Ice Cool Nightlife In Verbier Switzerland

A luxury new VIP members' club In the Swiss Alps provides the spectacular setting for custom wall finishes from Armourcoat. The Coco Club In Verbler has undergone a 1 m refurbishment to create a slick designer Interior. Armourcoat were specified to create custom wall finishes to match this opulent style. A polished plaster finish In a chunky, textured effect complete with gold leaf Is used to stunning effect. The ArmourCast 'Flow' wall panel system creates a dramatic sculptured wall finish In...

Coltman Streamlines Precast Concrete Production With New Stateoftheart Moulding Machines

Coltman Precast Concrete has continued its ongoing investment programme with the acquisition of two of the latest Prensoland moulding machines to further streamline production of its precast concrete hollowcore slab products. The two cutting-edge EV-6 moulders, the first of their type to be bought by a UK manufacturer, represent an investment in excess of 350,000. They enable Coltman to produce hollowcore slab products that meet the requirements of the latest European Codes of Practice, which...

Aluminium Radiatorspart Of Design History

What do the Aston Martin VI2 Vanquish, the Coca-Cola can, and designer radiators have in common The answer is they're all made from aluminium. Dean Chughtai, General Manager, MHS Radiators sings the metal's praises. OK. First the science and history bits. Aluminium is a basic chemical element and the most abundant metal in the earth's crust - accounting for around 8 o. It has a huge variety of applications and was used by ancient Middle Eastern civilisations for the preparation of dyes and...

Ash Lacy Awards Recognise Creativity Innovation Best Practice And Sustainability

2008 will host the first Ash Et Lacy Awards for recognition of creativity, innovation, best practice and sustainability. The awards will be judged in five categories - 'Commercial', 'Industrial', 'Residential', 'Public Sector' and 'Environmental' and will recognise the best use of Ash Et Lacy products within each sector. Open to Architects, Contractors, Engineers and Clients, there will be a cash prize of 2500 for the one overall winner, plus Ash Et Lacy will donate a matched value to a...

Lowpitched Roof System Launched By Trimo

For roof inclinations from 3 and where excellent fire resistance, thermal and sound insulating performance is demanded. Trimo's new Trimoterm SNV-3L panels are the ideal solution. The three trapezoidal panel, with one overlapping, is a galvanized steel product with bonded non-combustible lamelatted mineral wool core (EN ISO 1182). It offers quick construction and can be used in combination with other Tri mo SNV panels for innovation and aesthetics as well as being suitable for use as a fa ade....

Lindab Launch Two New Colours For Rainline

Rainline from Lindab provides the complete rain drainage system for all types of buildings and is now available in a choice of ten colours with the introduction of Pine Green and Anthracite Metallic -all supported by a 15 year guarantee. Manufactured from high quality, zinc coated galvanised steel Rainline, which is also available in Aluzinc or Copper, is highly resistant to corrosion and is virtually maintenance free. Lighter and less expensive than cast iron drainage, Rainline will outperform...

Pole Position For Premium Parking Protection

Rock Asphalte has delivered the ultimate In carbon neutral parking protection to a flagship new retail centre In Folkestone. The Bouverle Shopping Centre Includes a new 600-space car park. Rock Asphalte laid nearly 20,000 square metres with Its Flexlphalte Car Park Waterproofing System which comprises a high performance membrane laid loose on the substrate, followed by a single coat of Flexiphalte Pommar polymer modified roofing grade mastic asphalt. It is topped with Flexlphalte Pompav polymer...

Innovative Design In Sports Facilities Has Many Benefits

Residents of the Talbot and Brunswick areas of Blackpool have been the beneficiaries of the UKs first Sports Barn. This modern concept combines the best features of Indoor and out door play, all In an area that Is safe and secure for young players. The Barn Is all weather playable as It has a permanent solid roof, yet has all the benefits of playing out doors as Zaun fencing replaces the walls and so allows the players the benefit of fresh air. Funding for the Sports Barn and park has come from...

Call Of Duty Answered By Ardex At Gamestation

When Gamestation, the fastest growing retailer of video and computer games in the UK opened a new store in Hull, ARDEX UK supplied the perfect flooring solution. Hull Flooring specified ARDEX FEATHER FINISH to smooth over the new plywood floor, as it has been extensively proven to deliver rapid and effective on-site working. In addition, the built-in Rapidry Formula technology ensures that ARDEX FEATHER FINISH dries and hardens rapidly, this can be after as little as 15 minutes on absorbent...

