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Oscar Iso-Mount Type1 achieves 90-minute fire rating

Oscar Acoustics

Oscar Acoustics, has achieved a 90-minute fire rating at BRE Group’s testing facility for its Iso-Mount Type1 ceiling mount. An isolating ceiling mount, Iso-Mount Type1 significantly reduces transmission of noise from the floor above but only loses 6mm of ceiling height. The mount was tested to BS EN 1365-2:2014 Fire Resistance Tests for Loadbearing Elements at BRE Group’s laboratory in Watford in December 2018. Iso-Mount Type1 can be specified for projects ranging from house conversion to flats, both new build and renovation, as well as shops, restaurants and other commercial soundproofing applications.

Building Isolation - Bridgewater Hall Concert Hall

Total Vibration Solutions Limited t/a TVS Group

The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester is a 2400 seat concert hall constructed in close proximity to the cities Metrolink tramway. Ground-borne vibration caused by passing trams was highlighted by Arup as going to cause unwanted structural noise within the performance space. To avoid this the building was constructed off 280 number GERB pre-stressable coil spring bearing assemblies positioned on the concrete column heads and tuned with a vertical natural frequency of 3.5Hz.

Oscar Acoustics launches Iso-Mount Type2, a new high performance soundproofing ceiling system

Oscar Acoustics

Oscar Iso-Mounts combine space saving with isolating acoustic technology to provide clients with the best possible ceiling acoustics and soundproofing, perfect for house/flat/apartment conversions, new builds and renovations. Commercial applications include hotels, offices, shops and restaurants. The mount fixes under existing concrete and timber joist ceilings with just one fixing saving time and money. Extensions are available for 50mm to over 1 metre voids for acoustic services and thermal insulation.

Old Treasury Building, WA

Rondo Building Services Pty Ltd

The entire building also featured ceilings acoustically isolated from the old structure where heavy duty isolators were required to be incorporated into the Rondo KEY-LOCK Concealed Suspension System. Similarly Rondo had to design a supplementary suspension system beneath these ceilings to accept a secondary system to support some services and particularly architectural feature ceiling beneath.

SLIMVAC® offers smarter route to ultra-thin, lightweight thermal insulation

Promat UK

The SLIMVAC® range of ultra-thin vacuum insulated panels from Promat UK utilise next generation materials technology to deliver the highest levels of thermal insulation, without the bulkiness associated with traditional insulating products. With standard thicknesses of between just 20mm and 40mm, SLIMVAC® panels are ideal for applications where space constraints pose a challenge to delivering on thermal goals. It is an effective insulation for a wide range of applications including structures, flat roofs and facades with the benefit of being manufactured by Promat in ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO 14001:2015 factories for consistent quality assurance and traceability.

Crown Paints 2018 Sustainability Report looks to the future

Crown Trade, product of Crown Paints Ltd

Crown Paints has set out its environmental targets and looks back at the successes achieved in 2017 in its annual Sustainability Report. The report brings together all aspects of Crown Paints’ commitment to the environment. Crown has significantly reduced its water usage and waste, and successfully implemented a new ‘Safety Excellence’ programme. Crown Paints has achieved the transition to the revised ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems standard, ISO 14001:2015, which has more emphasis on top management involvement and continual improvement. Six Crown Paints products now hold verified Environmental Product Declarations complying with European Standard EN 15804.

One Hyde Park

New Era Floor Systems Ltd

This prestigious residential development in Knightsbridge demanded the highest specification for all trades. New Era Acoustic cradle system was specified to conform to Document E regulation. The floor height was 125-165mm using a 46mm batten at 400mm centres with a 22mm T&G plywood glued and screwed to the battens. This gave a perfectly acoustically isolated sub-floor for the carpets and oak flooring to be fitted on

Hawkhead Village, Paisley

Kawneer UK Ltd

Kawneer AA®720 TIP windows, with the narrow sightlines typical of traditional steel windows, feature on Hawkhead Village’s flagship building, the former Art Deco Cubicle isolation block, which is now 12 bespoke homes, as well as former staff accommodation and new-build homes, bringing award-winning new life to a former Building at Risk-registered hospital.

A Microbiological Analysis of BioClad PVC Wall Cladding Installed in a Food Preparation Environment.


This study aimed to compare levels of bacterial contamination isolated from surfaces in a busy kitchen situated in a UK care home. The study’s main objective was to compare bacterial contamination on the antimicrobial wall cladding with other surfaces in the kitchen. The care home kitchen had been fitted with BioClad PVC wall cladding at the time of construction in 2011. All walls in the rectangular-shaped room were fitted with BioClad from ceiling to floor. The antimicrobial performance of the wall cladding was to be appraised according to the findings of the study.

BioCampus Pharmaceutical Cleanrooms


Requiring optimal hygiene, adhering to industry regulations and requesting antimicrobial protection, a revolutionary new bio-manufacturing science park in Scotland has now installed 2,000 sqm of BioClad in their high standard (ISO Class 5, 6, 7) cleanrooms and labs. BioClad was chosen to ensure the science park complied with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).

Polyflor donates flooring to local RSPCA centre

Polyflor Ltd

Polyflor donated Polysafe Mosaic safety flooring to the new RSPCA Bury & Oldham facility at Strinesdale Country Park, Oldham. Three shades of Polysafe Mosaic PUR safety flooring were used throughout the building, with various colours being used to indicate different zones. The blue Freshwater shade was installed in the reception, shop, corridors, dog meet and greet room, operating theatre and clinic. The beige Akoya design was fitted in the cattery, upstairs office area and training room. The red Sunstone shade was chosen for the isolation rooms.

