sustainable window systems

Carriglea Apartment Development

Carriglea apartment development will feature 358 apartments ranging in height from 4 to 7 storeys. Inclusive of 76 one-bedroom (576sq ft), 219 two-bedroom (915sq ft), and 63 three-bed homes (1,140sq ft). It will also include four commercial and community buildings, a creche, gym and residents lounge. These properties will be spread across 10 blocks. Following […]

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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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Teagasc – Food Innovation Hub

APA Facade Systems are delighted to have worked alongside West Architectural Facades on the new world-class Food Innovation Hub for Teagasc in Cork. Project Ireland 2040 The Food Innovation Hub is part of the Project Ireland 2040 plan, an investment made by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to support innovation in the […]

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South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork

Ophthalmology Outpatients’ Department Building at South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork The Ophthalmology Outpatients Department building at South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital in Cork is complete. APA worked alongside West Architectural Facades on this building. Our TB50 curtain wall and ST70 Hi thermally enhanced tilt & turn windows, and door systems were installed by West. […]

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Bandon Road Student Accommodation

Bandon Road Student Accommodation is a new 1.5-acre development inclusive of five apartment blocks. Varying from 4-6 storeys high, the south offers views over the park and Lough, to the north, the scheme sits along the historical streetscape of Bandon road. It has an exceptional central location, within a five-minute walk to University College Cork, […]

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Why Choose Aluminium Windows?

The discussion around what window systems should be installed on new developments, particularly apartments or multi-level residential developments, is never-ending. With aluminium, PVC, timber, fibreglass, aluclad and steel, Architects and Specifiers have multiple choices when making that all-important decision. So why choose aluminium windows? Here are some key benefits. Thermally Efficient Aluminium windows have come […]

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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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