Dvanced Shutter Ystems

Ursuing an aggressive programme of technical design nd development, the Integr8 range of built-in shutters y Charter Specialist Security, continue to lead the way in hutter integration for the new build market. The Integr8 80LS proved to be the ultimate choice for the Birkenhead nd Tranmere SureStart project, being one of the many overnment funded community support facilities across ne UK. The innovative Integr8 range perfectly harmonises naximum security with enhanced aesthetics ensuring a...

Schlter Creates New Role For Ribaapproved Training

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has approved the final CPD presentation to complete a suite of six seminars from world market leader in essential tiling protection, Schl ter-Systems Ltd. Architects are enhancing their current and future development by gaining specific knowledge to guarantee the long-term integrity of their projects involving tiling, through these 45-60 minute presentations, held at their own offices, or at Schl ters dedicated training centre in Leicestershire....

On Your Marks

ENQUIRY CARD ONLINE NO 34 www.ebpr.co.uk card In a recent installation in the Victorian Town Hall, Burton-on-Trent, the Hodgson Et Hodgson Group worked within the restrictions imposed by its listed status to improve the acoustics. The Town Hall's Dove Room, suffered from a great deal of reverberant noise but, with much of the walls clad in timber, options to solve the problem were limited. A section of the ceiling is taken up with a huge glass lighting panel that also could not be disturbed....

The 02s Entertainment Avenue Gets A Lifting Hand From Stannah Microlifts

Stannah Microlifts are essential to the smooth service in The 02's Entertainment Avenue. More than 20 Stannah service lifts have been installed into establishments along the Avenue. Many of the restaurants and bars operate over two floors, with seating and dining areas on both. The Microlifts assist with the safe movement of food and drink to and from the kitchens and dining areas. The lifts provide a solution to the manual lifting of small loads, and in a busy bar or restaurant environment the...

Bespoke Stannah Lift For Sportsworld

Stannah have installed a special bespoke lift for sports equipment retailer, Sportsworld, in their Glasgow store. The lift had to operate within an existing shaft so a new steel structure was constructed within the existing stairwell so that the 'new' lift would comply with all the latest regulations. The structure is clad with gilt bronze mesh, the lift interior is finished to perfection in wood with brass panels and skirting and the car is completed by a stunning decorative ceiling. The...

Slash Water Costs Today

WATER SOLUTIONS are reducing the water bills of clients nationwide through their revolutionary award winning and environmentally friendly water free system. A single urinal on a half-hour flush cycle uses around 125,000 litres of water per year. The Millennium award winning water free urinal incorporates a unique one-way valve system, removing the need for a trap. The valve allows urine to pass through before closing and sealing ensuring that there are no unpleasant odours. The installation of...

Nibe Exhaust Air Heat Pumps Help Meet New Ecotargets

Windmill View in lllingworth, West Yorkshire is a development of 82 two, three and four bedroom properties completed by Bramall Construction in partnership with Synergy, Pennine Housing 2000 and the Housing Corporation. Two of those properties are rather special - indeed a landmark in the quest for energy saving - for they are the first houses in the country to be designed and built to the Sustainable Code Level 4 recently established by the Government as a eco-target for new homes. The...

Airbloc Keeps The Freshness In At Asda

Airbloc air curtains are an effective barrier against flying insects and winds at Asda's distribution depot at Chepstow. The doors are in constant use and such a large space building is expensive to heat to the required constant 15 C. The Chepstow depot deploys Airbloc AB ambient air curtains positioned vertically beside each of the loading bay doors. The air curtains deliver a sheet of cold air at critical velocity across each doorway. This provides sufficient air turbulence to prevent flying...

City Offices Achieve Excellent Breeam Rating With

The latest specification MHS Ultramax R3600SB boilers have been installed at a major central London office development in high and low temperature circuits which meet the 260,OOOsq ft building's heating I r y and energy management system needs. The ultra modern office development at One < t Kingdom Street is the latest addition to the ' j - Lpi Paddington Central scheme. i , p- JL,' Five Ultramax R3600SB stainless steel premix gas fired condensing boilers, with a total output of nearly 4.5MW,...

Keymer Take Home Owner Back To Massachusetts

A traditional taste of Massachusetts is brought back for the owner of a Cambridge new build, with Keymer's handmade clay tiles adorning the vast roof and gables. The symmetrical, timber framed saltbox styled house, so well known throughout parts of colonial USA, features an unmissable natural red lustre thanks to the many thousands of Keymer's handmade Shire tile range. As is traditional with the saltbox design, one side of the build's roof is greatly elongated, making part of the house just...

