Clearview National November 2015 - Issue 168 - Page 64

doorextra Super Insulated Façade »»Schueco is launching its Schueco FWS 35 PD Panorama Design façade system. This innovative new aluminium façade has a uniquely slim face-width of just 35mm, yet the SI version is officially certified by the Passive House Institute with a U-value of 0.79 W/m2K. Visually very attractive, the system is ideally suited for low-rise, high-end residential and commercial projects. A choice of two levels of insulation is offered – HI (highly insulated) or SI (superinsulated) – enabling the Schueco FWS 35 PD façade to offer real performance flexibility according to specification needs. Importantly, Schueco AWS windows, including those with TipTronic automated operation, can be integrated easily where necessary, for ventilation. Alternatively, Schueco AWS 114 SG.SI slimline outwardopening top-hung windows or parallelopening windows can be fitted. The Schueco FWS 35 PD façade system can accommodate double and triple glazed units from 22mm to 50mm thick with weights up to 250kg per transom. Also available is a heavy duty version that can carry up to 400kg. To complete the product’s comprehensive performance characteristics, a burglar resistance class to EN 1627 RC2 can be achieved which also meets the requirements of PAS 24: 2012. Email mkinfobox@schueco.com Premidoor debut »»The UK’s first showroom model of Kömmerling’s revered lift and slide PremiDoor 88 has been installed at CWG Choices’ customer, Crown Tree Investments at its Royale Regents showroom in Leamington Spa. The 4.3m wide x 2.1m high PremiDoor 88 takes centre stage, with an anthracite grey grained foil on white finish and for homeowners looking at bi-folding doors, the PremiDoor 88 is a genuine alternative and one that is capable of spanning 6.5m with a height of 2.9m in just two sashes. Kevin Warner, head of sales and marketing for Kömmerling commented: “The PremiDoor 88 sets the standard for doors in wide span applications and I fully expect this product 64 » N OV 2015 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M to take market share from bi-folding doors. There’s a wealth of colours and finishes to choose from, incredible technical performance and a greater passage of light.” Jason Wilder, co-director of CWG Choices concluded: “We’re now actively promoting the PremiDoor 88 to our customers as an alternative to a bi-folding door. While Crown Tree is the first to display the product off, there is already considerable interest from both installation companies and style savvy consumers.” Visit www.kommerling.co.uk or call 01543 444900 or visit www.cwgchoices.com or call 01536 271940 All Prepared »»With the introduction of new legislation, installers now need to ensure that their products are up to scratch with the latest requirements, and leading composite door manufacturer Vista is helping installers to prepare for Document Q with its high-spec XtremeDoor composite doors. XtremeDoor offers the very best in thermal performance, security, weather tightness and aesthetics, and has been rigorously tested and manufactured to comply with strict accreditation standards such as PAS 24. With this in mind, installers can be prepared for Document Q with XtremeDoor, ensuring all installations are fully compliant with Building Regulations and at the same time offering the end user a market leading product. Managing director Keith Sadler commented: “At Vista, security is of paramount importance. XtremeDoor is one of the most secure doors on the market, achieving Secured by Design status and featuring a five point locking system, and an anti-snap, bump, pick and drill cylinder. “Many composite doors on the market fail the test. However our installer customers operating in the new build market can be confident all Vista composite doors can easily be manufactured to comply with these new regulations.” Visit www.vistapanels.co.uk or call 01516081423