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. The Design Manager is supported by a team of Design Technicians with various Architectural, Engineering and System Supplier qualifications.
We pride ourselves on our ability to assist Architects and Clients in delivering a value engineered building by addressing key performance areas such as Glazing Systems, Natural Ventilation, Solar Gain and Thermal Performance by 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
Specialist products such as:
- Fire & smoke stops
- CWCT on-line training
- Revit software
- Automatic doors
- Facade Automation (inc. Smoke Vents)
We also have a successful Apprenticeship scheme for Design Technicians. 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.