Hanson Welcomes New Guide From Energy Saving Trust

Hanson Building Products has welcomed the publication of the Energy Saving Trust's latest guide, entitled 'Energy Efficiency and the Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 The EST encourages energy efficiency and renewable energy sources, and promotes better insulation and heating efficiency, and cleaner fuels for transport. The cover features Hanson's EcoHouse which demonstrates the company's latest developments in sustainable modern masonry construction and 'smart' living, as well as the benefits...

Isoenergy Plans Save Country House Costs

Isoenergy is a company specialising in the design and installation of cost justifiable renewable energy systems and over the years, rather surprisingly, it has proved to be old country houses that can benefit most from the application of 'green' energy. Such properties are notoriously difficult to insulate effectively and even more inefficient to heat. The application of modern energy efficient heating systems utilising naturally generated power, however, can make very substantial cost savings...

Comars Integrated Aluminium Solutions

Comar's Specifications Folder is now available. This comprehensive folder contains all aluminium fa ade solutions from Comar's Architectural Aluminium Systems curtain walling, windows, doors, ground floor treatment to Duco's window ventilation and solar shading solutions to Axim's market leading range of architectural hardware. A colour swatch, a CAD download guide from Comar partner website and two RIBA assessed CPD booking forms all compliment the extensive specification brochures, ensuring...

Sadolin Colours New Chalets At Crieff Hydro Hotel

Ten new self catering chalets have been constructed In the grounds of the Crieff Hydro Hotel In Scotland, and thanks to Sadolln Superdec woodstaln, they are providing a stunningly eye-catching addition to the hotel. The timber frame, timber clad two-storey structures were designed by Comrle architects, James Denholm Partnership and combine luxury accommodation with Innovative design through colour and materials. Some of the chalets are clad with weatherboardlng and all are on a white rendered...

Vm Zinc First With Bre Certification Cad Downloads

VM Zinc has become the first UK supplier to receive BRE certification for its zinc interlocking panel fa ade systems (BRE137 07). The system, which is available in five colours uses a pre-weathered process to provide an aged patination. It is designed for use as an open jointed, drained and back ventilated cavity rainscreen fa ade or overcladding, on buildings where designed wind loading does not exceed 2kN m2.Asa further aid to specification, 160 online CAD downloads have been made available...

Sonic Security At Mkdons New Stadium

The MKDONS have enjoyed an excellent season In 2007 8 and recently clinched promotion out of Football League 2.Part of the club's success must be attributed to Its brand new 22,000 capacity stadium, officially opened-last July.The stadium has a truly excellent playing surface and spectator views and facilities that will not be bettered by many Premiership Clubs. When it came to the planning and installation of ticket issuing facilities subcontractor Norking Aluminium called on the expertise of...

Daedalian Introduces Exciting Possibilities For Designers With New Lamination Equipment

With the Installation of Its own state-of-the-art laminating equipment, artistic glass expert, Daedalian, Is now able to offer clients a range of proprietary effects using a variety of Inserts. Inserts can be flowers, leaves, crumpled fabric, metal mesh, or even coloured plastic film (which can be printed with a variety of different colours). In some cases, like flowers or crumpled material, as the air Is removed, the bonding resin flows Into crevices and grooves and around the Insert,...

Mastic Asphalt Puts Chill On Global Warming

The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) has unveiled a revolutionary low-melt mastic asphalt that cuts working temperatures by up to 13 o and will result in significant energy savings. It is another massive step forward for the industry in its ongoing landmark campaign to tackle the threat of climate change. At the centre of this innovative new technology is an advanced binder designed to increase the workability of the mastic asphalt at lower temperatures, with no loss in performance or durability....

Permarock External Wall Insulation Systems For Multistorey Housing

A recent example of the how PermaRock External Wall Insulation has brought an Improvement In energy efficiency and a complete transformation in aesthetics to multi-storey high rise homes is demonstrated by the refurbishment programme being undertaken by Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) in conjunction with Wates Living Space. Glasgow Housing Association has taken a prominent lead in the use of external wall insulation for high rise re-development and has taken full advantage of the design...

Martin Wright Technical Manager Ward Insulated Panels

In light of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, which shifted responsibility for fire safety to building owners and occupiers, independent fire tests such as LPCB and FM have proved a useful tool for specifying suitable building materialsand in making risk management decisions. Indeed, the LPCB's LPS 1208 and 1181 are widely regarded as among the most stringent and trustworthy indicators of fire performance and safety. However, misconceptions concerning the fire performance of certain...

