9 July 2019
Centogene is a world-leading organisation studying the genetic analysis of rare, hereditary diseases. Since it was founded over a decade ago, the company has been growing steadily. The construction of the ‘CentoNew’ headquarters in the Silo Peninsula, Rostock, will have space for approximately 250 employees. The building’s attractive location on the Unterwarnow quayside fits in well with the local surroundings thanks to the large cobble stone front.
24 June 2019
The company manufactures four styles of sash window, from the competitively priced Imperial Collection, through to the Vintage Collection which is ideal for conservation areas and restoration. All styles use SWISSPACER for unobtrusive warm edge excellence, helping Masterframe meet their specification requirements. Masterframe use SWISSPACER ULTIMATE in both white and black, in sizes 8, 10, 14 and 16mm.
24 June 2019
Since October 2018, a small component has been whipping up a real storm in the industry: the SWISSPACER Air. It equalises the pressure in the insulating glass. The German Institute for Structural Engineering (DIBt) has now authorised its use. That means the component is the only solution that allows for approved insulating glass with pressure equalisation.
24 June 2019
Gambsheim, Alsace, has seen the construction of an ambitious building which – in addition to the usual requirements for passive houses – is setting new standards: Europassive® is a trademark of the architecture and planning office KMO from Bouxwiller, around 40 kilometres north-west of Strasbourg.
10 May 2019
Managing Director Mark Hutchinson comments: “We want to ensure our windows have the best energy ratings so we buy sealed units with SWISSPACER inside. SWISSPACER is tried and tested to give outstanding energy efficiency and long lasting results. Aesthetics are important and SWISSPACER’s attractive, semi-matt finish and choice of colours are big advantages.”
7 March 2019
Ryan Lugg, Company Director at Flair Windows, explains: “Homeowners have become a lot more aware that the most energy efficient windows help cut heating bills and make homes more comfortable. But many homeowners don’t realise just how a window’s WER is calculated – or the importance of small components like spacer bars. We are happy to tell them more about the difference warm edge spacers like SWISSPACER make.
4 February 2019
A scientific study now shows with concrete figures how much heating and cooling costs French home-owners and tenants can save with plastic spacer bars in the insulating glass in heat insulating windows.
1 February 2019
A picture says more than a thousand words – and moving pictures can get to the heart of complex relationships quickly and comprehensibly. The new videos from Swisspacer, the Swiss manufacturer of warm edge spacer bars, focus on various questions relating to all areas of the warm edge.
21 January 2019
Buildings with glass façades and big windows attract attention – that is when a homogeneous appearance is critical. One common problem is caused by insulating glass that bends inwards or bulges outwards and disrupts the building’s overall appearance. SWISSPACER, manufacturer of the warm edge, has a solution for this: the SWISSPACER Air. The small component ensures pressure equalisation in the insulating glass during the seasonal changes in climate.
16 November 2018
During the 4-day exhibition, SWISSPACER invited customers to join them for an evening of dinner and entertainment at Dr. Thompson’s Seifenfabrik in Dusseldorf – an old soap factory with many of its original and unique features making it a spectacular venue for hosting and dining. The occasion was in celebration of SWISSPACER’s 20th anniversary of warm edge manufacturing and included live music throughout the evening.