Crittall Windows Archive Secrets To Be Revealed

Crittall Windows Ltd, Braintree District Museum Trust Ltd and Braintree District Council are excited to announce a joint project to research and develop the Crittall company archive held at Braintree District Museum. The Archive contains over 2,000 documents, catalogues and photographs illustrating the growth and development of a local ironmonger to worldwide window manufacturer. The project will fund a young […]

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A-Rated Windows – The Emperor’s New Clothes?

This article started off as a rant, fortunately I was too busy to put my initial thoughts down in words. I decided I am too young to be classed as a “grumpy old man.” The reason for my ire? I realised I have been duped. Duped by the British Fenestration Rating Council, and their Windows Energy Rating Scheme. Early last […]

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Crittall Windows Retain the City Character

95 Gresham Street is a gem in the heart of the City of London. The £35 million refurbishment of the site makes extensive and impressive use of glass and steel to contrast with the existing external facade of Portland Stone. And for the glazing element, Crittall Windows supplied and installed its Corporate 2000 and W20 profiles for optimum visual impact […]

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Steel Windows Then and Now

Ask most people in the United Kingdom about steel windows, and they will talk about the ubiquitous, mass-produced standard metal window.   A much smaller number will mention the use of the Universal Casement in the inspirational designs created by the world’s foremost architects.      Steel windows were used by Frank Lloyd Wright at Fallingwater, regarded by many as […]

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Steel Windows Cause Condensation Don’t They? – No They Don’t

This morning, during a conversation on Twitter about Crittall Windows, I was asked, “are they still made of metal? coz metal windows tend to cause condensation.” My reply was to point to the article on condensation on the Crittall website that I had written. I decided to republish it here, with some updates. Steel windows have a reputation of creating […]

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Crittall Windows – The Movie

via youtube.com This is a promotional video for Crittall Windows. It needs a little updating now, as we’ve moved to our new premises in Witham, Essex Posted via web from John’s Posterous

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My introduction to steel windows

I am the IT Manager at Crittall Windows Ltd, the UK’s largest supplier of steel windows and doors. Although my job title is IT Manager, I have a responsibility as a manager of the business, as well as in my own particular specialization. This means that I need to understand the markets in which the company operates, and the products […]

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