Mar 26, 2019 Last Updated 1:03 PM, Mar 22, 2019
A pioneering new primary school designed to be future proofed against climate change is using Marley Eternit's Thrutone fibre cement slates, for both the roof and vertical cladding, to help it meet ambitious sustainability targets.

Facilitating change

The landmark £4.7m, lottery-funded MyPlace Havering youth centre project, designed by Jacobs Architecture, is one of few commercial buildings in the UK yet to achieve a ‘zero carbon’ rating. Jacobs’ sustainability engineers were tasked with ‘maximising the site’s potential’ by building it with the lowest-possible…
The Arts University Bournemouth Passivhaus Studios, designed by Frias-Robles Associates Ltd (www.fradesign.co.uk), was a finalist in the ‘Best Education Building’ Category of the LABC Building Excellence Awards and won ‘Best Sustainable Project’ in the Regional LABC Awards.
With the RCI Show just a few weeks away, event director Tony Brown explains what visitors can expect at the key show for the roofing, cladding and insulation sector.

The countdown begins

With the RCI Show just a few weeks away, taking place from 29-30th October, event director Tony Brown explains what visitors can expect at the key show for the roofing, cladding and insulation sector.
The “Hotel Football” is an innovative hotel concept on the doorstep of Old Trafford football stadium. The 135-bed Hotel Football will feature a five-a-side pitch on the roof and house a supporters’ club with the 10-storey building having capacity for around 1500 fans on match…
Held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, from the 29 – 30 October 2014, the RCI Show will showcase the biggest and the best from across the roofing, cladding and insulation industry, and as such, the organisers say it is fitting that KNAUF Insulation has come…
Kemper System’s stand (S1520/21) at this year’s Ecobuild (4-6 March) continues to promote the market leading solvent-free, sustainable and odourless Kemperol 2K-PUR liquid waterproofing system and Stratex Warm Roof System.
Klober’s Trapac® Safety Hook has been designed for use on tiled or slated roofs for securing items such as ladders and safety equipment.
As the National Theatre prepares to raise the curtain on its 50th anniversary season, Kemper System has ensured that its’ Grade II listed building continues to perform by providing the waterproofing membrane for a major refurbishment project.

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