VBH has launched Serenity, a new suite of handles and finger pulls suitable for aluminium, timber and PVCU lift and slide doors.
Part of VBH’s greenteQ range, Serenity is available in a wide choice of finishes, including polished or brushed stainless steel, PVD gold, satin chrome, window grey, black, anthracite grey and white.
The Serenity handle is ideal for operating heavy doors, ensuring they can be opened and locked with minimal effort as the door is lifted from its resting position into slide mode. Its 250mm lever provides plenty of leverage to drive the mechanism – lift/slide sashes can be up to 3,335mm wide and weigh up to 400kg depending on the gear used. A strong spring gives positive location in the ‘closed’ and ‘slide’ positions to further aid smooth operation.
Gary Gleeson, marketing manager at VBH, said: “The technology available now results in a smooth sliding action and the ability to produce very large and heavy sashes for this type of installation. Wall to wall, floor to ceiling lift and slide doors are super trendy – the stuff of Grand Designs. Clean lines and big glazed spans deliver a major wow factor to any room. Their popularity is growing, they are reliable, and are easy to operate with stylish greenteQ Serenity handles on even the heaviest door.”