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Glazing Vision Rooflights shortlisted for the AJ Specification Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that the full shortlist for the inaugural AJ Specification Awards has been released, and that two of our projects have been shortlisted in the ‘Windows and Doors’ award category. These new awards recognise the importance of the collaboration between architects, suppliers and manufacturers on each project and the positive impact… Read more

How will Brexit affect the future of construction businesses?

We’re in stormy, unchartered waters. The UK’s vote to exit the EU saw an immediate period of volatility in the financial markets as they look to offload their positions, which has seen the pound weaken against the dollar to a level not seen since 1985. All of us are looking to the political establishment for… Read more

Who is responsible for compliance with Building Regulations Approved Document Q?

In October 2015, changes to the Building Regulations meant that anyone wishing to install rooflights in ‘easily accessible areas’ on a building must make sure that the product complies with security requirements, as outlined in Approved Document Q: Security in Dwellings. In Part Q, doors and windows (including rooflights) installed in ‘easily accessible areas’ are… Read more

Glazing Vision transitions to BSI ISO 14001 certification to promote environmental efficiency

Glazing Vision are pleased to announce that it has achieved a BSI ISO 14001 certification, moving from QMS to an UKAS accredited environmental management system.  This transition brings the company’s ISO 14001 certification into line with their BSI ISO9001 certification and validates their commitment in providing an environmentally friendly and efficient service that helps to create… Read more

Glazing Vision design and production update

Glazing Vision is pleased to announce the appointment of two key members of staff, due to continued growth we have expanded both our bespoke design and production management teams so that we are able to meet our customers demands. Both James Wilson and Mark Easton bring with them a huge amount of experience in their… Read more

Installing solar panels to reduce carbon foot print

With an estimated 250,000 hectares of south facing roof space available on commercial buildings in the UK, installing solar panels is an effective way of reducing the carbon foot print of your business. Glazing Vision is an ISO140001 registered company that takes its responsibilities to the environment seriously, having already invested in one of the… Read more

Glazing Vision attend 2015 Manchester Design Awards

Earlier this month Glazing Vision attended the 2015 Manchester Design Awards hosted by the Manchester Society of Architects, who are celebrating their 150th Year. The event began with an opening evening lecture by Jacob Kurek from Henning Larsen Architects, principal of the company’s subsidiary in Saudi Arabia, Henning Larsen Middle East. Additional speakers were from… Read more

Glazing Vision celebrate 20 years as architectural glass rooflight specialists

Glazing Vision celebrates 20 years of supplying architectural glass rooflights from its technical and manufacturing facility in Diss, Suffolk. Glazing Vision’s ability to transform rooflights into many configurations, and shape them to match the style of a building, is what makes the company so unique. The past twenty years have seen Glazing Vision continuously develop… Read more

Glazing Vision Approved Installer Scheme

Glazing Vision is using its technical expertise in the design, manufacture and supply of precision engineered glass roof lights to develop new training methods that support its approved installer network. This will help to deliver the highest quality and most efficient installation service possible. Installation through Glazing Vision’s Approved Installer network for standardised products offers… Read more

Tower Bridge Walk On Glass Wows London

Tower Bridge operators have been experiencing a huge amount of interest in their latest project; a bespoke glass walkway installed 42 metres above the River Thames in London. Designed by Purcell this £1 million project features flush fit walk on specification glazed panels which allow the public to stand over the Thames and enjoy a… Read more

Glazing Vision launch Rooflights.com

Glazing Vision are delighted to announce the launch of their new online roof light shop, rooflights.com, where the highest quality architectural roof lights can be purchased at online prices. rooflights.com offers a range of fixed, walk-on, pyramid and hinged electric ventilation rooflights in standard sizes, that are available off the shelf for same day dispatch.… Read more

RIBA accredited CPD and factory tour

Glazing Vision are pleased to announce that the RIBA accredited roof light CPD and factory tour are now available to book. This will cover both the technical and practical aspects for the correct design and specification of glass roof lights. Ultimately, both the CPD and factory tour will enable you to make the right choice… Read more

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