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16 January 2015

Modular roof light specified for Cambridge college

With its minimal framework and clean finish, Glazing Vision’s Flushglaze modular roof light complemented the interior of the new auditorium The McGrath Centre is a multi-purpose building, accommodating facilities such as meeting rooms, bars and auditoriums. Built within a courtyard, the Centre sees little natural light. The RHP architects, who worked on the site during[…]

  • 16 January 2015

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16 January 2015

UK roofers at 5th IFD FAKRO Skiing World Championships

5th IFD FAKRO Skiing World Championships UK roofers at 5th IFD FAKRO Skiing World Championships This will be the fifth time the event has taken place in the Beskid S?decki mountain range under the patronage of the IFD, the International Federation for the Roofing Trade.  The IFD will also be holding its conference for roofers,[…]

  • 16 January 2015

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15 January 2015

MCRMA offer snow load guidance for metal cladding

MCRMA’s ‘Guidance for Snow Loading on Cladding’ is available for all those involved in the cladding specification process to read Heavy snow has the capacity to cause damage to buildings but a resistance to snow loading can be established if the roof cladding and supporting structure are specified correctly. MCRMA’s ‘Guidance for Snow Loading on[…]

  • 15 January 2015

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09 January 2015

Aperam stainless steel solutions at ARCHITECT@WORK

Aperam will be showcasing the UGINOX® range of high-grade stainless steels for roof and facade, in particular new ferritic grades which have greatly reduced materials costs. ARCHITECT@WORK are specially tailored contact days with a focus on innovation for architects, interior designers and other specifiers. This is time-efficient exhibition which provides an opportunity to meet an[…]

  • 09 January 2015

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05 January 2015

Protan protecting Lakeland Climbing Centre roof from the weather

Lakeland Climbing Centre in Cumbria almost 30m high and thus subject to severe wind and weather loadings. 30 years-old roof needed replacing, but with minimal impact on the Centre Westmorland Flat Roofing’s solution was to use innovative vacuum roofing technology, unique to Protan, to overlay and secure Protan SE1.6mm single ply membrane to the 350m2[…]

  • 05 January 2015

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22 December 2014

Protan single ply membrane for new roofs of award-winning development

Advocates Close development in Edinburgh’s Old Town Advocates Close development , Edinburgh Roofs installed: Curtis Moore Main contractor: Interserve Project architect: Morgan Mcdonnell Much of the £30million mixed-use Advocates Close development, in Edinburgh’s Old Town new is now roofed with Protan single ply membrane, because of its flexibility to accommodate roof types whilst delivering the[…]

  • 22 December 2014

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15 December 2014

Ventilation Review offered for free to combat condensation

Greenwood inforgraphic on why you need to break the mould and have a Ventilation Review   Greenwood Airvac free Ventilation Review Latest infographic from Greenwood Airvac expains why you need to break the mould & have a ventilation review   Properties with high humidity levels, condensation and mould are linked to poor quality or unsuitable[…]

  • 15 December 2014

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14 December 2014

Skilled engineers at Waterloo support new apprentices to drive growth

Waterloo Air Products plc Very few British manufacturers can boast continuity when it comes to its workforce and fewer still that employ staff who have served longer than 20 years with one company.   Matt Southgate Waterloo Air Products Plc Rick Edmondson, chairman of Waterloo: “Waterloo Air Products is proud of our employees and we[…]

  • 14 December 2014

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11 December 2014

BRE standard certification confirms Russell Roof Tiles are a responsible choice

Russell Roof Tiles has been Accredited with BES 6001, demonstrating sustainable development in the provision and procurement of construction products, following an extensive audit. 87 per cent of the companies that Russell Roof Tiles source from are also certified to the same standard Russell Roof Tiles was given a ‘very good’ performance rating according to[…]

  • 11 December 2014

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10 December 2014

Sika Sarnafil specified for NHBC head office in Milton Keynes

Roofing contractor Itech Roofworks Main contractor Winter Refurbishments Sika Sarnafil Plus roofing system for NHBC head office Refurbishment work began after several water ingress issues were identified.   Sarnafil was specified to ensure NHBC a full single point guarantee for waterproofing the building. 3 steps to roof replacement overlayed the existing D100 metal deck with[…]

  • 10 December 2014

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