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Address & Contact details:
3 Almondview Office Park

West Lothian
EH54 6SF
Joseph Davies
Tel +44 (0)1698 376 922 Overview
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NorDan UK Ltd


NorDan UK Ltd supply high performance timber and aluminium clad timber windows and doors to the UK building industry. Manufactured with sustainable timber, energy savings with U-values from as low as 0.7W/m2K and a wide range of secured by design products.

CPD Material (3)

High Performance Windows and Doors: The Fabric First Approach
This seminar highlights the importance of adopting a fabric first approach to design and why you should exceed the minimum requirements of Building Regulations Approved Document L1A. It will help you to understand the following topics.
- Understand what the fabric first approach is and the advantages of adopting this approach
- Understand issues with using renewable technology and how the fabric first approach can limit and reduce the need for renewable energy technology
- Understand the role of timber windows and doors when considering high performance building fabric and the importance of correct interface detailing for windows and doors
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Sustainability: The Timber Window Solution
The presentation looks at the term "sustainability" and how this can be assessed within building design with reference to the Codes for Sustainable Homes. Timber windows are then discussed in detail examining both embodied energy and energy efficiency over the product's life span through full life cycle analysis. Various high performance window designs are examined and compared for optimal sustainable benefits and environmental impacts.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Factory Visit
Factory and Research Department Visit in Norway to Look at the Manufacture of Energy Efficient and Sustainable Windows and the Norwegian Tradition of Timber Products
NorDan have a by invitation only factory tour in Norway.
The visit is both cultural and educational in form.
The aim is to explain the importance of high performance windows for energy saving and sustainability, another aim is to look at the Norwegian tradition of timber products.

– on day one, visitors will see the local folk museum in Moi followed by the factory visit
– on day two, a visit to the main factory includes a presentation and a visit to the research and development department
– on day three, the activities will revolve around the weather - either a museum visit or a boat trip around the fjords

All accommodation and transport will be provided. We emphasise that this activity is by invitation only.
Knowledge level:
Detailed Knowledge
Material type: Factory Visit


NorDan UK Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas