A holistic concept
We stand for high-quality products that meet the requirements for function and performance – without negative impacts on the environment and people.
With our holistic approach, we consider four aspects of sustainable construction. Energy efficiency and the reuse of materials are only part of the picture. The high quality and performance of our products are also essential for sustainable construction because they ensure a long service life and a high rate of use. However, a sustainable building culture also has a social dimension that focuses on the health and well-being of the occupants.
Learn more about our contribution to sustainability below.
"We have set ourselves the goal of addressing the challenges of a more sustainable world. With the excellent CO2 performance of our products, we support our customers in improving their environmental footprint."
Francis Cholley, Managing Director
Better for the environment
We want not only to create more sustainable solutions for our customers, but also to make our production processes and our entire supply chain as sustainable as possible. Amongst other things, we continuously monitor our own emissions in order to reduce waste as well as water and energy consumption.
Energy and CO2
Improving our energy efficiency is an important lever. In the balance sheet, energy sources also play an important role alongside energy consumption. We have therefore switched entirely to green energy.
Raw materials and circular economy
Today, wherever possible, we return our production waste to the production cycle. We are now working on solutions that further increase the proportion of recycling.
Small steps to big objectives
We believe in continuous progress and are convinced that even small changes can make a difference on the way to greater sustainability. Learn more about what we do in our daily work to improve our ecological footprint.
"Sustainability is a way of thinking that helps us pursue an approach that conserves resources. With the help of our committed employees, we are in a position to make changes to the way we work."
Matthias Bach, Technical Director
Better for the people
In thermal terms, windows are the weakest element in a building. This is where our warm edge spacer bars come in. The choice of spacer bar has a big impact on more than just the energy efficiency of a window. SWISSPACER also increases living comfort: with warm edge spacer bars, occupants benefit from greater comfort and do not have to worry about mouldy glass edges.
The comfort of a window with warm edge spacer bars can be measured! The PHI study "Living Comfort" investigated how comfort and hygiene criteria can be defined and adhered to for windows in different climate zones.
Better economic use
Saving money on energy and heating is a subject on many people’s minds, especially at the present time. The quality of the windows plays a key role in the energy-efficient design of buildings. The use of SWISSPACER spacer bars is an important approach to optimising the energy efficiency of windows.
If SWISSPACER is used instead of aluminium spacer bars, 8.6% of the total heating energy and 180 kg of CO2 per year can be saved.
Those who go for SWISSPACER are opting not only for certified spacer bars that have gone through independent tests and offer an outstanding price-performance relationship, but also for a unique range of services. From initial inquiry to comprehensive, individually tailored service, we offer our customers detailed advice, training and support through our experienced specialists. Naturally, we also advise and inform all other interested parties in the supply chain – right through to the planner and architect, who have an interest in the topic of "warm edge".