Pro Installer September 2014 - Issue 18

www.proinstaller.co.uk ISSUE 18 | SEPTEMBER 2014 FREE » 09 Solar tops energy wish-list » 22 How’s your credit control? » 28 The eyes have it » 40 Winner at all angles EVER-GROWING GLAZERITE TOPS £10M IN FIRST HALF Glazerite half-year turnover growth exceeds expectations Glazerite Windows Ltd has recorded its first ever £10 million halfyear sales after growing nearly 40% year on year. New products, new customers plus strong growth in their existing customer accounts in all sectors, helped the trade only fabricator turnover in excess of £10,500,000 between January to June, against £7,500,000 in the same period last year. The sales increase is only the latest in an unbroken chain of impressive growth since the company was founded less than 15 years ago. “Our expansive product range has played a big part in the latest figures” said Director, Jason Thompson. “The bulk of growth came from helping established customers increase their own figures. We have always recognised that we can only prosper if our customers prosper and once again, most of our installer partners have shown significant growth in their own accounts. We always aim to do everything we can to support our customers and » Continues on page 02 Roto Patio Fold Premium Hardware for Fold&Slide systems with a large opening  For timber, PVC and aluminium profiles  Individual elements up to sash weights of 100 kg  Total frame width of up to 6 metres  Generous and barrier-free access Fire Safety & Disability: A Burning Issue. Page 25. Roto Roof Windows & Hardware Ltd Swift Point Rugby Warwickshire CV21 1QH Tel: +44 (0) 1788 558600 info.west@roto-frank.com www.roto-frank.com A Day In The Life Of An Installer. Page 38.