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GOOD DIRECTIONS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 Architectural features company Good Directions supplied the copper rainwater systems chosen by Dixon and Jones Architects for the extension to the Royal Opera House, London.

The copper is durable at 0.6mm thick. It is available in three designs: half round, square and ogee. It is supplied in a natural state, but a solution can be applied for an aged effect.

HANSENGROUP PRESTIGE CONTRACT 25 AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 Hansen Glass has supplied the UK's first toughened laminated facade to incorporate a hardcoated, high-performance glass that virtually eliminates all structural fittings from sight.

New offices in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, boast the latest innovation in ThermoSpan structural glass technology, which not only provides improved solar control, but also safety from impact.

KINGSPAN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 Premium-performance phenolic wall insulation products by Kingspan have played a major role in the construction of the new Hairmyres District General Hospital at East Kilbride, which has replaced the original outdated buildings on the same site.With the issue of long-term running costs a key consideration, Kooltherm insulation boards were chosen for all three floors of the building because they were supplied in thicknesses which easily achieve the required U-value of 0.25W/m 2K.

STOAKES: PART L MESSAGE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204 Astrawall curtain-walling is the answer to Part L of the Building Regulations - high-efficiency thermal breaks, fewer interfaces for greater air-tightness, slim lines without external aluminium and clear/solid percentage flexibility. Newly completed Coptal Tower Harrogate (architect Taylor Young Partnership) demonstrates how Astrawall can also be used for refurbishing older buildings. Call 020 8660 7667 or visit www. stoakes. co. uk.

FORBES AND LOMAX AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 Invisible switches have flushto-the-wall acrylic plates, allowing the wall colour to show through. Other plate finishes include frosted acrylic, stainless steel, nickel silver and unlacquered brass. The invisible dimming system is a remote-controlled, scene-setting dimmer, tel 020 7738 0202 or visit www. forbesandlomax. co. uk for more information.

REDLAND ROOFING SYSTEMS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 For the authentic look of double-lap quarried slate choose Richmond, the original thin leading edge tile from Redland.

Richmond is throughcoloured, to weather naturally, and backed by Redland's unique weathertight, 15-year roofing system guarantee. It is available in Slate Grey for an authentic slate appearance, plus Farmhouse Red and Breckland Brown. Key www. redland. co. uk/richmond on the website, or call 08705 601000.

REGGIANI LIGHTING AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 This wall-mounted projector is intended for indoor and outdoor lighting with dual light emission (direct/indirect) or single emission (direct/indirect), suitable for metal halide and halogen lamps. It is made of die-cast aluminium and can be wallmounted easily thanks to the quick-fit connecting module providing both mechanical and electrical connections.

INTERNATIONAL PROTECTIVE COATINGS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 Protection systems from International Protective Coatings have been used on 3,000 tonnes of steel in Manchester's unique new Commonwealth Stadium. The showpiece £115 million venue will hold 38,000 people for the games. After several more months of conversion it will become the new permanent home of Manchester City Football Club.

Readers may obtain information about these products by filling in the enquiry numbers on one of the AJ enquiry cards. Advertisers wishing to promote their products on these pages should contact Malcolm Perryman on 0207 505 6698.

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