HARTINGTON CONWAY AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 More than 4,000m 2of Hartington Conway's X-Light profiled clear polycarbonate rooflight sheets have been used to cover Chelsea Football Club's new West Stand at Stamford Bridge, west London.With an overall light transmission of 90 per cent, the sheets have no detrimental effect on natural grass growth and create a better environment for both players and spectators. Thermoformed from 2mm polycarbonate and coated to give high levels of UV protection, X-Light should ensure a service life of more than 20 years.
HANSENGROUP PRESTIGE CONTRACT 53 AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 Glass stair treads and balustrades, supplied by HansenGlass, are used to stunning effect at Caesar's Palace restaurant in Liverpool.
The two-tiered staircase was formed of FortPlus toughened and laminated glass panels with 19mm doubled-glazed panels for the balustrades and stair treads and 15mm for the mid-storey platform.
Developed for optimum safety, FortPlus is five times stronger than ordinary glass and is fully tested to conform to British Standards, international safety standards and Building Regulations.
KINGSPAN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 Built from local oak trees using centuries-old building techniques, the international eco project at a Monmouthshire barn called on Kingspan Insulation products.
Sheathing over the timber studs used Thermawall TW55 rigid urethane insulation board with aluminium foil facings for its high thermal performance, with Thermapitch TP10 sarking insulation at rafter level beneath the pitched corrugated onduline roof, where it acted to stop condensation and passage of water vapour, creating a useable warm roof space.
HUNTER DOUGLAS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204 Hunter Douglas Construction Elements has introduced a new range of colours, metals and finishes for its versatile Luxalon facade system. The range includes pre-coated or anodised aluminium, steel, copper, stainless steel and zinc. Each base metal can be supplied with a range of patterned surface finishes, as well as a sculptured surface to suit individual designs.
VELFAC AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 Velfac's new warranty is now one of the most comprehensive available in the glazing industry and reflects the company's continued confidence in its product range, backed by continuous, proven performance in both third-party tests and in installations worldwide.
KINGSPAN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 With most of the ducting for the new air-conditioning system at the Livingston production plant of contact lens maker Bausch and Lomb suspended above areas containing costly and often delicate equipment, Kingspan's Koolduct ducting system had distinct advantages. The use of CFC-free rigid phenolic insulation panels means that air flows only across aluminium and has no contact with materials containing loose fibres, meeting stringent hygiene and safety requirements for the clean room environment. Being lightweight, the material was also easy to handle.