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15 Structures & External Walls To make an enquiry - Go online : Send a Fax: 01952 234002 or post our : Free Reader enquiry card READER ENQUIRY 55 READER ENQUIRY 56 LEVOLUX FILLS UP IN BRISTOL Filwood Green Business Park in Bristol capitalises on the latest innovations in sustainable building technology, including integrated photovoltaic panels, a green roof and a Timber Fin solar shading solution from Levolux. A series of large vertical Timber Fins have been fi tted to the south-east corner and east- facing elevation of the development. In total, 42 Timber Fins, each measuring 650mm wide by 100mm thick, extend 3.4 metres in height. The projecting vertical Fins provide eff ective shade to glazed openings, preventing excessive glare and solar heat gain, and create a striking architectural feature. Levolux - enquiry 50 NEW DESIGN GUIDE FROM LINDAPTER The steel connection specialist has launched a product guide for engineers and other professionals involved in the design of structural and secondary connections. The document features popular products such as the Girder Clamp for quickly connecting I-beams without drilling or welding and the Hollo-Bolt, the original expansion bolt for Structural Hollow Sections (SHS). The new guide is designed to make it faster for engineers to select the solution to their connection requirement and includes a helpful product comparison table, typical applications and independently approved safe working loads. New products are also introduced such as the Type AAF high slip resistance clamp and Type ALP adjustable lifting point. Lindapter - enquiry 53 A+ FOR CEDRAL WEATHERBOARD AT NEW £14.3 MILLION ACADEMY EXTENSION Marley Eternit's Cedral Lap weatherboard has been specified by Aberdeenshire Council as part of a major £14.3 million extension project to transform Kemnay Academy in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The innovative fi bre cement cladding solution was installed by Fowler McKenzie, who were appointed by the lead contractor, Morrison Construction. One of the most unusual projects which dramatically illustrates the role of Kalwall cladding is Roundwood Youth Centre. The stunning 1,358sqm facility is designed to provide deprived young people in the Brent area of London with a high performance social, leisure and training facility. Morgan Sindall appointed architects Saunders Boston who worked closely with Mace's Design Studio, the original concept and planning designers for this landmark project. Of particular interest is the way in which the envelope is wrapped around a series of off set building elements all of which are clad with Kalwall. This translucent cladding system was specifi ed in order to fl ood the interior with evenly distributed diff used daylight, without glare or the harsh contrasts of light and shade. Strucutra - enquiry 54 THE NEW GREENHOUSE FOR YOUTH Cedral Lap was chosen to create a visually striking development that would serve the community and its future generations for years to come. The solution was also specified to help the school meet its Eco-School status, as Cedral can achieve an A+ rating for the lowest environmental impact in the BRE's Green Guide to Specification*. Allan Whyte, Head of Property at Aberdeenshire Council, said: "The building's environmental performance was also vital to ensure it contributed to Kemnay Academy's Eco-School status. "Finally, a solution was needed that could stand up to the harshest weather conditions. Cedral was the specified solution and we are very pleased with the finished result." In addition to its excellent aesthetics and environmental credentials, the performance of Cedral makes it an extremely attractive solution amongst architects and specifiers for a host of domestic and commercial applications. Karl Reece, Cedral's area sales manager for Scotland, concluded: "This solution is really simple to install, whether using aluminium or timber for the subframe, which for projects the size of Kemnay Academy, means contractors can save valuable time and money, enabling them to keep to strict project timescales and deadlines. For more information on Marley Eternit's Cedral range, visit: Marley Eternit - enquiry 52 New Lindapter catalogue out now! Visit to get your copy today. Technical Technical T Innovation in Steelwork Connections Established 1934 ® ® NEW The Type AAF, Lindapter's 'all-in-one' adjustable steelwork clamp, offers high slip resistance capability, ease of installation, anti-corrosion protection and performance, even in low temperature environments. 4 No drilling or welding required 4 Faster installation = lower costs 4 High slip resistance capacities 4 Independently approved SWL apply in temperatures as low as -60 o C Faster Steel Connections An innovative two-part design allows the clamp to self-adjust to suit a wide range of flange thicknesses. GREAT STATS FROM METALLINE A recent refurbishment to the exterior of an educational building at Oxford University has seen the specification of a range of fabricated aluminium products manufactured by Metalline. It features solid oak window frames and high performance laminated double glazed window units. To the sides of each glazed unit, Metalline supplied insulated anodised column panels bonded to the rear to conceal the existing concrete forms. They also supplied an anodised perforated panel over two inward opening windows that aided ventilation and maintained security to the building. Metalline - enquiry 51 Total Glass aluminium fenestration products used in two new special schools Products from the Total Glass extensive aluminium façade, window and door portfolio were used in the construction of two new £5 million special needs schools in Liverpool. Constructed by main contractor Willmott Dixon, Redbridge High Community Special School is co-located with Bank View High Special School on the site of former allotments in Long Lane. The two buildings allow the support of 270 special needs pupils in the city. Total Glass supplied and installed aluminium curtain walling, windows and doors during the six-month phased project, which features Sapa Dualframe 75mm Si windows and Sapa ST thermally-broken commercial entrance doors in a matching fi nish. For more information, contact Total Glass on 0151 549 2339 or visit the website at

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