To Hi-Finity and beyond

If you’re after a room with a view, Reynaers’ new range of patio doors could be just what you’re looking for

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Bringing the outside in with ultra slim Hi-Finity doors
Bringing the outside in with ultra slim Hi-Finity doors

Reynaers, the leading supplier of sustainable aluminium solutions, is announcing a series of new options for its Hi-Finity range of patio doors, including a manual lock and a double-wheel carriage. Hi-Finity patio doors are the epitome of modern design. They are structurally glazed and include an ergonomically designed handle and a concealed locking system. 

Aiming to offer homeowners more choice than ever before, Reynaers has now introduced the new manual lock system, as an addition to the popular automatic option as part of the Hi-Finity range. The manual lock means that an electrician is no longer required on site during installation, giving the installer and the homeowner greater flexibility.

Another key feature of Hi-Finity is the doors’ impressive size and weight, which can reach a maximum height of 3.5m, a sliding panel weight of 750kg and a fixed pane weight of 1200kg. This is made possible as a result of Reynaers’ specially designed wheelbase which ensures the fluid movement of the glass panes and allowing increased weight capabilities. It also presents the opportunity for homeowners and architects to opt for specialist window solutions, such as acoustic glass, to suit a variety of individual requirements.

Furthermore, architects and homeowners can rest assured when it comes to security. The Hi-Finity range is one of the first doors of its type to offer the PAS 24:2016 standard, which is a benchmark of quality and the latest standard for the enhanced security performance of windows and doors. The standard is applicable to the automatic locking system, so it is ideal for those projects where security is paramount.

Rebecca Cope, marketing manager at Reynaers Aluminium UK said: ‘Our Hi-Finity patio doors are high-end products that beautifully complement any building seeking top levels of performance and security, while also taking advantage of the view to the outside. Building on the success so far, the latest updates we have introduced aim to further enhance homeowners’ experience with Hi-Finity.’

 

Panoramic views from Syvota private villas
Panoramic views from Syvota private villas

Total invisibility

The Hi-Finity range also features ultra-slim frames that can be built into the structure of the building. This makes achieving floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall glass possible, offering homeowners uninterrupted views. Additionally, the interlock between door panels measures an incredibly narrow 35mm, and the frame and spacer bars between the panes are black, enabling the door to blend in and offer truly panoramic sights. 

An example of the view offered by Hi-Finity is evident in the Syvota private villas, situated in a coastal city in northwestern Greece. Designed with infinite sea-views in mind, the private villas are built on the coast, offering residents a spectacular picture-postcard vista of glistening Grecian seas. 

Until it was taken over in 2015 by the current owner, the project had sat unfinished for years due to the economic crisis. The owner wanted to create a tranquil, private residential family property.  Dinis Real Estate and Development and Spinian de Sanchez exterior architect worked closely together to finish the redesign and subsequent construction, and incorporated Reynaers products to ensure that the project took advantage of the unique panorama. The project took 18 months to complete.  

The villas are surrounded by solid brick and stonework to ensure complete privacy. The architect wanted to create unobstructed sea-views, and the client’s first choice was the smooth and square finish that can be achieved from aluminum window framing. This suits the more minimal detail orientated design that is prevalent throughout contemporary architecture. 

Produced in collaboration with local fabricator Simpas, the architect specified the motorised Hi-Finity sliding door system with double glazing and CS 77-HV ‘Hidden Vent’ system. The products brought both transparency and light to the villa’s design. Hi-Finity, with its state-of-the-art, ultra-slim and structurally glazed door, offered the possibility of floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall glass. Moreover, the addition of CS 77-HV ties in well with the minimalist architectural style.The vent profile is invisible from the outside, concealed behind the outer frame, which keeps the lining to a minimum. The system has achieved the Swiss Minergie Component label, the sustainability brand for new and refurbished buildings. 

The architect has brought together a fusion of traditional and contemporary design, resulting in a villa set in a tranquil location with enviable uninterrupted views.


Due to the variety of high-performance features, Reynaers’ Hi-Finity door is a specialist product that is available through a network of trained suppliers. 
For more information, visit the Reynaers website or contact the specialist team via:
Tel: 0121 421 1999
email reynaersltd@reynaers.com

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