SIGNBOX AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201
A new addition to the Signkit range utilises LED technology for edgeilluminating engraved or sandblasted glass/acrylic. The LEDs are housed inside an elegant 25mm-square block available in standard lengths from 100mm. The advantages of LEDs are energy saving, low maintenance, low voltage and easy installation. Signblock can be wallmounted, projecting or ceiling-fixed with transformers located up to 3m from the sign.
HANSENGLASS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202
HansenGlass scored Premier League success when it was signed up by Manchester United Football Club. A member of the £100 million Anglo-Scandinavian HansenGroup, it was deployed at Old Trafford ticket office where 200m 2ofHansenGlass' ThermoCool was applied to the glass frontage, and the club's impressive new Training Academy at Carrington, where 120m 2of ThermoSpan was used in the main facade of the two-storey building.
ICC CARPETS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203
Brooklands, a £10 million newbuild hotel in South Yorkshire, has opened to local and commercial acclaim.
Banqueting suites, 77 luxury bedrooms, meeting rooms, restaurants and a cabaret club are just a few of the many amenities which will ensure Brooklands attracts steady and enthusiastic business. ICC (International Contract Carpets) was delighted to be asked to supply 3,000m 2of custom-designed graphics carpets for all the bedrooms, including the bridal and executive suites.
STOAKES: PROJECT OF THE WEEK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204
Many interesting UK projects have now been designed with Kalwall, specifically to benefit from its unique daylight diffusing and highly insulating performance.
Many AJ readers will be aware of how Kalwall cladding and roofing illuminates interiors. For a change, this external detail is of the dramatic Performing Arts Centre at Warrington, designed by Studio BAAD. For Kalwall facts and projects call 020 8660 7667 or visit www. stoakes. co. uk
ANDERSON WATERPROOFING AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205
A range of roofing systems from Anderson Waterproofing has been used on a major refurbishment project at British Energy's Hunterston nuclear-power station on the west coast of Scotland. The site was built between 1967 and 1976 and some of the roofs were in need of repair. The 650m 2roof of the generator house was completely stripped and fitted with vapour-control layers for insulation and Anderson's Tecnatorch 2000 grooved SBS system to provide a tough and weatherproofed finish.
REDLAND ROOFING SYSTEMS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206
Click onto www. redland. co. uk for the best website in the industry for pitched roofing - according to the annual Barbour Index Report. It is packed with even more information for 2003, covering simple product selections to the most complex technical specifications.ViewMaster allows you to visually 'try before you buy' products on sample buildings and see how they look in full colour.
Also new is Photo Gallery, which lets you see how different products look on completed buildings.
SAPA BUILDING SYSTEMS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207
A stunning development at Narrow Street in London has been completed and features glazing from Sapa Building Systems, including windows, doors and curtain walling.
Steve Rance, managing director at SBD, said: 'This was a fast-track project, for which Sapa Building Systems' extensive suite of products was ideal in that we could source all the aluminium windows and doors from one supplier, making contract control simpler and more cost-effective for everyone involved.'
EMAILLERIE RHENANE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208
Emaillerie Rhenane is the leading French company for vitreous enamel on steel and stainless steel.
Those products combine the mechanical properties of steel with the qualities of glass. Nonflammable, anti-graffiti, resistant to corrosion, bacteria, chemicals and extreme temperatures, their aesthetic value and low weight make them ideal for facades and indoor panelling. Emaillerie was chosen for La Villette, la Gare de Lille, la Gare de Marseille, and the Cheung-Ching tunnel in Hong Kong. Tel 020 7407 1157, e-mail info@emaillerie. com
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