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  • Bolton Gate Company: Hybrid grille / shutter for loading bay for Puddle Dock
    Hybrid grille / shutter for loading bay for Puddle Dock
    Bolton Gate Company
    As part of the refurbishment of 1 Puddle Dock in Blackfriars, London, Bolton Gate was specified to provide a hybrid grille / shutter for the loading bay of this 1970's buildling. In addition to providing vehicular entry /...
  • gt Specifier: Instant green screening for Chester Zoo animal enclosure
    Instant green screening for Chester Zoo animal enclosure
    gt Specifier
    Chester Zoo is visted by 1.9 million people every year. While waiting to get into the zoo, many people have a peek at the Black Rhino enclosure causing the animals distress so the zoo wanted to visually cover the enclosure...
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-CONNECT Vario SD window sealing foil
    ISO-CONNECT Vario SD window sealing foil
    ISO-CHEMIE
    ISO-CONNECT Vario SD is a sealing foil designed to create rapid and effective onsite sealing of window or door frame connecting joints in minus degree temperatures or in wet conditions. Developed for the extreme cold of the...
  • H+H UK: Low density Aircrete blocks for foundations and walls
    Low density Aircrete blocks for foundations and walls
    H+H UK
    Pine Lodge is a seven home development located on Liverpool Road close to the centre of Chester. H+H Celcon Foundation Blocks (325mm x 215mm) in Standard Grade and 3.6N strength were used to construct the foundations for the...
  • H+H UK: H+H Aircrete blocks for energy efficient self-build home
    H+H Aircrete blocks for energy efficient self-build home
    H+H UK
    H+H Aircrete blocks and the Thin-Joint method of construction were used for a robust, energy efficient self-build project. The site posed a number of logistical challenges, primarily the constrained size and shape of the...
  • H+H UK: Cost-saving, faster build Aircrete system for new homes
    Cost-saving, faster build Aircrete system for new homes
    H+H UK
    Hill Bespoke, which uses cutting edge techniques to provide premium housing solutions. specified the RåBuild method of construction, which uses the H+H Thin-Joint System, on four new build homes in Cambridgeshire. RåBuild,...
  • Soundsorba®: CLOUDSORBA® acoustic ceiling panels for church hall
    CLOUDSORBA® acoustic ceiling panels for church hall
    Soundsorba®
    St Andrew's Church in High Wycombe contacted Soudsorba with an acoustic problem they had with their church hall. The hard surfaces of the hall were resulting in long reverberation times, which in turn was creating an...
  • Soundsorba®: ECHOSORBA® and WALLSORBA® acoustic panels for school
    ECHOSORBA® and WALLSORBA® acoustic panels for school
    Soundsorba®
    Soundsorba was contacted by a school which was having sound problems in its multipurpose hall and classrooms, leading to difficulties with teachers trying to be heard and understood. Soundsorba carried out a free...
  • Soundsorba®: CLOUDSORBA® acoustic ceiling panels for private home
    CLOUDSORBA® acoustic ceiling panels for private home
    Soundsorba®
    Soundsorba was contacted by a private homeowner who was experiencing an issue with reverberation time in their kitchen. This was being caused by the hard, reflective surfaces of the kitchen. Soundsorba carried out an initial...
  • Soundsorba®: Acoustic wall panels for London architects' office
    Acoustic wall panels for London architects' office
    Soundsorba®
    An architectural firm in London required sound absorption in the meeting booths of its new office. The booths needed to not be very reverberant. After being contacted by the firm, Soundsorba recommended its WALLSORBA® Type C...
  • Soundsorba®: PODSORBA® acoustic booths and enclosures
    PODSORBA® acoustic booths and enclosures
    Soundsorba®
    PODSORBA® is a range of modular, sound absorbing pods and booths designed to provide a flexible, cost-effective solution to privacy needs for meetings, phone calls, conferences, interviews and other work requirements within...
  • Soundsorba®: Linersorba® acoustic panels
    Linersorba® acoustic panels
    Soundsorba®
    Linersorba® is an acoustic panel system designed to absorb noise in building spaces. They are particularly suitable for areas that are not exposed to possible damage, and are generally used out of touching distance on the...

News

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  • Metsä Wood opens new birch plywood mill
    Metsä Wood opens new birch plywood mill
    The new birch plywood mill of Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Industry segment of Metsä Group, was inaugurated in Pärnu today, 3 October 2018. Formal addresses were given at the event by Rene Tammist, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology of Estonia, and Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO of Metsä Group. The investment in the birch...
    Metsä Wood UK, 16 October 2018 News
  • Norbord's new zero added formaldehyde (ZAF) OSB range
    Norbord's new zero added formaldehyde (ZAF) OSB range
    Norbord's SterlingOSB Zero is a precision-engineered OSB3 board which now contains zero added formaldehyde. It is unique in the market by being the only manufactured ZAF OSB in the UK. Norbord has recently invested £95m in a new plant in Inverness, Scotland. The new family of products is a development of the most popular OSB brand in the building...
    Norbord, 16 October 2018 News
  • Delta at The Worshipful Company of Constructors event
    Delta at The Worshipful Company of Constructors event
    Delta Membrane Systems' Directors, Christopher Burbridge, David Symes and Kevin Dodds were delighted to attend The Worshipful Company of Constructors Installation Dinner on Wednesday 10th October 2018. Mike Parrett MSt (Cantab) CSCI CBuildE FRICS FCIOB FCABE FIMMM was formally installed as the new Master at beautiful church service held at the...
    Delta Membrane Systems, 15 October 2018 News
  • Structural waterproofing design strategies, BS 8102:2009
    This seminar provides an insight on the different techniques for designing structural waterproofing systems and how to waterproof to achieve the requirements within BS 8102:2009: a focus on new build (concrete) structures and how combination waterproofing systems are specified for below ground environments; section details discussion on how...
    Newton Waterproofing, CPD

Events

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  • Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 - Edinburgh
    Whether you’re planning to build your own house, add a spacious new extension, want to remodel the internal layout or create a stunning kitchen overlooking a landscaped garden, then a visit to The Scottish Homebuilding, Renovating and Home Improvement Show is a must. As Scotland's biggest self-build and renovating event, we are the home of...
    Centaur Media, 20 October 2018 Event

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