Drawing on its extensive experience in lightweight metal tiles, BMI has introduced AeroDek. Described as being faster, safer, stronger and lighter than traditional roof coverings, AeroDek has been designed to replicate the high aesthetic of clay, concrete or slate in a tile guaranteed to last for 40 years.
Made from a recyclable, galvanised steel core protected by a resilient, multi-layer stone-coated finish, the interlocking tiles are said to be quick to install, lightweight and resistant to damage by vandalism or extreme weather. AeroDek is also suitable for flat-to-pitch conversions down to 10°.
For comprehensive details on the new AeroDek, visit http://www.icopal.co.uk/Products/Pitched_Roofing/AeroDek_Lightweight_Roof_Tiles.aspx
Kaimes Special School
Altro Wood adhesive-free safety flooring has been fitted in Kaimes Special School in Edinburgh.
The product is said to “create maximum impact with minimum downtime”, with 12 wood-look colour choices allowing the creation of a range of aesthetics. With 14dB impact sound reduction and a 10-year guarantee, the product is designed to offer a safe, durable and decorative solution, and is described as being ideal for busy public spaces, with no associated adhesive odours.
For information on how Altro Wood flooring can transform learning spaces, enter https://www.altro.co.uk/Schools-out
The ArmourFlex System has been designed to create a professional protection and care solution for all types of solid and engineered wood floors. Manufactured in the UK, the dual system includes a high-performance Wood Floor Lacquer/Varnish, offered in six finishes, and a specialist pH-neutral Wood Floor Cleaner.
The formulation features invisible ceramic particles which are said to boost strength further, providing an exceptionally durable stain and scratch-resistant coating. The lacquer is offered in two shades: Natural Clear and Enriched Clear and is offered in a matt, satin or gloss finish, and in 3 litre and 5 litres units.
Go to https://www.barrettinepro.co.uk/22/stockists for details on stockist support.
Deck-VQ is Recticel’s response to customer demand for super-slim insulation that is said to maximise comfort and protection in limited space. With a thermal performance core of lambda 0.006, the insulation was selected as the ideal fit for the renovation of ‘the Water House’, overlooking Hampstead Heath.
Graham Hannington, Director at Essex & London Roofing said: “Due to the complex nature of this project and the need to minimise roof thickness, Deck VQ VIP panels were absolutely essential to its success. For its size, it has an astonishing thermal performance. When combined with its easy handling ability, Deck VQ represents a model of insulation innovation.”
Full technical specs for Deck-VQ can be viewed via https://www.recticelinsulation.com/en-gb/deck-vq
Type ‘S’ membrane
Home to service personnel as well as providing a finishing school for up-and-coming fighter pilots, an MOD base in Wales has utilised the Sika-Trocal’s Type ‘S’ system in the construction of a new medical and dental centre.
The system is designed to ensure a watertight performance across roofs regardless of size or complexity and carries a 25-year guarantee. Main contractor, Galliford Try, used the 2mm-thick, mechanically-fastened Sika-Trocal Type ‘S’ membrane across a 200m2 roofing area of the new facility.
For more on Skia’s wide range of products, go to https://www.sika.com/en/about-us/who-we-are.html
Gold Top at Cobham Dairy
Work has drawn to a close on a year-long project to re-clad a unique listed Georgian building that has now been re-purposed for the 21st Century. At Cobham Dairy, 100m2 of large 15mm-thick slate panels up to 1,000mm by 500mm arrived on site sawn cut for installation over brickwork by specialist contractors Colman Contractors.
The slates were shaped on site to replicate blocks of stone by a team of 10 and fixed by stainless steel counter screws to all the external walls including window, arch and door reveals. These were then painted in mineral paint and sand to replicate stonework.
To see more on the project, visit https://www.landmarktrust.org.uk/Search-and-Book/properties/Cobham-Dairy-27098/#Overview