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  • What is the solar heat gain coefficient?

    December 7th, 2023
    Effectively managing solar heat gain is hugely important. Be it on a small residential property or large commercial building in London, the impact is the same. If too much heat enters the spaces we li

    What are the different types of external blinds?

    November 9th, 2023
    When discussing the future of architectural design, significant thought must be given to the specification of external blinds. Unlike many European countries, the use of external blinds in the UK is s

    Using external blinds to comply with Part O regulations

    August 9th, 2023
    The summer of 2022 saw the UK face record-high temperatures. Coningsby in Lincolnshire experienced the hottest day ever recorded in Britain, with the Met Office confirming the official temperature as

    The 10 most frequently asked questions in our CPD presentations

    July 13th, 2023
    At the start of 2022, we introduced a brand new CPD presentation ‘Improving Sustainability through Performance Solar Shading. Originally delivered to individual architect practices, we successfu

    Specifying blinds for hotel rooms

    February 16th, 2023
    Hotel guests have high expectations when it comes to the level of finish and functionality within their room. And rightly so, as they pay to stay in a comfortable and luxurious space. Window coverings

    5 of the most frequently asked questions from our CPD presentations in 2022

    January 18th, 2023
    Back in November 2022, our Specification Manager Richard Webb answered 10 of the most frequently asked questions from our CPD’s last year. The presentation, Improving Sustainability through Perf

    Automated Blinds – the importance of considering control and power in the design process

    October 29th, 2021
    Richard Webb, Regional Specification Manager at Waverley, explores the options for automating blinds and discusses common pitfalls. As architects and designers strive to improve the sustainability per
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