Colt news - Smoke Control, Climate control, Ventilation, Solar shading

Colt completes installation of iconic louvred roof

Mar 2015

Colt has designed and installed a 1300 m2 continuous plane of Shadoglass louvres that forms a transparent, rain-proof external skin covering a spectacular winter garden atop the new Mark Lane office.

Read more …

Colt launches a library of BIM objects

Mar 2015

Colt is the first supplier of smoke control systems in the UK to provide a library of BIM objects.

Read more …

New and improved website for Colt international UK

Mar 2015

Colt UK has launched its new website which focuses on helping customers find the information they are looking for quickly and easily, as well as providing advice, ideas and inspiration.

Read more …

Upcoming Colt webinars on hot industry topics

Jan 2015

Colt’s webinars on hot industry topics enable you to find out more about a wide range of subjects without having to leave your desk.

Read more …

CoolStream R - the first ever evaporative cooling standard rooftop

Dec 2014

Colt expands its evaporative cooling offering with the new CoolStream R, which provides energy efficient and cost effective air conditioning for the entire year.

Read more …

Smoke control and day to day ventilation for multi-storey residential buildings

Nov 2014

View the latest version of our leaflet, where we cover the legislation and standards, describe design approaches (including designing in active cooling) and set out the product options.

Read more …

Colt appoints a new UK Managing Director

Nov 2014

Colt is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Buckingham as its UK Managing Director.

Read more …

Library of Birmingham shortlisted for RIBA Sterling prize 2014

Oct 2014

The Library of Birmingham was shortlisted in this year's RIBA Sterling award for the best new building: read about Colt's involvement in the project.

Read more …

Colt ventilation systems for car parks and service areas

Sep 2014

View the latest version of our leaflet, which brings legislation and standards up to date.

Read more …

Chichester Festival Theatre

Aug 2014

To meet stringent noise specification, Colt have installed bespoke Meteor acoustic smoke control ventilators to the auditorium of the Chichester Festival Theatre as part of a recent major rennovation.

Read more …

CoolShaft takes the heat off residential overheated common areas

Jul 2014

The push for energy efficiency has resulted in buildings that are well insulated and sealed, causing overheating. In most cases, using the existing smoke control equipment can provide a simple and inexpensive solution. 

Read more …

Colt Annual Review 2013

May 2014

The Colt Group's strategy of controlled expansion and continued tight cost control has resulted once again in a strong performance for 2013, increasing its operating profit to £3.1m (€3.6m).

Read more …

Colt receives the RoSPA President’s Award

May 2014

Colt Group has received the RoSPA President’s Award for Occupational Health and Safety 2014. This award can only be given to organisations who have won a RoSPA Gold Award for 10 or more years consecutively.

Read more …

Airlite: Colt's new airtight louvred ventilator

Apr 2014

The Airlite louvred ventilator is Colt’s answer to the demand for ever-increasing energy efficiency and cost effectiveness with its high insulation, low air permeability and excellent aerodynamic and acoustic properties.

Read more …

Energy efficiency with Colt Piatra software

Mar 2014

Using the unique Colt Piatra software, we can predict how much energy a building will consume and how much carbon it will produce when different types of ventilation, heating, cooling and shading equipment are installed.

Read more …

Colt credit recommendation raised by Dun & Bradstreet

Feb 2014

Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) has again raised the Maximum Credit Recommendation for Colt, increasing the amount to just under £2.5 million.

Read more …

Colt Project Portfolio 2014

Feb 2014

Our new Colt Project Portfolio 2014 presents the most recent and exciting projects that we have been working on.

Read more …

Colt Firelight 3 FL3: The energy-saving smoke ventilator

Jan 2014

Firelight FL3 is a smoke ventilator that is as airtight, wind resistant and energy efficient as the best window – and Colt has the tests to prove it.

Read more …

Colt teams up with Bilco in North America

Nov 2013

Colt aims to serve the fast growing North American markets for green buildings through a manufacturing and distribution agreement with Bilco, a well-reputed local company.

Read more …

Colt wins place in Top Track 250

Oct 2013

Colt has won a ranking in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table 2013, confirming its place among Britain’s mid-market private companies with the biggest sales.

Read more …

Library of Birmingham

Sep 2013

Colt have provided natural ventilators and Universal Louvre to the exterior of the building and Shaft systems, ducted mechanical smoke extract systems, smoke curtains and FM1 automatic fire curtains for the interior.

Read more …

Colt UL louvre selection program

Jul 2013

“UL Select” is an Excel sheet which enables users to make their own selection of Colt louvre systems based on the weathering classification and aerodynamic performance required for the system.

Read more …

Colt Launches Company-wide Health and Safety e-Learning

Jun 2013

Colt has introduced an e-learning course on Health and Safety for its entire staff to ensure their safety wherever they are working – offices, factories or customers’ construction sites.

Read more …

Colt Annual Review 2012

May 2013

In 2012 Colt Group continued to build on its strategy of stability and growth, increasing its operating profit by nearly 20% to £4.65m (€5.74m). It also achieved a strong cash performance, generating £5.5m (€6.7m).

Read more …

Colt Group Pension Scheme recognised among the best

Apr 2013

The new Colt Group Personal Pension scheme (Colt GPP) has been awarded the Pension Quality Mark PLUS by the National Association of Pension Funds.

Read more …

The world’s first algae bioreactor façade

Apr 2013

The bioreactor façade at the BIQ house is in position and will be showcased for the first time at the International Building Exhibition in Hamburg.

Read more …

A new Colt partnership with evaporative cooling

Mar 2013

Colt has teamed up with two data centre specialists to provide highly energy efficient containerised data centre solutions.

Read more …

Olympic Athletes Village

Mar 2013

Colt designed and installed ventilation systems to provide fire protection to eight of the residential blocks and associated car parks as well as solar shading for the 'Orbital' tower at the London 2012 Athletes Village.

Read more …

Colt achieve Achilles accreditation

Dec 2012

Colt after 4 years of membership have successfully achieved the accredited status which demonstrates our capability to meet the high standards set for Health & Safety, Quality and Finance...

Read more …

High praise for Colt's Factory in the Best Factory Awards

Oct 2012

Colt's team in Havant have received a high commendation in the Judges’ Special Award category of the Best Factory Awards 2012.

Read more …

Micro-algae prove ideal for making green façades

Sep 2012

The world’s first ‘bio-adaptive façade’ will be installed in the ‘BIQ’ house for the International Building Exhibition (IBA) in Hamburg.

Read more …

Colt appoints specialist distributor in the Republic of Ireland

Apr 2012

Colt has announced its decision to revert to operating in the Republic of Ireland through a local specialist distributor in order to continue to offer customers a competitive product range and quality service...

Read more …

New Colt video showing rain defence tests

Mar 2012

A new video is available which explains the EN 13030 test and shows how Colt Universal Louvre performs against it.

Read more …

© 2015 Colt International Licensing Ltd. - People feel better in Colt conditions