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The Glass and Glazing Federation Advice and Support

Posted: June 20th, 2011


The Glass and Glazing Federation [GGF] is a major organisation which represents companies in the UK involved in the manufacture, supply or fitting of flat glass and related products. The GGF offers information and advice on any issue related to double glazing, replacement windows, energy efficient windows, doors, conservatories, sun rooms, safety glazing, secondary glazing, solar control, plastics and other aspects of the glazing industry. The GGF are knowledgeable about all framing materials including UPVC, aluminium, steel and timber. When professional, unbiased answers are sought or support is needed this expert body is the perfect solution. Energy efficient glazing is a priority with the GGF and this is demonstrated by the implementation on the website of the GGF Carbon Calculator. This handy facility allows people to find out how much carbon and money can be saved by installing energy efficient windows.

The GGF also ensures that architects, specifiers and others have access to relevant literature and qualified advisor’s as part of a package which includes a free conciliation service between companies and customers if required. Essex Trade Windows are FENSA registered manufacturers of top quality UPVC double glazed replacement windows and doors, rated ‘A’ by the BFRC. These replacement double glazed windows also incorporate excellent features such as 28mm Argon filled Planitherm total plus sealed units. The innovative Warm Edge Spacer Bar is also part of the Essex Trade Window system.

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Direct from the Factory

Essex Trade Windows have been manufacturing UPVC windows & Doors for over 15 years. We manufacture to the highest quality as well as offering low prices & short lead times.


Genuine Trade Prices

We offer genuine trade prices & discounts to all of our installers, tradesmen and DIY customers.


10 Year Guarantee

Our supply only UPVC windows & doors come with a 10 year guarantee including frames, glass and hardware as standard.


Made to Measure

All of our products are made to measure to your exact requirements. Due to the vast range of options and finishes there’s sure to be a solution for every project.


Environmentally Friendly

Our Aluplast Ideal 70 windows & doors feature Ecotech70 as standard making it one of the most sustainable window and door systems in the UK.


Quality Products

Quality components from leading brands and fabrication by our highly experienced workforce ensure the highest level of quality.

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