• Greenwashing: Is this a Potential Credibility Issue for Aluminium?

    Greenwashing: Is this a Potential Credibility Issue for Aluminium?

    Thursday, December 08, 2011

    “A producer promoting recycled content above 90 per cent is 'greenwashing' its metal”, according to Hydro's Roland Scharf-Bergmann who issued a warning in a speech at the Metal Bulletin conference in Istanbul.

    In recent years, attention to global warming has led consumers and policymakers to demand more information about recyclability measurements in products made from aluminium.

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    Tuesday, December 20, 2011

    Architectural aluminium specialist, Technal, has launched GXi – a new sliding window and balcony door, which offers a wealth of innovative design features and options for comfort, safety, visual appeal and long-term durability.

    GXi is an elegant, robust and high specification glazing solution, developed by Technal for prestige office and apartment schemes.  The system, which has been rigorously tested to 20,000 open/close cycles, benefits from high quality components and advanced manufacturing techniques to ensure fabrication quality, precise installation and continued performance to specification.

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The Technal brand is dedicated to the creation of innovative and sustainable aluminium façade systems that inspire contemporary architecture. Thanks to their use of aluminium, a material of exemplary modularity and infinite recyclability, Technal allow architects to make all their projects part of a sustainable lifestyle concept and offers solutions for windows and doors, creating custom-designed systems and making your project unique.