Steel look Crittall style heritage doors

Heritage doors

Our art-deco style, thermally broken aluminium door systems are ideal for period properties or for adding character to new-build and contemporary homes. The neo-industrial appearance is one of the latest trends in the glazing industry.

Heritage Bifold Doors

IDSystems range of aluminium heritage doors offers the perfect solution for replacing traditional steel doors with a highly engineered, thermally broken aluminium alternative - whilst keeping slim frames and a sleek profile.

The neo-industrial appearance owes a lot to tradition, with the original style dating back to the 1880s before becoming hugely popular during the art deco era of the late 1920s and early 1930s.

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Shortlisted | Build It Awards 2020

IDSystems is proud to announce that our Heritage Doors have been shortlisted for the prestigious Build It Awards 2020 in the Best Glazed Doors category. Judged by a panel of industry experts the renowned awards bring together a wide range of architects, suppliers and key industry figures to recognise the innovation and excellence in the sector that supports those undertaking custom and self build homes.

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Traditional design

Our heritage doors provide an aluminium alternative to traditional narrow-framed steel doors. Their elegance and style are ideal for any period home.

Bifold, sliding or French door configurations

Our heritage doors can be configured to your exact requirements, whether you are looking for a single set of French doors with or without sidelights, a set of heritage bifold doors to completely open up an aperture or our heritage sliding doors which are perfectly suited for larger openings.

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Building Regulations Document L compliant

Unlike traditional steel windows and doors where the profile is typically a single piece of metal and therefore allows for cold bridging between the exterior and interior surfaces of the frame, our Heritage Doors are manufactured from thermally broken aluminium with a polyamide thermal break between the inside and outside of the frame. As a result the system is able to provide vastly superior thermal performance, with low U-values from just 1.5W/m²K, exceeding the requirements of Building Regulations Document L.

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Versatility

Predominantly utilised as French doors with a set of sidelights, the system can be designed and configured to meet your exact requirements. They can be installed as a single door or double doors, used internally or externally and can even be utilised as an internal room divider.

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Weather protection

Our Heritage Doors are independently tested to Class 4 (600Pa) air permeability and Class 9a (600Pa) water tightness to ensure superior protection from wind and rain compared to traditional manufacturing methods.

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The design of our Heritage Doors is all about the aesthetic appeal and whether you opt for French, bifold or sliding doors each one of our heritage door configurations features frames that give the doors the much sought-after look.

Colour your life

Available in single or dual colour

Choose from Anthracite Grey (RAL 7016) matt, Slate Grey (RAL 7015) matt or Graphite Black (RAL 9011) matt as standard or from more than 200 RAL classic or textured finish including Jet Black (RAL 9005) for the more traditional steel door appearance or DB703 textured for a really contemporary take on a classic.

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Heritage door configuration options

Heritage French doors

Heritage bifold doors

Heritage sliding doors

Heritage French doors

Heritage bifold doors

Heritage sliding doors

Thermal performance

Heritage French doors

From 1.5 W/m2K

Heritage bifold doors

From 1.3 W/m2K

Heritage sliding doors

From 1.4 W/m2K

Severe Weather Rating

Heritage French doors

Water tightness: 300 Pa (Class 7a). Air permeability: 600 Pa (Class 4)

Heritage bifold doors

Water tightness: 900 Pa (Class 9a). Air permeability: 600 Pa (Class 3)

Heritage sliding doors

Water tightness: 300 Pa (Class 7a). Air permeability: 600 Pa (Class 3)

Maximum panel sizes

Heritage French doors

Width: up to 900mm. Height: up to 2200mm. Can be combined with sidelight and overlight glazing for larger openings

Heritage bifold doors

Width: up to 1200mm. Height: up to 3500mm

Heritage sliding doors

Width: up to 2000mm. Height: up to 3000mm

Open corner achievable

Heritage French doors

n/a

Heritage bifold doors

Yes

Heritage sliding doors

Yes

BSI Kitemark™

Heritage French doors

No

Heritage bifold doors

Yes

Heritage sliding doors

Yes

PAS 24:2016 / Building Regulations Document Q compliant

Heritage French doors

No

Heritage bifold doors

Yes

Heritage sliding doors

Yes

Secured by Design™ award

Heritage French doors

No

Heritage bifold doors

Yes

Heritage sliding doors

Yes

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