Clearview North September 2014 - Issue 154 - Page 22

INDUSTRYNEWS NEW FULL HEIGHT SOFFIT OPTION FOR GLOBAL SUMMER A full height soffit is now available as an internal design option for Synseal’s bestselling hybrid orangery, Global Summer. Launched in May 2012, Global Summer has proven popular with UK consumers and offers a “shelf-style” orangery soffit as standard, 300m in depth and 140mm in height, to provide a perimeter ceiling detail and house downlights or audio speakers. The new soffit delivers the substantial “built” feel that many homeowners want and is available on Edwardian-style orangeries and conservatories across roof pitches varying from 15o to 35o. Installed on a raised line Global Summer with a standard roof pitch of 25o, the full height soffits will measure 300mm depth and 422mm height up to the rafters, or 450mm depth and 492mm height with the larger model. The soffit is fitter-friendly – the kit comes with everything required to install on site except plasterboard, and features an easy to fix galvanised steel framework, foam strip to stop ingress of insects into the soffit void and discreet privacy film can be applied to roof glass to conceal the soffit void when viewed from an upstairs window. GGF SPONSORS THE G14 AWARDS The GGF has once again agreed to be a main sponsor of G14 Awards which will take place at London Hilton on Park Lane, on Friday 21st November. ‘the very best of glass and glazing’ The G14 Awards is one of the highlights in the industry calendar as it showcases the very best of glass and glazing. Each year, hundreds of companies come together to enjoy a great night out in celebration of their outstanding work. G14 will be the 11th annual Awards celebration for the industry and is now open for submissions with the Closing Deadline: Friday 5 September 2014. If your business has done something exceptional over the last year, then why not enter? With 12 awards categories there is something for every business, big or small. Winning raises your brand profile, adds brand credibility, creates new sales & marketing opportunities and boosts team morale. Get your name on a trophy – enter now! The Awards are independently judged and there is no charge to enter. Winners will be announced at the G14 Awards Presentation & Gala Dinner, which includes a Champagne reception, four course dinner, celebrity host, and after-dinner entertainment. REHAU CONGRATULATES DAVID ON A WELL EARNED RETIREMENT As David Holland, MD of REHAU trade fabricator 1st Class Window Systems, moves into semi- retirement after 40 years in the window industry, REHAU has marked the occasion by presenting Dave with vouchers to spend on indulging his passions for both golf and fishing. Dave has been with 1st Class in Pevensey, East Sussex, since the company was established in 1995 and customers can be reassured that they won’t be losing his knowledge and experience completely because he will continue to work with the company on a consultancy basis. 22 SEP 2014 During this time, he has remained loyal to REHAU and was instrumental in convincing the other directors of 1st Class to choose REHAU profile when they started fabricating. This has proved the right decision for the company which has consistently been a well respected fabricator, renowned for its quality, attention to detail, technical expertise and customer focus. Dave now plans to travel with his wife, Melanie, as well as spending even more time on the golf course and by the riverside. To read more, visit