nulook Solutions rebrand to GWS

We are pleased to announce that our rebrand of nulook Solutions to become Glass and Window Solutions is now complete.

This is an exciting time for us at Glass & Window Solutions (GWS). We believe this new brand better encapsulates our business philosophy, our working ethos and the services we provide.

Proud to release our Retrofit brochure

Glass and Window Solutions Retrofit brochure now available.

This is a 'must-read' for anyone considering replacing their existing single glazing with more efficient double glazed units. This attractive brochure contains a lot of very helpful and useful information about retrofitting your home.

Pics Peanut Butter Factory Open

Pics Factory is set to become an icon.

The Pics Peanut Butter factory on Saxton Road in Stoke, Nelson is up and running. This distinctive and 'one-off' factory is set to become a landmark and icon in Nelson.

Pic's Peanut Butter Stage 2

Progress is going ahead well on this substantial new factory project.

We believe, once finished, this will be a great example of what can be achieved with our "Exclusive Extended Lead" time offer. Making great savings has never looked this good before. Also, thanks to Glass Solutions NZ for their great work on toughening and manufacturing the Double Glazed units.

Pic's Peanut Butter new Factory

Work is well underway at the new Pic's Peanut Butter Factory on Saxtons Road.

The project is progressing well and the development looks good.

Nelson Airport Control Tower Update

Progress report on the challenging Control Tower being constructed at Nelson Airport.

We have installed 100mm Nulook Frontline Windows onto the 16 metre glazed transom to create a seamless appearance to the entire Control Tower.

Update on Baptist Church on Oxford Terrace

A progress report on the nearly completed Baptist Church on Oxford Terrace in Christchurch.

Project involved 3 different aluminium systems with double glazing and Highbrook Louvers to be fitted to the large auditorium window.

Update on the Nelson School of Music

We recently installed "purpose built", acoustic, double glazed windows into the Nelson School of Music.

Each window is 40mm thick with Acoustic, double glazed units structurally glazed into Nulook 150mm Frontline Commercial Window System, and each unit weighs 320kg.

Update on the Nelson School of Music

We recently installed "purpose built", acoustic, double glazed windows into the Nelson School of Music.

Each window is 40mm thick with Acoustic, double glazed units structurally glazed into Nulook 150mm Frontline Commercial Window System, and each unit weighs 320kg.

The sun always shines in Little Kaiteriteri

We are currently working on 2 frameless glass balustrade for a property in Little Kaiteriteri.

The fully frameless glass balustrade has new Sentry toughened glass laminates on stainless mini posts and certainly makes the most of the fantastic views.

Apartments completed in Nelson

Nelson's newest set of apartments are completed on Coster Street in Enner Glynn.

We supplied and installed the Décor Modern aluminium and glass balustrades for all the apartments.

Work at St Martins Village Green

We've just completed installing 200 metres of aluminium balustrade for decks and stairs in the St Martins Village Green apartment Complex on Waltham Road, Christchurch.

The project is moving onto the next block of apartments and we are pleased to announce we've been awarded this next stage.

Upcoming commercial projects

A quick look at some of our projects.

This work includes the redevelopment of the iconic Nelson School of Music, a new church in Christchurch and the new airport control tower for Nelson.

Flushline Slider Door at Victory School

One of the new 'flushline' sliding doors was recently installed at Victory School.

With this stylish new design any chance of tripping through the door is totally eliminated.

Dorset Street Apartments, Christchurch

A true example of just how magnificent our 41 Architectural suite of aluminium joinery can look.

Specialist finishes included laminates to reduce noise from the street and Etchlite obscure glass to add an element of privacy.

New Zealand Building Code change for balustrades

Frameless and semi-frameless glass balustrades now have NZ Building code change.

The Acceptable Solution B1/AS1of the NZ Building Code now incorporates Amendment 13, which cites the glass barrier requirements in section 22 of NZS 4223.3: 2016 Glazing in buildings – Part 3: Human impact safety requirements, and was effective from 1 June 2016.

Ramada Suites in Queenstown

A large commercial project that required a well co-ordinated approach.

nulook Solutions manufactured the Frontline aluminium joinery in our Christchurch factory and then trucked it into Queenstown every week for our team of installers to fit.

New town house around Wakefield Quay

Construction has begun on a new project around the waterfront on Nelson's popular Wakefield Quay.

nulook Solutions recently installed a full suite of WeatherTight double glazed windows, complete with low E glass into the home.

"Flush" new WeatherTight doors

WeatherTight doors have been popular with homeowners for years.

And with the release of a flush entry version we expect demand to keep increasing. WeatherTight sliding and stacker door systems have really stepped up - and because they're flush you no longer have to.

Wigram Business Park, Christchurch

We recently completed Lot 52 at Wigram Business Park.

This project was designed, constructed and installed by nulook Solutions using 100 and 150mm Frontline commercial aluminium joinery.

Frameless balustrade makes most of view

nulook Solutions recently completed this balustrade project on The Cliffs.

The view from the deck is outstanding and the new frameless glass balustrade has been designed to make the most of it.

Meadow Mushrooms Head Office sprouts up

The new Meadow Mushrooms Head Office is almost complete in Christchurch.

We supplied the aluminium windows. They're 100 and 150mm Nulook Frontline Commercial with clear double glazing - and they look great behind the cleverly designed 'mushroom gills' on the building.

Impressive renovation on Richardson Street

Work was recently completed on a full renovation on Richardson Street.

Windows in the home are AllSeasons thermally broken joinery, with Low E double glazing for optimum benefits. While the outstanding frameless glass balustrade is a face fixed system with a powder coated pelmet.

Princes Drive new home almost complete

Work is almost finished on the construction of a new home on Princes Drive.

nulook Solutions supplied Bruce Design & Build a house-lot of Weathertight aluminium windows and a Unex Vetro semi frameless glass balustrade for this project.

News update on NALCO and Fletcher Aluminium joint venture

Sure you will have heard about the Joint Venture between Fletcher Aluminium and NALCO as they 'become one'.

This is an exciting venture which has the potential to deliver many benefits for years to come. This article contains the latest newsletter and all the latest updates.

Architecturally designed new home on Fifeshire Crescent

Work recently began on the construction of an inspiring new home.

nulook Solutions is supplying AS Construction on this project. Delivery includes a house-lot of double glazed AllSeasons aluminium windows and a frameless glass balustrade. This is set to be an impressive home when the construction is complete.

Frameless glass balustrade for Nelson Bays Holden

The interior of the Nelson Bays Holden dealership has just taken a step-up in quality.

Their recently completed frameless balustrade was designed, built, and put in place by nulook Solutions.

New glass frontage for Pak N Save

Updates to the frontage of the Pak N Save building in the Richmond Mall were completed by nulook Solutions just before Christmas (and the shopping rush).

Large aluminium windows maximise the available natural light and give the entrance an open and welcoming feel.

Impressive progress on the Ramada Suites project

The Ramada Suites project in Queenstown is progressing at an impressive rate.

See latest photographs on this large project.

Glass and Window Solutions congratulates Justin Marshall

Justin has won an Outward Bound Scholarship from BCITO. Every year BCITO offers specialist trade apprentices an amazing opportunity, a scholarship worth more than $4,000 to attend an Outward Bound Course. This year we are very proud to announce that Justin is one of the ten recipients.