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Geze bags double-win at German Design Award

DUBAI, June 25, 2018

Geze Middle East, a leading manufacturer of windows, doors and safety technologies, has won two innovation awards at the German Design Award 2018.

“It is with a great honour that we announce the distinctive gains achieved by Geze with the double win of the German Design Award 2018,” said Charles Constantin, managing director Geze Middle East.

A brand new “doorcontrol” with Geze ActiveStop door damper

The door damping offers unique new door control. With Geze ActiveStop, room doors are stopped gently, closed quietly or kept open with ease. Whether you give the door a gentle or a hearty push – the system opens it safely and independently, up to the individually adjustable hold-open position.

At the same time, the draw-in damper brakes the swing door at the right time and keeps it open safely in the required position. This is also an advantage if during ventilation the door threatens to slam shut in an uncontrolled way.

Geze ActiveStop ensures doors can be kept open safely. Thanks to active damping, the door closes slowly and quietly and prevents not only noisy slams, but also unsightly marks on walls or injuries as well. In addition, there is now also a retrofit version fitted on the door frame. As it can be stuck in place and then simply removed again, it is the ideal solution for rented flats.

Climate-active façade with Geze IQ box KNX

In building automation, a climate-active smart façade satisfies modern requirements, such as energy-efficient ventilation, a healthy indoor climate and the monitoring of window statuses. This is achieved through an intelligent combination of window drives and sensors.

These can be operated intelligently via the IQ box KNX interface module, integrated into the KNX communication standard. The window drives of the Geze IQ window drives series can be integrated into KNX building systems as direct bus participants for controlled natural ventilation. Window statuses can thus be displayed, operated and monitored centrally.

Thus automated, the windows allow direct communication with other components in the KNX building system, such as KNX push buttons and KNX sensors. In this way, all windows in a building can be closed centrally at the push of a button. Via precise activation of the window drives, the module enables energy saving potential and offers additional safety: After completing a command, the window status is reported back to the KNX building system or building management system.
The German Innovation Award is handed out by the German Design Council, initially established by the German Bundestag, and is today independent and international institution for competitiveness. The jury is made up of experts from industry, science, institutions and the financial sector. The figures of merit include innovative strength, user benefits, cost-effectiveness, technical quality and sustainability. – TradeArabia News Service

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