003 BP 0417

Building Products April 2017

CONTENTS APRIL 2017 @BPmagUK www.buildingproducts.co.uk CONTENTS 4 Editor’s comment 6 Cover Story Knauf Insulation’s Urbanscape for soil-free green roofs 8 Editor’s Choice 13 Hotels, Leisure and Healthcare 13 – Are there any alternatives to chlorine APRIL 2017 | BUILDING PRODUCTS 3 in pools? 17 – Checking out the best specifications for façades in healthcare environments 22 Specifiers’ Guide 22 – Alpha Heating Innovation on the subject of Cascading Systems 27 Insulation and Acoustics 27 – Ensuring good acoustic control maintains our future health and wellbeing 30 – CASE STUDY – Icynene’s contribution to barn conversions 33 – What is needed to meet the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards? 37 Bathrooms and Kitchens 37 – How durability of materials maintains a luxury look 41 – Ensuring school washrooms are not somewhere to avoid 49 Timber and Treatments 49 – Thermally modified timber in cladding applications 57 Security and Fire Protection 57 – Too many jobs are carried out without the security of Gas Safe Register accreditation 60 – Common mistakes in the specification of drylining, and how to avoid them 64 Showcase 66 Final Word Future safety needs should be designed-in with industrial buildings PLUS plenty of general product news on pages 46, 47, 54, 55, 62 and 63 p.27-28 p.37-38 p.49-50 p.60-61


Building Products April 2017
To see the actual publication please follow the link above