31 October 2014

Fully built roofing system provides cold application and vapour control

New windows were fitted at the 13-storey building, alongside concrete repairs being carried out, exterior walls being resurfaced, as well as the roofing system being installed. The 1,000sq metre fully built up roofing system was specified by commercial roofing company, Briggs Amasco, due to it being a cold application, allowing for effective sealing and a[…]

  • 31 October 2014

31 October 2014

Fossil fuel consumption to be reduced with new plantroom

The plantroom is being built in an effort to reduce fossil fuel consumption The glazing systems designer and manufacturer has been granted planning permission from Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council to build a plantroom at its Denaby base which will house a biomass boiler, buffer tanks and a chipper unit. Over 100 tonnes of waste timber[…]

  • 31 October 2014

30 October 2014

Vortice ventilation systems for Barratt Homes development in Chapel en le Frith

Ventilation systems from Vortice have been specified for the Becket’s Brow development of by Barratt Homes in Chapel en le Frith During the four years of the Becket’s Brow project, Vortice will be supplying heat recovery systems mechanical extract systems bathroom fans The homes in the Becket’s Brow project have been designed and specified to[…]

  • 30 October 2014

30 October 2014

Weathershield Smooth Masonry paint used at sensory garden

The mural is situated in a sensory garden at the Bristol Royal Infirmary Specified due to its durability, 15 year guarantee and availability in a range of colours, the coating contains a fungicide that inhibits mould growth on the paint film to allow the mural to retain its original appearance for years to come. Also[…]

  • 30 October 2014

29 October 2014

Window, door and kitchen furniture from Newco is responsibly sourced

The company manufactures windows, doors and kitchen furniture Based in east London, Newco works alongside contractors, councils, public sector bodies, housing associations and developers to design, manufacture and install PVCu windows, doors and kitchens. The company helps local disabled and disadvantaged people back into the workplace, offering training and guidance to its employees to build[…]

  • 29 October 2014

29 October 2014

Gebrik insulating brick cladding system awarded BBA Certificate

Off-site construction Gebrik Insulating Brick Cladding System from Aquarian Cladding Systems is the only off-site manufactured, insulating brick cladding system to be backed by a BBA Certificate. In addition to the certification for use onto clay and concrete masonry buildings, which has been held for over 10 years, the new product sheet covers the use[…]

  • 29 October 2014

29 October 2014

Fascia, gutter and cladding manufacturers launch new site

Organised into three sectors consisting of products, design and installation; the site offers faster loading speeds and easier navigation to enable visitors to view the relevant information that they are looking for. The site is now receptive on mobile devices, tablets and desktops Free product brochures & technical guides The digital literature library has also[…]

  • 29 October 2014

29 October 2014

Sikafloor 161 epoxy resin primer produces robust flooring solution

The Sikafloor 161 two-part low viscosity epoxy resin primer was used on the concrete substrates to offer an easy application and an integral Damp Proof Membrane which prevents moisture from passing into the warehouse. Warrington based installers, Quest Industrial Flooring, contacted Sika in order to find an aesthetically pleasing flooring solution that could be ready[…]

  • 29 October 2014

  • 29 October 2014

28 October 2014

Nvelope NV4 support for Kew Tower cladding

Aluminium and tectiva cladding at refurbished Key Tower is supported by Nvelope NV4 systems The exterior and interior refurbishment of Kew Tower in Richmond for the Low Carbon Workplace is a joint venture between The Carbon Trust, Stanhope PLC and Threadneedle Property Investment Ltd.  The upper floors of the building were reclad, creating sustainable designed[…]

  • 28 October 2014