Light, warmth, peace and quiet – add value to your next development with VELFAC

Achieve the ideal balance of light, air, temperature and acoustic control in your next residential project with VELFAC composite windows:

Iconic Scandinavian design, add a contemporary look to any home
Ultra-slim 54mm frame means more glass in every window, significantly boosting levels of natural light
Triple glazing U-values of only 0.8W/m²K not only deliver great thermal insulation, but also meet the Government’s Future Homes Standard
Find out more about VELFAC windows and doors here.

Maximising daylight in northern city planning

In our latest blog, Paul Rogers (daylighting expert at Swedish ACC Glass and Facade Consultants) offers unique insights into residential architecture, daylighting and indoor climate in our increasingly built-up urban developments. ‘Light is particularly important for our experience of a building,’ says Paul. ‘There is real joy in seeing how the light changes both during the day and across the changing seasons and I also think daylight is one of the qualities people consider when they judge a building.’

‘A feeling of contentment and wellness for residents’

VELFAC windows met a variety of performance challenges at Silkash, a development of 150 family homes built by Northstone. ‘Our aim is to create homes which deliver a feeling of contentment and wellness for residents, and as part of this we all know that getting a good night’s sleep is vital,’ explains Craig Nutter, Northstone Operations Director. ‘As a result, we specified VELFAC triple glazing for all first-floor windows and the noise reduction within the bedrooms is so noticeable that buyers often comment on this particular feature. Given the size of the windows installed, triple glazing also allows for greater control of solar gain,’ he adds, ‘and means that the temperature in each bedroom is better regulated.’ Read more

Talk to the experts
For in-depth advice on how windows can improve indoor climate, and add value, to residential projects contact our specification team, call 01480 759 510, or email sales-support(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)" target="_blank" rel="noopener">sales-support(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)