Sell more glass, save the world - Guthrie Douglas

Sell more glass, save the world

In this age of Sir David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg you could be persuaded to believe that Glass is the enemy. After all who would choose a skin for their building which lets in all the heat and makes the inside so uncomfortable that a small fortune and a truck-load of carbon must be spent on artificial cooling, lighting and heating?

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Sun on Facade

Do we really care about sustainable buildings?

Apparently not that much, if our new buildings are anything to go by: still too hot, too bright and too environmentally dirty.

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Wellcome Trust tension blinds

What are tension blinds?

Tension blinds systems are built around a unique spring mechanism that constantly holds fabric flat and intelligently adapts to the surrounding environment.

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Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot - Guthrie Douglas

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot

Why do we keep delivering buildings that are too hot and too bright?

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Latvian Museum

Daylighting Exhibition Space in Museums and Galleries

The perfect example of how natural daylight can have a huge impact on a building and its people, both positive and negative.

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Choosing Fabric for Performance

Choosing Fabric for Performance

High performance fabrics can have a significant impact on a building's Total Solar Energy Transmittance and Solar Gain.

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South Downs Way

The Off-Road Cycle Challenge

7 men rode 100 miles over the South Downs in 2 days, just to prove they could.

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Broadcasting Headquarters

Wind Resistance for External Blinds

For external systems to perform well, they must withstand precipitation, extreme temperatures, and most crucially, strong winds.

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Sun on Facade

Solar Energy Control

The interaction of light with a glass surface is a complex area of study, and one we’re constantly examining.

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Business Ready Programme

Business Ready

We have won vital backing in our plans for expansion, through the Coventry & Warwickshire Business Support Programme.

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Three Peaks

Three Peaks Challenge Accepted

In memory of our friend and founder Dr Richard Guthrie.

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