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Swartland Windows and doors established in 1951 manufactures premium quality brands like Cape Culture, Winsters, Kayo, Col Timbers and Kenzo.
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The hot box

The AAAMSA Group established the South African Fenestration and Insulation Energy Rating Association (SAFIERA) to support its drive to promote energy efficiency in the building industry
today5 Dec 2011

Eco-friendly wooden windows and doors

Wooden windows offer an elegant and natural feel to any home, whether it is traditional or modern. They also offer benefits that go beyond aesthetics and may be the best choice you can make for the environment as well.  Charl Jacobz, national marketing manager for leading local wooden window and door manufacturer, Swartland, says, “There are a number of reasons why wooden windows are a sound eco-friendly choice for your home, including the fact that wood is a renewable resource, it sequesters carbon, it looks great, it lasts for a long time if properly maintained, and it boasts excellent insulating qualities.”
today5 Feb 2018

Is it time for a fenestration upgrade?

Cobus Lourens from windows and doors manufacturer, Swartland, explains how you can make the right choice when it comes to fenestration, not only lowering your home's heating and cooling bills, but also controlling light, views and privacy, reducing external noise pollution, and improving the overall appearance of your home as well.
today31 Mar 2015

Energy efficient fenestration

Up to 30% of a house’s heat loss and gain can occur through its windows and doors. Dylan Miller from windows and doors manufacturer, Swartland, explains how important it is to make the right choice when it comes to fenestration, which will not only lower the structure’s heating, cooling and lighting bills, but helping to minimise its impact on the environment.
today3 Jun 2012

Changing the way we build

The newly legislated SANS 10400-XA: 2011 (November 2011) is set to change the way we build in South Africa.  Hans Schefferlie, executive director of the AAAMSA Group, spoke recently at the South African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry about the rationale behind SANS 10400-XA and its implications for the building industry. Schefferlie was speaking as a prelude to Glasstec 2012, the international trade fair for glass production, processing and products, which will take place 23 to 26 October this year in Düsseldorf, Germany.  Glass, glazing and fenestration are among the key elements of the building envelope that require a re-look in respect of SANS 10400-XA which, as part of the National Building Regulations, governs energy usage in buildings.