EXTERNAL & INTERNAL WOODEN DOORSDurable wooden doors that exceed all expectations
A wooden door can be the face of a home, so it’s important to choose a door design that resonates with both the style of house and the homeowner’s personality.
External doors separate us from the elements, and it’s important to choose a door that’s going to stand the test of time. Accoya performs better, lasts longer and holds the highest durability classification there is. The benefits of choosing Accoya don’t stop there, with compelling thermal insulation properties and excellent stability, it reduces shrinking and swelling like other doors. Whether you’re looking for an elegant wooden black door, blue door or even charred, Accoya is an exceptional material for wooden external doors.
Solid wood with long lasting benefits – giving you that peace of mind and great choice for external wooden doors.
Ideal for coatings
Coatings look great on Accoya and last much longer, meaning your wooden door will be low maintenance, saving you time and money in the long run.
Accoya is natural wood. The excellent stability and durability exceed the advantages of traditional hardwood front doors, such as oak.
As Accoya wood lasts a lifetime its easy to adjust the color of your front door by repainting to match the on trend color.
Accoya door performance
Accoya high performance wooden doors out-perform traditional hardwoods and in many cases, PVC and aluminium.
Accoya wood is very easy to work with and can be manufactured into many different door styles to suit any home.
Tested to the limit
60 year service life
After running tests and reviewing external and independent data, the BRE concluded that Accoya wood, provided best design practice is followed, has a service life expectancy of 60 years when used in exterior applications such as wooden front doors and wooden door frames.
Part Q compliancy
To enable building regulation Part Q compliancy, Accsys in collaboration with UKAS approved test houses of timber window and wooden door manufacturers, ancillary suppliers to our industry and the BWF Federation has developed a security global assessment. This document allows for the successful security testing of Accoya windows and doors to be cascaded down to window and door manufacturers, thus limiting the need for further testing.
Accoya thermal conductivity has been assessed by IFT Rossenheim, Germany in accordance with EN 12664 and then developed into the required declared value format, under the most rigorous European assessment methods by the EN ISO 10456: 2008 procedure for determination of declared and design thermal values.
In comparison to other standard wood types for joinery, Accoya thermal conductivity is:
› Superior to softwood by 8%
› Superior to hardwood by 30%
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Coatings & Finishes
A fully factory coating is strongly recommended for Accoya wooden doors. A variety of colors and finishes have been tested by leading coating manufacturers with outstanding results. Some examples can be seen below but the possibilities are endless.
Georgian design into 21st Century
Accoya, the world-leading high performance sustainable wood was selected by expert bespoke joinery company, Westbury Windows & Joinery for a recent renovation project. Accoya was chosen to create ‘Legacy’ sliding sash windows
In addition to the windows, Accoya wood was used for the six-panel entrance door, and also featured in the traditional ‘open-out’ style garage doors which were part glazed, part panelled. Due to its superior dimensional stability, coatings such as the Moss Grey finish applied to the Accoya panels on the garage doors, last twice as long, again offering home-owners a long-term, low maintenance solution without compromising quality.
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