13 April 2015

Thermal bridging solution for new Velux HQ building in Austria

CASE STUDY Schöck Isokorb for new Velux Headquarters   Schöck Isokorb proves ideal for Velux Headquarters The industrial landscape leading out through the north eastern outskirts of Vienna is, perhaps surprisingly, a seemingly endless accumulation of dull unimaginative commercial buildings.   Endless that is until you reach Wolkersdorf, some twelve miles away, where attention is drawn immediately[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

How Schock versatile solutions were an Olympic winner

CASE STUDY: Schock Isokorb for the Olympic Village and Aquatics Centre The Olympic Village Schock Isokorb for the Olympic Aquatics Centre Of the many amenities in The Olympic Village, by far the largest usage is for apartments, of which there are around 3000 units.  The Village consists of 11 blocks, each block comprising between six[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

Roofing material specified for new seafood restaurant

Steadmans’ Meta-Slate Plus system has been installed as roofing material for Blyth Boathouse Restaurant The Meta-Slate Plus system consists of Steadmans’ Meta-Slate roofing sheets, which are fixed to its AS35 insulated panels. Manufactured from 0.7mm galvanised coil, the sheet is printed with a slate pattern, giving it a natural aesthetic. Despite its appearance, it possess[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

Isokorb thermal break modules for Skanska ModernaHus MMC

CASE STUDY: Skanska ModernaHus MMC development Architects drawing of the finished ‘Fabrik on Coldharbour Lane’ project in Brixton, South London A radical new Swedish approach to residential construction is being used for the first time in the UK on the project known as ‘Fabrik on Coldharbour Lane’ in Brixton, South London.   This ModernaHus system is[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

Vinyl flooring installed at social housing development in Wales

Polyflor Colonia flooring in English Oak 4435 installed in Llys Graig Y Wion apartments. Polyflor flooring installed by Artisan Flooring of Swansea Polyflor’s vinyl flooring was installed at a former primary school converted by Rhondda Housing Association into the new Llys Graig Y Wion social housing development in Pontypridd, Wales. AcoustixForestfx PUR sheet vinyl flooring[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

Isokorb specified for Passivhaus residential scheme

CASE STUDY: Chester Balmore project Isokorb specified for Passivhaus residential scheme – Chester Balmore project, near Highgate in North London The Chester Balmore project, near Highgate in North London, is part of Camden Council’s community investment programme and will deliver 53 new homes, a GP surgery and shops.     Once a 1970’s estate, the previous[…]

  • 13 April 2015

10 April 2015

Schöck Isokorb meets structural challenges at NEO Bankside

Schöck meets structural challenges at NEO Bankside NEO Bankside development of luxury apartments, penthouses and retail units, Southwark has experienced significant regeneration in recent decades, with Bankside in particular home to such iconic developments as the Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Millennium Bridge.   Now there is a new neighbour on the block, NEO Bankside. […]

  • 10 April 2015

10 April 2015

Ecological self-build benefits from fibre cement corrugated sheeting

Over 200 fibre cement corrugated sheets have been fitted on the walls and roof of Michael Montegomery’s energy efficient self-build In 2012, Michael Montgomery began work on his self-build project; after years of work, the upstairs and landscaping is currently being finalised. Michael decided to use fibre cement corrugated sheeting on the walls and roof[…]

  • 10 April 2015

10 April 2015

‘Make sure contract terms are legal’ GGF warns industry

GGF warns glass & glazing industry: ‘Make sure contract terms are legal’ Last June the Consumer Rights Directive was implemented in the UK via the Consumer Contracts Regulations, which meant that all companies who deal with consumers needed to change their contract terms and conditions. The GGF has learned of cases where companies have continued[…]

  • 10 April 2015

09 April 2015

Crown Paints offer ‘Effective Paint Specification’ CPD seminar

Crown Paints brings ‘Effective Paint Specification’ CPD to Leeds and Manchester The Crown Paints seminars: Manchester – Wednesday, April 15, 10:00 until 11:00 at the Ramada Manchester Salford Quays, Trafford Road Leeds – on Thursday, April 16, 15:45 until 16:45 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Wellington Street Book through the Crown Paints’ Specification Team services[…]

  • 09 April 2015