Previous Thermal Break & Balcony Projects

The Strand Hotel - NYC 

Contractor: Atlantic Stars Hotels & Cruises
Architect: Gene Kauffman
Year: 2009


Situated in the heart of New York's trendy Manhattan midtown fashion district, the 180 guestroom, 20 floor Strand Hotel is the most recent addition to the NYC skyline.
The $ 10,000,000 development was designed by renowned architect Gene Kauffman and definitively annou nces our arrival on the world stage, with the hotel ulitising over 50 of our thermal break connections in order to support the hotels' extensive exterior ducting system.
The ThermCon tang connections ensure there is no risk of condensation or the formation of mould spores caused by the presence of cold bridging, a factor which helped it to become a proud ember of the Green Hotels Association.

The Links Parade - Carnoustie

Contractor: Scotia Homes (North) Ltd

Architect: Michael Gillmore

Year: 2006


The Links is the first zero-carbon multiple occupancy development to be built anywhere in the world, comprising of 78 two and three bedroom apartments located over four levels and overlooking the world renowned championship golf course. 


The development utilises eight varying and very desirable styles. Each apartment comes complete with its own thermally broken bolt on balcony system, allowing the residents to admire the magnificent coastal and course views, whilst ensuring protection from the harsh and  temperamental   coastal weather.

Carnoustie itself has all the facilities for life in the modern world, yet remains a traditional countryside and coastal haven at heart.

North Liverpool Academy

Contractor: Waites Construction
Structural Engineers: Billington Structures
Year: 2008
The North Liverpool Academy is a state of the art sixth form education centre.  The £40 million pound development is a breathtaking glimpse of how schools of the future may look.
The futuristic design consists of over 100 ThermConX thermal break connections, ensuring no heat loss through cold bridging and no risk of interstitial   condensation or mould formation for the life of the building.
The building effortlessly combines the latest technologies with eco-friendly and cutting edge design detail to create a relaxed and comfortable learning environment where the students are able to really enjoy and make the most of their learning experience.
A 3D video showing the school in all of its glory can be viewed via the North Liverpool Academy website at

Birmingham Bullring

Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine

Architect: Benoy

Year: 2003

The Birmingham Bullring is Britain's busiest shopping centre, with an average of 36.5 million visitors per year. The £800 million pound development is home to some of the world's most exclusive designer stores such as Selfridges and boasts over 25 impressive restaurants.

The feature metalwork for the development was designed by renowned architects Benoy with assistance from our experience team. The metalwork for the development included over 27 different types of balustrade with incorporated lighting, canopy and brise soleil systems and more.

Fletcher Gate, Nottingham

Contractor: Taylor Woodrow

Architect: Church Lucas

Year: 2003

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Fletcher Gate is a modern, stylish and contemporary development located in the prestigious Lace Market district of Nottingham's city centre.

The development comprised of multiple high spec apartments for which we provided the elegant, feature metalwork throughout, ranging from balcony, canopy and brise soleil systems to balustrading.

The project used our structural glass and stainless steel design detail to ensure optimum use of all available light,ease maintenance and clean line aesthetics throughout the development.

Sutton St. Nicholas School

Contractor: Bayliss

Architect: Jed Bailey

Year: 2008

Sutton St Nicholas primary school is truly a green school for the future. Utilising the latest in eco-friendly technologies, the school boasts an automatic lighting system which adjusts to natural light when the room is occupied, a rainwater harvesting system, under floor heating throughout and the very latest in classroom whiteboard technology.



The development (which cost in excess of 2 million pounds) also boasts a village hall and joint use area, with plans afoot to add a range of eco-zones around the area including a conservation area, an orchard and a sensory garden.


The Evelyn Grace Academy

Contractor: Mace Plus

Architect: Zaha Hadid

Year: 2010

The Evelyn Grace Academy is a single, 4-storey building with a sports hall annexe.
The academy's demanding specifi cation was designed to create an exciting modern building able to make efficient use o f shared facilities whilst providing excellent opportunities for teaching, learning and sport.