All Offsite products articles – Page 2

  • SpeedDeck has launched an insulated structural cassette roofing system called SpeedForm
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    Roof cassettes

    2009-03-25T00:00:00Z

    SpeedDeck has launched an insulated structural cassette roofing system called SpeedForm

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    Off-site school building

    2009-03-25T00:00:00Z

    Yorkon has completed a building for Christ College in the Brecon Beacons National Park – one of Britain’s oldest educational establishments – in just five months

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    Cladding for airport stands

    2009-03-25T00:00:00Z

    Building envelope specialist Lakesmere has come up with an off-site solution for two stands at Heathrow airport. The Airbus A380 has two decks of passenger seating and an extra wide body, which means it cannot be accommodated at any of the existing stands at the airport

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    Timber-frame accommodation

    2009-03-25T00:00:00Z

    Zed Factory has produced the LandArk, a timber-framed structure that swoops up like a ship’s hull to provide outdoor storage space

  • Yorkon achieves ISO 14001
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    Yorkon achieves ISO 14001

    2008-11-07T11:22:00Z

    Off-site specialist receives the internationally recognised green standard

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    Flatpack schools: St Agnes primary school, Manchester

    2008-09-12T00:00:00Z

    No need for wishful thinking: using solid timber panels as a construction material will bring speed and sustainability to the government’s school building programme. Stephen Kennett looks at a down-to-earth solution

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    Green guide launched for pre-owned modular buildings

    2008-09-05T12:24:00Z

    Foremans says the use of recycled modular buildings is an environmentally sound alternative

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    Roof panel system

    2008-06-20T00:00:00Z

    RK Timber Engineering, a Saint-Gobain company, has partnered with Barratt Developments to provide Smartroof integrated roofing for its Green House at BRE.

  • Bovigo school’s early learning centre, with its secoya cladding and lime render, was no more expensive to build than a conventional structure, but has much higher specifications
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    Modular straw panels

    2008-06-20T00:00:00Z

    Architect Martin Penk explains why the straw bale modular system was the right solution for Bosvigo school’s early years facility

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    Timber frames

    2008-06-20T00:00:00Z

    Timber frames from Prestoplan have been used in the construction of 10 six-storey apartment blocks for Bryant Homes on the banks of the River Mersey in Runcorn.

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    Unitised facades

    2008-06-20T00:00:00Z

    Hydro Building Systems has announced that its Wicona unitised facade system has exceeded the test requirements for European and Centre for Window and Cladding Technology curtain walling standards.

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    Off-site low carbon technologies

    2008-06-20T00:00:00Z

    Kingspan Off-Site has launched a collection of low-carbon technologies originally specified on the Kingspan Lighthouse, the first house to reach level six of the Code for Sustainable Homes.

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    Modular construction: How to build a hospital in a hurry

    2008-06-20T00:00:00Z

    Yorkon has completed the construction of a Procure 21 project for Interserve Project Services at the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton.

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    Bespoke pipes

    2008-06-20T00:00:00Z

    The structured-wall plastic pipe can be made in diameters up to 2.1m in 6m lengths, with each solution designed to match the individual project.

  • The panels being fixed in position
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    Off-site manufacture: Beam me up, Scotty

    2008-06-20T00:00:00Z

    Erecting a straw-bale school building in three days may sound like a frontier too far, but an innovative off-site manufacturing system using timber panels brought dramatic savings in time. Alex Smith reports

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    Bathroom pods

    2008-06-20T00:00:00Z

    The Care Range from Baudet is a collection of pods designed to meet the needs of the medical and care sector, including models for wheelchair users and those with impaired mobility.

  • Eurban’s solid timber panels are made in Germany from wood waste
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    The alternatives: Modular systems

    2008-06-20T00:00:00Z

    Three more options for fast-track sustainable modular construction

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    Modular rooflight

    2007-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Polycarbonate sheet products maker Brett Martin has launched a modular rooflight called Mardome Glass.

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    Lightweight steel roof tile

    2007-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Roofing maker Decra Roof Systems has launched a lightweight steel roof tile for the modular building industry, called the Elegance tile.

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    Modular lecture theatre

    2007-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Pre-owned modular buildings supplier Foremans Relocatable Building Systems has launched a standardised design for a lecture theatre. Developed in partnership with the University of East London, the lecture theatre will contain 300 tiered seats in a self-contained facility constructed from refurbished and recycled building modules.