Scottish precision manufacturer Cube Glass has just landed one of its most lucrative contracts thus far with a seven-figure deal at Western Villages, the country’s largest operational Net Zero housing development in Granton, Edinburgh.
The Cumbernauld-based tech pioneer will partner with CCG (Scotland), one of Scotland’s largest privately-owned construction and manufacturing companies, to supply state-of-the-art glazed screens for staircases, in a project worth £1.4 million.
Its environmentally sustainable products will contribute to the first phase of the key area of waterfront regeneration, which will not only deliver homes that have enhanced energy performance but which will also be an exemplar for low carbon transport and active travel integration.
The ground-breaking deal is the latest in a series of major contract successes adding up to close to another million, which will sustain and enhance Cube Glass’s current remarkable growth phase as it develops into a glass and aluminium industry leader.
Gary Thorn, Founder and Managing Director of Cube Glass, said: “The outstanding value of this contract reflects the recognition our firm is now receiving in the wider construction industry for the quality, precision and sustainability of our products.
“CCG (Scotland), working on behalf of Edinburgh City Council for this project, is well-known for delivering a service which is of the highest quality, and it partners with companies such as ours which share its belief in a more sustainable and progressive future for our people, our industry and our communities.
“We are delighted to be able to contribute the creation of modern, highly energy-efficient homes and buildings in Granton and to the remarkable regeneration of the Leith area as a whole.”
The new homes in the Western Villages area will benefit from solar PV panels, triple glazing and airtight doors to prevent heat loss, clean airflow through mechanical ventilation and fossil fuel-free heating powered by a communal air source heat pump.
It also comes on top of the successful completion of a £600,000 investment in a new factory – double the size of Cube Glass’s old premises – and the opening of a sophisticated new showroom which will highlight the company’s expanded range.
Cube Glass, which was established in 2004, focuses on curtain walling, doors, windows, glass roofing systems and shop fronts as well as bullet, bomb and blast resistant glass. It supplies sectors including education, health, industrial, social care, commercial property and residential homes.
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