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AMERICAN SHUTTERS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201

Superb quality interior wooden shutter panels with adjustable louvres are custommade in a range of stain or paint colours. These can solve the most demanding of design problems. Indeed, panels can be made to suit any installation including fan-top, rake and arch designs. A wide selection of louvre shapes and sizes is available to choose from.Visit www. americanshutters. co. uk

ACCENTHANSEN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202

Steel door specialist AccentHansen supplied and installed 420 doors from its Multishield and Fireshield ranges at The Walks Shopping Centre, Festival Place, Basingstoke, Hampshire. A variety of door sizes were required including wide-leaf and swing fire-rated doorsets. The architect for the development was Lyons Sleeman and Hoare, which required the white and silver finishes.

KINGSPAN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203

Premium and high-performance walling and roofing insulation products by Kingspan Insulation have played a major role in the success of the award-winning Clarion Quay Apartments, a prestigious project at Excise Walk in Dublin's regenerated Dockland quarter.Main contractor Pierse Contracting installed approximately 25,000m 2of 50mm thick Kingspan Thermawall TW50 partial-fill cavity-wall insulation throughout the main structure.

STOAKES: PROJECT OF THE WEEK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204

Kalwall is increasingly specified for unusual structures, as this detail from architect David Butterworth's elegant design for a vast new materials recycling and waste-toenergy plant at Huddersfield proves. At night, the crowning Kalwall 'torch' glows while, elsewhere, the highly insulating and maintenance-free cladding system diffuses glare-free light into working areas. Tel 020 8660 7667 or visit www. stoakes. co. uk

FORBES AND LOMAX AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205

Forbes and Lomax's Dimming System alters lighting levels at the push of a button or by remote control. It is quick to programme and simple to install.

Available in a number of high-quality finishes and in two sizes, the smaller fits into a standard double-depth wall box with separate power unit, and the larger model is entirely self-contained. Call 020 7738 0202 or visit www. forbesandlomax. co. uk for more information.

TORMAX AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206

Making external automatic doors a reality, Tormax has recently launched a stainless steel operator that is suitable for use in locations exposed to the elements or subject to intensive cleaning due to hygiene requirements.

Unique in the marketplace, the TEP.IP165 Stardor has been designed to exceed the requirements of the European standard for resistance to dust and water penetration.

METSEC AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207

Curved lightweight steel lattice trusses from Metsec have been used to create curved roofs on two distinctive department buildings on Jersey. The neighbouring developments in St Helier are a five-storey crescentshaped building and a fivestorey V-shaped block with additional curved section at the base of the 'V'.Metsec's trusses were specified for the curved roofs because of their lightweight nature and ability to achieve long, clear spans.

SENIOR ALUMINUM SYSTEMS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208

Westwood Mercedes-Benz in Blackburn features an impressive SAS patent-glazed sloping rooflight and highperformance SCW curtain wall. Rising to heights of 10m, it incorporates top-hung, single glazed SX 200 windows and a range of SD doors. The entire system is polyester powder-coated in silver 9006 metallic and features clear laminated glass.

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