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Case study: Party House

May 11, 2023
A radical remodelling of a 1950’s house has given filmmaker and photographer Stuart Chapman a beautiful, and impressive, family home. Project information Sector: Renovation Specified for: Extra large, outward opening double sliding doors • High quality, versatile design • Composite frame construction • Different frame...
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Case study: Fair Rising

May 4, 2023
Construction company boss Jeremy Westcott was certain VELFAC composite glazing would be the perfect choice for his stunning new-build family home. Project information Sector: Self-build Contractor/Architect: Westcott Construction / Carl Leroy Smith Owner: Jeremy Westcott Specified for: Slim frames and contemporary...
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Case study: Barn style family home

April 26, 2023
This beautiful four-bedroom family home, built by owners Tom and Frances Edwards, combines impressive sustainability with innovative design. Project information Project: Barn style family home Sector:Self-build Homeowner: Tom and Frances Edwards Specified for: Composite frame construction • Uniform sightlines and...
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Case study: Jason Ormes family home

April 21, 2023
Jason Orme, editorial director at Homebuilding & Renovating (HB&R), is an experienced self-builder who recently finished his second major renovation project, transforming an eclectic 1960s house into a stylish open plan family home. Project information Project: Jason Ormes family home Sector: Renovated 1960s home...
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Case study: Ten Oaks

April 17, 2023
Almost a decade in the building, Ten Oaks is undoubtedly an impressive family home. Architects Kirkland Fraser Moor worked with owner Ian Mays (one of the founders and now retired CEO of RES, the world’s largest independent renewable energy company) to create a ‘climate restorative’ zero carbon home with minimal...
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Case study: Driftwood

March 2, 2023
The slim-framed VELFAC composite frame delivered the durability and low energy performance together with ‘uniformity in appearance’, achieved by the distinctive VELFAC frame profile which makes every window appear identical whether fixed or opening. Project information Name: Driftwood, West Sussex Sector: Renovation...
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Case study: Hungate Lodge

February 7, 2023
It’s hard to believe that Hungate Lodge was once a dowdy bungalow with windows which took little advantage of a beautiful coastal location. Now fully renovated, the Lodge is clad in white render, timber and seamed zinc, with triple glazed VELFAC composite windows adding contemporary style, impressive thermal...
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September 5, 2018
If you’re a fan of TV homebuilding shows then you’ve probably seen the VELFAC system being installed in some of the UK’s more interesting self-build projects. A firm favourite with architects across the country, VELFAC windows and doors are also a popular choice for self-builders and renovators, who like the system’s...
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