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Martin Naughton E3 Learning Foundry, Trinity College

APA Facade Systems are delighted to supply our thermally enhanced, triple-glazed ST70 Hi windows and TB50 curtain wall systems to Season Master Double Glazing who are installing them on the state-of-the-art “Martin Naughton E3 Learning Foundry” in Trinity College.   The six-storey, €45.2 million building is being developed by JJ Rhatigan. Located on the east end of the […]

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6 Sustainable Solutions For Windows, Doors & Curtain Wall Systems

Climate change and sustainable production is top of the priority list for architects and designers to reduce our impact on the built environment. Here are 6 environmentally friendly ways you can reduce your carbon footprint when choosing your windows, doors and curtain wall systems. 1. Choose Aluminium  Aluminium has a life cycle that very few […]

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With Winter on the Way, How Important is Thermal Performance?

With winter looming, the thermal performance of windows, doors and curtain wall systems is crucial. Not only to keep the inhabitants warm but to reduce condensation, energy consumption and operational costs of the building throughout the winter months. Modern aluminium profiles like our ST Window Suite are designed with thermally conductive insulating cores, foams and […]

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Enniscorthy Primary Care Centre

Axis Health Care Assets, part of the Axis Group, and Primary Health Properties PLC (PHP) have invested €12.6m in developing a 50,000 sq. ft Primary Care Centre in Quarry Park, Enniscorthy. The purpose-built Enniscorthy Primary Care Centre comprises a three-storey primary care centre including; Mill Park Medical Centre, a pharmacy, and an ancillary medical unit. […]

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How Important is Natural Ventilation?

Poor ventilation in crowded indoor spaces is associated with an increased risk of transmitting COVID-19 and other illnesses and infections. Ensuring adequate and appropriate ventilation within offices, living accommodation, healthcare facilities and educational buildings may mitigate some of this risk. Schools of the Future Design Concept Schools have relied heavily on natural ventilation throughout the […]

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Capital Quarter – Tyndall Street – Cardiff

APA Facade Systems won the contract to supply our new ST90 window system to the £57 Million apartment tower at the Capital Quarter development in Cardiff. Our installation partners Speedclad Ltd will install our new passive house standard ST90 Window to this 27 storey building, in the heart of the city. The eco-friendly window was […]

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Greenfield Global HQ – Portlaoise

APA Facade Systems are delighted to see our TB50 curtain wall system installed on the brand-new European headquarters of Canadian pharmaceutical company Greenfield Global. Greenfield Global is a leader in the production of ethanol, high-purity speciality alcohols, and solvents. Their new 3,800 sq. metre facility is located in IDA Ireland’s Business & Technology Park in […]

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APA Facade Systems Become IGBC Members

APA Facade Systems are proud to announce that we are now a member of the Irish Green Building Council.  The IGBC, a non-profit organisation was launched in 2011 with organisations and businesses from the entire value chain of the built environment. These include universities, professional institutes, NGOs local authorities, contractors, architects, engineers, energy companies, leading national […]

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APA’s New Enhanced ST70 HI Window System

Before developing our new enhanced ST70 HI Window system, a substantial amount of market research was conducted to discover exactly what was missing in the fenestration industry. Through this research, we discovered that the best route to market was a cost-efficient, thermally enhanced window system that used a mixture of closed sell and solid insulations, […]

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Delivering Commercial nZEB Was A Huge Success

We are delighted to announce that Delivering Commercial nZEB in Páirc Uí Chaoimh was a hugely successful conference. Following the feedback we received from the attendees, everyone at the conference came home with valuable information they can bring to future projects. We would like to sincerely thank all who helped to make this event so […]

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