New Cp Combi Boilers Launched By Eca Heating

ECA Heating, the new UK subsidiary of the Turkish manufacturing group Eiginkan, is launching a new range of CP (Confeo Premix) Combi Boilers for domestic heating applications. The boilers, which already have a proven track record in Europe and are supplied from ECA operations in Turkey and Germany, are available in 24kW and 30kW models. They offer a number of advanced features including boosted hot water flow rates, a built-in filling loop, intelligent preheat and easy installation. Featuring...

Rhinorail Guardrail System From Roofco

Roofco Ltd specialises in solving safety problems associated with roofs. Its RhinoRail guardrail system, designed to provide edge protection without the need to mechanically fix the system to the roof substrate, is at the forefront of roof safety technology and has successfully been tested to the latest British Standard 13374 2004 and passed, even for use on single ply PVC. Environmentally friendly, lightweight and virtually maintenance-free, the RhinoRail system has been successfully installed...

Get The Wetroom Look In Your Vinyl Floor

Following on from the success of the BL CHER Waterline channels for tiled floors, BL CHER have released the WATERLINE Vinyl range of channels for use with flexible sheet flooring. Manufactured from high quality AISI 304 grade stainless steel and maintaining all the benefits of the standard range of channels, including a choice of grates and a removable built in water trap, the BL CHER Waterline Vinyl range uses a mechanical clamping flange to effectively fasten the sheet flooring to the...

Clark Drain

The Complete Channel is the title of new literature releases by Clark-Drain on its CLKS 400 Series of thermoplastic linear drainage channels. Designed for driveways, patios and landscape applications, the range includes 1000 mm channels with a choice of standard, slotted mesh grating or galvanised slotting grating. The Complete Channel provides detailed information on how to lay channels and is an ideal guide for the professional and homeowner. The literature also provides details of their many...

Brunswick Towel Rail From Jis Europe

J IS EUROPE have just launched a new and exciting range of heated towel rails under the banner of their Sussex Range. Named The Brunswick, the towel rails are manufactured In an elegant square section shape displaying an appearance of refined luxury. The rails are available with two distinctive types of valves and can be used In central heating, electric or dual fuel formats. The Brunswick towel rails are manufactured In 100 o stainless steel and are available In brushed satin or polished...

New Fencing Literature From Zaun

Zaun's new brochure covers all of its products play area fencing, high security fencing and everything inbetween. The security section has grown considerably as Zaun are now heavily involved in the security industry and offer some of the most secure systems on the market. There are many sports systems, including new hockey fencing, the advantage tennis system and now the Colosseum modular MUGA and the Sports Barn. A wide variety of perimeter fencing including the 3m wide panel Duo6 system means...

Red Hoppe Handles Help Kick Off Liverpool Fcs New Retail

Leading independent North West architectural hardware specialist M J Whiteside ft Co Ltd has supplied HOPPE door handles for the new Liverpool FC club superstore at the city's prestigious Liverpool One retail complex. HOPPE nylon pull handles, which were selected to colour co-ordinate with the club's world famous red, were supplied for the 10,000 sq ft store which stocks an extensive Liverpool FC merchandise and product range. Says Stephen Tadeo, Operations Director at M J Whiteside. IOur...

New Colours From Compac Marmol Quartz Guaranteed Temptation

Temptation, beauty and innovation arrive in the kitchen with the launch of 6 new quartz worksurface colours from COMPAC MARMOLEtQUARTZ. Lila (featured) offers natural vibrancy and elegance, Fucsia simply sizzles, Passion warms to the touch, and Chocolatand Wine have rich personalities of their own, or for something innovatively different, take a look at Cement. Six irresistible, avant-garde colours that are guaranteed to make the kitchen the most tempting room in the house. Available in 3m long...

Trimo Launches Ecosolar Photovoltaic Systems For Roofs And Facades

With all areas of construction under social and legislative pressures to explore renewable energy sources, Tri mo, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of construction products has launched EcoSolar- an integrated Photovoltaic system for its roofing and fa ade panels. Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) are one of the most cost-effective ways of designing in a renewable energy systems, with the potential to off-set building costs almost from day one. Making use of the tremendous surface...

