CORUS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 AKalzip standingseam system capable of achieving a 1.5metre radius has provided a unique solution to a challenging design for the brand new Open Museum at South Nitshill, built to store almost 200,000 historical artefacts and works of art. The Open Museum was created by Glasgow City Council to store important pieces while the 100-year-old Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is furnished.
KINGSPAN INSULATION AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 Updated versions of three Kingspan Insulation guides, widely regarded as required reading by construction industry professionals, are now available. The comprehensive, but easy to follow, brochures provide a valuable source of reference for designers, specifiers, installers and end users by addressing the key issues involved in choosing the most effective forms of insulation.
RIGIDAL AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 The 'Thermohalter' is a unique new design of halter, which has a thermal transmission of virtually zero. This allows the Thermohalter to provide a zip-up standing seam roofing system, which not only meets, but exceeds, all current regulations.
A full range of fasteners and fixings completes the package, providing a 'one-stop' roofing solution.
C-TEC AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 C-TEC has produced a new shortform catalogue highlighting its entire range of cost-effective call systems, disabled persons' WC alarms and induction loop amplifiers. Installed in thousands of locations throughout the UK, including nursing homes, hospitals, shops, offices, hotels, leisure centres, factories and GPs' surgeries, C-TEC's products are reliable, easy to install and very cost-effective.
HANSENGROUP AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 FendorHansen has developed a new and unique highsecurity glazing system, which will find wide acceptance among architects, contractors and clients. Applications will include secure establishments such as magistrates' courts and police stations, and potentially vulnerable premises including banks, building societies and central and local government offices.
STOAKES PROJECT OF THE WEEK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204 You have to agree with the girls that Astrawall's slim and crisp lines and its reflecting image are spectacular on this new sports hall at Brighton & Hove School for Girls (architect Morgan Carn). Astrawall is one of few curtain walling systems to meet Part L, designed to maximise thermal efficiency. Supplied and fixed by Stoakes Systems - tel 020 8660 7667 or visit www. stoakes. co. uk HUNTER DOUGLAS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 Luxalon has completed a cladding system together with fully integrated windows for a new apartment block on the Albert Embankment in London.More than 800m 2of QuadroClad Rainscreen Cladding system in RAL 9006 metallic silver were used with PVF2 Coatings. The method of production allows the use of variable joint dimensions, in this case 10mm and 30mm, as well as flexibility in panel size and shape.
BRETT MARTIN DAYLIGHT SYSTEMS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 Six-thousand square metres of Brett Martin Daylight Systems' new EnergySaver translucent rooflights have been installed by Keyclad on the huge new Argos distribution centre in Bedford. Developer Gazeley Properties appointed Underwood Carpenter as design manager, Chetwood Associates was the architect, and the joint venture main contractors for the project were Simons Construction/GSE.
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