The Building Envelope

Nationwide Windows & Doors Busy With Social Housing Landlords Across the UK

As the leading fenestration partner for new build and refurbishment projects in public sector housing, Nationwide Windows & Doors has been hitting record manufacturing and installation output, thanks to many large and diverse contracts across the UK. Here’s a snap shot:

Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council: Replacement of Fire Door Sets
Now six months into this three-year, £1.2 million project, the team has been busy on the manufacture, delivery and installation of fire doors to the council’s housing stock across the borough which, on the doorstep of Nationwide’s 7-acre facility in Rugby, has a population of just over 120,000.

New Schueco seminars will address compliance issues

Leading sustainable building envelope specialist, Schueco UK, has announced that it will be running a series of free seminars designed to address compliance issues in the aluminium façades, windows and doors market in the UK.

Schueco UK believes that following the publication of the final report of the Hackitt Review, compliance is a topic that every responsible company needs to address urgently and expects that demand for these seminars will be very high.

Aimed at architects, consultants and main contractors, the seminars will take place on a quarterly basis in Schueco UK’s new London Office and Showroom in Great Portland Street, London W1. A specialist speaker will be present at each seminar and the presentations will be followed by question-and-answer sessions. Alternatively, individual seminars can be arranged at the offices of specifiers or contractors, if preferred.

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