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

30 September 2014

Timber doors from Ahmarra selected for Surrey country mansion project

Classic panel door designs with a black, satin finish were selected from Ahmarra’s Artisan Panel Door range by Octagon Developments Ltd to complement the surrounding architecture. The home is set in two acres of landscaped south facing grounds and features six reception rooms, staff accommodation, underground garaging, an indoor and outdoor pool and an all[…]

  • 30 September 2014

29 September 2014

Cladding System from Swish nominated for Build It award

Set to take place at the Hilton Hotel on 23rd October, Swift has been shortlisted for the Best Cladding System or Product award with its low maintenance PVC Cladding System which offers a mould, rot and crack free alternative to timber. The system can be fitted horizontally, herring-bone or diagonal or used vertically, is designed[…]

  • 29 September 2014

29 September 2014

Slates, cladding, render and weatherboards exhibiting at rci Show

Five variations of fibre cement will be on display, including Jutland, Zeeland, Westerland, Moorland and Diamond, designed to allow roofing contractors to achieve a natural slate appearance at a reduced price. The Cembrit range of natural slate includes Glendyne, Duquesa, Contessa, Alpina and Montleon, all offering a sustainable product that can withstand bad weather conditions.[…]

  • 29 September 2014