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  • Cembrit: Cembrit introduces Patina Rough fibre cement cladding
    Cembrit introduces Patina Rough fibre cement cladding
    Cembrit
    Cembrit, the fibre cement building product manufacturer, is pleased to announce the launch of Patina Rough. This is a new through-coloured cladding board which has a sandblasted surface to give the board an attractive, stone-effect finish. Patina Rough complements the original Patina, with its directional grain surface, to offer architects and...
    01 May 2019
  • Cembrit: Cembrit facades - installation guides
    Cembrit facades - installation guides
    Cembrit
    Download Cembrit's two manuals that deal with the installation of Cembrit facade boards Cover, Solid, Patina and Transparent on a wood or aluminium system. Cembrit is one of the leading European manufacturers of multi-capability fibre cement building products. Our products and solutions add exciting new design opportunities for moulding...
    21 January 2019
  • Cembrit: BBA certificate for Cembrit
    BBA certificate for Cembrit
    Cembrit
    Cembrit is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for its cladding product range, providing peace of mind to specifiers who choose to use Cembrit’s non-combustible fibre cement cladding boards on their projects. Cembrit Patina, Solid and Cover are all “A2-s1, d0” fire rated fibre cement...
    17 January 2019
  • Marley: Construction workers warned to prepare for harsh winter
    Construction workers warned to prepare for harsh winter
    Marley
    With recent long range weather forecasts suggesting the UK could be facing the coldest winter for almost a decade, roof systems manufacturer Marley is urging construction workers to get prepared for freezing winter temperatures. Bitterly cold weather, ice and shorter periods of daylight mean there is a much greater risk of accidents on...
    17 December 2018
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-CHEMIE's WINFRAMER achieves 30-minute fire rating
    ISO-CHEMIE's WINFRAMER achieves 30-minute fire rating
    ISO-CHEMIE
    ISO-CHEMIE’s ISO-TOP WINFRAMER thermal insulating and load-bearing bracket system for the rapid installation of windows has been fire-rated to E30. The award confirms ISO-TOP WINFRAMER can protect the entire window area from fire for a minimum of 30 minutes, guaranteeing the retention of structural integrity, as well as supporting at least 200kg/m...
    07 December 2018
  • Cembrit: SFS provides solution for Cembrit rainscreen range
    SFS provides solution for Cembrit rainscreen range
    Cembrit
    Installing Cembrit fibre cement rainscreen panels as thin as 8mm using mechanical secret fixings just became quicker, easier and safer thanks to the innovative new range of TUF-S rivets by the world’s leading fastening systems manufacturer SFS. Extensive testing by SFS demonstrated how TUF-S challenges the convention that installers need to use...
    19 April 2018
  • Lockmetal: Understanding Lockmetal's rainwater goods
    Understanding Lockmetal's rainwater goods
    Lockmetal
    Rainwater management is a vital part of any building’s exterior and Lockmetal provides a comprehensive range of rainwater goods for a range of commercial projects. Combining innovative design with a superior execution, Lockmetal’s range of rainwater goods is built to last. Lockmetal can also provide rainwater calculations to BS EN 12056-3 2000 and...
    23 August 2017
  • Cembrit: New maintenance-free 'timber' weatherboarding
    New maintenance-free 'timber' weatherboarding
    Cembrit
    Cembrit Plank is a new, durable weatherboard that is designed for the European climate. It can withstand extremes of temperature, rain, frost and sun and is also resistant to algae, bacteria, moss and fungi due to a high pH value. The planks resemble wood but contain all the strong characteristics of fibre cement. They come in a stylish colour...
    12 June 2017
  • Round Wood of Mayfield: New Thermory® decking, cladding & flooring range
    New Thermory® decking, cladding & flooring range
    Round Wood of Mayfield
    We have recently introduced a new collection of eco-friendly timber products from Thermory®, including decking, cladding and flooring. The shift in demand towards environmentally friendly and sustainable timber products has seen a number of innovations introduced to the market over recent years. These have included composite and recycled...
    30 May 2017
  • Lang+Fulton: Lang+Fulton launches new website
    Lang+Fulton launches new website
    Lang+Fulton
    Lang+Fulton is excited to launch a new website showcasing their full range of steel louvres and gratings. It is hoped that the site will be a source of inspiration, as well as technical information, for architects and specifiers covering projects as diverse as wall cladding, car parks, brise soleil, ventilation, screening, flooring and fencing...
    02 May 2017
  • Euroclad: Refresh Systems for roof and wall over-cladding
    Refresh Systems for roof and wall over-cladding
    Euroclad
    Euroclad are developing a suite of Refresh solutions to respond to the increasing demand for refurbishment options. Refresh Systems provide a series of standard systems that can be used to overclad existing building envelopes that have failed, require improved thermal or acoustic performance or are in need of a facelift. Types of roof and wall...
    20 March 2017
  • ISO-CHEMIE: Advanced foil technology seals winter installations
    Advanced foil technology seals winter installations
    ISO-CHEMIE
    Rapid and effective onsite sealing of windows in temperatures as low as - 10°C is provided by advanced sealing foil technology from leading foam tape manufacturer, ISO-CHEMIE. The flexible humidity variable sealing foil ISO-CONNECT VARIO SD is available in full surface self-adhesive variants, COMPLETE and COMPLETE DUO, providing high performance...
    18 November 2016
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-CHEMIE joins Glass and Glazing Federation
    ISO-CHEMIE joins Glass and Glazing Federation
    ISO-CHEMIE
    ISO-CHEMIE, one of Europe’s leading foam sealant suppliers, has become a member of industry trade body the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF). The move opens up access to a range of support services for ISO-CHEMIE and in turn will be able to assist with matters such as additions to BS8213 4-2016, which confirms the use of expanding foam tapes as a...
    27 July 2016
  • Cembrit: Cembonit brings colour to Portsmouth
    Cembonit brings colour to Portsmouth
    Cembrit
    Approxmiately 800m2; of Cembrit Cembonit cladding has been used to overclad an apartment block in Portsmouth. Undergoing a number of internal and external refurbishment works, the building now features an attractive stair tower which combines Cembonit Flint and Granite. The apartment block is situated in the heart of Portsmouth, on Westminster Place...
    18 September 2014
  • Cembrit: Cembrit clads sustainable homes
    Cembrit clads sustainable homes
    Cembrit
    Cembrit Cover cladding has been installed on a mixed use development in the heart of Camden, London to provide a decorative finish to complement the surrounding brickwork. Approximately 500m2 of Stockholm cladding has contributed to the building achieving an accredited sustainability status. The new mixed use development on Camley Street consists...
    17 September 2014