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There are many factors that decide the choices of building materials for public buildings.

The design issues of form and function are usually taken equally into account. It was Frank Lloyd Wright, the American architect who said, “Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union”.

Suitable materials for public buildings and spaces would need to comply with the following criteria;

  • Cost effective and good value
  • Durable
  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • Environmentally sustainable
  • Hygienic
  • Fit for purpose
  • Good and appropriate appearance

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There are many instances, where aluminium has shown its metal in meeting all of the above considerations.

Aluminium is an incredibly good looking lightweight material (1/3rd weight of steel) with an excellent strength to weight ratio.

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Gooding Aluminium’s Performance Series 5000 Aluminium Louvres deliver both outstanding good looks and service longevity. These custom made ‘cool performers’ certainly line up with the highest expectations!

Almost anything is possible and Gooding Aluminium will allow design flexibility. You can select from numerous options; framed or frameless configurations, rectangular, square, triangular or round shapes, single unit or continuous runs, anodised, mill or powder coated finish.

There are many benefits of using Gooding Aluminium’s Louvres, including:

  • Extruded aluminium profiles – Added blade rigidity
  • Set blade spacing – Significant cost savings
  • Angled edges – Clean lines and good detailing
  • Thickened profile flanges – Tough, durable, long lasting
  • Framed or frameless – Different fixing options
  • High quality alloy – Suitable for anodising
  • Straights and curves – Greater installation flexibility
  • Round & triangular shapes – Fit almost any size opening
  • Invisible jointing of frameless panels – ‘Continuous’ runs
  • Optional rear fixed mesh – Insect protection

Gooding Aluminium’s Aluminium Louvres were used at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff:

Aluminium Louvres Aluminium Louvre

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Its good to know that you can have the best of both worlds with GAs Performance Series 5000 Aluminium Louvres. Delivering outstanding good looks with service longevity these custom made cool performers certainly line up with the highest expectations.

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Always with an eye on the bottom line, greater cost savings are achieved with GAs advanced production methods. Providing for set blade spacing these techniques bring all the benefits of large scale production on quantities as small as one off.

Features – Benefits

  • Extruded aluminium profiles – Added blade rigidity
  • Set blade spacing – Significant cost savings
  • Angled edges – Clean lines and good detailing
  • Thickened profile flanges – Tough, durable, long lasting
  • Framed or frameless – Different fixing options
  • High quality alloy – Suitable for anodising
  • Straights and curves – Greater installation flexibility
  • Round & triangular shapes – Fit almost any size opening
  • Invisible jointing of frameless panels – ‘Continuous’ runs
  • Optional rear fixed mesh – Insect protection

GA Performance Series 5000 Alloy Louvre Panels

Click here for GA Performance Series 5000 Alloy Louvre Panels Size calculator:
How to calculate panel sizes:

(or the GA Team can do this for you!)

  • Structural opening:
  • Height: – Select louvre type – B + (2 x D) + 4mm + (any multiple of C)
  • Width: Any dimension in 1mm increments
  • O/a frame: – 2 x H added to the above structural opening dimensions

Find out more about sizing here.

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It is good to know that you can have the best of both worlds with GAs Performance Series 5000 Aluminium Louvres. Delivering outstanding good looks with service longevity these cool performers certainly line up with the highest expectations.

Always with an eye on the bottom line, greater cost savings are achieved with GAs advanced production methods. Providing for set blade spacing these techniques bring all the benefits of large scale production on quantities as small as one off.

Almost anything is possible with the shape me any way you want to design flexibility of these fantastic high performing aluminium louvres. You can select from numerous options; framed or frameless configurations, rectangular, square, triangular or round shapes, single unit or continuous runs, anodised, mill or powder coated finish.

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Features and benefits

  • Extruded aluminium profiles
  • Set blade spacing
  • Angled edges
  • Thickened aluminium profile flanges
  • Framed or frameless
  • High quality alloy
  • Straights and curves
  • Round & triangular shapes
  • Invisible jointing of frameless aluminium panels
  • Optional rear fixed mesh


Gooding Aluminium are a national and international supplier of a wide range of high quality aluminium sheets, aluminium profiles and aluminium extrusions that are available in a variety of finishes.

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