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13 April 2015

New guide informs on the sealing of end lap details

MCRMA’s “Effective sealing of end laps in metal roofing constructions” can be downloaded now Entitled “Effective sealing of end laps in metal roofing constructions”, the new guidance document advises on the issues that need to be taken into consideration to ensure that end laps are sealed correctly. It covers profiled metal to GRP rooflights, profiled[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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02 April 2015

Polypipe energy efficient ventilation products at Ecobuild

Polypipe energy efficient ventilation products at Ecobuild New Polypipe Ventilation products at Ecobuild Domus range of ducting systems Two new products in the Domus range of ducting systems in the form of 90° bends and a plenum with integral flow control device. The fans, in particular, received excellent visitor feedback due to their very quiet[…]

  • 02 April 2015

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02 April 2015

Spymaster’s Burlesdon Lodge rebuild uses Redland clay tiles

Burlesdon Lodge, original ‘M’ spy master’s house Spymaster’s Burlesdon Lodge rebuild using Redland Rosemary Clay Craftsman roof tile Burlesdon Lodge was originally built in 1920 for Mansfield Cummings, the founder of MI6 and original ‘M’ spy master. The property was later bought by the Sneezum family who turned it into a family home. The area[…]

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01 April 2015

Louvres and dampeners offer ventilation to nuclear facility

Gilberts’ ventilation louvres and dampeners were specified for Rolls Royce’s Raynesway site Rolls Royce’s Raynesway site accommodates its core nuclear production capacity. Gilberts was recently contracted to build and supply the products to ventilate one of the site’s manufacturing buildings. Its WHK75 integrated louvres with VN75 dampeners were specified for installation. The Blackpool-based company also[…]

  • 01 April 2015

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31 March 2015

New walkway system provides anti-slip access to rooftops

The Kee Walk rooftop walkway system has been designed to provide slip resistance and fall protection The Kee Walk rooftop walkway system is the latest edition to Roof Edge Fabrication’s range of fall protection products. As well as providing workers with an anti-slip walking surface, the walkway system also delivers a separation route, which protects[…]

  • 31 March 2015

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30 March 2015

Reznor first packaged HVAC unit for commercial and industrial

P125 HVAC packaged unit Reznor P125 packaged HVAC unit for commercial and industrial applications The new P125 unit provides a complete standalone solution for clients requiring energy efficient cooling and heating systems with the ability to provide fresh air and extract air solutions, ensuring a very high standard of indoor air quality. It provides heating,[…]

  • 30 March 2015

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27 March 2015

Anti-climb downpipe covers reduces unauthorised roof access

The recent case of an NHS trust being prosecuted and fined by the HSE after a vulnerable mental health patient was left paralysed after diving off a roof, highlights the risk to both service users and service providers of unauthorised access to roofs and other high level building areas. Good practice would ensure that access[…]

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27 March 2015

Contemporary homes in heritage area feature Protan flat roofs

The Royal Forest development of homes in Huntington Protan SE membrane flat roofs for The Royal Forest development of contemporary homes on the outskirts of York Ben Bailey Homes worked with flat roof supplier Protan, gaining planning consent with a scheme that was contemporary but also worked with the distinct character of the area. As[…]

  • 27 March 2015

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