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NEW SCHUECO ALUMINIUM WINDOW COMBINES OUTSTANDING ACOUSTIC AND THERMAL PERFORMANCE WITH INTEGRAL SOLAR SHADING

New to the Schueco AWS aluminium window range is the high performance AWS 120 CC.SI which combines exceptional levels of sound and thermal insulation with integral solar shading.  The window is officially Passive House certified when appropriate glazing is used and is available as tilt/turn, side-hung inward opening or combined with fixed lights.

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JANISOL HI WINDOWS AND DOORS HIGH-TECH ISOLATORS HELP NEW SCHUECO JANSEN JANISOL HI RANGE OF STEEL WINDOWS AND DOORS TO ACHIEVE ULTRA-LOW 'U' VALUES

Steel systems specialist, Schueco Jansen, has just introduced a range of steel windows and doors that can achieve ultra-low ‘U’ values thanks to a newly developed isolator made from glass fibre-reinforced polyurethane. The thermal efficiency of the new Janisol HI systems is matched by high structural strength making them ideal for a wide variety of applications.

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SCHUECO AVANTEC SIMPLYSMART CONCEALED FITTINGS ARE A REAL ADVANCE

New from the UK’s leading building systems specialist, Schueco UK Ltd, is AvanTec SimplySmart, a comprehensive range of concealed fittings for all types of Schueco aluminium inward opening windows – tilt/turn, side-hung and bottom-hung.

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SCHUECO JANSEN INSULATED STEEL FAÇADE SYSTEM GAINS EUROPEAN TECHNICAL APPROVAL

According to Schueco Jansen, Europe’s leading steel systems specialist, its VISS SG structural glazing façade system, introduced into the UK last year, has just been given European Technical Approval (ETA-13/0015). The rigorous ETA testing process means that architects and contractors can now be even more confident about the fitness for purpose of this structurally robust, highly insulated steel façade system.

NEW ADDITION TO SCHUECO AWS OPEN OUT WINDOW SYSTEM IS SUPER-INSULATED

The tried-and-tested AWS range of outward-opening aluminium windows from Schueco UK has now been extended by the addition of a new system, the Schueco AWS 75.SI. This new window offers superb design flexibility and benefits from a number of optimised features which help it set new standards in thermal insulation

NEW INNOVATION FOR SCHUECO SUPER-INSULATED FAÇADE SYSTEM PROVIDES ECONOMIC SOLUTION

A new innovation from leading UK building envelope specialist, Schueco UK, is the FW 50+ SG.SI, a large-scale, aluminium, structural glazing façade system which combines an attractive flush-fitted appearance with outstanding insulation values.

Schueco UK has secure systems to protect life and property 

Responsible companies wanting to protect their property and staff from external threats such as explosions (whether detonated accidentally or deliberately) and armed attack, would do well to investigate the range of ‘Enhanced’ systems available from Schueco UK. With over thirty years’ experience in this field, Schueco has the products and technical expertise to provide the secure solutions they need.

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Schueco Jansen systems ideal for high-end residential market

Two recently introduced products from steel specialist, Schueco Jansen, mean that architects and designers working at the high end of the residential market now have real choice when it comes to specifying top-of-the-range glazed-sliding door installations with the Janisol lift and slide door and the Janisol folding wall. 

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Schueco UK demonstrates commitment to sustainability

The importance of sustainability in building is now firmly established in the UK construction industry and as part of a corporate Schueco initiative known as ‘Thinking Ahead’, Schueco UK Ltd is launching two new aluminium systems, the FW 50+.SI Green Façade and the AWS 90.SI+ Green Window, that support the concept.

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Schueco folding/sliding door will meet standards of new part L

With the delayed publication of the new Part L of the Building Regulations now due in April, architects, specifiers and main contractors will be reassured to know that the Schueco ASS 70 FD – a tried-and-tested, thermally insulated folding/sliding door system from Schueco UK Limited – will meet the increased insulation standards expected.

