The Spark Newcastle

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The Building

As a landmark office space completed in 2022, The Spark has successfully established itself as a leading destination for businesses in Newcastle. Emphasising collaboration, cutting-edge design, and state-of-the-art amenities, it provides an inspiring working environment for both established enterprises and innovative start-ups.

The Spark prioritises connectivity and sustainability, aligning with the evolving needs of the modern workforce. Its commitment to environmental responsibility, evident through the BREEAM Excellent certification and impressive EPC rating of A, sets new standards for eco-conscious office spaces.

With its strategic focus on fostering innovation, promoting collaboration, and meeting contemporary demands, The Spark stands out as an exemplary model for modern workspaces in the UK.

The Glass

The Spark features a fully glazed façade with curtain walling, and red aluminium cladding, both building materials that are 100% recyclable; helping the business to attain the highest sustainability credentials.

The glazing includes the Saint-Gobain Glass COOL-LITE® SKN 144 II, a product designed to offer exceptional solar and thermal performance:

  • A very low g-value
  • Neutral appearance both in transmission and exterior reflection
  • Good levels of natural light transmission

COOL-LITE SKN® 144 II can significantly improve the energy efficiency of buildings by reducing overheating and the need for costly air conditioning during summer. It is particularly suited to large areas of glazing where superior, solar control performance is required whilst at the same time noticeably reducing excessive heat loss in cold weather conditions.

Saint-Gobain Products that were used in this renovation

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VISIOSUN

Featuring a reeded glass effect, VISIOSUN by Saint-Gobain Glass is suited for architectural and interior projects requiring a blend of transparency and neutrality.
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TIMELESS

TIMELESS anti-corrosion glass offers a practical solution for maintaining the transparency and durability of your glass shower enclosures and bath screens.
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FIRE GLASS

Fire resistant glass products are essential in helping to achieve safe living and working environments. At Glassolutions, we provide a wide range of fire resistant glass options.
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MIRALITE® EASYSAFE

MIRALITE® EASYSAFE is an innovative safety mirror that is shatterproof, retaining 98% of glass splinters if it breaks, ensuring enhanced safety and peace of mind.
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MIRALITE® PURE

MIRALITE® PURE is an innovative glass mirror with exceptional purity. It is a lead and solvent-free, sustainable mirror, demonstrating huge health benefits and environmentally friendly credentials.
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PATTERNED AND PRIVACY GLASS

The Saint-Gobain Glass range of patterned, textured and translucent glass helps to create bright and stylish spaces in locations where light and privacy is required.
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BIOCLEAN®

Spend less time cleaning and more time enjoying your surroundings with our BIOCLEAN® glazing, designed with a special coating providing self-cleaning properties, perfect for those hard-to-reach glazed areas, such as roofs, sky lights and lanterns.
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PARSOL® ULTRA GREY

With its unique deep grey, nearly black gloss appearance, this versatile, stylish grey tinted glass is ideally suited to elegant interiors such as kitchens and bathrooms, as well as furniture design and external facades.
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PLANITHERM® ULTRA N/N II

PLANITHERM® ULTRA N/N II is a high performance thermally insulating Low-Emissivity (Low-E) glass that offers both low U-values coupled with supreme neutrality and is positioned ideally for commercial applications.
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