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Wythenshawe Hospital - IKO Ultra Prevent and IKO Polimar EC/UV

IKO PLC

Wythenshawe Hospital is a major acute teaching hospital in South Manchester and is part of the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. As part of a major refurbishment IKO PLC was invited to provide specifications and technical support for the renovation of the 13,000m2 roof. Following the systematic thermal imaging carried out by IKO certain areas were stripped back and made good so approved contractors could install the high performance waterproofing. IKO recommended its IKO Ultra Prevent overlay system - IKO Ultra Prevent and IKO Polimar EC/UV Liquid Solution.

Westminster Cathedral (Carbon Neutral) - IKO Permaphalt

IKO PLC

In 2014 discussions took place between IKO and Architect for the property, over the possibility of renewing the mastic asphalt roof coverings with an IKO Permaphalt Polymer Modified Mastic Asphalt System. During 2015 this process took place with the work being undertaken by Knight Asphalte, one of IKO’s Approved Contractors. During the works some 35 tonne of IKO Permaphalt was installed and due to IKO’s commitment of supplying Carbon Neutral Mastic Asphalt we are able to calculate the impact this has on the population.

Portslade Academy - IKO Ultra Prevent

IKO PLC

Portslade Aldridge Community Academy is based in the heart of Portslade, Brighton. The secondary school and Sixth Form specialises in Sports, Science, Media and Entrepreneurship. There has been significant development of the site over recent years and includes a new community library and a Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Centre. Due to the nature of the site, a hybrid system was preferred by the client in order to reduce the use of hot works and for its excellent waterproofing performance. This is why the IKO Ultra prevent (Hybrid) system was chosen for the project.

The University of Edinburgh - IKO Polimar EC/UV

IKO PLC

The University of Edinburgh required a first class waterproofing system, offering a prompt and trouble free installation for a flat roof requiring refurbishment. The comprehensive range of products IKO could offer consolidated into a single point guarantee was also a benefit.

IKO Polimar CRS used for Trimpley Water Treatment

IKO PLC

The IKO Cladding Refurbishment System (CRS) was chosen, extending the life expectancy of the roofs with a 10 year guarantee from IKO PLC. The existing coating was de-bonding from the plastisol sheets with bare metal showing in places, signs of water damage prior to rusting. Sections of ridge flashings had worked their way loose and were missing from several locations on three of the roofs

Combining a Range of IKO Roofing Waterproofing Systems to Refurbish a School Roof

IKO PLC

The existing waterproofing had failed due to a previous poor installation, the result of which saturated the insulation below the exterior roofing. New high performance solutions were specified that included a range of IKO roofing waterproofing systems to protect both the flat and pitched roofing areas of the building. IKOslate, a robust and durable tile was specified for the pitched roof due to vandalism and the fragility of the current system, whereas a tapered scheme was required for the flat roofing - IKO Ultra Prevent alongside a cold applied liquid solution (IKO Polimar) for the more intricate details.

180 Tonnes of IKO Permaphalt used in the Regeneration of Folkestone Seafront

IKO PLC

The harbour arm was built in 1897 for the South Eastern Railway Company to connect trains with ships, originally for tourism but absolutely invaluable in the Great War, when men, horses and supplies left from here. Needing refurbishment as part of the overall major regeneration of Folkestone, the harbour arm’s mastic asphalt covering to the upper and lower levels was completely replaced over a period of three years in a series of packages for the Folkestone Harbour Company and their contractors using IKO Permaphalt and Recreational Duty Grade Mastic Asphalt.

New Rehabilitation Unit Receives 30 Year Guaranteed IKO UPXL Roofing System

IKO PLC

Designed to offer the best waterproofing performance, IKO UPXL offers a superior roofing solution and comes with a 30 year full system guarantee. Clients specifying IKO UPXL systems also benefit from IKO’s technical knowledge amd service plus dedicated specification support. In addition, IKO UPXL is only ever installed by members of ACCESSIKO, our premier group of the most trusted and experienced Contractors. ACCESSIKO Contractors have been specially selected for their standards of workmanship and professional integrity, ensuring the highest quality installation on every project.

