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CPD COURSES

Past Present and Future of UPVC Course | Exploring the past, present and future of UPVC windows

Join our 45-minute webinar and get a unique insight into the past, present and future of UPVC windows – including powerful trends that could shape the industry for years to come.

This CPD certification is ideal for anyone working in the construction industry, whatever your level of experience and expertise. Complete the course and you’ll learn:

How the windows market has changed over several decades (specifications and requirements)

Which UPVC windows are appropriate for specialist applications

How smart companies are looking to future-proof their window practices

 

We’ll also answer your questions about how long UPVC lasts and explore UPVC window design in depth. This is a unique opportunity to earn the CPD points you need to advance your career while gaining the specialist UPVC windows knowledge that could transform your business.

What will I gain from this CPD course?

During this webinar, we’ll aim to answer a range of questions, including:

  • What is UPVC?
  • How long do UPVC windows last?
  • What is double glazing beading?
  • What are internally beaded windows?
  • What are the current advantages of double glazing?
  • What will be the window trends of the future?

You’ll complete the webinar with more appreciation about both historic and present-day developments across the UPVC windows industry. You’ll also have acquired formal CPD points to show at your next performance review.

Sign up today to learn more about the future of UPVC windows

Simply complete this CPD request form and a member of our team will be in touch. They’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

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FAQs

Here’s a flavour of some of the topics we’ll cover in this UPVC windows webinar. You’ll also have the chance to ask your own questions and get expert knowledge direct from the webinar host.

Frequently Asked Questions
What is uPVC?
Unplasticised polyvinyl chloride, commonly known as uPVC, is one of the most popular construction materials in the UK. Lightweight, low maintenance and incredibly durable, it is found in windows, doors, conservatories and rooflines in every corner of the country. uPVC can also be recycled up to 10 times, giving it a potential serviceable lifetime of hundreds of years.
When was double glazing invented?
Modern double glazing traces back to 1930s America and inventor CD Haven, who introduced ‘thermopanes’ to domestic houses in a bid to improve poor levels of heat retention.
What was double glazing introduced in the UK?
In the UK, double glazing burst into the mainstream in the 1990s. At a stroke, UK households started to enjoy windows and doors that offered better heat retention and lower energy bills.
What are the current advantages of double glazing?
Double glazing performance on windows and doors has improved tenfold in the last 30 years. Modern double glazed windows are doors are available in a range of styles and frames. They offer excellent thermal efficiency. They also deliver reduced moisture on window panes and less noise filtering in through the glass.
What will be the window trends of the future?
The windows industry is constantly developing new technology and systems to find the next popular window trend on the market. UPVC double glazed windows will certainly continue to be a significant part of that process thanks to their combination of sustainability and high performance.