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 Residence 9 offers foiled dual colours as standard across the range, with options such as Eclectic Grey outside and life like English Oak on the inside helping to create the appearance of a composite window including through rebate foiling, yet with all the benefits of low maintenance PVCu.
Residence 9 and similarly they want near bespoke finishes for their investment. Windows and doors are now starting to be viewed as furniture that’s part of the overall fabric of the home and this is a considerable change in mindset from the standardised white PVCu replacement windows that have dominated the market for several decades.
 With colour now accounting for over 35-40% of profile sales for the big systems companies, it is only thanks to the unique business model of The Residence Collection that they can offer dual colour combinations from Residence 9 stock, with outstanding OTIF capabilities.
While grained white internal finishes amount for the larger proportion of sales, it’s the alternative options for English Oak or even the unique Cotswold Biscuit inside and No. 10 outside, that are really capturing the imagination of consumers. English Oak inside and out makes for the ultimate timber effect window with traditional joints and hardware, while other colour combinations offer the appearance of painted timber or composite windows and doors. Either way Residence 9 redefines the way in which we view PVCu window design, colour and form. There’s a certain type of discerning homeowner that wants a window with the pedigree of
Sarah Hitchings, sales and marketing director commented: ‘Dual colour is much more than just a white internal grain as we have the most authentic timber effect window, numerous composite options and other design details that are unique to our collection.
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Phil Pluck, Group Chief Executive of the Glass and Glazing Federation has announced his departure.
She continued: ‘As a small boutique systems house, we can afford to be led by product design and that’s something that enables our customers to build a better and more rewarding business model. With unrivalled marketing and a business support programme, we’re actively working together with our manufacturers and installers for joint success.’
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Having brought in a new senior management team as part of a complete re-structure programme, Phil issued the following statement:
“GGF Group is now in the best shape it has been for years and is ideally positioned to grow its influence and value to its members and customers. A new management team is in place and has the skills and commitment to realise the potential of the GGF Group. I am immensely sad to be leaving such a great organisation and its people but for personal reasons this is the right time to be departing. I wish it the very best for the future.”
John Agnew, GGF President commented: "The GGF Board are indebted to Phil for the key role that he has played in driving forward the changes needed for the business. His clear strategic vision coupled with the focus on behavioural and cultural management practices have been key skill sets that the GGF Group has benefited from.”




















































































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