Product Bulletin Archive
10th Dec 2010 - Refurb & Restoration
(BASF Polyurethanes U.K. Ltd.)
WALLTITE® Reduces Carbon Emissions by 75% in Energy Efficient Homes
The recently opened Green House Project, based in Huntingdonshire District Council, has proven that carbon emissions can be reduced by 75% through easily affordable improvements to two existing homes in St Neots and St Ives. Instrumental to the results is the use of WALLTITE® cavity wall ...
Window sustainability - Selectaglaze Secondary Glazing Systems
The best way to preserve our historic buildings is to find appropriate ways to keep them in active usage. One of the most defining features and character of a building are its windows but these are often cold, draughty, provide little protection against noise and minimal resistance to burglary. A s...
Marley Eternit Ltd
Marley Eternit Fibre Cement Over Clad Solution Transforms Store
Marley Eternit’s Natura Plus fibre cement cladding has been specified by architects to update the facade on Atkinson’s store in Sheffield. The owners of the 1960’s building felt that a complete overhaul of the facade was required to create the right image for the stores new br...
Alumasc Exteriors (Roofing)
Swisslab from Alumasc Revives the Slatyford Estate
A ‘Hard-To-Treat’ social housing scheme in Newcastle has been given a new lease of life thanks to Swisslab External Wall Insulation (EWI) from Alumasc. The Slatyford Estate is managed by the city’s ALMO, Your Homes Newcastle, and forms part of a £500m programme to bring Newc...
‘Best practice’ sustainable housing refurbishment from the BRE
Construction has been completed on the BRE’s flagship project, ‘Rethinking Housing Refurbishment’, in which Helifix was pleased to be involved. This landmark scheme looked at ways in which housing renovation methods can be improved in order to provide industry and homeowners with e...
VM Zinc / Umicore
Zinc bridges old and new on Stockport campus
Austin Smith Lord’s design of the £100m Stockport College campus redevelopment has seen the use of 8,000m2 of VMZINC flat lock zinc tiles, together with interlocking and sine wave horizontal panels. Work on the former St. Thomas’ Hospital site and the retention, restoration and cre...
A Proctor Group Ltd
Chalmers Church Conversion
Crammond Select Homes, of Bridge of Allan, recently installed the A. Proctor Group’s Protech GM Super high performance gas protection system on their redevelopment of the former Chalmers Church site, also in Bridge Of Allan. This project involves the conversion of the existing church into 8 ap...