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Beverley Primary School

Briggs Amasco Ltd

BriggsAmasco acted as the principal contractor on the Beverley School refurbishment project and completed the works ahead of program with little disruption to the ‘live’ school due to being able to provide a sufficient directly employed accredited workforce. The works entailed the removal of the existing weatherproofing, Sarnavap 5000 self adhesive vapour control layer, tapered insulation to create falls and finally Sarnafil G410 – 12ELF Lead Grey single ply membrane.

Pier Liverpool Waterfront

Briggs Amasco Ltd

On the world-famous Liverpool waterfront, BriggsAmasco’s has helped to create a stunning, new £9.5 million Pier Head Terminal for Mersey Ferries. A team of highly skilled operatives installed the bespoke mastic asphalt system to meet the demands of both the architects and the client. After applying a 10mm mastic asphalt vapour control layer to reduce the diffusion of moisture into the roof insulation, the team installed a cork bond insulation to create an ideal base to receive the waterproofing.

Hull Academy

Briggs Amasco Ltd

BriggsAmasco has recently topped off the new £25 million Thomas Ferens Academy, as part of Hull’s Building Schools for the Future. Combining long term waterproofing integrity with a fast application, the specialist team from BriggsAmasco completed the flagship BSF scheme on time and to an exceptionally high standard. For the main roof areas, BriggsAmasco installed a Sarnavap vapour control layer and 130mm thick tapered and flat insulation which was laid on trapezoidal decking. This 5600m2 watertight, high performance roofing system was completed with the mechanically fixed Sarnafil G and S 1.2mm thick single ply membranes.

Triple Layer vs Double Layer Polycarbonate Rooflight

Trade Access Panels

When selecting your new polycarbonate rooflight, the main deciding factor should be how energy efficient you need or want it to be. In this process it is important to ascertain the rooflight’s U-value. U-values measure how effective a rooflight is as an insulator. The lower the U-value the more thermally efficient your polycarbonate rooflights will be.

Johann Lafer Culinary School

Gira Giersiepen GmbH & Co KG

Celebrity chef Johann Lafer defines the current standards for cooking, savouring – and technology. His culinary school is a unique forum for culinary culture and way of life. As part of this, the concept is in no way limited to exquisite ingredients and refined recipes. Instead, it combines enjoyment, design, light, entertainment electronics and modern building control to an atmosphere of well-being for all the senses.

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.

Birmingham Control Tower

Knauf Insulation Ltd

Towering 105ft above the terminal, the new air traffic control building at Birmingham Airport is an iconic addition to the city’s skyline. Built to replace the 79ft control tower that had been in use since the original terminal opened in 1939, the new £10m building has been designed to meet high standards of sustainability. Knauf Insulations Earthwool RainScreen Slab was used to provide thermal and acoustic insulation in this iconic project.

Johann Lafer's private kitchen

Gira Giersiepen GmbH & Co KG

The kitchen is regaining its position as the centre of family life. Kitchen designers now create modern shapes and realise innovative functions. However, kitchen planners often lack practical experience with technical innovations, particularly when these innovations are from the field of electrical installation technology.

Burlington House

SE Controls

An integrated smoke control and environmental ventilation solution from SE Controls is helping keep residents safe and comfortable at a prestigious 11-storey residential development in Manchester, which also incorporates the company’s intelligent temperature monitoring and control system, SE Evello.

The Residence, York

SE Controls

The £38 million conversion of the former Terry’s chocolate factory in York into ‘The Residence’, a development of 173 luxury apartments, is using a SHEVTEC smoke control system from SE Controls, to help keep residents safe in the event of a fire.

Cambridge Street

SE Controls

One of Manchester’s latest high rise residential developments, Cambridge Street, is using smoke control systems from SE Controls to provide a safe environment for residents, by ensuring escape routes are kept clear of smoke in the event of a fire.

The Landmark

SE Controls

An iconic and popular residential development in the West Midlands, The Landmark at Brierley Hill, is using smoke control systems from SE Controls to ensure escape routes are kept free of smoke in the event of a fire, allowing residents to exit the building safely.

Capital Hill Sandton

SE Controls

A new prestige office development in Sandton, Johannesburg is using a combined smoke and natural ventilation system, involving automatic window vents in the building’s elliptical glazed central tower, which is actuated and controlled by an integrated solution from SE Controls Africa.

Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons

SE Controls

A combined smoke and natural ventilation system at a leading Western Cape wine grower’s new production facility at Simondium is using chain actuators, monitoring and control solutions from SE Controls Africa to help provide a comfortable and safe working environment.