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NEW COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR FOR SCHUECO UK

Leading building envelope and new energies specialist, Schueco UK, has appointed Sean Butler to the post of Commercial Director Metal Construction.

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NEW JANISOL LIFT-AND-SLIDE DOOR DELIVERS MAXIMUM GLASS AREA, NARROW SIGHT-LINES AND EXCELLENT THERMAL VALUES

In response to the growing demand for doors with ever larger areas of glass, narrow sight-lines and high levels of insulation, steel systems specialist Schueco Jansen has introduced the Janisol Lift-and-Slide door to provide a complete, cost-effective solution. Available in a wide range of polyester powder coated colours, this new door allows internal and external spaces to merge together to create a single living environment.

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JANISOL FOLDING STEEL WALL FROM SCHUECO JANSEN IS NEW TO THE UK

New to the UK is the Janisol Folding Wall from steel systems specialist, Schueco Jansen, who see it as the perfect product to benefit from the growing popularity of sliding/folding doors in both commercial and domestic markets. Made from thermally insulated steel profiles, with a front-to-back depth of just 60 mm, its robust, durable, all-welded construction makes it suitable for both inside and outside use.

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SCHUECO’S LIBRARY OF BIM FENESTRATION OBJECTS IS UK’S FIRST

Leading building envelope and solar products specialist, Schueco UK, has announced another UK first – a library of aluminium fenestration objects developed specifically for use with Building Information Modeling (BIM).

The library includes windows, doors, sliding doors and sliding/folding doors. In addition, Schueco’s range of curtain wall profiles can be assigned to Autodesk Revit generic façade systems.

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A GRAND OPENING FOR ALUMET GROUP’S HEADQUARTERS BUILT USING SCHUECO ERC 50 RENOVATION FAÇADE

The facade is a key element in any building refurbishment and building envelope contractor Alumet have practised what they preach by installing Schueco's new insulated renovation facade at their Warwickshire headquarters. The ERC 50 system has been retro-fitted to Jubilee House and was recently unveiled by legendary actor Brian Blessed as part of the company's 20th Anniversary celebrations.

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NEW STEEL SYSTEM FROM SCHUECO JANSEN DELIVERS STYLISH 'ALL-GLASS' LOOK FOR STRUCTURALLY GLAZED FACADES

With structurally glazed façades currently very much in vogue, architects and specifiers are expected to welcome the arrival in the UK of VISS SG, a new thermally insulated system from steel specialist, Schueco Jansen, which delivers the stylish 'all-glass' appearance they are seeking.

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NEW SCHUECO JANSEN STEEL FIRE DOORS AND SCREENS APPROVED FOR USE IN THE UK

After extensive testing to ensure they meet relevant EN standards, a new range of Janisol fire doors and screens from steel systems specialist, Schueco Jansen, has been approved for use in the UK. Designated Schueco Jansen Janisol C4, the steel systems offer high fire-resistance performance, narrow sight-lines, large glazed areas, stylish hardware and a wide variety of design options.

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SCHUECO'S NEW RANGE OF SECURITY DOORS AND WINDOWS OFFERS OUTSTANDING BUT UNOBTRUSIVE BURGLAR PROTECTION

New from leading building envelope and solar specialist, Schueco UK Limited, are the ADS 90 BR and AWS 90 BR ranges of security door and window systems. Identical in appearance to ordinary glazed windows or doors – and as easy to operate – they have a basic frame depth of only 90 mm but offer outstanding physical protection combined with excellent thermal insulation and weather-tightness.

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SCHUECO UK WELCOMES BOOTH INDUSTRIES TO ITS PARTNER NETWORK

Building envelope and solar products specialist Schueco UK Limited has announced that Booth Industries of Bolton, a global leader in the design and construction of high-integrity doors, windows and modular wall systems, is joining the Schueco Partner Network. The Network – the most coveted in the building industry - covers the whole of Great Britain and Schueco Partners have long been involved in major highvalue projects in both private and public sectors.

