Definitive interactive guide to acoustic, fire and thermal insulation for specifiers updated for 2021.

Hundreds of square metres of 9mm Magply boards are currently being installed on an apartment development close to Reading’s commercial centre, after the specialist package contractor involved proposed the high performance MgO panel as an alternative to the original product specified, representing a value engineering solution.

Birmingham’s Millennium Point is benefitting from two upgraded paving systems, improving the access and public space areas at the popular tourist attraction.

TBA Firefly’s senior sales and technical staff will be on the manufacturer’s stand (No. FX13) during this year’s Firex exhibition at London’s Excel Centre to offer contractors, consultants and other visitors unrivalled expertise in the field of flexible fire barriers.

In response to the construction industry’s drive to build a more sustainable future, Sika’s Roofing experts are hosting a live online launch event for its new Green Roof systems on 1 June 2021. All attendees will be in with a chance of winning their very own bee hotel.

The UK’s leading supplier of rooflight systems Brett Martin Daylight Systems (BMDS) is delighted to announce Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for two of its site assembled and one of its factory assembled rooflights.

The roof refurbishment of Portland School, Birkenhead was completed to the highest standards of safety and without disruption to school activities, thanks to the combined efforts of Holloway Cook Associates and Sika’s specialist Roof Refurbishment team.

It’s one of the most important considerations in new-build architecture – whether to finish the property with a pitched or flat roof. But it’s also a decision that inspires hotly-contested discussions on the pros and cons of each option, with advances in materials meaning the choice is wider than ever. In this article, George King, Divisional Managing Director at SIG Exteriors, gets to the heart of the debate, and looks at the solutions currently available to architects and specifiers.

Widely specified for its fire resistance and all round stability in the cladding build-up to apartment blocks as well as a render backer and sheathing board, IPP’s highly versatile Magply boards have been employed by a regional developer as a fireproof sarking board beneath traditional thatched roofing for a development in a beautiful Dorset village. .

Magply has appointed Philip Fergusson as its new Sales and Marketing manager for the IPP Roofing Division to the company.

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