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PRODUCTS&INSTALLATIONS ‘Warmer for longer’ Satisfying the need for tradition Solidor has introduced the Winkhaus AV2 Heritage Door Lock for the composite door sector. This new lock is said to ‘satisfy the need’ for traditional locking rim latches on composite doors, yet with the benefit of high security, multipoint locking. The AV2 is seen as an upgrade from the old key wind up and traditional rim lock previously used at Solidor. The AV2 Heritage Locking System has the euro profile locking cylinder at a similar height to a traditional round cylinder and the lock is operated automatically as soon as the door is closed. Synseal has launched new triple glazing beads This key feature means that an external lever handle is not required to operate the that allow casement windows and doors, made locking points and the lock can be deadlocked, or opened externally by turning the with Legend 70 or Shield PVC-U profiles, to key a quarter of a turn. From the inside the door can be opened by an internal thumb incorporate a 40mm triple glazed unit, while turn, again with a quarter turn. The door is automatically locked when closed from the SynerJy PVC-U profiles can incorporate a 36mm inside and the key is then required to gain entry from the outside. The AV2 is Police triple glazed unit. Secured by Design, PAS23/24 and VdS accredited. The new triple glazing beads are available in For further information, visit: www.solidor.co.uk white, three woodgrains, and 13 artisan colours. triple glazed windows is that they are ‘extremely An external approachffering The primary reason, Synseal says, for o energy efficient’ – they keep homes warmer for longer and help to reduce energy bills. With the Kömmerling has launched a new five chambered, externally beaded sash extra pane of glass and additional air gap cavity, in response to customer demand for its C70 Gold window and door triple glazed windows are said to be much quieter. system. The new 76mm externally beaded sash has the option of either a Furthermore, triple glazed windows are said to chamfered or ovolo glazing bead and is available in a range of colours be more secure than double glazed windows and woodgrains from stock. These options include including white ash because they are harder to break, especially if the (whitegrain), golden oak, Irish oak, rosewood, cream, black, Chartwell middle pane is made of toughened glass. green and grey direct from stock. For the majority of woodgrains and Synseal’s Legend 70 PVC-U profiles using colours there is also the option of foiled both sides, or foiled on white. seven chamber inner frames and five chamber For full details on colours customers can refer to Kömmerling’s newly outer frames coupled with all argon filled triple printed Colour Programme. glazed unit supplied by Global Glass, can deliver Kevin Warner of Kömmerling, commented: “We’ve added an externally beaded sash to our C70 a ‘full window’ ‘U’ value of 0.8W/m2k or better. Gold system in response to customer demand. It’s a perfect example of listening to our customers and www.synseal.co.uk then investing in the right products for them.” For more information, visit: www.kommerling.co.uk Lightning hits market Not one, but 20 ‘Brilliant Ideas’ Zoom Ready has launched a new brochure, entitled Zoom Ready’s Book of Brilliant Ideas. This 26 page colour brochure gives details of Zoom’s 20 ‘Brilliant Ideas’, all of which are designed to improve the conservatory experience and help installers sell. The brochure also has information on Zoom’s exclusive glazing and colour options, as well as a full price matrix which acts as an easy reference for installers. With the iconic lightbulb design, it forms part of Zoom’s suite of marketing material that includes a new website, various leaflets, pop up stands and a glass sample presenter. Nico Manufacturing, manufacturer of window Zoom Ready’s chairman, Martin Randall, said: “We’ve launched Zoom Ready’s Book of Brilliant products, has expanded its range with the Ideas to show installers just how fantastic Zoom is. There are no fewer than 20 Brilliant Ideas Lightning Bolt multipoint locking system. which make conservatories more profitable for installers. This brochure acts as a useful Simply clipping into the window profile reference for our glazing options, components and prices.” without the need for fixing screws, the Lightning For more information, call 0845 305 4138 or visit: www.zoomroom.co.uk Bolt is said to combine ease of fixing with ‘exceptional’ value, to increase productivity and reduce fixing costs. Personalised marketing materialsDesigned and manufactured in the UK, it is built from stainless steel and nylon with a die Swish Window and Doors’ online marketing system offers cast drive mechanism and steel handle screw installers the opportunity to personalise and print marketing inserts. Oval cams ensure a smooth operation. materials at the touch of a button. With BBA certification pending, the Lighting Bolt The easy to use Swish installer portal allows customers to has been extensively tested and offers strength create personalised marketing materials such as brochure and long life performance. For maximum templates, sales folders and drop cards, without having to pay versatility, it is suitable for most popular PVC-U for design costs. window profiles – complemented by a selection Once you log in, all you have to do is navigate to the of pressure die cast and nylon keeps. ‘Templates’ section and choose from an array of high It is available in a range of sizes, 120mm- resolution Swish marketing materials which will automatically be customised with your logo and 1,100mm with one to three cams, according to contact details. All templates are said to feature ‘striking’ photography and ‘intelligent’ design, for a length. For the longest sizes, an additional professional final look. The materials are suitable for installers who wish to create a suite of branded central cam provides extra compression. literature as part of their sales and marketing activity. www.nico.co.uk For more information, visit: www.swishwindows.co.uk Glass & Glazing Products January 2013 73


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