Hunter Douglas Is Hot Choice For Fire Control Centres

The completion of cladding Installation at Wakefield's new Fire Control Centre has coincided with an award for the recently completed Fire Control Centre In County Durham. Both projects involved the Installation of Hunter Douglas's advanced ventilated (ralnscreen) fa ade system, QuadroClad. The two Fire Control Centres, In Belmont Business Park, County Durham, and Paragon Business Village, Wakefield, form part of Government plans to create a modern network of nine new fire control centres...

Nibe Provides Geothermal Heat For Traditional Peak District Farm

When Deborah and Martin Hofman bought Wheeldon Trees Farm, in the Peak District National Park last year they were determined that the refurbishment and decoration programme they had planned should include as many environmentally sound features as possible. The most important area for change was for the heating system for the farmhouse itself and for the eight holiday homes. They decided on the use of NIBE geothermal system to harness the energy created by solar radiation and the residual heat...

Vincent Timber Meets Challenging Learning Curve

A bespoke cladding solution by Vincent Timber, carefully crafted in CSA certified Western Red Cedar, is delivering a lesson in sustainability at one of the country's most exciting new educational projects. Characterised by a series of attractive, smooth curves, the new 23million Langley Academy in Slough, Berkshire, demanded the very best in high quality, sustainable cladding solutions. The building's challenging shape meant the timber was supplied in long lengths, offering maximum flexibility...

Glass Door Helps Transform Junk Room Into Space For Reflection And Reconciliation

Starting with a germ of an idea by the school chaplain, supported by recently ordained Old Stoic, John Wates, and with the creative input of designer Mark Cazalet and glass experts, Daedalian, what was a typical 'glory hole' full of junk at the back of Stowe School chapel, has been transformed into an area now devoted to thought, reflection and reconciliation for pupils and staff alike. Building on his original idea, the chaplain, the Rev. Robert Jackson, developed themes with Mark Cazalet,...

Rtd Systems Appointed Exclusive Uk Distributors Of Triune Wayfinding System

Combining stylish good looks with a unique anti-vandal and anti-theft design, the Trlllne wayfindlng system is now available In the UK exclusively from RTD Systems. It comprises aluminium and plastic components In a patented design that enables flat and curved signs to be created from modular components that are available off-the-shelf. The components offer an almost unlimited range of combinations In seven different styles, enabling sign makers to create their own designs. Trlllne Is suitable...

Surespans Hatches Allow Space Observation

Leading aeeess hatch manufacturer Surespan is delighted to have been involved In building the UK's new astronomical facility, the Klelder Observatory. Charles Barclay Architects commissioned Surespan to design and build two unique sets of 140 degree opening hatch doors for the roof and the front of the Observatory's two rotating turrets - one to house a 20 'Pulsar' manual telescope and the other for a 14 'Mead' telescope. Electrically operated using a remote control via 24v dc actuators, the...

Vortice Launches Two Energy Efficient Extractor Fans

Vortice who recently supplied a Heat Recovery Unit to the Code for the Sustainable Homes Level 6 Barratt Green House at the BRE Innovation Park, are launching two new extractor fans. Both are energy efficient versions of already proven successful products. The Vort Quadro ES, a centrifugal fan and the Lineo ES, an in-line mixed flow fan, offer particularly low power consumption and low noise levels thanks to electronically controlled, brushless motors equipped with ball bearings. The Quadro...

Wolseley Selects Lindab For Sustainability Showcase Building

Leading distributor of construction materials Wolseley has opened a showcase for sustainable building products and construction methods in Leamington Spa, which features a rain water drainage system and standing seam roofing system from Lindab. The building features 170 types of products including 30 linear metres of Lindab's Rainline and 200 sq metres of Seamline - a steel standing seam roofing system. Rainline is a unique, zinc coated galvanised steel based rain drainage system that due to...

Crittall

Francis House, Freebournes Road, Witham, Essex CM8 3UN. Tel 01376 530800 Email hq crittall-windows.co.uk www.c r itta 11 -win d ows.c o m Now Crittall brings all its experience and expertise to the introduction of an outstanding composite window that is a perfect blend of timber and aluminium for excellent thermal performance. Perfect for Residential, Education, Health, Commercial Properties and Hotels. INTELLIGENT SLIDING DOOR SYSTEMS THAT OFFER SAFE, FUNCTIONAL AND INNOVATIVE ACCESS AND FIRE...

Inspection Chamber Covers That Comply

As an alternative to cast iron inspection chamber covers which may not comply with all current regulations, Clark-Drain Limited offers the round CLKS 452 and the square round CLKS 451 chamber covers for manholes and septic tanks. These are lightweight access covers made from polypropylene and are dual-locking, lid to frame and frame to chamber with large clearly identifiable screws. The CLKS 451 Shallow Inspection Cover and CLKS 452 solutions both have LANTAC approval and are suitable for 35kN...

Second Generation Trimo Raster Panel

Combining extraordinary aesthetics with the market demanded qualities of fireproof (2 hour fire rating), sound and thermal insulation (conforms to part L), the second generation Raster Panel System, is the ideal solution for all building types. Trimo's Raster Panel System stands out with its emphasised longitudinal and transverse joints and a smooth true flat external finish, which together opens up the design and architectural possibilities without compromising construction functionality. The...

DUAL SiM GllS Plms Major Hole At New Cremwe mS Building

Dual Seal Glass has supplied a bespoke architectural qlazing solution for the new 14 million Creative Arts Building at the University of Huddersfield and helped architects at Darnton Elgee to deliver their vision of a sustainable, low energy, low carbon facility with a stunning futuristic appearance. The Huddersfield manufacturer, one of the country's leading independent processors of architectural glass, was commissioned by fenestration contractor Dortech and the main contractors HBG...

Aquapanel Takes Cement Board Technology To The Highest Level

Construction specialist Greenspan has launched a versatile and technologically advanced cement board system. Water-resistant Aquapanel Is a complete exterior system that sets new standards for building design and construction. Aquapanel offers considerable productivity benefits, thanks to Its distinctive construction. Special tools and processing methods are not required - Its unique 'score and snap' properties mean It's easier and faster to Install and Aquapanel's dry-lining technology means...

Skyline Plaza Looks Its Best With Sika

Sika's revolutionary adhesive secret fix system for Rainscreen cladding, SikaTack, has provided Basingstoke's tallest building, the Skyline Plaza, with an aesthetic unmatched by traditional fixing methods. Providing an invisible fix once applied, it ensured that once the 4,000 square metres of Rainscreen panels were installed upon the building during its 16 million refurbishment and transformation from offices to residential apartments, nothing would encroach upon the cladding's appearance. To...

Window Frames In City Building Reclad In Stainless Steel By Structura Uk

A ENQUIRY CARD ONLINE NO 126 www.ebpr.co.uk card The Elsecar Antiques Centre, which hosts the BBC's Infamous 'Bargain Hunt' television program, has Installed a movemanSKG Prestige platform lift to allow less able and elderly visitors to reach the building's upper floor. With a cream finish and glazing In the doors, it matches the centre's prestigious appearance and makes the premises accessible to all. A listed tourist attraction, the Elsecar Antiques Centre Is a rapidly expanding business and...

Crittall Composite Windows

A perfect blend of timber and aluminium Now Crittall brings all its experience and expertise to the introduction of an outstanding composite window that is a perfect blend of timber and aluminium for excellent thermal performance. Hot-dip galvanised for complete protection A wide range of Duralife powder-coating colours available The UK market leader with 150 years experience in Steel Fenestration, we personally project manage each contract from design through to installation.