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SCHUECO'S ALUMINIUM FIRE PROTECTION PRODUCTS MEET STRICT STANDARDS

The case for the suitability of aluminium for the fabrication of fire protection products is made strongly by leading building envelope and solar products specialist, Schueco UK Limited, whose range of specialist glazed aluminium doors, façades and windows is the most comprehensive in the UK market.

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SCHUECO FAÇADE SYSTEM WILL MEET 2013 DOCUMENT L REGULATIONS

Architects and developers wishing to future-proof their buildings against the more stringent energy-saving and CO2 reduction targets expected to be included in Document L of the Building Regulations in 2013, will find that Schueco's FW 50+.SI insulated aluminium façade system provides a complete solution.

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SCHUECO OFFERS 10-YEAR GUARANTEE ON ALL ITS SOLAR PRODUCTS

Leading UK solar specialist, Schueco UK Limited, has announced that the products in its solar thermal and PV range are covered by a full 10-year guarantee. This applies to all its solar thermal collectors and mono-crystalline, polycrystalline and thin-film PV modules, as well as its mounting systems.

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CHANGE OF MANAGEMENT AT THE TOP FOR SCHUECO UK LIMITED 

Leading building envelope and solar products specialist Schueco UK Limited has announced that Mike Lane, currently Sales Director Metal Construction, will lead the company when Managing Director Marc von Briel leaves towards the second half of the year to set up a new Schueco subsidiary in Australia to service the Australasian region.

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IMPRESSIVE RANGE OF INNOVATIONS ON BOTH SCHUECO STANDS AT ECOBUILD

Leading building envelope and solar products specialist, Schueco UK, the lead sponsor of Ecobuild 2012, has major stands (N2940 and S310) in both halls. Schueco is showing examples of its aluminium and steel systems as well as its latest solar energy products, some of which are new to the UK and all of which underline its status as a world-class company.

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PETER HANSON IS THE NEW BRAND AMBASSADOR

Bielefeld - Schüco is delighted to welcome Peter Hanson as the new member of the brand ambassador team. The 34-year-old Swede is considered one of golf’s most consistent, top-class performers. He catapulted into the world’s elite following two tournament wins in the 2010 season – the Mallorca Open and the Czech Open – and was also a member of Europe’s successful Ryder Cup team.

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SCHUECO UK IS RECOGNISED AS AN INVESTOR IN PEOPLE ORGANISATION

The UK Commission for People and Skills, the body responsible for Investors in People, the UK’s leading people management standard, has recognised Schueco UK Limited, Britain’s leading building envelope and solar products specialist, as an Investors in People organisation.

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SCHUECO UK WINS GOOD EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR THE SECOND TIME IN TWO YEARS

Schueco UK Limited, the UK’s leading building envelope and solar products specialist, has won a Building magazine Good Employer of the Year Award for the second time in two years. This recognises Schueco UK as a Top 50 Employer and is particularly impressive since Schueco is the only company to have won the Award in both 2010 and 2011.

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6-METRE HIGH STEEL FAÇADE DOOR IS A SCHUECO JANSEN FIRST

Launched at BAU earlier this year, the VISS Façade Door is unique to Schueco Jansen and demonstrates the system innovation and engineering expertise that have made the company Europe's leading steel systems specialist. Available in a single or double-leaf configuration in a variety of sizes up to a maximum height of 6 metres, the door is designed as a specific project solution based on a mullion/transom construction.

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GLASGOW’S NEW MUSEUM INCLUDES SCHUECO SU 90 UNITISED FAÇADE

Two Schueco SU 90 unitised façade systems form an important structural element in Glasgow's new £74 million Riverside Museum of Transport, a stunning building designed by the much-admired international practice of Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA).