Exeter Grade II Listed Building Recieves New Fully Built-Up IKO UPXL System

IKO PLC

IKO provided a new fully built-up IKO Ultra Prevent System including an IKO enertherm ALU Tapered Insulation Scheme. This not only enhanced the falls to drain rainwater more effectively but also upgraded the thermal value of the roof which will save the Pre-School money on their heating bills. IKO designed a bespoke solution, in keeping with the building’s grade II listed status which also assisted with achieving the u-value upgrade required for current building regulations. The client was highly satisfied with an IKO 25 year single point warranty.

Using the IKO UPXL System, Providing a Lengthy 30 Year Single Point Guarantee

IKO PLC

Southampton County Council required a waterproof roofing system that would provide a long term solution and deliver value for money for a new housing development. The decision to use the IKO UPXL system offered a lengthy 30 year single point guarantee which (in addition to providing quality and value) was paramount to the project.

IKO Permaphalt - Act of Faith

SIG Design & Technology

When Westminster Cathedral’s roof was first asphalted back in 1903, it would have utilised naturally occurring asphalt deposits dug up from an overseas lake. These days, things are done a little differently. Instead, IKO’s Permaphalt – a polymer modified mastic asphalt – was specified for the extensive reroofing of the Cathedral by Architect, Michael Drury from St Ann’s Gate Architects. “Asphalt had worked well for the Cathedral in the past and there was no reason why it shouldn’t again,” he said, adding the new roofing’s 25 year guarantee clinched the decision for a like-for-like replacement.

New Urban Development Roof Benefits From 1 Hour Curing Screed

IKO PLC

Whilst considering various options, IKO provided Bellway Homes with information on their asphalt based IKO Permascreed system, which was compatible with the IKO Permatec solution to follow. The application of IKO Permascreed not only ensures fast track application, but also provides a temporary waterproofing layer prior to installation of the IKO Permatec top layer. Once cured the IKO Permascreed layer was robust enough to accept the type of traffic and concentrated loads associated with the installation of a flat roof waterproofing system.

IKO Spectraplan - Plummerswood

SIG Design & Technology

stunning new ‘brown roof’ is the crowning glory for a private dwelling overlooking the River Tweed. The project has been designed to last 100 years and takes into account the requirements of future generations of the family. The house is the first to be constructed in the UK with zero heating requirements using the mass timber Brettstapel technique. Passive technologies such as orientation for daylight and solar gain, super insulation and air-tightness levels have been utilised in order to achieve the internationally recognised Passivhaus standard.

Carbon Neutral Project - Civic Centre Southampton

IKO PLC

In 2014 discussions took place between IKO and Surveyors for the property, over the possibility of renewing the mastic asphalt roof coverings with an IKO Permaphalt Polymer Modified Mastic Asphalt System. During 2015 this process took place with the work being undertaken by Survey Roofing, one of IKO’s Approved Contractors. During the works some 50 tonne of IKO Permaphalt was installed and due to IKO’s commitment of supplying Carbon Neutral Mastic Asphalt we are able to calculate the impact this has on the population.

New-Build Retirement Block Receives the Benefits of both a Hot Melt, Bituminous and Cold Applied Liquid Roofing Systems

IKO PLC

IKO Permatec Hot Melt was used in the gutters and balconies where a bison slab was used for the deck. On the main roof area was a timber deck and the preferred system for this was a built-up bituminous membrane system. IKO Challenger 180 nailed layer, IKO Systems Torch-on Underlay and IKO Superflex Cap Sheet were installed. Difficult details were overcome by using IKO Polimar EC/UV cold liquid applied system, then a scattering of mineral was applied whilst still wet to provide a matching finish to the bituminous membrane.

A Flame-Free Solution to Reduce the Potential Fire Risk

IKO PLC

The project was to refurbish the roof and improve the drainage and insulation and bring it up to current building control standards. A thermographic survey of the roof was carried out by IKO, which confirmed that it was sound enough to have an overlay of IKO UXPL bituminous membrane rather than stripping it back and rebuilding. IKO UPXL was primarily chosen by the client for the 30 year guarantee. One section of the roof to be repaired was on top of dormers. Flame-free IKO UPXL membranes were used because of the potential fire risk of the abutting pitched tiled roof.

