Profile 22 Optima Chamfered Windows used in Telford social housing development

Profile 22 Optima Chamfered Windows used in Telford social housing development

Profile 22 Chamfered Windows were specified and commissioned for 39 new build houses in Telford, Shropshire.

Nuplace, a quality lettings company, owned by Telford & Wrekin Council, secured planning permission to build 39 new homes on a site in Snedshill, Telford.

The contract to build the homes was awarded to Lovell Partnerships, a partnership housing expert and a leading provider of innovative residential construction and regeneration developments.

The contract for the windows and doors on the project was awarded to Profile 22 Approved Window Contractor Select Windows. Select operates nationwide in the refurbishment and new build construction markets.

Profile 22 Optima Chamfered Windows deliver specifications required

The window specification was for a RAL 7016 Grey on White sculptured profile that could achieve an overall U value of 1.4 W/m2K. Secured by Design accreditation was a requirement as was PAS24 / Part Q compliance.

The site’s location near a busy road meant acoustic glazing was required on some elevations. Trickle vents were required on some windows, including those with acoustic glazing requirements, which meant non-standard acoustic trickle vents were required. Other windows required astragal bars, which needed to be glazed and heat wrapped before leaving the factory.

Profile 22’s Optima Chamfered Windows were able to meet or exceed all the requirements of the project.

The Optima system delivers a 1.2 W/m2K U-value as standard, with U-values as low as 0.8 W/m2K possible. Optima windows achieve PAS24 2016 Enhanced Security and have Secured by Design options when these are required, as they were in this case.

The high specification of the glazing configuration and the requirement for windows with astragal bars to be glazed at the factory added an extra level of challenge, which Select coped with smoothly and on schedule.

Steve Chatham, Select Windows’ Business Development Manager, said: “We are very pleased with this development, which looks very impressive from the roadside.”

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