New Residential Glazing System and UK’s first showroom
The new Schuco Residential Glass Façade system from Hedgehog Aluminium is designed specifically for house design, to create floor-to-ceiling glass façades with very slim framing of only 60mm and extremely high thermal performance values which achieve the Passivhaus standards.
This 60 CV glass façade system can be designed with an integrated opening window or door without changing the frame size of 60mm which creates a uniform glass wall. There are many advantages for using this system within the home. Previously, if the client had wanted a glass wall with an aluminium door or window within it then Hedgehog would have had to create the glass wall from structural glass and integrate steel around the door opening to support it. This then makes a slim framed glass elevation with larger framed doors, making the framing uneven.
This new façade system, however, removes this problem. A full wall of glass can be created with a door or full height tilt and turn window anywhere along its length with no change in the slim 60mm framing.
As this is the first ever installation, the Sky House Design Centre in Amersham is the only place in the UK where you are able to view this unique glass wall system which has been used to create a brand new meeting room specifically for Hedgehog Aluminium that is fully walled with this thermally insulating glass wall system.
Before this new system was installed at the design centre , the space was empty. Hedgehog has several meetings throughout the week and wanted a space just for them where they could meet clients and showcase their product at the same time. This new showroom was the perfect opportunity.
The Hedgehog team started work in July 2016 and completed the project in October 2016. The team started by placing steel supports into the space and then installed the roof with a dark grey aluminium cladding to hide any fixtures and to match the other framing and cladding throughout the Courtyard Showroom.
The team then installed the aluminium framing that would surround the structural glass façades before carefully inserting the glass façades into place. This aluminium framing is what allows the room to be thermally insulated.
After the glazing was installed all other finishes were made, the floor was laid, walls were painted and the new entrance to the meeting room was created. The showroom was complete just in time for the opening event of the Sky House Design Centre.
The images below show the beautiful, completed showroom. All lighting and furniture used within this space was provided by IQ Furniture. Since being built this space has been used on a daily basis for meetings with many clients interested in this impressive new residential glass façade system.
If you would like to book a showroom visit to view the incredible new residential glazing system or any other Hedgehog Aluminium system available then please contact us on 01494 722 882 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.