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  • Ventilation solutions to eradicate risk, liability and cost

    Ventilation solutions to eradicate risk, liability and cost

    The case for permanent ventilation solutions in social housing

     

  • The times are certainly changing ...and so are we!

    The times are certainly changing ...and so are we!

    Over the last few months, a key goal for the organisation has been to bring the Glidevale and Protect brands together as ‘Glidevale Protect’.

    See the full message from our Commercial Director, Robert Colver...

  • Fitting ventilation to an open eaves

    Fitting ventilation to an open eaves

    We often get asked how to ventilate a roof space at an open eaves, so we’ve come up with this guide to help answer the most commonly asked questions.

  • Glidevale Protect - here to support and supply!

    Glidevale Protect - here to support and supply!

    As the construction industry adapts to the changing environment due to COVID-19, we are open for business, and here to support and supply you!

  • Glidevale and Protect Membranes go social!

    Glidevale and Protect Membranes go social!

  • Glidevale helps Aran Services to combat roof space condensation

    Glidevale helps Aran Services to combat roof space condensation

    Insulation technicians from energy efficiency and property improvement firm Aran Services have been brushing up their skills in fitting Glidevale tile ventilators at Glidevale’s sister company BPD Manufacturing Solutions in Pinxton.

  • Newly improved Underfloor Ventilation range

    Newly improved Underfloor Ventilation range

    Introducing Glidevale’s newly improved products, the MV251 Periscope Vent and the MV250 Airbrick

  • A Low Energy Ventilation Strategy for Social Housing

    A Low Energy Ventilation Strategy for Social Housing

    As seen in the Housing Association Magazine, Glidevale iPSV provides numerous benefits over traditional MEV/MVHR.

    The intelligent passive stack ventilation system is a whole-house, humidity sensitive, fully automatic solution. It provides a natural, no energy alternative to mechanical ventilation systems.

  • Ventilation To Beat Condensation

    Ventilation To Beat Condensation

    Roof space ventilation is essential to avoid condensation resulting from improving levels of insulation in refurbished properties. The Versa-Tile G5 tile ventilator from Glidevale is the perfect, easy to install choice for retrofit housing projects.

    As seen on the Housing Association magazine website:

  • VERSA-TILE G5

    VERSA-TILE G5

    Glidevale, the specialist building products and ventilation solutions provider, extends its tile ventilator range with an improved version of its Versa-Tile G5 tile ventilator and terminal solution.

    The low-profile design achieves 20, 000m² ventilation area and can be used for all roof space ventilation requirements, making it the perfect solution for refurbishment projects. 

  • Ventilation solutions to eradicate risk, liability and cost in social housing

    Ventilation solutions to eradicate risk, liability and cost. The case for permanent ventilation solutions in social housing. Damp, condensation and mould growth remain perennial problems in social housing. With the introduction of...
  • The times are certainly changing ...and so are we!

    Over the last few months, a key goal for the organisation has been to bring the Glidevale and Protect brands together as ‘Glidevale Protect’, in order to maximise the many synergies they share and to bring a more focused, solu...
  • Stepped Cavity Trays - Q&A

    Q. Where are stepped cavity trays used? A. A stepped cavity tray is used where a sloping roof abuts an external wall. Below the roof line the external leaf of brick or blockwork becomes an internal wall. They are also required wh...
  • Want to know more about trickle vents?

    The Glidevale range of trickle ventilators (trickle vents) can be used to provide background ventilation in all types of building, with solutions for all types of application and window type. In this article we feature the answers...
  • Your loft hatch questions answered

    Our technical team is back with the most frequently asked questions regarding loft access hatches. In this article we answer your queries and provide regulations advice, simplify sizing challenges and explain our hatches’ key fe...
  • Fitting ventilation to an open eaves

    We often get asked how to ventilate a roof space at an open eaves, so we’ve come up with this guide to help answer the most commonly asked questions....
  • Glidevale Protect - here to support and supply!

    As the construction industry adapts to the changing environment due to COVID-19, we wanted to make you aware that Glidevale Protect is open for business - we are here to help and supply you!...
  • Cavity Trays - What's new?

    Glidevale’s comprehensive range of cavity trays are designed for use in brick, block or random stone external masonry walls to prevent moisture form penetrating the inner leaf of an external wall....
  • Glidevale and Protect Membranes go social!

