Clearview National May 2018 - Issue 198 - Page 67

AL UMINIUM Sapa Windows used again on final phase of landmark Newcastle student accommodation » » A TOTAL OF 770 WINDOWS from one of the largest suppliers of aluminium building systems in Europe, Sapa Building System, feature on Newcastle’s latest student accommodation addition, Verde. This is the fourth and final phase of the £250 million Downing Plaza development - the largest planning application to be granted in Newcastle for a generation. The same Sapa systems were used on the first phase of the development. Located on the former Hill Court site adjacent to The University of Newcastle Business School, which was built by Downing in 2011, the new building named Verde has been designed by award-winning architects SimpsonHaugh. For the glazing specification, the building was thermally modelled as part of the Part L Assessment, with the performance requirements A PUSH FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRODUCTS » » CONSERVATORY Outlet Ltd is actively driving its Aluminium range of home improvement products as consumer interests increasingly turn to environmentally friendly alternatives. Whether it be ‘Carbon Footprint’, ‘Global Warming’, or ‘Plastic Filled Oceans’, it’s hard to escape the news that the choices made by consumers are vastly affecting the planet. Consumers are now beginning to make a concerted effort to ensure that their purchases have a limited impact on the environment. Conservatory Outlet’s ‘Slimframe’ and ‘Slimfold’ Aluminium ranges have been specifically designed and manufactured to meet not only the demands of environmentally conscious homeowners, but also to follow stringent recovery and recycling policies throughout manufacture, supply and installation. The benefits of these products aren’t just limited to the assurance of responsibly sourced raw materials that can be recycled long after their life as a door or window. Because of their makeup, Conservatory Outlet’s Aluminium products also offer excellent thermal efficiency, meaning customer reliance on carbon-emitting heat sources is dramatically reduced. Conservatory Outlet Managing Director, Michael Giscombe, said “Aluminium products are fast becoming one of the greenest materials available in the home improvement sector, with windows and doors in this material offering a great sustainable alternative.” for the windows generated by its outcomes and outlined by Desco (Building Services Engineer), in conjunction with the Downing. As a result, façade specialist, Dane Architectural Systems Ltd installed 770 Sapa Building System window units, constructed primarily from Dualframe 75 Si TBT (Tilt/ Turn) as well as fixed light Dualframe 75 Si Casement. https://www.sapabuildingsystem. com/en/uk/ 62558 - NovaAluminium - QUTR.pdf 1 13/07/2017 15:58:25 C M Y CM MY FABRICATORS TO THE TRADE OF HIGH QUALITY ALUMINIUM GLAZING SYSTEMS CY DOORS • WINDOWS • SHOP FRONTS • CURTAIN WALLING • BI FOLDING DOORS CMY K Innovative designs and a comprehensive range of windows suitable for the architectural, commercial, public, new build and retail markets are hallmarks of Nova Aluminium. A strictly trade only supplier, our service fits well with companies who only produce PVCu and do not want to lose any aluminium enquiries they receive. We can also benefit organisations that are at factory capacity enabling them to secure an order without disrupting their normal workload. Find out more at Tel. 0117 955 6463 Fax. 0117 955 6472 Email. 11 Lawfords Gate, St Judes, Bristol BS2 0DY C L E A RV I E W-U K . C O M » M AY 2018 » 67