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HEALTH & SAFETY ISSUES RESOLVED BY NEW JANISOL STEEL DOOR

New from steel systems specialist Schueco Jansen is a thermally insulated, glazed steel door that combines stylish looks, slim       sight-lines, minimal heat loss and a reassuring level of operational safety, thanks to a door jamb and stile that have been designed to minimise the risk of trapped fingers.
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NEW SCHUECO RENOVATION FAÇADE SET TO REVOLUTIONISE REFURB MARKET

Developers and property owners are expected to give a warm welcome to a new system just launched by Schueco UK Limited. Known as the Schueco ERC 50 Renovation Façade, it allows an office building to be given a complete external facelift, including the installation of ProSol TF thin-film PV modules if required, without the need for the occupants to move out.

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2011 Schüco Open

Duncan Grover tees off with world-class golfers

Düsseldorf/Essex. Schüco stands for clean energy from solar products and windows. The company is a global expert in solar solutions, windows, doors and façades. By organising the third Schüco Open from 30 to 31 July, Schüco once again made a highlight of the company’s commitment to golf. 12,500 avid spectators contributed a fantastic atmosphere on the second day of the 2011 Schüco Open at Hubbelrath Golf Club near Düsseldorf. At Germany’s biggest and most star-studded invitational tournament, Schüco brand ambassadors from all over the world and other famous professional golfers teed off with a selection of amateur golfers under the motto “Teeing off together on climate protection." Alongside the Schüco brand ambassadors Martin Kaymer, Henrik Stenson, Geoff Ogilvy, Bubba Watson, Ian Poulter, Dustin Johnson, Álvaro Quirós, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Grégory Havret, Edoardo Molinari and Liang Wenchong, seven Challenge Tour professionals took to the course and competed for the Schüco Winner’s Cup. In nine groups comprising four people, a total of 36 golfers put their talent to the test.

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NEW JANISOL STEEL WINDOW FROM SCHUECO JANSEN IS IDEAL FOR RENOVATION PROJECTS

New from leading steel specialist Schueco Jansen is Janisol Arte, a highly insulated steel window system designed specifically for the renovation market. By specifying Janisol Arte, an architect can satisfy the concerns of local authority planners and building conservation officers while still ensuring that the refurbished building meets the strict energy-saving requirements of Part L of the Building Regulations.

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NEW SCHUECO WINDOW ACHIEVES PASSIVHAUS INSULATION LEVELS

With a whole window 'U' value of 0.8 W/m2K, the pioneering new AWS 90.SI aluminium window system from building envelope and renewable energy specialist Schueco UK Limited, achieves PassivHaus levels of insulation – previously only obtainable using PVC-U or timber – in a frame depth of just 90 mm.

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EXTENSIVE USE OF ALUMINIUM AND STEEL SYSTEMS FROM SCHUECO AND SCHUECO JANSEN AT NEW SHOPPING CENTRE IN BALBRIGGAN

The newly completed Millfield Shopping Centre in the seaside town of Balbriggan, north of Dublin, is a stunning building whose construction makes extensive use of insulated aluminium and steel façade, window and door systems from Schueco and Schueco Jansen. 

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SCHUECO FAÇADES MEET TOUGH CWCT AND BS EN STANDARDS

Building envelope and renewable energy specialist, Schueco UK Limited, has just announced that a range of its latest façade systems has successfully completed rigorous testing to the latest CWCT standard. The tests, which were carried out by Wintech Engineering Ltd, one of the UK's most respected, independent, UKAS accredited, testing laboratories, show that the Schueco systems also meet or exceed current BS EN standards for curtain walling.

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TESTS CONFIRM SCHUECO JANSEN STEEL DOOR IS TOP OF ITS CLASS FOR ENDURANCE

After successfully completing 1 million cycles during an independently staged endurance test, a Janisol door from Schueco Jansen has achieved Class 8, the highest standard for functionality and durability according to EN 12400. This top-of-the-league classification means that the Janisol thermally insulated glazed steel door is now officially confirmed as being 'Heavy Duty'.

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