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a lesson in resilience
jack aluminium systems 024 7646 7449
“Jack Aluminium’s TruEnergy window is easy to fit, easy to fabricate - it just does what it says on the tin,” says Nick Hundleby, Director at Arcalu Architectural Aluminium.
    “We do lots of school projects, and we have always chosen The Jack Door for those jobs because it’s such a solid, robust door that can withstand the knocks and bangs of packs of teenagers, their elbows and their bags!
school was looking very tried when we started. The £400,000 project included replacing windows, doors and cladding to create a cleaner, safer and brighter learning environment.”
components to offer simple, straightforward fabrication and installation.
“When Jack launched the window, we wanted to try it straight away. It offers the same, solid, robust design that’s perfect for schools. The TruEnergy window is now our preferred window system for commercial projects. “This particular job at Joseph Whittaker School in Mansfield was one of the first projects where we installed the TW70 window. The
Jack Aluminium’s TW70 TruEnergy Window is PAS 24-certified and offers U-Values as low as 1.4 W/m2K with a double-glazed unit. The principles of value engineering mean that the window has fewer
Sales Manager at Jack Aluminium, Ash Pearson adds: “Projects like this one by Arcalu are the exact kind of jobs the TruEnergy window was developed for and we’re really pleased that the system delivers the easy fabrication and installation that we were aiming for during development.”
simple cps switching
certass 01292 292095
With insurance and energy contract renewals consistently in the headlines, as a nation, we’re starting to move away from auto‐renewing policies, in favour of finding great new deals and better customer service.
        According to Certass, it’s no different for window installation companies, who are looking for a better service on competent person schemes (CPS).
looking for a fresh approach in the New Year give us a call.” With schemes covering more than 2.5 million installed products, Certass has one of the most comprehensive certification schemes in the industry that can provide schemes for all aspects of your work from windows to roofline. The switch to Certass begins with a simple online form and when the paperwork has been received, installers can register jobs within 48 hours. Completed jobs are certified as soon as the on‐site audit is signed off. Installers registered with Certass can take advantage of extra
benefits, including low‐cost public liability and business insurance, and the Trust Mark Scheme. As an extra bonus, Certass is waiving joining fees for installers switching to Certass who register before 15 January 2018.
MD at Certass, Jason Clemmit explains: “Competent person schemes are an essential part of any installer’s remit. Self‐certifying installations is just part and parcel of the job for them, so that’s why at Certass, we make it as simple and straightforward as possible to transfer to a scheme with friendly, helpful support and technical teams. So, if you are
Jason adds: “Historically, certification bodies have run CPS without offering added value for installers, but that’s where we’re different. Our schemes are designed by tradespeople, for tradespeople, so we can be sure that we offer the best schemes, backed by helpful and friendly service.”
The Yorkshire fabricators based in Leeds, provide four colour options on bifold doors in a fast turnaround to give installers more choice. Customers can choose White, Anthracite Grey, Black and dual Anthracite & White. Kingfisher also make bifold doors in any RAL colour, made-to-order for customers who want a distinct look. “Aluminium bifold doors continue to increase in popularity as more homeowners choose them for their stunning designs and to bring the outside in,” says Deborah Beeley, Sales and Marketing Manager, Kingfisher Windows. “To stay ahead of this growing demand, we’ve made aluminium bifold doors available in 10 days, so installers can stay ahead of the competition. “Our bifold doors achieve PAS 24 accreditation and part 1 weather testing. With an adjustable jamb as standard, it reduces time on site and provides a better fit, for high-quality installations.” Kingfisher’s bifold doors can be fitted into apertures of sizes up to 3000mm high and it makes leaf widths up to 1200mm. There is also a range of glass styles for made-to-order bifold doors to finish the doors in style.
     bifold doors
in just 10 days
kingfisher windows 0113 285 4985
For installers looking to add more space and light to customers’ homes in Yorkshire and the North West, Kingfisher Windows delivers aluminium bifold doors in just 10 days, unglazed. Compliant with Document Q and Secured by Design standards, the doors are manufactured to order.
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