    As leading UK manufacturers of construction products for residential and commercial sectors both new build and refurbishment, our core values at Glidevale and Protect Membranes are centred around offering innovative, quality produ...
  • Contractor’s Day 2019

    On the 2nd October, Glidevale and Protect Membranes exhibited at Contractor’s Day at Old Trafford Football Stadium. This was the first time this smaller-scale event had been held in the North and the second show for the National...
  • New Health & Safety Accreditation achieved

    Following many months of hard work, Building Product Design Ltd and its subsidiaries Glidevale, Protect, Passivent, Kingfisher and BPD Manufacturing Solutions have successfully migrated to a new international health and safety sta...
  • Glidevale helps Aran Services to combat roof space condensation

    Insulation technicians from energy efficiency and property improvement firm Aran Services have been brushing up their skills in fitting Glidevale tile ventilators at Glidevale’s sister company BPD Manufacturing Solutions in Pinx...
  • Breakfast meeting at Murdocks

    On Friday 12th April Glidevale and Protect Membranes attended a very successful breakfast morning at Murdock Builders Merchants in Orby Link, Belfast. This was organised at the request of Murdocks to raise awareness of our joint p...
  • Newly improved Underfloor Ventilation range

    Introducing Glidevale’s newly improved products, the MV251 Periscope Vent and the MV250 Airbrick....
  • RCI Show - Ricoh Arena, Coventry

    On 27th & 28th March 2019 Glidevale & Protect Membranes took part in the Roofing, Cladding & Insulation Show at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The RCI Show continues to champion the UK construction sector and provides a launchpad fr...
  • See us at the RCI Show

    On the 27th-28th March 2019, Glidevale and Protect will be exhibiting at the largest UK event for roofing, cladding and insulation, The RCI Show at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry....
  • Over 30 years of Glidevale profile and colour matching for tile and slate ventilators

    At Glidevale we take pride in our vast tile and slate ventilator collection. With over 450 choices of tile or slate profile, we are one of the market leaders in tile vent manufacture in the UK. ...
  • FAQ: How do I ventilate a cold flat roof and which product do I use?

    The requirements for a cold flat roof is to provide the equivalent of 25,000mm²/m of ventilation on two opposing sides of the roof in accordance with British Standards (BS5250:2011 Control of Condensation in Buildings). The Glide...
  • Conquering Snowdon

    On the 28th April 2018 a group of hardy employees from Building Product Design and its subsidiaries (and dog!) took part in the monstrous journey up Mount Snowdon. A distance of 9 miles up the 1,085 metre high giant was covered. S...
  • Automatic Ventilation from Glidevale Trickle vents

    Glidevale’s Energy Saver Humidity Sensitive Trickle Ventilator (TVES4) automatically adjusts its flow rate in response to humidity levels in a room, negating the need for a power supply. Once fitted it requires no further user i...
  • Glidevale improves loft hatch range

    The launch of Glidevale’s new loft hatch range took place during December. We streamlined our current offer to simplify selection and identification, with new branded packaging benefiting both stockists for merchandising purpose...
  • Intelligent Passive Stack Ventilation – A Low Energy Strategy for Social Housing

    As we make homes more airtight and energy efficient, it is important to ensure adequate ventilation to promote a good level of indoor air quality, reducing the build-up of airborne pollutants and fungal spores. The air in habitabl...
  • Glidevale presents ultra-low maintenance, intelligent passive stack ventilation system for social housing

    Glidevale, the specialist building products and ventilation solutions provider, has launched iPSV®, a humidity-sensitive, passive stack ventilation system which requires virtually no maintenance once installed. Designed to combat...
  • Glidevale offers ‘one size fits all’, universal in-line® tile ventilator

    Glidevale, the specialist building products and ventilation solutions provider, has introduced a universal in-line flat interlocking tile ventilator for roofs to complement its existing tile ventilator range....
  • Glidevale's Versa-Tile G5 universal tile ventilator for retrofit roof space ventilation applications

    Glidevale, the specialist building products and ventilation solutions provider, extends its tile ventilator range with the improved version of its Versa-Tile G5 tile ventilator and terminal solution....
  • Ventilation to Beat Condensation

    Matt McAndry, Business Development Manager, at Glidevale, a division of Building Product Design Ltd, argues that roof space ventilation is essential to avoid condensation resulting from improving levels of insulation in refurbishe...

Glidevale is one of the most experienced companies in the market today, offering a wide range of ventilation, cavity tray, gas protection and building accessory products.

A pioneer in roofspace ventilation, the Glidevale name is recognised for providing innovative yet practical solutions to suit ever changing construction techniques and practices.

The ventilation range is one of the most comprehensive available in the UK and Ireland including eaves, slate, tile and ridge solutions. Glidevale are also innovators and leaders in loft access traps providing a 

comprehensive range of push and drop down solutions with insulation, fire protection and security options. Underfloor and cavity wall ventilation further complements the range.

Glidevale's range of cavity trays and gas protection provides one of the most comprehensive solutions available.

Our Technical Services team will be pleased to offer advice and assistance on the application of all products. Our free technical advice and specification service helps to ensure that your project will meet all regulatory requirements.

A range of Glidevale products are available from your local merchant or direct from: