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UK's slimmest sliding glass doors reflect trend for grand designs ...

UK's slimmest sliding glass doors reflect trend for grand designs ... | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Structurally glazed to keep the aluminium frame to a minimum, Hi-Finity doors are designed for the outer frame to be fitted behind the brickwork. With the resulting floor-to-ceiling glass and only a 35mm aluminium interlock ...
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Will the Battersea Power Station revamp ruin the brick beast? - The Guardian (blog)

Will the Battersea Power Station revamp ruin the brick beast? - The Guardian (blog) | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
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Will the Battersea Power Station revamp ruin the brick beast?
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Quintain announces London Designer Outlet plans - Shopping Centre

Quintain announces London Designer Outlet plans - Shopping Centre | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Developer Quintain has unveiled detailed designs and plans for London Designer Outlet (LDO), the major retail and leisure element of its Wembley City...
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Study: spray-on smart glass filters light and heat on demand (Wired ...

Study: spray-on smart glass filters light and heat on demand (Wired ... | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Material scientists have published a study describing how they engineered a spray-on nanocrystal coating that that can control how much light or heat passes through it using electricity.
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Is this the next breakthrough in glazing?

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Heated glass: Could this be the least sustainable building product ...

Heated glass: Could this be the least sustainable building product ... | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
You want giant windows but don't like drafts? Plug in your windows and turn them into toasters.
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Spending Round: Who's for cake?

Spending Round: Who's for cake? | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
What will George Osborne portion out to construction in his Spending Round next week?
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Foreign funding bid to get £150m Shrewsbury mall

Foreign funding bid to get £150m Shrewsbury mall | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Efforts are to be made to attract overseas investment to help ensure Shrewsbury’s stalled £150 million New Riverside shopping centre project comes to fruition.
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Green light for Shell Centre redevelopment

Green light for Shell Centre redevelopment | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Qatari Diar and Canary Wharf Group to start on site this year on one of London’s largest redevelopment schemes
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500 business leaders tell David Cameron to negotiate a better deal with Europe - Telegraph.co.uk

500 business leaders tell David Cameron to negotiate a better deal with Europe - Telegraph.co.uk | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
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500 business leaders tell David Cameron to negotiate a better deal with Europe
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James Cooke, Fdr, James Cooke Coaching. David Cooper, Dir, Commercial Litigation Funding.
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Double glazing data shows a tough present, but a brighter future

Double glazing data shows a tough present, but a brighter future | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
New statistics from the Double Glazing Forum show how many double glazing companies have gone under over the last financial year.
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Is this a change in trend or has the industry become leaner as a result?
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Battersea Power Station deserves better - Telegraph.co.uk

Battersea Power Station deserves better - Telegraph.co.uk | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
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If all this comes to pass, Battersea's great edifice will be reduced to a large brick building in the centre of a shiny, commercial, quasi-futuristic nightmare.
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It is surprising that the parts which define this iconic building might be taken down and lost forever. 

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Quick fix hard to construct for UK - The National

Quick fix hard to construct for UK - The National | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Quick fix hard to construct for UKThe NationalOn a somewhat bigger scale, the striking Shard of Glass, a towering spike of a building that thrusts 310 metres upwards into the sky beside London Bridge station, had its topping-out ceremony just eight...
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How Floor Glazing Can Be a Design Inspiration in the Home ...

How Floor Glazing Can Be a Design Inspiration in the Home ... | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Investing in floor glazing is not a risky decision as long as the glass is strong and attempts to illuminate harmful UV rays. Floor glazing can add a modern and stylistic touch to both domestic environments and in commercial use.
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Housing boom lures German builders to leave 'boring Bavaria' for London - The Guardian

Housing boom lures German builders to leave 'boring Bavaria' for London - The Guardian | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Housing boom lures German builders to leave 'boring Bavaria' for London
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There, "triple glazing is the most common and no one would think about having single glazing like so many British homes".
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World's Thinnest Glass Created Accidentally By Researchers In US, Germany - Huffington Post

World's Thinnest Glass Created Accidentally By Researchers In US, Germany - Huffington Post | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
World's Thinnest Glass Created Accidentally By Researchers In US, Germany
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Researchers accidentally discovered the world's thinnest sheet of glass, just two atoms thick.
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Is Triple Glazing Overkill for UK Homes? - SourceWire (press release)

Is Triple Glazing Overkill for UK Homes?
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New vacuum-insulated window glass aims to cut heat lost through traditional ... - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

New vacuum-insulated window glass aims to cut heat lost through traditional ... - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
New vacuum-insulated window glass aims to cut heat lost through traditional ...
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Vacuum glazing on window glass isn't new.
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This is a potentially huge product if costs are kept to a reasonable level

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Emergency Boarding Up | Facebook

Emergency Boarding Up | Facebook | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Glazing Refurbishment Ltd wrote a note titled Emergency Boarding Up. Read the full text here.
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Signs of retail recovery as city’s shopping site fully let once more

Signs of retail recovery as city’s shopping site fully let once more | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
York’s Coppergate shopping centre is fully let for the first time since the credit crunch hit in 2008 as confidence returns to the city.
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Design team chosen for £1bn Croydon retail revamp Ι Construction Enquirer

Design team chosen for £1bn Croydon retail revamp Ι Construction Enquirer | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
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Solar windows one step nearer commercial production - pv magazine

Solar windows one step nearer commercial production - pv magazine | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
pv magazine Solar windows one step nearer commercial production pv magazine The Columbia, Maryland-based company claims it has reduced the fabrication time of the technology – which involves spraying layers of ultra small solar cells onto...
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Damaged Shard glass to be replaced - Construction News

Damaged Shard glass to be replaced - Construction News | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Damaged Shard glass to be replaced
Construction News
The Shard is to undergo glass panel replacement work after the development manager said it discovered scratches and cosmetic damage sustained during installation.
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OFT advises energy efficiency firms on business practices  - The Office of Fair Trading

OFT advises energy efficiency firms on business practices  - The Office of Fair Trading | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
The OFT has written to over 50 of the leading installers of double glazing, insulation and solar panels, asking them to ensure they are providing consistently good standards to consumers.
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Good service is becoming more os=f a focus

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Tower Bridge to get a glass floor

Tower Bridge to get a glass floor | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
Last week approval was granted for 6 sheets of glass to be sliced into the walkway floor so that people up there can look down as the bridge swings up - getting a pigeon-eyes view of the mechanical motion below.
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Glass is not cool: the case against - The Fifth Estate

Glass is not cool: the case against - The Fifth Estate | commercial glazing | Scoop.it
For instance, glazing on the northern wall of a building allows the least gain in heat as compared to any other facade orientation. But if the glass wall covers more than 20 per cent of the south-facing facade, the building ...
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