Jan 22, 2019 Last Updated 4:27 PM, Jan 21, 2019
How does roof drainage with a negative pressure result in a positive outlook for installers working on challenging building designs in notoriously wet climates? Jonathan Briafield, Senior Product Manager at Geberit, takes a look at the advantages of siphonic systems.
As we continue to develop over green land, we are fundamentally altering the way rainwater affects our landscapes. Increased levels of impermeable, hard standing areas intercept and redirect surface water run-off before it has a chance to infiltrate naturally into the ground. This creates a…

Gold star guttering

A new build extension at Castilion Primary School in North Thamesmead was one of the first developments in the UK to benefit from Kayflow's SuperDeep 170 rainwater system. Nearly two years on the high-strength, high-capacity system is performing beyond expectation.
Urban development, a changing climate and intensive rainfall has meant rainwater is an issue that just won't dry up without proper investment and planning. It's also an issue local authorities are having to take very seriously indeed if they want to manage water 'at source'…
As early as 1617 permission to establish a university at York was recorded, although it would take another 343 years before university status was to be granted in 1960. Opened 1963 and located in three historic buildings the new university had just 230 students. In…

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