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Why Edgetech’s Super Spacer ® is the healthy option

At the end of 2004, official data from Asthma UK confirmed that the number of people with asthma had risen to 5.2 million. Asthma was costing the UK more than £2.3 billion a year through the NHS, benefits and lost working days. Persistent condensation on windows and doors provides an ideal breeding ground for bacteria, mould, mildew and dust mites which are a common cause of asthma. Edgetech’s Super Spacer® reduces condensation, as Dave Cox, Technical Sales Manager explains: “Traditional metal spacers suck heat from the warm side of the glass to the cold side. Eighty percent of a window’s heat loss is through the glass, and the edge of the glass is the weakest link, causing condensation.” “Condensation is a problem and over time, will stain frames, peel paint and rot wood,” continues Dave. “Super Spacer is proven to reduce condensation, eliminate harmful mould, and offer comfortable household humidity levels. Benefits such as these give installers a huge advantage in a competitive market.”



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In 2014, Edgetech's 25th anniversary year, it added more products to its portfolio. Changing Edgetech from a single component manufacturer to a comprehensive component supplier for warm edge windows. For IGU manufacturers the award winning Super Spacer Alpha, the best performing spacer in the world, a rigid warm edge spacer TruPlas, high performance desiccant TruSieve, and a simulated divided lite system SDL. Edgetech has also brought new opportunities for installation companies with glass protection system TruShield and expanding foam installation edge tape TruFit..

Visit www.superspacer.com to learn more about the company’s products, services and global initiatives. Edgetech is part of Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE: NX) an industry-leading manufacturer of engineered components, products and systems serving North America and International window and door OEMs.

For further information visit the Company's website at www.quanex.com.

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