Product Of The Day
Contractors working on a partly underground private swimming pool were able to install a vapour barrier and a damp-proof membrane swiftly and simply using Drybase Liquid Applied DPM from Safeguard Europe — the UK’s leading specialist in damp- and waterproofing, and masonry repairs. Drybase was the preferred option as an air and vapour control layer because of its excellent adhesion properties and because it was considerably more practical than trying to attach a sheet of polythene to the insulation board.Damp-proofing specialist Yorkshire Dampcourse were called to advise at an architect-designed home in Bardsey, north of Leeds. The owner wanted to install a swimming pool in the lower ground floor – this cut into the side of a hill so that two walls were effectively underg...
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BRADFORD ROYAL INFIRMARY BECAME THE FIRST TO TAKE DELIVERY OF 2 OF YEOMAN SHIELD'S NEW HANDRAIL PRODUCTS FOR THE ENT OUT PATIENTS CLINIC AND SERVICE CORRIDOR.
The Hospital were finding that the walls in the service corridor were starting to become damaged and marked from impact caused by carts and trolleys. As part of the service corridor is sloped it was decided that both a hand and protection rail would be required in this instance.
Yeoman Shield were able to offer a solution with their New Guardian Twin Handrail consisting of an upper 50mm dia. Handrail (available in a PVCu, Timber or Stainless Steel option) and a lower protection rail (either 200mm or 125mm deep) mounted on a solid MDF or Aluminium core.
The system offers the support of a handrail coupled with the protection rail which...
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CPDs of the month
The popular Wetroom Design & Specification CPD from CCL Wetrooms, guides Architects through the process of designing and specifying a watertight wetroom.
The free, 45 minute technical presentation can be organised at a time to suit the practice and covers the key considerations of desig ...Read more
Working with unitised façades when delivering a building envelope requires a very different approach compared to the conventional stick curtain walling. Having a good understanding of what can be achieved with each type of installation will eliminate any possibility of under/over specifying, and ...Read more
Coopers Fire are the only RIBA approved smoke and fire curtain manufacturer and have recently redesigned all the CPD presentations. The new presentations have been brought in line with the Coopers re-brand and with the use of new images and Solidworks 3D models, we continue to present an interest ...Read more
Fire engineering experts FDS Consult and sister company Fire Design Solutions are offering architects, M&E consultants, developers and contractors the chance to extend their knowledge this May with their latest free CPD seminar.
Providing an overview of fire engineering ...Read more