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 Morley Glass & Glazing has been named as the UK fenestration industry’s best IGU manufacturer in the fifth annual National Fenestration Awards.
platform National Fenestration Awards are run and decided completely by the participation of the industry. Instead of judges and panels, winners are chosen by the public. Winners of the awards will be invited to a special Winners Event by awards organisers in the New Year.
VBH (GB), has added the new Yale Conexis L1 Smart Lock to its range. With a prominent TV advertising campaign, the Smart Lock opens up new selling opportunities for retrofit installations.
  The business fought off stiff competition from seven other companies in the category, which was sponsored by Edgetech (UK) Ltd. The victory brings to a close an award- winning year for Morley Glass and its MD Ian Short, with 2017 going down in the company’s history as one of unmitigated success.
Ian comments: “This latest award win is fantastic news to bring the year to a close. We’ve always had confidence in our offer, and 2017 has been a big year which saw us launch a new website and home automation interface as well as invest £700,000 in a second IGU production line.
The Smart Lock is a keyless product, operated via a key card, key tag, phone tag or a secure smartphone app, ‘Bluetooth Twist & Go’. Homeowners can monitor who is entering and leaving the home, from wherever they are.
total control at all times. Dan Powell, Maintenance & Locksmiths Product Manager says: “With the new Yale Conexis L1 homeowners can upgrade their lock easily and with no fiddly wiring. The Smart Lock uses four AA batteries that give the homeowner plenty of warning when they’re running low. And even if the batteries run flat, a standard 9V battery can be connected temporarily into a concealed port. If the lock is tampered with, an anti-intruder alarm is triggered via either the app or mobile key.
 July saw Ian honoured for his contributions to charity and the community this month as he was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship from The Rotary Foundation in recognition of his significant support for its work. Three months later, he lifted the glitterball trophy at the Variety Strictly Ballroom charity competition for his sleek samba skills, raising more than £14k in the process. Launched in 2013, the open
“Hopefully this is a sign of even bigger things to come next year and we’re certainly looking forward to celebrating our 20th anniversary with a number of plans already in the works to make the next 12 months even bigger and better than the last.”
The app also has the functionality to send temporary access ‘mobile keys’ to anyone with a smartphone – so no more children waiting on the doorstep when they have mislaid their key! The mobile key can be programmed to give access from a few hours to a number of weeks. The app also allows you to revoke access at any time, so the homeowner is in
“The TV campaign on prime channels is sure to boost awareness and interest,” continues Dan. “We’re anticipating strong demand and have ensured we have plenty in stock!”
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