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How We Work with Architects and Specifiers

Need advice? Call our order supportline: 01706 260 700

At AluFoldDirect we understand the challenges that architects and specifiers face when working on a large project.

We know that you are the key decision makers and need to meet the needs of your clients while fulfilling regulatory and environmentally friendly practices. We also understand the value of choosing the right aluminium glazing at the beginning of a development and we can support you every step of the way.

We put everything in place for you to choose the best aluminium glazing products to ensure you meet the brief and objectives of your project. But it’s not what about what we do, it’s what we enable you to do that matters most.

Working with AluFoldDirect’s aluminium glazing products guarantees:

Functionality and Performance

All our products meet strict technical competencies and boast low U-values for optimum thermal insulation.


Our aluminium profile is responsibly sourced and combined with the efficient glass units this makes for a sustainable product and can ensure you are choosing products with a low carbon footprint to promote environmentally friendly practices.

Quality Assurance

All our products are manufactured to meet strict technical standards including CE mark to certify strict product quality standards.


Our strong aluminium profile results in better strength to weight ratio facilitating slimmer sightlines, and contemporary styles to meet your architectural vision. 

Third Party Certification

We perform annual independent audits, through BM Trada, for third party certification. Testing for not only air wind and water performance, but also security across all our licensed products.

How our facilities can help you

Our state-of-the-art facilities in Blackburn not only give us the opportunity to hold large amounts of stock, but also allow us to help you in every stage of the process, from design to installation.

AluFoldDirect Aluminium Glazing Design Centre

Our design centre provides you the chance to see full-size examples of our products and help you choose the best products for your venture. In-house team members are at hand to offer their expert advice and guide you through every step of your process.

AluFoldDirect Aluminium Installer Training Academy

Whether your contractors or installation teams need comprehensive training or just a refresher course to top up skills our Aluminium Installer Training Academy at AluFoldDirect HQ in Blackburn offers free, hands-on training for all our products.

We can also recommend skilled aluminium glazing installation companies who can support your project.

Tools of the trade

At AluFoldDirect we provide a suite of tools to actively help architects and add value to your project including: 

  • Project-specific tender packs
  • Downloadable CAD drawings
  • U-value calculations

You can also take advantage of our Aluminium Glazing Projects service.