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What's new in doors and windows

Schuco Jansen\'s new range of Janisol fire doors

Doors & Windows

In a short interim period between revisions to Approved Document L, we take a breather in this year’s doors and windows overview to look at new products and reflect on relevant design and specification principles and considerations, also taking in ironmongery, blinds and lockers.

Costs

Schuco ASS 77 PD motorised sliding doors

Costs: Doors & Windows

A window on estimating from BCIS. Here, Neil Barnett, resource cost services manager of BCIS, the Building Cost Information Service of the RICS, provides the latest sample cost breakdowns for various types of doors, windows and curtain walling.

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Materials Board

Products: House N

A selection of the products specified for Bembe Dellinger Architects House N

Levolux Tensioned Fabric

External blinds

Controlling the entry of solar heat and light has considerable effects on the energy needs of a building. External blinds may be just one of the options available to specifiers, but they are highly effective.

AJ Spec Digital edition

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AJ Specification, October 2014

Lighting: Subscribers can view this month’s AJ Specification here