2002, Gloucester’s Mercury Glazing has a well-established reputation for being one of the industry’s most reliable specialist fabricators of PVCu vertical sliders. Last year it improved its commercial reach even further by becoming the first fabricator to manufacture the new mechanically jointed vertical sliding window from Spectus. The new U-Value covers both their standard and mechanically jointed vertical slider range. All vertical sliding products are manufactured by skilled and experienced operatives in Mercury’s state of the art manufacturing plant, guaranteeing a quality result every time. Customers also have the reassurance of Mercury’s commitment to a level of customer service that aims to build a long term relationship that helps make running a business easier. GROWTH IN FLUSH CASEMENT WINDOWS » » FLUSH CASEMENT WINDOWS ARE one of the areas tipped for the biggest growth at the moment, so it’s important to choose the right product for your portfolio if you want to capitalise on the opportunities. For renowned south west fabricator Seal-Lite Group that product is the Flush Casement Window. Based in Clevedon near Bristol, Seal- Lite Group is a trade and retail fabricator with an excellent and growing reputation, with demand increasing in both sectors. It manufactures over 500 frames per week and has been a Swish fabricator for 7 years. Jim Shearn of Seal-Lite Group says his company prides itself on delivering the highest standard of service, top quality products, flexible lead times and years of experience to make sure its customers have nothing but the best at their disposal. He credits Swish with helping Seal-Lite deliver excellence. Flush casement windows are big news at the moment and Swish delivers one of the best on the market. Add in the quality of the Swish service and support plus the fact that 7 out of 10 homeowners recognise the Swish brand and you have a compelling proposition. BRITISH HERITAGE STYLE AND PERIOD COLOURS » » THE BRITISH HERITAGE appearance of the Optima Flush Casement Window offers traditional features such as a putty line sash, a traditional wide bottom sash rail, slim depth sashes plus the option of a partly or fully mechanically jointed finish. Period hardware, period colours and finishes, cill and glazing bar options and a French Flush Casement option complete a truly distinctive window. While the appearance may be of a heritage period, the construction is anything but. The system offers better thermal performance than its rivals (U-values as low as 1.2W/ m2K can be achieved). It surpasses the 62 » M AR 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M requirements of UK and EU Building Regulations and PAS24 on all options and is accredited by the British Standards Institute. Because the Flush Casement Window is part of the Optima system, it’s been designed for the 21st century from the groun \[\XY]HX[و[Y]܂XX]ܜ[[[\˂]Y[\]H]X[]HوHٚ[H \\[Y[[\Z[YXY[][\X\H\ L HYX\ۂYX\˜ٚ[L˝Z