Clearview North September 2014 - Issue 154 - Page 82

conservatories QUALITY CARE FROM TUFFX Conservatories have become more dynamic in design and consumers more demanding. Working alongside renowned glass companies has enabled TuffX to grow a product range for installers that offers vast choice with more options and room for growth. TuffX recognises that understanding the individual style of the homeowner is pivotal to winning business. Providing customers with more style, colour and performance has been a focus, resulting in a new milestone in increased sales. Consumers are more aware of conservatory roof glass product performance in temperature control, reducing energy bills plus aesthetics that add value. As such the demand for high quality performance glass roofing units has increased considerably due to thermal efficiency, simple installation, heat reflection and easy maintenance, all adding appeal. The launch of a modern interactive website designed to be individualised for customers has proven very popular nationally for TuffX, helping to boost sales. TuffX has created literature and samples enabling the consumer to understand the performance differences between the glasses. By providing customers with glass samples which include the individual capabilities of each glass type, has also proven to be a major benefit for the Ambience range. For glass samples or more information call 0845 3 400 200. K2 CONSERVATORY ROOF TECHNICAL BROCHURE NOW AVAILABLE Synseal has published an authoritative technical brochure detailing its proven and advanced K2 conservatory roof system. The no-nonsense brochure presents all the key design features including the adjustable eaves beam connector, jack rafter, glass paddle valley glazing stop, self-supporting box gutter with internal brace, choice of aluminium or PVC-U end caps and fixed or variable ridge options providing roof pitch adjustment from 17.5o to 37.5o. Cross-section drawings and glazing bar assembly summaries provide a handy technical reference source. A style guide illustrates the range of popular footprint design options, colour finishes and roof glazing specifications which include Synseal’s exclusive Celsius performance glass. A special section also details the very latest Capella modular orangery options, which can be specified to transform a standard K2 conservatory into an aspirational hybrid orangery. The new technical brochure is crammed with information and fits into Synseal’s specification literature folder. The Synseal branded ring-bound technical folder has been well received by design and build specifiers and contains comprehensive yet concise information on all the company’s sub-branded product ranges provided by individual technical brochures - so the folder’s contents can be tailored to meet specific customer requirements. MORE GARDENROOM DEVELOPMENTS Prefix Systems’ GardenRoom is the latest generation of tiled conservatory roofs helping to close the gap between the typical conservatory and single storey extension markets as Prefix customers look to open up new sales opportunities. The new 115mm x 70mm insulated box section eaves beam, is just one of a number of enhancements to the solid warm roof, which is now insulated on the front face to eliminate cold bridging and any risk of condensation. It will also accommodate multiple pitch variations, has better spanning capabilities, allows for a neater fascia detail, enables an optional pelmet detail to be created 82 SEP 2014 for lighting and is easier and quicker for the installer on site. A new co-extruded PVCu soaker has been introduced featuring flipper gaskets at key points to push any water ingress in the correct direction for drainage. It’s in one continuous length, lighter in weight and like the new eaves beam is easier and quicker for the installer on site. There are also new Envirotile colour finishes along with matching hip and ridge cappings, supplied in one continuous section for speed of installation. More info/brochures: call 01254 871800, e-mail To read more, visit