Great Suffolk Street, Southwark

Bulmer Brick Cutting

This refurbishment and extension of a Victorian warehouse used high quality, crafted materials to complement the existing Victorian building.Two elevations of a two-storey extension to the warehouse featured Victorian style tiles under each window. The designers were challenged to find a method for mechanically fixing these tiled panels which the SafeSecure® system achieved. Every tile is retained with hidden stainless steel sections within the panel. The panels were installed on rails which were ideal for the steel framed structure and allowed for thermal isolation and sufficient room for ventilation and insulation to the cavity void.

Heradesign Spins its Acoustic Magic at Cycle Culture

Knauf AMF Ceilings Ltd

Acoustic consideration was critical for the design of a new generation cycle studio in London. An isolated sound box was constructed to form the studio with stud walls built to separate it from the café – using a lift shaft model allowing for air and acoustic separation. To complement the paired back industrial ‘Scandi’ design and monochrome pallet, Heradesign in black was specified throughout. Joe Stuart of Warehome Architects said, “Heradesign was perfect for this project. It provides excellent acoustic properties and we love its natural, raw wood wool texture. Specified in black it is really striking.”

Whittington Hospital - Highgate

Johnstone's Trade Paints - a brand of PPG Industries

The robust nature of Johnstone’s Endura Super Durable Matt has played a leading role in the refurbishment of a post-natal care wing at a London hospital. Its Endura Super Durable Matt achieves Class 1 of ISO 11998 and Class C of BS7719 at over 10,000 scrubs. Providing a contemporary matt finish, Endura Super Durable Matt withstands everyday cleaning conditions and is the perfect solution to combat the high traffic faced by The Murray Ward’s corridors.


Style - Moveable Partition Specialists

Style was recently contracted to design and install a creative moveable wall system to divide the main space at the Kadampa Meditation Centre in London. Allowing different groups to enjoy this quiet haven in privacy, the DORMA Moveo glass partitioning wall delivers an incredible 50dB Rw acoustics, thanks to semi-automatic seals and toughened safety glass. DORMA’s products lead the way in sustainable solutions with environment product declaration (EPD) in accordance with ISO 14025 and EN 15804, meaning that this is not only a highly practical solution, but an ethical one too.

Acoustic wooden casement windows in Newman Street, London

Lomax + Wood Limited

Lomax + Wood, the Essex-based designer and supplier of high performance, made-to-order timber windows and doors, have provided bespoke acoustic products for a prestigious London development. The hotel in the heart of London, combines a traditional exterior with an electric and vibrant interior. Timber casement windows made-to-order Bespoke sections to match original designs Knot-free engenineered timber 31 number Tested by BM TRADA with a certified result of Rw 40dB to meet BS EN ISO 10140-2:2010

Siberian Larch Timber Cladding - NORclad - Bristol Bears Training Facility

NORclad Limited

Siberian Larch with NORclad Lite Presevative Treatment All of the external cladding, and fins for the state-of-the-art facility, along with balustrade and handrail components, the same Siberian Larch then runs into the main reception of the building Utilising an certified NORclad® Siberian Larch, the specification includes our NORclad Lite Preservative treatment applied to the timber. The preservative treatment provides a formal warranty on the product for 30 years against rot and fungal decay (out of ground contact). Products specified, Treatment Services applied under ISO 9001 factory controlled conditions.

T-Pren on Recreational Centre, Calgary

Matthew Hebden

Nearly 1000 metres of T-Pren gutter expansion joints were installed on the 28,000 sq.m. curved roof the Rocky Ridge recreational centre in Calgary, Canada. The wide curved gutter required long special lengths of T-Pren, 9-18m long, and were installed in pairs to provide double the expansion movement. T-Pren forms a waterproof expansion joint, which eliminates the standard step detail and so reduces the number of rainwater outlets required. T-Pren is a composite material made from neoprene and metal bonded under controlled factory conditions to ISO 9001 quality standards.



Kings Cross Package 4. The tanking material had to succeed where the specified competiton fell short : all weather installation; self-healing/sealing capabilities; one product application ; mechanical not chemical bond to concrete. It also had to meet the specified requirements of BS8102 1990 Grade 4. The solution was 8000m2 of Voltex, containing zero VOC, installed in almost any weather conditions to green concrete, and proven effective on both new and remedial waterproofing projects worldwide. Aided by CETCO holding both ISO 14001 & 9001, and the properties of Voltex, the project achieved its CEEQUAL award, scoring above 75%, and rating Excellent.

Take the strain out of stain removal with Crown Trade

Crown Trade, product of Crown Paints Ltd

As regular and rigorous cleaning can leave décor looking tired, Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme Stain Resistant Scrubbable paints provide the perfect solution to reducing maintenance requirements and retaining that ‘just decorated’ appeal longer. Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme Stain Resistant Scrubbable Matt and Acrylic Eggshell offers exceptional durability, combining the benefits of preventing stains from forming on the surface and withstanding regular cleaning. Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme range of high performance paints has been specially developed and tested to ISO 11998 testing method, achieving a Class 1 rating and an impressive durability level of 10,000 scrubs.

Atlantic Academy, Bideford

NORclad Limited

Product: NORclad European Redwood with Koppers MicroShades “Brunnea” Treatment and 38 x 50, 47 x 50 and 47 x 75 mm backing structure battens which were regularised and Koppers MicroPro high-pressure impregnated (UC3) The main product cladding/rainscreen products installed were ex 38 x 50, 38 x 100 mm in fine sawn and chamfered bespoke profile – Fire-treated to Euroclass B-s1-d0 (s1 Smoke Production – d0 Flaming Droplets). This system is fully compatible with the Koppers MicroShades “Brunnea” treated cladding. Products specified and Treatment Services applied under ISO 9001 factory-controlled conditions and installation.

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