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Building Products April 2017

SHOWCASE | COMPANY NEWS SHOWCASE COMPANY NEWS Architectural aluminium manufacturer goes digital Highlighting the architectural aluminium industry, its products and trends, a new video showcase has been produced by Kawneer. Seven films currently feature on the company’s website news section but these will be supplemented constantly in line with the current marketing and social media trend for moving images. The seven films that helped launch the resource are; “Understanding BES 6001 and responsible sourcing” featuring an interview with Dr Shamir Ghumra, director of the Centre for Sustainable Products at the BRE, Kawneer’s end to end manufacturing process which ensures that manufacturing efficiency is optimised and environmental impact is minimised, while another gives step-by-step guidance on downloading and incorporating Kawneer BIM models into a project. Another explains how good design improves medical outcomes, using Alder Hey Hospital as a case study for nextgeneration 64 BUILDING PRODUCTS | APRIL 2017 healthcare. Staying with healthcare, a video on specifying windows for mental healthcare buildings outlines the role of Kawneer’s AA3110HW horizontal window in secure recovery units, and other videos explain how Kawneer’s AA3720 aluminium bifold door system was developed for projects that demand the highest levels of thermal and weathering performance at a competitive price. www.kawneer.com Roofing specialist expands its slates sales team The Spring/Summer issue of PJH’s Bathrooms to Love has been released featuring new products, updates and designs. Product launches include additions to the Balmoral bathroom suite, which includes a semi recessed basin, a back-to-wall WC, both styled to go with the Fresco furniture range. Two new washbowls, Cedrus and Davana have also been added to the range. Two freestanding baths - Bexley and Hoxton – bring a round and square design to the floor standing bath range. Three new brassware ranges have been added – all with a 10-year guarantee. Three radiator styles have also been added. Further layout changes to the magazine include in the Bello and Fresco furniture section, to make product selection even easier as well as highlighting the features and benefits of each range. www.pjh.co.uk More choice offers new solutions With the aim to providing solutions for when a large expanse of stylish glass is required, NDC has added new products to its Astroglaze range for 2017. NDC has increased the size options for its flat glass rooflights, now supplying bigger one-piece rooflights to allow greater levels of daylight transmittance. For Multi-Part Units, there is now the option of a PVC Aero-Fin shroud for internal glazing bars, while new Internal Walk On Rooflights allow light from internal rooms through to basements or floors below. For easy access to roof spaces or terraces, NDC has introduced Electric Access Hatches that work at the touch of a button. Meanwhile, new Flat Glass Smoke Vents and AOVs round out the extended range, with all the new solutions complementing the quality and stylish aesthetics expected of the Astroglaze range. www.nationaldomes.com Further additions have been made to Cembrit’s UK sales force. Justin Ransted and Simon Porter have joined the pitched roof sales team to drive sales of natural and fibre cement slates in UK and South East England respectively. Justin Ransted joins Cembrit UK as UK Sales Manager. With over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry, Justin brings with him a wealth of knowledge. He joins the company following roles at Icopal, Triton, Sika Ltd, Acheson & Glover Ltd and Hanson UK. Simon Porter is taking on the role of Regional Sales Manager and will be centered at Cembrit’s Reading office. Simon draws on over 15 years of construction industry experience, including three years with Monier Redland, and over ten years with Wavin UK. With wideranging industry contacts and knowledge, Simon is in an excellent position to grow Cembrit’s presence in the South East area. www.cembrit.co.uk 020 8301 8900 Revamped style magazine releases spring/summer edition


Building Products April 2017
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