Waterproofing City Centre Luxury Living Accommodation With A Seamless Hot Melt System

IKO PLC

It was essential whilst specifying materials for the terraces that Kinetic chose a waterproofing system that would provide peace of mind. Through close liaison with our dedicated technical team, IKO Permanite fully bonded IKO Permatec Hot Melt Monolithic System was chosen. IKO Permatec is a specially formulated combination of refined bitumen, synthetic rubbers, fillers and other additives which improve flexibility and fatigue endurance. IKO Permatec is hot-applied in conjunction with carefully selected reinforcement and detailing fabrics and protection layers and is ideal for inverted or paved roofing areas.

Residents Benefit From New Watertight Roof

IKO PLC

IKO worked with installing contractors BriggsAmasco to refine the roof specification and recommended IKO’s Mach One single layer bituminous membrane system, installed to the recommendations of wind uplift calculations and performing to a 0.18U value as per requirements.

Liquid Waterproofing to Save an Underground Car Park

IKO PLC

6,000m2 Enhanced Pedestrian Spaces and Car Park Waterproofing Solution Broadway Plaza is a multi-use facility based in Birmingham City centre; in use 24 hours a day, it houses an array of eateries, leisure and accommodation venues. Water ingress had caused fire retardant paint to peel from the metal structure. IKO Permascreed was introduced to reduce the risk of gassing from the saturated screed. IKO Polimar Fillers and Levelling Mortar were installed to take deflections from the surface. IKO Polimar FCS Walkway System was then applied. Escalators were removed and staircases installed with an IKO Polimar FCS finish.

Essential Roofing Works Carried Out For Sewage Treatment Works

IKO PLC

Severn Trent’s Finham Sewage Treatment Works on the outskirts of Coventry required improvement to it’s buildings, to extend the life expectancy and minimise future maintenance. IKO UPXL was chosen for its unrivalled life expectancy and the 30 year insurance backed guarantee from IKO PLC. Within the works fragile rooflights were replaced with IKO Superlites which have a non-fragile classification as tested by the B.R.E. (British Research Establishment).

Kings Hill Primary School is an early 19th Century building. The old roof slates were flaking due to frost damage with many slipped / lost slates needing replacing.

IKO PLC

IKOslate was chosen by the client (Walsall MBC) as a low weight, cost effective alternative. The products CO2 credentials were also a key factor. During the installation IKO Rubershield Pro and IKO Armourvent were also installed to provide cross flow ventilation, and IKO’s lead substitute IKOflash was installed in the valleys and for flashing the chimneys. The steep pitch of the roof provided the contractor with a challenge particularly with the cold damp Autumn mornings.

Flame-Free Roofing System Supplied Due to Sensitive Contents

IKO PLC

No timber was allowed as part of the new refurb to conform to FM Global (Airbus Insurers) regarding system fire rating. IKO recommended an overlay on the existing deck, which complied with all the latest British Standards and Regulations. IKO Mach One System was chosen as it provided a flame-free System. Where detailing was difficult IKO Polimar EC/UV System was used. The roof refurbishment also included the installation of smoke vents, associated smoke control panels and accessories.

Liquid and Bituminous Multi-System Project - Airbus, Stevenage

IKO PLC

22,000m2 Flame-Free System Used in Sensitive Industrial Refurbishment Improvement was necessary to improve roof and gutter surface water clearance. IKO recommended an overlay on the existing deck, which complied with all the latest British Standards and Regulations. IKO Mach One System was chosen as it provided a flame-free System. Where detailing was difficult IKO Polimar EC/UV System was used. The roof refurbishment also included the installation of smoke vents, associated smoke control panels and accessories.

