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Extra fire safety meets design with ROCKPANEL facades

Extra fire safety meets design with ROCKPANEL facades

Reducing the risk from fire is an increasingly important issue in the building industry. The new advanced features of the FS-Xtra grade from ROCKPANEL bring a fresh dimension to facade cladding design; combining high levels of fire safety with the broadest range of aesthetic finishes and RAL colours available on the market from a single manufacturer.  Established for their durability, versatility and variety, the standard ‘Durable’ and ‘Xtreme’ ROCKPANEL boards already achieve European fire classification B-s2, d0 (in accordance with EN 13501-2). Applied on an aluminium or steel supporting structure and fixed with blind rivets, the premium ‘FS-Xtra’ boards meet the requirements for European fire class A2-s1, d0, and can be classified as non-combusti...

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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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Public Sector News

Balfour Beatty awarded £42m De Montfort University contract

16th Sep, 2014

Balfour Beatty’s UK and Ireland construction business has announced the award of a £42 million contract to redevelop the Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities...
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Innovations News

New Hunter Douglas whitepaper gazes upward at ceilings

16th Sep, 2014

Like light, colour and temperature, sound influences the performance and wellbeing of us all. The importance of good acoustics, however, is often underestimated...
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Article of the Month

Marley flexibility facilitates rainwater management for student flats

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Regeneration News

New London W1 development uses Polypipe's Domus ducting

16th Sep, 2014

Polypipe Ventilation, manufacturer of market leading, energy-saving domestic and light commercial ventilation systems, has seen its high quality range of Domus rigid ducting system...
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Sustainability News

Alutec plays a part in state-of-the-art care home

16th Sep, 2014

Complementing the ethos of Colten Care Ltd, which focuses on the highest standards and latest thinking in care for the elderly, Alutec’s premium quality Evolve rainwater syst...
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