The building incorporates 240mm of Kingspan insulation, air tightness membranes, triple glazed windows, mechanical ventilation, heat recovery and solar panels to help reduce the need for fossil fuels.
Regulation EU No 995/2010 of the European Parliament requires all 27 European Union member states to fulfil the requirements, which exist to prevent the harvesting and trade of illegal timber products, including solid wood, flooring, plywood, pulp and paper.
The glass clamps are fully tested by TUV for horizontal pressure resistance, impact resistance, traction resistance and corrosion resistance.
The product can be supplied in all RAL and BS colours at different levels of gloss and has the ability to be applied over galvanised steel both on and off site.
The range protects against general wear and tear and offers high levels of UV and heat resistance to produce a thermally efficient and durable system.
With a UV-Protection factor of twelve, the wood provides a golden brown cedar tone and is included in the range alongside UV-Protection-Oil Clear and Oak UV-Protection-Oil.
Results highlighted that the sustainability benefits of a steel superstructure included a reduced number of deliveries to site, reduced on-site labour, less waste generation and transport of waste from site.
Planed square edge sections form part of the collection, as well as the recently added fully adjustable veneered oak door lining system for application in difficult areas.
Jewson also participated in Falkirk’s Council’s short film promoting the benefits of choosing sustainable timber for building work as part of the Keep Scotland Beautiful’ initiative.
The company was involved in each step of the project process, from planning design and groundworks to carrying out the construction.