Orbis Premier Door Hardware And Timber Doorsets Guides From Laidlaw Solutions

A ENQUIRY CARD ONLINE NO 52 www.ebpr.co.uk card Orbis Premier is a fully co-ordinated, comprehensive range of door hardware from Laidlaw Solutions, available in either Satin or Polished Stainless Steel finishes. The range comes with a standard 15-year guarantee and includes new and unique lever and pull handle designs with a distinctive dual-finish backplate system. Its components are interchangeable, allowing the two finishes to be mixed if required. Available as a complete door package with...

Breeam A Rating First For Flag

For individual products, specifiers of single ply membranes will currently find only one with a BREEAM 'A' rating. Flag UK's FLAGON TPO roofing membrane was confirmed as combining exceptional flexibility at low temperatures with high puncture resistance. It is non-toxic and contains no harmful chlorine, bromine or halogen compounds. Environmental impact assessment was made throughout the product's design life in relation to re-use, recovery and disposal of waste from the manufacturing process...

Architectural Ceramics

An energetic collection of brightly coloured porcelain floor tiles with an eye-catching glint of metallic flecks. Available in a natural matt or polished finish to size 900x900 or 600x600mm, with wonderful matching d cor tiles in 600x600mm. Plus a variety of special pieces for those special finishing touches. From extraordinarily large format floor tiles and stylish designer wall coverings, to beautiful mosaic and stunning natural stone, Architectural Ceramics are the UK'S leading project...

Jcb Grab Toughest Floor

An extension to the JCB Cab Systems manufacturing site has been installed with a specialist industrial floor surface produced by Sika Ltd. The site in Staffordshire manufacturers the highly sophisticated cabs for the JCB range of diggers, loaders and earth moving equipment. The 2,500 square metre floor area needed to be durable enough to withstand continuous heavy industrial usage on a daily basis without succumbing to the wear associated with regular concrete floors. The dry shake flooring...

Reduc Sound Mat

Reduc SoundMat is the proven acoustic product for use as an overlay to existing floors where Building Regulation approval is not required. Ideal if you are replacing carpets and want to reduce impact sound. New carpets can be re-laid straight over the top. Reduc SoundMat has been developed by our acoustic engineering team to give landlords and hoteliers an economic answer to noise complaints. It's great for stair treads too. E-Mail info hodgsongroup.co.uk for further advice Browse the Reduc...

Surespan Launches 140 Opening Roof Smoke Ventilator

Leading access hatch manufacturer Surespan Ltd is proud to launch its new 'A0V140' 140 roof smoke ventilator, which meets the new BS EN 12101 requirements. The smoke ventilator automatically opens when a fire alarm is activated to allow smoke to escape from the building. Unlike standard smoke vents which are only able to open to a 90 angle, this vent is designed to stay open at a 140 angle to disperse the smoke more efficiently. The ventilators are operated by 24v DC actuators and can be...

Polypipe Partners Innovation

Products from Polypipe Building Products have been used extensively in the latest phase of the innovative and sustainable the BRE Innovation Park in Watford. In the existing structure the floor heating is Polypipe's Overlay system which is a low profile panel floor heating system, designed for quick installation into existing spaces. The floor height is hardly raised as the system is only 18mm in depth. In the new build section of the centre another system again from Polypipe was used this time...

Sapa Is A Slim Line Tonic For Art Deco Treasure

A treasured landmarkArt Deco building in Glasgow has been transformed into contemporary private apartments with the highly distinctive facade carefully retained and updated. The eight-storey building was built in 1938 as the Beresford Hotel and was described as Glasgow's first skyscraper. The hotel was originally used for visitors to the Empire Exhibition, and then became a favourite rendezvous for American servicemen during the Second World War. After the war, the building became an office...

Marshalls New 1 Metre Mini Beany Comes Out Number

Marshalls new, cost-effective, 1 metre Mini Beany combined kerb and drainage system has just been launched. It comes in two parts per metre, not three, reducing time and labour costs, and by hydraulically pressing the 1 metre base units during manufacture, the core strength, has been greatly improved. The design removes the need for in situ concrete haunching at the front of the channel, ensuring substantial savings in labour, shuttering, the disposal of soil and, most importantly, concrete. By...

Ground Heave Protection Now Even Better

Users of products which combat the effects of groundheave, particularly prevalent on the clay soils which predominate In the south east of the country, are already familiar with the benefits of using the collapsible type, such as Dufaylite Clayboard, over the compressible fill alternatives, made from polystyrene. The difference Is that Clayboard Is much thinner, allowing for more panels per lorry to be delivered and means less soil has to be excavated keeping down the muck away costs and the...