The new sports facility at Maldegem in Belgium is another example of how the Kalwall daylight diffusing system is being specified for many different kinds of applications across Europe. It is particularly popular in sports and leisure buildings, swimming pools and schools.Read More
Category Roofing & Cladding
Refurbishing the roof of Loxley House, the central hub of Nottingham City Council, caused no disruption to essential public services, thanks to Sika Liquid Plastics’ new low odour cold applied liquid roof membrane, Decothane Ultra.Read More
Roofing and facades manufacturer Marley Eternit has demonstrated its continued commitment to responsible sourcing with another improved BES 6001 accreditation. As a result, its full range of concrete tiles now achieves the same ‘very good’ rating as the rest of the manufacturer’s clay roof tiles, fibre cement slates and profile sheeting.Read More
Cembrit’s versatile building board, Cembrit PB, which is ideally suited as a stable base for a range of internal and external applications is now available in flex formulation. Cembrit PB Flex has been specifically developed for use on curved walls, arches, vaulted ceilings and around beams and columns.Read More
NVELOPE, the rainscreen cladding specialist has supplied its NV1 system to a recently built BREEAM Excellent rated office in Aberdeen. The vertical cladding support system has been applied to the five storey bespoke building, supporting approximately 3000 square metres of granite cladding.Read More
The vast majority of stations and railway buildings were built during the Victorian era most noted for architectural excellence and engineering innovation.
Stations particularly were the “face” of the railways and great design and build care was exercised with the result that many
of these are among the greatest public buildings ever created. Even small stations had character and visual appeal.Read More
Marley Contract Services has won this year’s NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards 2014 Roof Tiling category. The judges singled out the company for the high quality of workmanship and technical capabilities on the roof at Deer Park Heights in Livingston. This was a highly intricate feature roof that required a large amount of cutting of the grey interlocking concrete roof slates on the numerous hips, valleys and turrets.Read More
Solar Slate’s proven technologies have changed the face of solar PV. That’s why Solar Slate is now well established as the first choice of architects, planning consultants and professionals for conservation areas and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty where use of traditional solar PV would be difficult.Read More
Leading supplier of Single Ply roofing membranes, Sika-Trocal has had the lifespan of its Type S and SG materials extended from 30 years now up to 35 years by the industry body, the BBA. This includes resistance to wind uplift, foot traffic, weather tightness and properties in relation to fire, as well as durability and waterproof.Read More
Prestigious house builder Shanly Homes has used Freefoam fascia on a new development at Helios Court, Maidenhead. The exclusive apartment block features a double fascia dormer detail using Freefoam roofline products to create an attractive stepped effect beneath the flat dormer roof. With developers looking for more sophisticated and original features Freefoam products offer the flexibility and opportunity to create bespoke installations without compromising on functionality or aesthetics.Read More
NVELOPE, the rainscreen cladding specialist, has provided an attractive finish with its NV1 and NV6 system, to Crest Girls’ Academy in Neasden, London. The cladding support systems have been installed throughout the £40 million refurbishment of the school, to support approximately 6000 square metres of timber and cedar cladding.Read More
Sika Trocal, a market leading manufacturer of single ply roofing membranes has launched a new CPD (Continuing Professional Development) seminar aimed at educating architects and specifiers. The new CPD, entitled ‘Effective Design of Single Ply Roofing Systems,’ has been produced by the flat roofing experts at Sika -Trocal.Read More
Laying down a significant marker for their trade, roofing specialists in traditional hard metals (copper, stainless steel and zinc) now have their own Traditional / Heritage Roofing CSCS card.
Launched on the 1st June 2013, the Traditional / Heritage Roofing – Hard Metals CSCS card will identify those craftsmen experienced in traditional metal roofing design and installation.Read More
Seamline from Lindab is a high performance and sustainable standing seam roofing system that offers; an impressively low carbon footprint, minimal thermal movement, resistance to corrosion, is virtually maintenance free and long lasting and at the end of its serviceable life, can be fully recycled.Read More
RigiSystems has developed a range of rainscreen cladding panels, using Alubond ACM.
RigiSystems has the exclusive rights to distribute Alubond products throughout the UK and France, and the new range of rainscreen panels offers unlimited opportunities for creative, innovative and individual designs, using the wide palette of colours and finishes available.Read More