09 December 2013

Gas consumption reduced by more than two thirds at Knauf offices

The annual energy consumption in the building has decreased by 574,560kWh to 186,960kWh, reducing the heating bills by 67 per cent. Carbon emissions have dropped from 109 to 35 tonnes per year and have been achieved with the installation of Remeha Quinta Eco Plus 115 passive flue gas heat recovery heating systems, plus thermostats, timers[…]

  • 09 December 2013

05 December 2013

Ventilation specification app launched by greenwood Airvac

The new app features a compilation of the company’s literature, including product brochures, installation guides, Building Regulation documents and operation and maintenance handbooks for homeowners. The app is designed to be a quick and easy tool for anyone needing help with ventilation specification and will include regular updates on Greenwood products.

  • 05 December 2013

05 December 2013

Earthwool loft roll insulation supplied by Knauf for charity building

The loft roll supplied is manufactured with ECOSE® Technology, which uses a formaldehyde-free binder based on rapidly renewable materials to make it more environmentally friendly without affecting the thermal, acoustic or fire performance. The lightweight insulation has a thermal conductivity of 0.044W/mK and has a classified fire rating of Euroclass A1 to BS RN ISO[…]

  • 05 December 2013

05 December 2013

CommissionSMART technology for easy on-site installation on YouTube

The channel is currently showcasing the company’s new CommissionSMART™ technology designed for a simple installation process on site, as used in their Vireo heat recovery unit. Viewers are guided through a step by step video advising on Guaranteed Installed Performance, in addition to finding out about the new BPEC2U Training Course and how to configure[…]

  • 05 December 2013

05 December 2013

Fast Track Interior product brochure launched by SAS International

The literature details the variety of fit-out interior products that the company produces, including ceiling tiles and grids, drywall and dry lining components, aluminium partitioning systems and integrated doors. The portfolio is available from SAS depots across the UK and is designed to advise on accurate installation methods whilst keeping costs down.

  • 05 December 2013

04 December 2013

Decorative flooring BIM objects added to national library

The introduction of BIM is expected to save the UK construction industry an estimated £2 billion per year, with the online library designed for downloading free to use BIM objects, including Sika CompactFloor, Sika DecoFlake, Sika DecoFloor and Sika DecoQuartz. The company has recently included Sika Sarnafil Flat Roofing Systems as BIM objects and will[…]

  • 04 December 2013

04 December 2013

SikaScreed HardTop-80 floor screed for repair in 24 hours

Suitable for large surface areas and minor repairs, the solution can be used to fix bridge decks, car parks, distribution yards, factory floors and concrete hardstanding. The single component system is compatible with a range of applications and only needs water added to begin application, with a resin or overlay suitable for use just five[…]

  • 04 December 2013

03 December 2013

Aluminium door and window systems fitted at new residential site

The company fitted SPW600 windows and doors at Pannelcroft Village in Newtown, accompanied by Senior’s SFG shop front for the internal high street, which includes a restaurant and IT suite. The SMR900 curtain walling system was specified for use at the complex, enabling natural light into the building.Pannelcroft Village consists of 180 one and two bedroom[…]

  • 03 December 2013

03 December 2013

Heavy duty steel glazing systems to be supplied for recycling project

A mechanical biological treatment (MBT) and anaerobic digestion (AD) plant at Bolton Road, Manvers is due to open by 2015, with Wrightstyle supplying and installing around 280 square metres of heavy duty-steel glazing systems, including curtain walling, doors, screens and windows, complete with thermal glazing.  Work will be undertaken at operational and workshop facilities, in[…]

  • 03 December 2013

29 November 2013

Powershield steel doors to be installed at new Life Sciences building

The company will be providing Powershield steel doors and ironmongery for the project, which will regenerate 13,500m2 of space in the heart of the city. Nigel Cronin, Sales Manager for ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, said: “Our Powershield doors meet rigorous legislative demands, which will ensure that security and access is effectively balanced in the School[…]

  • 29 November 2013