Timber - George Barnsdale

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Restoring faith in timber windows – The power of paint

As a result of poor practices in the 1970s and 1980s many people lost faith in timber windows and doors. […]

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Do architects really care about the environment or are they greenwashing? (first published in ADF)

Architects say they care about the environment and want to specify timber for windows, but they aren’t? Do they really […]

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Why don’t architects specify timber windows?

A review of architects and their approach to sustainability. Greenwashing and inability to persuade clients of the benefits of net zero in construction v price and misconceptions around performance

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Survey questions architects commitment to net zero

Despite the recent heat wave and wider acknowledgement of the climate emergency in recent weeks, a survey on behalf of […]

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George Barnsdale and Sons Renew Membership with SBD

Lincolnshire-based George Barnsdale and Sons have renewed their membership with Secured by Design, the official police security initiative. Established in […]

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Platinum Jubilee celebrations and a special birthday at George Barnsdale

In celebration of the Queen’s Platinum jubilee we take a look back at the past 70 years of George Barnsdale. From imperial measurements to supplying windows to the Queen’s neighbours.

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How low can “U” go? Changes to Part L building regulations, 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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Getting a handle on doors – a guide for self-builders and home improvers

Doors are one of the most effective ways to make a statement with your home and they are one of […]

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Statement on Russian invasion of Ukraine

Along with our colleagues in the industry, George Barnsdale condemns Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine and we want to reassure […]

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Forest to factory – the evolution and revolution of timber fenestration

George Barnsdale is delighted to be launching the next in its series of CPDs – Forest to Factory -the evolution […]

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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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Hardwood or softwood – which is best?

“Hardwood always lasts longer” – a myth! When it comes to timber windows and doors, there is a common misconception […]

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uPVC versus timber – which is better for the environment?

In a study carried out by Heriot-Watt University’s Institute of Building and Urban Design on behalf of the Wood Window […]

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uPVC versus Timber – Which is Better Value?

Researchers at Heriot-Watt University’s Institute of Building and Urban Design, on behalf of the Wood Window Alliance, have determined that […]

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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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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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