IG Masonry Support’s B.O.S.S. A1 offers true flexibility when creating stunning brick facades. Manufactured to meet A1 fire regulations, B.O.S.S. A1 is, quite simply, the boss of brick soffit systems.
B.O.S.S. A1 is an advanced, lightweight, prefabricated brick slip soffit system perfect for all manner of residential and commercial developments where a striking brick façade is desirable. Compliant with A1 fire regulations and the first product of its kind to be carbon neutral, the BBA-certified B.O.S.S. is a visionary system that meets growing market needs for net-zero products that improve fire safety on tall buildings.
Andy Neal, Managing Director of IG Masonry Support, says: “There is a considerable need to develop these systems. I am proud that we have been able to respond to this market need with B.O.S.S. A1, which combines adhesives with mechanical fixings to deliver the fire safety performance demanded while at the same time delivering an innovative carbon neutral solution.”
As well as being aesthetically striking, B.O.S.S. A1 hits the mark on quality. IG Masonry Support took its product testing programme to the limit with B.O.S.S. A1. Although not required by code of practice regulations, the system has been subjected to Hygrothermal testing, the most adverse weathering assessment that can be carried out against B.O.S.S. A1. Its durable credentials resulting from its high-quality manufacture meant the product passed the rigorous examination with ease.
What’s more, as B.O.S.S. A1 is prefabricated to meet individual project requirements and the system offers a 90% time saving onsite when compared to traditional trades. Alternative systems for suspending brick from the underside of masonry support require bricks to be predrilled and hung from rods, and mechanically lifted, which can be timely and labour intensive. With B.O.S.S. A1 however, which is 70% lighter than equivalent concrete units, numerous time and cost savings can be made.
IG Masonry Support launched a video that showcases B.O.S.S. A1 in action. Click here to find out more about the system.