Our Design Manager is supported by a design team of Technicians with various Architectural, Engineering and System Supplier qualifications.
Additionally, our Design Manager holds a Masters Degree in Façade Engineering which included a dissertation on BIM and how it will impact a Curtain Wall sub-contractor in the UK.
We pride ourselves on our ability to assist Architects and Clients in delivering a value-engineered building.
Our team do this by addressing key performance areas such as:
- Glazing Systems
- Natural Ventilation
- Solar Gain
- Thermal Performance
All whilst utilising the latest computer software.
In-House Computer Software
- Revit 2018
- AutoCAD 2018
- AutoCAD 2018LT
- Structural Analysis Programme
- Glass Strength Analysis
- Glass Performance Analysis
The Design Team are given both in-house and external training covering a wide range of topics, including Kawneer Product Knowledge and Curtain Wall design courses.
For example, these courses include training on specialist products such as:
- Fire & smoke stops
- CWCT on-line training
- Revit software
- Automatic doors
- Façade Automation (including Smoke Vents)
We also have a successful Apprenticeship scheme for Design Technicians and you can read our Infographic Here about the benefits of recruiting apprentices.
At the end of 2013 the Company embarked on its first BIM project with one of our Key Contractors and will be one of the first Kawneer dealers to incorporate ‘BIM Families’ within a Project BIM.
Our use of BIM allows us to ensure we offer cutting edge design for your project as well as provides an easier way of monitoring the efficiency of our products for the future.
For further details on how we can assist you with your next project, visit our Contact page.