Crystal Window supplies 1,532 Magnus commercial vinyl windows in Queens : NYREJ

Queens, NY Crystal Window & Door Systems has supplied 1,532  heavy-commercial vinyl windows for the recently completed One Flushing project. This development represents one of the largest uses to date of the new Crystal uPVC Magnus Series 4500 products. The Magnus architecturally-rated European-inspired vinyl windows provide the strength and durability of aluminum windows yet offer the energy efficiency and low maintenance associated with vinyl window technology. One Flushing is a multi-generational affordable and senior housing development with 231 apartments.  The rental units range from studio to three bedrooms and are set aside for defined income bracket tenants.  A 10-story building with 400 ft. of frontage, One Flushing is located at 133-45 41st Ave. in the Flushing neighborhood.  While one building, the structure used a “sawtooth” offset facade and both light and dark grey textured face brick to break up the monolithic appearance and give the aesthetic illusion of multiple buildings. For the project, Crystal provided a total of 533 Magnus Series 4500 In-Swing Casement and 999 Magnus Series 4500 Fixed Picture windows as well as 418 louver panels to fill the building’s ...

Derek Warwick chooses modus for its practical aesthetic

Appearance, quality and low maintenance are said to have led Derek Warwick Developments to equip its upmarket development on the Dorset coast with PVC-U systems from Eurocell. The houses feature modus casement windows in moondust grey, aspect bi-fold doors and white Eurocell fascias and soffits The decision to install PVC-U products on the external envelope of the house was said to be both practical and aesthetic, as Lance Macklin, a director at the company, explained: “This is an exposed coastal location so the doors and windows have to be robust as well as good-looking. We first thought of a slim, grey aluminium profile, which is very fashionable, but we would be responsible for remedials if the powder coating lifted. We chose the modus window because it is high quality and maintenance will be minimal. “Similarly, bi-fold doors are very much on-trend now and aspect doors are well-made, well-sealed and good quality. Again, there is less likelihood of issues while the development is in warranty. And the fascias and soffits have the same advantages and complement the doors and windows.” Both modus and aspect are guaranteed: modus for 12 years; aspect bi-fold door profiles for 10 ...