09 October 2014

Flame retardant coating reduces the risk of fire spread

Crown Paints aims to reduce carbon output by 10% for 2015 The £2 billion investment is the largest airside project Heathrow has ever undertaken and the environmental team from Balfour Beatty gathered information prior to work being carried out on materials to suit their own Sustainability Action Plan. Following KPIs being measured in areas including[…]

  • 09 October 2014

09 October 2014

Secured by Design accreditation for new internal entrance doorsets

Doorsets achieving a high level of security SBD is the official UK Police flagship owned by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and underlines the quality of products tested at BM TRADA’s testing and certification house. Ahmarra can now offer a fully certified service under the Pas 24 Enhanced Security Scheme, as well as[…]

  • 09 October 2014

08 October 2014

Internal glazed screen for UK’s nuclear deterrent development centre

Wrightstyle also secured a contract at AWE’s Technology Development Centre as an approved Schuco-Jansen fabricator and Schuco Approved Fire Expert, enabling the company to offer a range of steel and aluminium advanced systems to combat security threats. Schuco customers can be assured that its fabrication and installation partners have been highly trained and approved to[…]

  • 08 October 2014

06 October 2014

Waterproofing solution from Alumasc for Cambridge Fire Station

Parkside fire station in central Cambridge The BBA approved Hydrotech system delivers a waterproofing system which will last for the lifetime of the building. Hydrotech was chosen for Cambridge Fire Station as it offered a perfect solution to deal with the large number of zero falls points on the roof. Doug McGuigan, Operations Director at installers[…]

  • 06 October 2014

06 October 2014

Derbigum Olivine roofing membrane delivers eco benefits

Clifton Library building Nottingham Trent University was replaced with Derbigum Olivine mineral roofing membrane The complete design package was installed by M&J Roofing Ltd after Alumasc identified Derbigum Olivine was as the right waterproofing solution which offered added environmental benefits including: bituminous membrane with a naturally occurring mineral upper layer that neutralises CO2 in rainwater, via[…]

  • 06 October 2014

  • 06 October 2014

05 October 2014

Why are Green Roofs and Blue Roofs vital to SUDS success? INCOMPLETE

GUEST BLOG [Link above to original BLOG article from Simon Poe, Product Director with Alumasc Roofing] The advantages of including of green roofs within SUDS strategies has been increasingly recognised as a key part of compliance with Government’s Water strategy for England (DEFRA 2008). Blackdown Green Roof brochure Green Roofs occupy otherwise redundant roof space[…]

  • 05 October 2014

03 October 2014

External wall insulation receives BBA Certification

BBA Certificate (Cert No. Swistherm (00/3766 PS3) for Swistherm External Wall Insulation System with Grey EPS insulation BBA Certificate choice of lightweight Silkolitt Silicone Render or Alumasc Acrylic Brick Slip finishes available in a wide choice of colour options can be used singularly or in combination Benefits of Swistherm Grey EPS External Wall Insulation include: meets the highest levels for impact[…]

  • 03 October 2014

30 September 2014

Composite panels, flashings and gutters supplied to testing specialists

The building materials supplier delivered in excess of 5,600 square metres of AS35 100mm composite panels in goosewing grey and ocean blue colours and 100 square metres of triple skin rooflights. TIS also utilised approximately 2,300 linear metres of flashings, including ridge, barge and trimline gutters, alongside 112 linear metres of zed purlins which were[…]

  • 30 September 2014

30 September 2014

Composite panels, flashings & gutters supplied to testing specialists

The building materials supplier delivered in excess of 5,600 square metres of AS35 100mm composite panels in goosewing grey and ocean blue colours and 100 square metres of triple skin rooflights. TIS also utilised approximately 2,300 linear metres of flashings, including ridge, barge and trimline gutters, alongside 112 linear metres of zed purlins which were[…]

  • 30 September 2014