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The Copper Works, Cardiff

23 Storey Multi Level Residential Development in Cardiff APA Facade Systems passive house standard ST90 window system was installed on the £57 Million apartments at the Capital Quarter development in Cardiff. Officially named “The Copper Works” as a tribute to the rich historical copper mining heritage in Wales Our installation partners Speedclad Ltd fit our new […]

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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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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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