Each year, the Dutch specialist magazine Z&R presents the Z&R award for the best product development. The award stands for sophisticated detailed solutions with perfect engineering. This year it has been awarded to heroal for the new heroal LC sun protection system.
BATIMAT 2013 International Innovation Award
heroal rs hybrid roller shutter and sun protection system
developed by the aluminium systems supplier heroal has won the 2013 International Innovation Award. During the multi-stage selection process, the heroal rs hybrid won over the judging panel, which was made up of over 150 international experts. What is so revolutionary about the heroal rs hybrid: It combines the benefits of an aluminium roller shutter with the advantages of textile sun protection in a single product. The panel's assessment also took account of aspects such as sustainability, quiet operation, the compact winding diameter and improved heat insulation in combination with heroal window and curtain wall systems.
Since 2008, Universal Design GmbH (Hanover, Germany) has presented the universal design award annually. Based on the design concept of the same name, the award honours products and solutions that can be used by all people to the greatest extent possible thanks to their universal design. The panel of judges at the universal design award 2013 selected 61 winners from a total of 121 entries coming from 10 countries. The entries were divided into 9 categories.
Prize for innovation in architecture + window door façade 2012
The "prize for innovation in architecture + window door façade" was awarded as part of the “fensterbau/frontale” exhibition in Nuremberg. The prize for innovation is awarded to products that have high relevance for architects. Only innovative systems of excellent quality form a basis for a successful result on the market - such as the innovation leader "heroal W 72".