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  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-CHEMIE’s tape seals windows at residential refurb
    ISO-CHEMIE’s tape seals windows at residential refurb
    ISO-CHEMIE
    ISO-BLOCO WIN2WALL tape was specified to provide improved sealing of joints between windows, doors and walls at a residential refurbishment project in Workington, Cumbria, leading to improved u-values. Five-section bay...
  • H+H UK: Elme Hall Hotel, Cambridge: acoustically sound extension
    Elme Hall Hotel, Cambridge: acoustically sound extension
    H+H UK
    This project entailed the demolition of existing outbuildings of the Elme Hall Hotel, followed by construction of a 34-bedroom building known as The Lodge. This extension has been built to cater for extra demand at the...
  • H+H UK: Sawston College, Cambridge: Science Wing construction
    Sawston College, Cambridge: Science Wing construction
    H+H UK
    Sawston Village College used H+H UK’s Plus Blocks and the thin-joint system for its new science block extension. The extension provides eight new classrooms to develop the college’s specialism in teaching sciences to 11–16...
  • ISO-CHEMIE: Sealing a distillery's revolutionary new wildflower roof
    Sealing a distillery's revolutionary new wildflower roof
    ISO-CHEMIE
    A ‘revolutionary’ wildflower roof on a new £140m distillery and visitor experience centre in Scotland has been sealed using advanced foam tape technology from ISO-CHEMIE. The Macallan Distillery, on the picturesque Easter...
  • H+H UK: H+H’s Rå Build method used for new apartment block
    H+H’s Rå Build method used for new apartment block
    H+H UK
    Contractor Canning Ericsson used H+H’s Rå Build method for the construction of a 3-storey apartment block in Brighton. The contractor was already familiar with the Rå Build method of large-format aircrete blocks, the...
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO Chemie seals Passivhaus housing association scheme
    ISO Chemie seals Passivhaus housing association scheme
    ISO-CHEMIE
    Dozens of windows and doors at a Passivhaus new-build project required air tight sealing. The 3-bedroom terraced houses were to be built in a conservation area adjacent to Grade II listed buildings.
  • H+H UK: Thin joint blocks for passive houses, Isle of Wight
    Thin joint blocks for passive houses, Isle of Wight
    H+H UK
    H+H’s Thin-Joint System has been used in the construction of a Passivhaus development of 16 semi-detached houses and 12 sheltered accommodation apartments at Cameron Close, Freshwater, on the Isle of Wight
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-Chemie seals Europe’s largest straw bale buildings
    ISO-Chemie seals Europe’s largest straw bale buildings
    ISO-CHEMIE
    ISO-Chemie’s ISO-BLOCO ONE expanding foam tape has been specified for Europe’s largest straw bale development, currently underway at the Inspire Bradford Business Park. The tape provides a high-performance airtight, acoustic...
  • ISO-CHEMIE: High performance window sealant for Thames apartments
    High performance window sealant for Thames apartments
    ISO-CHEMIE
    SIF Properties Ltd have developed 11 new three bedroomed apartments on the River Thames in Taplow, Buckinghamshire. They needed a window sealing method to compliment the quality of the windows.
  • Elefant Gratings: Architectural gratings for The Langham Hotel, London
    Architectural gratings for The Langham Hotel, London
    Elefant Gratings
    Elefant Gratings manufactured and supplied Type SP gratings for use as walkways, screening / fencing, and ventilation for The Langham Hotel in London.
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-Chemie tape for affordable housing project
    ISO-Chemie tape for affordable housing project
    ISO-CHEMIE
    To provide a high performance airtight, acoustic and thermal interior and exterior seal between the ModCell® straw-filled, cassette-style prefabricated panels used in the construction of 20 new homes for the Low Impact...
  • ISO-CHEMIE: High-performance foam tapes seal hotel aluminium windows
    High-performance foam tapes seal hotel aluminium windows
    ISO-CHEMIE
    Iso-Chemie’s high-performance foam tapes have been specified to provide effective sealing of small tolerance gaps around new windows installed at a 30-room hotel development in London’s East End. The ISO-BLOCO ONE tape was...
  • H+H UK: Ribbon Court Care Scheme: single supply solution
    Ribbon Court Care Scheme: single supply solution
    H+H UK
    Ribbon Court is one of the first schemes in the country specifically designed to meet the new and emerging needs of older people from the area’s diverse communities. The four-storey development comprises 50 one- and...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: MTX MDF panels decorate exterior of Gingerbread House
    MTX MDF panels decorate exterior of Gingerbread House
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Quite possibly one of the most unique building projects that MEDITE SMARTPLY has been involved in for a long time, the Savalen Hotel and Spa’s life-sized Gingerbread House in the Norwegian mountains sets a precedent for...
  • Tobermore: Persimmon Specify Tobermore's Kingston brick at Epsom
    Persimmon Specify Tobermore's Kingston brick at Epsom
    Tobermore
    Tobermore have recently supplied a large quantity of Kingston facing brick in the vibrant blended tones of Moorland and Cottage Red for a stunning new Persimmon Homes project in the charming market town of Epsom in Surrey,...