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New product launched in anticipation of more stringent roof fixing standards

New product launched in anticipation of more stringent roof fixing standards

Marley Eternit is the first UK manufacturer to launch a one piece clip and nail, which could save up to 30% on roof clipping time when planned changes to fixing standards in the UK are introduced later this summer.  SoloFix has been launched by Marley Eternit because the revised BS5534, the Code of Practice for Slating and Tiling, is expected to require a much higher number of roofs to be both clipped and nailed, in preparation for more extreme weather conditions in the UK. Widely regarded as the most time consuming mechanical fixing method for a roof tile, clipping was previously only seen in fixing specifications for high exposure areas.  Under the proposed changes to BS5534, new wind uplift calculations would be used to not only bring the UK in line with the Eurocode, but also...

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CPDs of the month

  • Leading hardware manufacturer HOPPE UK now offers architects and other specifiers a RIBA-approved Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training on Lever Handles and Liability. The training, which can be carried out as a seminar at any location, covers the importance

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  • In two R.I.B.A. assessed seminars, Comar, one of the UK’s leading aluminium systems companies, outlines: The design of curtain walling, its properties and how it is used by specifiers, this seminar aims to offer an understanding of the points of H11 in the NBS specification system

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  • A new CIBSE approved CPD seminar has been introduced by Kingspan Tarec®, examining how high performance insulated pipework systems can benefit the design, construction and maintenance of energy efficient buildings. The CPD provides an overview of the different HVAC

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  • Hamworthy Heating has developed a new CIBSE accredited CPD presentation which looks at the practicalities of how to save energy in commercial heating and hot water projects and the best way to quantify those savings from the whole-life perspective. Aimed at heating and DHW specifiers

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