September's Share & Inspire Winner

Over the past year we have received a momentous amount of Newark’s entered into the competition; however this month is the first time one has claimed the prize!

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Is Your Door Really A++ Rated

Across our range of Front, Back, Stable and French Doors we have over 25 styles of doors with an energy rating of A++ to choose from. With some composite and GRP door manufacturers claiming they offer A++,  how do you know exactly what you are getting when you order a door for your home? This is where the BFRC comes in; the BFRC is an independent authority that verifies the energy efficiency rat…

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Newark Rockdoor at Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner, which means you may have family and friends coming from afar to stay, or you could be one of the lucky few planning to jet off on holiday for the festive period, unfortunately both of these scenarios can often mean that your home is an obvious target for thief’s who see opportunity when they see an empty house, or a house with extra guests meaning extra posse…

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A++ for Rockdoor

2007 was a busy year; Apple introduced the first ever iPhone, the new Wembley stadium finally opened its doors and Gordon Brown became Prime Minster. It was also the same year that we at Rockdoor started to make noise in the industry about the need for Door Energy Ratings to match windows, making it easier for homeowners and installers to know exactly what they are getting. A few years later the …

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A++ Rated Rockdoors are here!

Back in July we wrote an article about the up and coming changes in Door Energy Set Ratings (DSER’s) scheduled for 1st October 2015, which is now upon us; Door Energy Set Ratings have changed to bring them in line with window energy ratings, where the most thermally efficient window achieves an A++ rating. For clarity and consistency across the industry doors are now rated in the same way, with …

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The Importance of A-Rated Windows and Doors

You can’t go too wrong when it comes to A-rated products – it’s as simple as it seems; an A-rated window or composite door is better than a C-rated window or door. The rating is a measurement of how thermally efficient a product is, based on a scale that runs between A and G with A being the most thermally efficient and G being the least thermally efficient. This is also determined by the pr…

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‘A’ giant leap forward in Composite Doors

Products that come complete with eco-friendly credentials are a fact of life these days. So it’s all too easy to forget that this is a very recent development. Yet, as far back as 2007, at Rockdoor we were pushing for a major change in our industry: the introduction of energy ratings for composite doors. We did this because we recognised energy ratings as being valuable both to our customers and…

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Wrap up warm this winter - with a new Rockdoor!

The papers have been full of the recent news that the main energy providers in the UK have raised their prices by as much as 10%, just in time for winter. Debate in the Commons has been furious, and many people are concerned about their ability to keep warm in what looks to be yet another cold winter. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="256"] Choose a thermally efficient Rockdoor composite …

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Door Energy Ratings (DER's)

[caption id="attachment_181" align="alignright" width="195" caption="Door Energy Ratings"][/caption] Rockdoor is pleased to confirm that Door Energy Ratings (DER's) are here at long last.  For over 4 years Rockdoor has been pushing for the introduction of DER's as a simple and widely recognised method of informing customers with regards the energy efficency of Rockdoors. DER's are a volunt…

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As we enter British Summer Time (BST), following what can only be described as one of the most severe winters we have experienced in a generation, homeowners need to take steps now to ensure they are ready for the next winter which could bring much of the same. With temperatures plumetting as low as minus 16 and snow dumps affecting us all, many homeowners struggled to keep their homes warm with d…

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