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SWISSPACER is a hit at CWG Choices Open Day

SWISSPACER took part in a successful CWG Choices open day. The open day, at the beginning of July gave installers the chance to find out more about CWG Choices’ extensive product range.

CWG Choices uses sealed units with SWISSPACER warm edge spacer bars and Planitherm glass as standard to get the best energy ratings. SWISSPACER is popular with installers, with a number of window companies using the UK’s leading warm edge spacer bar in their sales pitches to homeowners.

Jim Davis of JP Davis Home Improvement says: “We make a point of telling customers about SWISSPACER. Homeowners are definitely becoming more heat-savvy so we explain how SWISSPACER makes windows more energy efficient and cuts condensation on the inside of the window – it’s a big selling point!”

Karl-Theo Roes, SWISSPACER Market Development Manager who attended both days adds: “The open day was a fantastic opportunity to speak to installers about SWISSPACER. I’ve been on hand to answer questions and the feedback has all been very positive. Congratulations to Jason Wilder and the team at CWG Choices for organising such a professional event!”

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Formed in 1998 Swisspacer is part of Saint-Gobain Glass Solutions. The company has experienced massive growth in the UK over the past 2 years. Its no-investment needed price benefit has been a key advantage that has attracted sealed unit manufacturers and window fabricators and fuelled its growth.

The manufacturing and head office is in Switzerland and a second manufacturing facility is established in Germany. Much investment is taking place to expand production capacity to ensure that Swisspacer is able to satisfy the dramatic ongoing growth in demand for its high performance warm edge spacer bar products.

Swisspacer has a growing network of leading sealed unit manufacturers in the UK and Ireland using its products, including Solaglas, Pilkington, Carey Glass, Supaseal, Custom Glass, Uniglaze2, Glass Systems, Clayton Glass, System 3 and Hollow Seal among others.

Swisspacer exactly matches the shape and dimensions of aluminium spacers, and being rigid and self supporting it handles in a similar way. And because there is no need to invest in expensive new machinery, it makes it very easy to get up and running with warm edge. Automated solutions are however available from Lisec, Saint-Gobain Seva and Rottler and Ruediger.

Independent tests conducted by IFT Rosenheim, the leading European independent fenestration research and test facility, showed that Swisspacer V had the best PSI values of all the other leading brands of spacer bar that were submitted for testing. Using Swisspacer thermal insulation (U-value) can be improved by up to 20%. Swisspacer V and Swisspacer perform very well in the Window Energy Rating Scheme.

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