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Unique Window Systems trusts SWISSPACER for top energy performance

Unique Window Systems, a Leicester-based PVC-U and aluminium window manufacturer, fabricator and installer, uses SWISSPACER to sell top energy performance products to their customers. With the increased demand for energy efficiency in PVC-U and aluminium windows, its important Unique offers market-leading U-values across its entire range.

Joint MD Sunil Patel explains: “Whether customers are buying aluminium or PVC-U windows, they are more interested than ever in the energy efficiency of our products. As a major fabricator in the UK we have to offer the best thermal performance across our range, so SWISSPACER plays a significant part in ensuring we deliver it. SWISSPACER is known as the best warm edge spacer bar on the market, so we’re confident we can depend on its first-class performance.”

SWISSPACER offers the largest range of 17 colours and 19 widths, and is the leading warm edge spacer bar company manufacturing a bar specifically for triple glazing. Sunil continues: “Around 35% of our sales are colour, so it’s ideal that SWISSPACER matches the customer’s chosen finish. And with our larger aluminium orders such as bi-fold doors or curtain walling, larger widths such as the 32mm or 36mm bar are invaluable to us.”



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Swisspacer

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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