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  • ECdrive T2 Thermally separated solution

    ECdrive T2 Thermally separated solution

    As the focus on climate change continues to grow so does the need for net zero buildings and improving our carbon footprint.

    GEZE’s ECdrive T2 automatic sliding doors with a thermally broken profile system – the GCprofile Therm - offer a solution.

    The GCprofile Therm accommodates up to 32 mm glass thickness in either two-pane insulation glass with 2x ESG 6mm, UG value 1.0, or three-pane insulation glass with 3x ESG 4 mm, UG value 0.8.

    The profile system uses slim aluminium frames which reduce visible sightlines by approx. 30 mm – giving designers greater ability to produce a clean design aesthetic while providing greater efficiency.

    With increased performance for leaf weight of up to 140 kg, the GCprofile Therm also boasts improved air tightness (compared to other ISO profile systems), better sound insulation and improved wet weather durability aided by its fit and an optional floor guide with drainage.

    It can be combined with manual and motorised GEZE hook bolt locks, without losing thermal separation and the appearance of the system remains discreet, even with locking.

    A new brochure has been produced to explain the package. This is available by calling the marketing team on 01543 443015 or emailing info.uk@geze.com.

  • Althon Approved Mammal Shelf to be used on HS2

    Althon Approved Mammal Shelf to be used on HS2

    Althon have recently been approved to supply mammal shelves to the Align/ HS2 project.

    HS2 projects require the fixings to comply with stringent material specifications which the mammal shelves comply to.

    Althon manufacture mammal shelves and mammal ledges in GRP, HDPE and Stainless Steel for installation into new, existing culverts or concrete pipes.

    Mammal shelves and ledges allow animals such as badgers, otters and other wildlife to pass through culverts or under bridges reducing the risk of drowning in the culvert or river.

    The HDPE, GRP or Stainless Steel mammal shelves and ledges are durable, lightweight and easy to install with non – slip surfaces. CAD and PDF download drawings. These are available from the website. The mammal shelves and ledges can be combined with precast headwalls at the end of culverts.

    To date Althon have already supplied 42metres of mammal shelves which will help keep the badgers safe.

  • S1E displays new Thunder Drum range

    S1E displays new Thunder Drum range

    S1E showcases The Thunder Drum range and Thunder Shooter to the industry at Outdoor Stand 37 at No-Dig Live

    With four drums in the Thunder Drum range, these machines cover DN100 to DN300 pipelines.

    All are manufactured from robust steel, with a powder-coated body for durability on site.

    Of a similar construction, the Thunder Shooter is designed for continuous lengths of liner. It's unique in featuring an in-built spray unit for lubrication of the liner as it passes through the machine.

  • GEZE offers updated CPD Removing Barriers to Access

    GEZE offers updated CPD Removing Barriers to Access

    GEZE UK’s popular RIBA-approved CPD Removing Barriers to Access has been completely revised and updated and includes new visuals and updates to regulation all in GEZE’s new branding.

    The CPD looks at why door controls are needed, explains the various standards and regulations that apply.

    Offering architects and specifiers invaluable advice and guidance, which contributes to their continuing professional development, this updated training seminar gives a better understanding of the requirements of specifying door control devices to make buildings accessible to everyone. The 40 minute seminar covers all the relevant standards and regulations and is included in RIBA’s core curriculum: Access for all, Compliance, and Designing and building it. It can be presented in person or virtually via a variety of online platforms and at a time to suit, usually lunchtime but breakfast seminars or afternoon sessions can be accommodated.

  • M&M Timber launches new range

    M&M Timber launches new range

    M&M Timber, a division of the Forest Garden Group, has launched a range of gazebos, shelters and pavilions to the trade for installation in the education, leisure and play industry throughout the UK.

    The extensive range has been specially designed for outdoor education and leisure applications with the completed finished product including everything, the timber, roof and fixings, all packaged with assembly and installation guides.

    All products are manufactured at the Worcestershire manufacturing site from PlayGuard Radiata pine timber which is renowned for its low split properties. M&M Timber PlayGuard timber are FSC® Certified, licence code is FSC-C022336, and backed by the independent WPA Benchmark accreditation.

  • Delta MS 500 Fire Retardant System

    Delta MS 500 Fire Retardant System

    Delta Membrane Systems revolutionises the waterproofing sector with their new MS 500 Fire retardant system.

    Delta MS 500 utilises the highest grade of High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) ensuring its safety for use in buildings whilst offering strength, durability, functionality and workability.

    Delta’s Managing Director, Kevin Dodds explains “Fire safety should be top of everyone’s list. With the Grenfell Tower disaster still fresh in everyone’s mind along with reports of wildfires raging the world, threatening homes and livelihoods, it’s vital for any construction material manufacturer to look at how they can do better.

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