Efficiency - George Barnsdale

How low can “U” go? Changes to Part L and what they mean for thermal performance and timber windows and doors

A review of the changes to Part L building regulations and the impact on windows and doors

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Can I replace my windows under the Green Homes Grant Scheme?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak  announced the £2billion Green Homes Scheme as part of the Government’s efforts to support 100,000 jobs as […]

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George Barnsdale’s commitment to the circular economy

Prior to Covid 19 all anyone was talking about was zero carbon 2030. Architects have been doing more than most […]

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5 things to ask a timber window manufacturer

Choosing a timber window and door supplier can be a real challenge. On the face of it, they are all […]

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Performance – can you believe the claims made by manufacturers or is it a load of BS?

When it comes to fenestration performance, manufacturers offer assurances that their products comply to BS6375 part one of BS 6375 […]

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uPVC versus timber – which lasts longer?

Research carried out by the Institute of Building and Urban Design at Heriot-Watt University on behalf of  the Wood Window […]

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Acoustic Glass – A Sound Investment

An article originally published in Housebuilder and Developer, June 2019 Tom Wright, Managing Director, George Barnsdale Ltd Increasingly, window manufacturers […]

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Make Your House A Cosy Home This Winter

There is no escaping that Autumnal nights are fast approaching. With trees ablaze with rustic orange and red hues, there […]

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Credentials for Lasting Performance

Investment in research, development and testing has enabled us to achieve the very highest levels in thermal, weatherproof, security and […]

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