Edgetech I.G. Earns Two G06 Awards

On Friday, September 15, as Edgetech made final preparations for its showing at GlassBuild North America, the company found another reason to celebrate. That evening, Edgetech in the United Kingdom was awarded two G06 awards at a special dinner and awards ceremony. Andy Jones, sales director and general manager for Edgetech UK, accepted the Specialist of the Year and Energy Efficiency Initiative of the Year awards on behalf of the company.

"It was an amazing night," said Jones. "It was a real recognition of the hard work the whole Edgetech team has put in over the last year to transfer the market in the UK to warm edge. Edgetech UK has seen three months of record Super Spacer sales in 2006," he said.

The G06 Awards are held annually and are designed to recognize individual and corporate achievement at raising and improving the standards, performance and products in the glazing, fenestration and relevant construction industries.

"What a thrill it is to be given these awards from the European community where energy efficiency guidelines are becoming increasingly stringent," said Mike Hovan, president of Edgetech I.G. "We are committed to furthering our energy efficiency initiatives in the UK, in the Americas and worldwide."

In May, Edgetech UK's seminar "Energy Efficiency in Focus" attracted 223 delegates from across the fenestration industry. "It's all part of a wider initiative," added Jones. "There's never been a better time for warm edge technology."

The Energy Initiative of the Year is awarded to companies of any size that are proactively working toward a higher standard of energy efficiency. The Specialist of the Year Award is given to companies that offer a niche product to the industry that is not necessarily covered under the other categories.

Other G06 categories include Fabricator of the Year, Installer of the Year, Glass Company of the Year, Conservatory Installer of the Year, Training and Development Award, Customer Care Award, Health and Safety Award, Promotional Campaign Award, Glass Project of the Year and Social Housing Project of the Year.

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