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George Barnsdale achieves SafeContractor Gold for sustainability

George Barnsdale achieves SafeContractor Gold for Sustainability

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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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What do we mean by secure windows and doors?

We all want to feel safe and secure in our own homes and businesses. Gone are the days of leaving […]

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The Importance of Research & Development

In conversation with Tom Wright on the importance of research and development to George Barnsdale (first published in Windows Active […]

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Glazing, frames and gains! Your guide to energy efficient double-glazing

If you are looking to upgrade your glazing and save a bit of money in the process, then let us […]

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Understanding energy ratings and performance values

When choosing your windows, it is important to not only ensure the style and design are to your liking, but […]

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What is the EU Timber Regulation?

The European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) came into effect at the beginning of March 2013 and aims to prohibit the […]

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Complying with Building Regulations

All new buildings and extensions have to comply with building regulations. The following is a brief summary of the regulations […]

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In Focus: BS EN 1627 RC2 Testing

George Barnsdale has successfully achieved BS EN 1627 RC2 for both our tilt and turn timber window design and our […]

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Window and Door Security Standards

George Barnsdale’s Managing Director Stephen Wright takes a look at window and door security standards. Do we need to ignore […]

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