Holy Rosary School

SE Controls

A new 1000 seat multi purpose entertainment and sports centre at Holy Rosary School in Johannesburg is using precision automatic window actuators and control systems from Durban based SE Controls Africa, to provide effective smoke ventilation in the event of a fire.

Matlosana Mall

SE Controls

The smoke ventilation system at Matlosana Mall, shopping and entertainment centre in Kerksdorp, South Africa is using SE Controls’ window automation and control panel solutions to ensure it operates perfectly in the event of a fire, allowing smoke-free escape routes to be maintained for shoppers and staff.

Agrivaal

SE Controls

The new energy efficient Agrivaal building in Pretoria’s Tshwane Central Business District is using advanced natural ventilation and smoke control solutions from SE Controls Africa to maintain a comfortable indoor environment while improving safety by ensuring escape routes are smoke free in the event of a fire.

Access Control- The Highdown Hotel

Hafele UK Ltd

The design committee at The Highdown Hotel opted for Hafele's Dialock DT710 door terminal sets for their upgrade, designed and was supplied and maintained by Häfele. An advanced locking and identification system, Dialock uses electronic keys, terminals and programming units to allow authorised access with the option to add on keyless smart phone entry at a later date. All of the Highdown’s guestroom doors, as well as the building’s main entrance, have now been fitted with Dialock. The stainless steel handle sets gave the required contemporary touch to a traditional environment.

Maerua Mall

SE Controls

A natural ventilation solution from SE Controls Africa is helping shoppers at Maerua Mall in Namibia to keep their cool.

Bank of Mozambique

SE Controls

The Bank of Mozambique’s new headquarters in Maputo, South Africa is using facade and door actuators from SE Controls.

Parkview Green

SE Controls

Façade automation to achieve a hybrid environmental ventilation solution to create a controllable microclimate to optimise energy consumption/thermal comfort.

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre

SE Controls

A combined smoke and natural ventilation system from SE Controls Africa is helping create a comfortable and safe environment for visitors at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Heron Bridge College

SE Controls

A natural ventilation system from SE Controls Africa is helping create a cooler and improved learning environment for pupils and staff at independent Heron Bridge College co-educational school in Northern Johannesburg.

Chettles Yard

SE Controls

SE Controls' brief was to supply, install and project manage a full turnkey solution to meet the fire safety and smoke ventilation needs in three of the new buildings at the Nottingham Chettles Yard student housing development.

Hampton School

SE Controls

A new sixth form study and careers centre at Hampton School in South West London is using a combined ventilation and smoke clearance system from SE Controls to help provide a comfortable learning environment with enhanced fire safety for students and staff.

Electricity House

SE Controls

Electricity House, Crest Nicholson Homes’ stylish city centre apartment development in Bristol is using an advanced smoke ventilation system from leading smoke and natural ventilation specialist, SE Controls, to help keep residents safe if a fire should occur.

Paradise Street

SE Controls

A £52 million student accommodation development in Coventry is using smoke and heat exhaust ventilation (SHEV) systems from SE Controls to enhance fire safety by providing smoke free escape routes for almost 1000 students living at Paradise Student Village.

Access control for University College London

Gallagher Security (Europe) Ltd

University College London has an estimated 42,000 enrolled students and 20,000 members of staff. The sheer scale of UCL's operations dictated the need for a comprehensive electronic access control solution, to control and manage multiple systems while providing unobtrusive yet robust security. Controlling access to key University areas and protecting University property were essential requirements. At the same time, it was important to ensure appropriate access for all students and staff onsite, and manage visitor time and access. The system also needed to implement lockdown and evacuation procedures when necessary.

Woodberry Park

SE Controls

Berkeley Homes’ flagship Woodberry Park apartment development in North London is using an advanced smoke and natural ventilation system from SE Controls to not only provide protection for residents in the event of a fire, but to also create a better environment by actively managing any excessive heat build up in corridors.

Access control is key for casino security

Gallagher Security (Europe) Ltd

Resort World Casino New York City, (RWNYC) is the only legalised gaming casino in New York City. The casino has an average of 20,000 guests per day, approximately 1,000 employees and 6,500 parking spaces. The requirement to accurately monitor and protect Resort World’s guests, facility, and personnel, demanded a state-of-the-art access control security solution that could meet its complex security needs.

Birmingham City Airport, New Control Tower

Knauf Insulation Ltd

Knauf Insulation’s Earthwool RainScreen Slab was chosen as the insulation component within a rainscreen cladding system on the new control tower at Birmingham City Airport. Towering 105ft above the terminal, the new air traffic control building at Birmingham Airport is an iconic addition to the city’s skyline. Built to replace the 79ft control tower that had been in use since the original terminal opened in 1939, the new £10m building has been designed to meet high standards of sustainability.

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