VEKA and SWISSPACER extend the possible uses of the innovative component for window constructions

VEKA and SWISSPACER extend the possible uses of the innovative component for window constructions

30 January 2020

If pressure differences occur in the insulating glass in windows due to temperature differences or differences in altitude between the place of manufacturing and the point of use, the SWISSPACER Air steps in to equalise the pressure. Now, together with VEKA, SWISSPACER has now been able to expand the possible uses of the innovative component: sound insulation, heat insulation and sun protection can be improved simply by using the SWISSPACER Air.

Flying high in London and Dubai

Flying high in London and Dubai

8 January 2020

Skyscrapers make striking landmarks in the metropolises of the world. They owe much of their radiance and lightness to glass. It helps create impressive panoramas, and provides a cost-effective way to ensure that the as much natural daylight as possible enters the building.

Principal Tower makes its mark

SWISSPACER wins international Passive House innovation award

SWISSPACER wins international Passive House innovation award

28 November 2019

At the recent Passive House Institute Darmstadt (PHI)’s renowned International Passive House Conference, the ‘Passive House Innovation Award’ was presented for the first time. Held in Gaobeidian, China the inaugural award was presented to SWISSPACER for its innovative warm edge spacer bar – SWISSPACER Triple - developed for triple glazing. It came top out of 1000 other certified Passive House components.

New study shows high-end solution from Dow and SWISSPACER enhances façade performance

New study shows high-end solution from Dow and SWISSPACER enhances façade performance

17 September 2019

With increasing demands for high energy efficient glass facades, the focus is shifting toward the edge of the glass, in particular for insulating glass with multiple panes and structural glazing applications. While the U-values of the glass itself have little left to optimize in terms of efficiency, there is significant potential in the sealant and warm edge spacer bars used.

SWISSPACER helps Sheffield Window Centre’s customers cut heating bills

SWISSPACER helps Sheffield Window Centre’s customers cut heating bills

24 July 2019

Joe Walker, Retail Sales Manager of Sheffield Window Centre says: “Warm edge spacer bars are incredibly important when it comes to energy efficiency, since they greatly reduce heat loss through the window. Research shows that on an average semi-detached house in the UK, the homeowner can save around 10% a year on their annual heating bills when all windows fitted are ‘A’ rated or higher.”

First Europassive house uses SWISSPACER

First Europassive house uses SWISSPACER

22 July 2019

Vincent Kempf, owner of KMO and Europassive® project manager explains that he wanted to develop and focus on existing certified Passivhaus standards. “We wanted to combine the most demanding energy efficient criteria with the latest innovations. This applied to all construction aspects of the building, living comfort, as well as ensuring protection of the surrounding environment with a strong visual appearance.”

Cool elegance on the water – “CentoNew” office building uses SWISSPACER

Cool elegance on the water – “CentoNew” office building uses SWISSPACER

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.