News, advice and guidance from VELFAC

Ashmount Primary School

October 10, 2016

VELFAC windows and window walling have been installed in the UK’s first carbon neutral school, built as part of an ambitious scheme to transform an unkempt piece of land in Islington, London, into an exemplar carbon-negative development.

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Eden Street Backway, Cambridge

October 10, 2016

Located in a conservation area within central Cambridge, Eden Street Backway is a small development of eight two-storey dwellings, built with a focus on quality and sustainability, and in a contemporary design which remains sympathetic to the surrounding 19th century neighbourhood.

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Greenfield Place, Hayes, London

October 10, 2016

Contemporary design, adaptability and sustainability are key drivers for Greenfield Place, Hayes, a group of 14 eco-homes from homebuilder Latis Homes. As ‘light and spaciousness’ were fundamental to the overall concept, VELFAC windows were specified for the project, chosen both for the system’s impeccable environmental credentials and stylish design.

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Deaconess House

October 10, 2016

Deaconess House, a major student accommodation project for the University of Edinburgh, features VELFAC windows in a series of impressive, innovative new-build blocks linked to a refurbished Victorian hospital.

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Crome Court, University Of East Anliga (Uea), Norwich

October 10, 2016

VELFAC composite glazing makes a major contribution to UEA’s Crome Court, one of a new breed of student accommodation blocks which combine exceptional design with low energy performance. Crome Court, designed by LSI architects, is an architecturally innovative project, which secured a number of design awards, including a RICS Award. 

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The Rose Building Teaching Block, Ralph Allen School, Bath

October 10, 2016

Slim sightlines and a durable design are just some of the reasons why VELFAC composite glazing is installed in the award winning Rose Building Teaching Block at the Ralph Allen School in Bath, a stylish, energy efficient – and cost-conscious – two storey building. 

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Lantern Craft Workshops, Ringwood, Hampshire

October 10, 2016

VELFAC composite windows and doors deliver low-energy, low-maintenance performance at the Lantern Craft Workshops in Ringwood, while at the same time enhancing the bright, light and positive atmosphere that has proved to be such a success with everyone who works there.

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Lime Grove, Ashford

October 10, 2016

The versatile VELFAC composite system is fully exploited at Lime Grove, Ashford, an award-winning development of nine detached houses in six house designs.

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Clifton Suspension Bridge Visitor Centre, Bristol

October 10, 2016

The versatility of VELFAC glazing is showcased at the new Clifton Suspension Bridge Visitor and Operations Centre in Bristol.

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Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool

October 10, 2016

VELFAC windows have been installed at the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, an ambitious, 62,500m2 hospital – designed by architects BDP - that has already become a Liverpool landmark.

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