All Supplements articles – Page 5

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    Brick slips

    2010-01-29T00:00:00Z

    Hanson has launched the Structherm Fastbrick, an a insulated real brick slip cladding system that aims to combine the advantages of modern construction techniques with the appeal of traditional brickwork

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    Putting on the glitz: Brass cladding

    2010-01-29T00:00:00Z

    More and more architects, enamoured of the golden lustre of brass, are choosing it as a cladding material, while others love it just because of the way it weathers

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    Aluminium frame system

    2010-01-29T00:00:00Z

    Technal, the architectural aluminium specialist, has launched its Modal facade system for low-rise buildings

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    Aluminium cladding

    2010-01-29T00:00:00Z

    James & Taylor has supplied the aluminium cladding for the exterior of Jamie Oliver’s first independent restaurant in Canary Wharf

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    Standing seam roofing

    2010-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Straight and smooth curved Kalzip aluminium standing seam and galvanised liner sheets have been used for the weatherproof envelope of the Influenza Resource Centre UK Stem Cell Bank in South Mimms, Hertfordshire

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    Resin slates

    2010-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Redland has launched a heather coloured resin slate roof tile. Made from 60% recycled Welsh slate, the Cambrian has a thin leading edge and perform like a modern interlocking tile, unlike natural slate

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    Light tubes

    2010-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Glidevale Sunscoop tubular rooflights have been used to optimise natural daylight at the Aurora house, a low energy home developed in partnership between South Lanarkshire college, Dawn Homes, Oregon Timber and industry suppliers

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    High-capacity rainwater systems

    2010-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Marley Eternit has added to its Alutec Evolve rainwater system with a high-capacity gutter and a 76mm flush-fit circular downpipe system

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    Dual-purpose insulation

    2010-01-15T00:00:00Z

    More than 300m2 of TLX Gold has been installed in a 10-bedroom barn conversion in a Monmouthshire valley in south Wales

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    Structural decking

    2010-01-15T00:00:00Z

    RigiSystems’ Ziplok standing seam profile has been used on the roof of the £27m Peak indoor sports complex at Stirling sports village

  • Changing the angle of one side of a roof “turret” had a knock-on effect on the rest of the roof design; a parametric model helped streamline the process of making changes
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    Worcester Library and History Centre's roof

    2010-01-15T00:00:00Z

    The Worcester Library and History Centre’s geometrically complex roof needed to bring light into the building as well as get air out. Luckily, a powerful parametric model came to the rescue, as Stephen Kennett discovered

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    Aluminium ceiling panels

    2010-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Aluminium panels from Hunter Douglas have been used for the internal and external ceilings at the redeveloped Chelmsley Wood Shopping. About 800m2 of Hunter Douglas 300c Linear aluminium panels were specified

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    Movers and makers: January 15 2010

    2010-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Latest news from the world of construction product manufacture

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    Low-energy ventilation

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Vent-Axia has launched the Low Carbon Centra, a domestic extract fan which has the lowest specific fan power on SAP appendix Q, the list that means a product’s energy performance can be taken into account when carrying out the SAP assessment

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    Roof insulation

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Rockwool, manufacturers of non-combustible stone wool insulation, has developed a bespoke insulation system for the refurbishment of the grade II-listed Barbican Estate in London’s Square Mile

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    Highly insulated roofs

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    A new dual-insulation roof system from Kalzip has been used on the CO2Zero-LiveWork building in Bristol which is the first live/work scheme to be certified to level five of the Code for Sustainable Homes

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    Foundation systems

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Residential developer Skipton Properties is using Insulslab SFRC, a super-insulated and integrated foundation system, for its Grove Mills development in Keighley

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    Open-plan flats: Opening up

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    There’s pent-up demand for open-plan flats, but fire safety rules make it difficult for them to get approval. Giving designers a set of templates to follow that include sprinklers and enhanced detection systems could be the answer

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    Fire-retardant paints

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Dulux Trade has launched an extension to its Pyroshield flame-retardant range, which protects walls and ceilings and minimises flame spread in a fire

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    Casement windows

    2009-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Universal Aluminium Systems has launched the Unitherm 75 range of casement windows for domestic and light industrial applications