Long Term Solution for Troublesome A55 Manhole Covers

IKO PLC

IKO approved contractor and highway repair specialist, RAB Associates (UK) Ltd, removed the cast iron cover and frames, and removed residual material such as loosened brickwork. The surrounding distressed road surfacing was also removed. Then, using IKO Permatrack Compounds, the re-bedding to match adjacent levels of the previous items was quickly completed. The repair was finished using IKO Permatrack and pre-coated high PSV chippings to fill the surrounding void to match the existing road levels.

School Receives New Single Layered Roofing System

IKO PLC

The roof on Bede Primary School and Community Centre in Gateshead was in great need of repair. Installing roofing contractors Hodgson and Allon liaised with IKO to refine the specification to meet the client’s requirements. This included a full strip and re-cover with a flame free system to carry a 20 year guarantee. IKO chose an IKO Mach One single layer bituminous system incorporating a site specific cut-to-fall system. This project was a complex roof replacement system with multi-trades required for specialist operations.

IKO Spectraplan - Sandbanks Court, Poole

SIG Design & Technology

Sandbanks Court apartments are situated within the expensive up-market area of the Dorset coastal peninsular and enjoy spectacular panoramic views across the sea. A green roof system was selected for this project as the client required a roof that would complement and accommodate the step in levels to follow timber decking lines to the 55m² roof terrace areas. IKO Single Ply’s Spectraplan SM120 light grey single ply waterproofing system was overlaid to the existing roof and newly built sun rooms, ready to receive a green roof system.

Inlaid Motorway Crack Sealing System

IKO PLC

The project involved treatment of longitudinal and transverse cracking in lanes 1 and 2 of the carriageway. IKO Permatrack H (High Modulus) Inlaid Crack Repair System was installed as a solution to a reflective crack extending to a length of 6.7km and IKO Permatrack Samiband was used to repair over 3km of transverse cracking in the carriageway .

Carbon Neutral Project - Four Squares Estate, Southwark

IKO PLC

In 2013 IKO PLC were asked to investigate issues at the Four Square Estate, Southwark, in respect of the existing access walkways that were surfaced with Mastic Asphalt, by Keepmoat and Southwark Council. It was agreed that the Mastic Asphalt required replacing, along with screed repairs and new expansion joints. Work commenced in 2014 by Superior Roofing & Building Services Ltd and was completion by 2016. During the works some 1,400 tonne of IKO Permaphalt was installed along with IKO Permascreed. A 20 year guarantee was provided giving peace of mind and long term security for the sustainability of the system.

A Cladding Refurbishment Project with Specific Colouring Requirements

IKO PLC

The appearance of the current cladding was in need of improvement and with the client requiring a specific colour, IKO were approached. IKO Polimar CRS was chosen as it ticked all the relevant boxes for the client – a single coat repair system that provide a tough, durable finish with excellent erosion, weather and UV resistance and a 10 year material guarantee.

Cladding Refurbishment to Specified Colours

IKO PLC

IKO Polimar CRS was chosen as it ticked all the relevant boxes for the client - a single coat repair system that provide a tough, durable finish with excellent erosion, weather and UV resistance and a 10 year material guarantee. As a manufacturer of liquid coatings, IKO could match and provide the client specified RAL colour at no extra cost.

1,000m2 Ecological, Air Purifying Roofing Refurbishment for a Library

IKO PLC

Dublin City Council were particularly interested in IKO Carrara’s exceptional environmental properties with its view to adding photovoltaic panels (PV) to the existing building. PV panels in combination with IKO Carrara have greater efficiency, up to 25%, as the performance of the solar cells increases during sunny periods, at a lower ambient temperature.

Carbon Neutral Project - Lucey Way, Southwark

IKO PLC

IKO PLC were asked to investigate issues at the Lucey Way Housing, Southwark, in respect of the existing access walkways that were surfaced with Mastic Asphalt, by Keepmoat and Southwark Council. It was agreed the Mastic Asphalt required replacing, along with screed repairs and new expansion joints. Work commenced 2015 by Superior Roofing & Building Services Ltd and was completion by 2016. During the works some 300 tonne of IKO Permaphalt was installed along with IKO enertherm MG tapered insulation boards. A 20 year guarantee was provided giving peace of mind and long term security for the sustainability of the system.

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