14 April 2015

New Sarnafil Self Adhered membrane cuts installation time

Sarnafil G410 FSA self adhered hot air weldable roof membrane combines all the traditional and proven advantages of a Sarnafil membrane with fast and easy installation thanks to a strong self adhered attachment method instant adhesion means time and money can be saved by all parties – installers, specifiers and building owners quick turnaround and[…]

  • 14 April 2015

13 April 2015

How Schock versatile solutions were an Olympic winner

CASE STUDY: Schock Isokorb for the Olympic Village and Aquatics Centre The Olympic Village Schock Isokorb for the Olympic Aquatics Centre Of the many amenities in The Olympic Village, by far the largest usage is for apartments, of which there are around 3000 units.  The Village consists of 11 blocks, each block comprising between six[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

Roofing material specified for new seafood restaurant

Steadmans’ Meta-Slate Plus system has been installed as roofing material for Blyth Boathouse Restaurant The Meta-Slate Plus system consists of Steadmans’ Meta-Slate roofing sheets, which are fixed to its AS35 insulated panels. Manufactured from 0.7mm galvanised coil, the sheet is printed with a slate pattern, giving it a natural aesthetic. Despite its appearance, it possess[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

Isokorb thermal break modules for Skanska ModernaHus MMC

CASE STUDY: Skanska ModernaHus MMC development Architects drawing of the finished ‘Fabrik on Coldharbour Lane’ project in Brixton, South London A radical new Swedish approach to residential construction is being used for the first time in the UK on the project known as ‘Fabrik on Coldharbour Lane’ in Brixton, South London.   This ModernaHus system is[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

Vinyl flooring installed at social housing development in Wales

Polyflor Colonia flooring in English Oak 4435 installed in Llys Graig Y Wion apartments. Polyflor flooring installed by Artisan Flooring of Swansea Polyflor’s vinyl flooring was installed at a former primary school converted by Rhondda Housing Association into the new Llys Graig Y Wion social housing development in Pontypridd, Wales. AcoustixForestfx PUR sheet vinyl flooring[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

Isokorb specified for Passivhaus residential scheme

CASE STUDY: Chester Balmore project Isokorb specified for Passivhaus residential scheme – Chester Balmore project, near Highgate in North London The Chester Balmore project, near Highgate in North London, is part of Camden Council’s community investment programme and will deliver 53 new homes, a GP surgery and shops.     Once a 1970’s estate, the previous[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

New guide informs on the sealing of end lap details

MCRMA’s “Effective sealing of end laps in metal roofing constructions” can be downloaded now Entitled “Effective sealing of end laps in metal roofing constructions”, the new guidance document advises on the issues that need to be taken into consideration to ensure that end laps are sealed correctly. It covers profiled metal to GRP rooflights, profiled[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

Thermal bridging solution for new Velux HQ building in Austria

CASE STUDY Schöck Isokorb for new Velux Headquarters   Schöck Isokorb proves ideal for Velux Headquarters The industrial landscape leading out through the north eastern outskirts of Vienna is, perhaps surprisingly, a seemingly endless accumulation of dull unimaginative commercial buildings.   Endless that is until you reach Wolkersdorf, some twelve miles away, where attention is drawn immediately[…]

  • 13 April 2015

13 April 2015

REHAU support for the Glass and Glazing Federation

GGF WELCOMES REHAU INTO MEMBERSHIP Irene Smith and Gareth Jone from REHAU Gareth Jones, REHAU Marketing and Technical Director: “We are pleased to have joined the GGF and are keen to get involved in many areas of shared interest. In the industry the REHAU brand stands for unbeatable performance and technical excellence and being part[…]

  • 13 April 2015

10 April 2015

‘Make sure contract terms are legal’ GGF warns industry

GGF warns glass & glazing industry: ‘Make sure contract terms are legal’ Last June the Consumer Rights Directive was implemented in the UK via the Consumer Contracts Regulations, which meant that all companies who deal with consumers needed to change their contract terms and conditions. The GGF has learned of cases where companies have continued[…]

  • 10 April 2015