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09 April 2015

Improve carbon calculations with PURe aluminium windows

PURe window range patent-pending energy efficient aluminium window system some of lowest U-values available to the UK market potential to achieve U-values as low as 0.71w/m2k exceeds requirements of Part L generic Green Guide rating of ‘A’ for use in commercial projects life expectancy in excess of 40 years designed to meet the PassivHaus standard[…]

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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[…]

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09 April 2015

Bouygues UK housing projects incorporate Schock Isokorb

Schock verifiable performance for Bouygues UK The latest development in The Mall, Kingsbury The completed design and build developments are part of a scheme being delivered throughout the borough for the Brent Private Finance Initiative (PFI) housing project by Bouygues UK in partnership with Hyde Housing.    The two developments in question respectively offer 88 Flats[…]

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08 April 2015

Structural support for new student accommodation blocks

NVELOPE’s NV2 system has been used to provide structural support for the new accommodation blocks Nottingham Trent University has recently invested in the re-development of its student accommodation facility, Byron House. The re-build has led to the creation of four new accommodation blocks for the university’s students. Located near to Nottingham’s city centre, the new[…]

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07 April 2015

Contractors attenuation success with RAINBOX Cube from JDP

JDP assists contractors achieve successful attenutaion JDP’s infiltration and attenuation system, the RAINBOX Cube, has been developed to reduce flood risks With RAINBOX™ Cube, JDP has partnered with GRAF to provide a total solutions offering for stormwater management from planning and design, through to supply and installation on site. There is an increasing demand from[…]

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07 April 2015

Aluminium column casings for assisted living development

Lady Susan Court has benefited from the installation of Encasement’s Forma aluminium column casings In its latest assisted living development, McCarthy & Stone is using 16 of Encasement’s Forma aluminium column casings. Along with a bespoke bulkhead, the column casings are being used to conceal the apartment block’s exterior steelwork, improving its appearance. The aluminium[…]

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07 April 2015

Direct Trade select Pilkington as its primary glass supplier

Pilkington energiKare™ insulating sealed glass Pilkington energiKare™ insulating sealed glass Direct Trade has selected Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, as its primary glass supplier, including for Pilkington energiKare™ insulating sealed glass units for all of the windows, doors and conservatory walls it fabricates Yorkshire based Direct Trade has already offered Pilkington energiKare energy-efficient glazing as standard[…]

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07 April 2015

Waterproofing and green roof solutions for London housing development

The podium roofs, lightwell areas, wraparound terraces and individual/penthouse balconies of Ebury Square’s private residences were fitted with Alumasc’s Hydrotech monolithic membrane. The company’s registered contractor, Tilbury Contracts, specified 3,800 square metres of the product for installation to the areas, which were all completed as inverted roof designs. Alumasc Roofing has supplied its waterproofing and[…]

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03 April 2015

Comprehensive new ‘Thermal Bridging Guide’ from Schock

New ‘Thermal Bridging Guide’ from Schock   Thermal Bridging Guide The comprehensive new free ‘Thermal Bridging Guide’ provides a better understanding of how heat moves through building assemblies, affecting surface temperatures and condensation demonstrates calculation methods to gauge the impact of thermal bridges on the energy flows, temperature and moisture performance of building enclosures Examples[…]

  • 03 April 2015

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