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Bereco's Nicola Harrison discusses solid vs stick on bars in conservation areas.

Mon 09 May 2016

Nicola Harrison, General Manager, Bereco Timber Windows and Doors, writes: Careful consideration should be given to the replacement of any windows in a conservation area. One such consideration and area of debate amongst conservation departments is the glazing bars or astragals as they are sometimes known and if a ‘stick on’ replica glazing bar should be accepted.

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Fri 06 May 2016

The latest campaign from JELD-WEN, one of the UK’s leading manufacturer of timber windows, doors, and stairs, is supporting merchant sales by promoting beautifully designed timber windows that are the natural choice for every environment, from conservation properties in the UK to sub-zero temperatures in the Antarctic

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Servowood project gathers pace

Thu 05 May 2016

The BWF are working with George Barnsdale, the British Coatings Federation and a number of European organisations on this EC-funded project evaluating the performance of modern exterior wood coatings. Here's an update on progress so far.

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Jeff Bridges speaks Truth to Plastic.

Wed 04 May 2016

"Open Your Eyes" was first released in September 2015, and it has been updated for re-release today (click on it below to watch). It’s narrated on screen by actor/activist/musician/artist and PPC Notable Member Jeff Bridges, whose "oak and leather and cigar smoke and the wilderness" voice helped the REFUSE message reach more than 13 million people in only 2 months.

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Kirsty Burns, Marketing Manager of West Port Timber Windows and Doors, says 'Yes' is the answer with timber windows.

Fri 22 Apr 2016

Today’s high performance timber windows are manufactured and fully-finished under factory conditions – it’s the best way to achieve the durability and long maintenance intervals that are increasingly seen as big advantages for timber. But that doesn’t mean an end to bespoke products – far from it. High volume doesn’t get in the way of meeting very specific needs.

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