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Protecting against fire without compromising design

Protecting against fire without compromising design

Maintaining the passive fire protection of a building without compromising on the interior design is a challenge Komfort is well versed in addressing. Details in ‘Ensuring best practice for passive fire protection in buildings’ from the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) states: “It is vital that fire protection measures are correctly designed, specified and installed if a building is to behave as expected should fire break out”. The design and technical team at Komfort can help designers, architects and contractors achieve this by creating inspiring interiors without compromising on fire performance. Komfort’s expertise enables it to design intelligent interiors with built in fire performance properties that restrict the growth and spread of a...

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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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Latest Jobs

Northern Home Counties

This major global building products manufacturer are currently seeking an experienced Sales person to develop a new product range within their portfolio of above ground drainage and Rainwater systems. You will look after an already well established region and will focus on distributors/ merchants, Local Authorities & Contractors. You may have a background working for a distributor and are looking for that chance to join a major manufacturer.

Scotland & Ireland

Our client are a household name in the manufacture & distribution of Sanitary ware products. Having been established for many years now, they continue to grow and are firmly established as a major name in the market place. You will need to know how the Builders Merchants and Distributors operate within the ‘light side’ sector of the industry. Tremendous opportunity to join a major manufacturer.

M62 Corridor

This well know manufacturer have two divisions within the group. One engineering and the other building products. They are regarded as one of true success stories within the Roofing and Ventilation sector of the industry. You will take over a highly developed region in the north of England calling on Builders Merchants/ Distributors, House builders and specifiers. It is likely that you will already have experience in calling on this market place...

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Housebuilding increasing ahead of other EU countries

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Dumbarton Academy breaks all records

22nd Aug, 2014

Dumbarton Academy has opened the doors of its impressive new school building, costing a cool £15.5 million and has won the title as the quickest secondary school ev...
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JELD-WEN launches new real wood veneer selection

22nd Aug, 2014

JELD-WEN, the UK’s leading manufacturer of timber windows and doors, has launched its latest range of premium real wood veneer doors offering trade profes...
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