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[1 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

In-plane rooflights can easily be included into profiled pre-finished steel roof systems requiring no modifications to the secondary steelwork and can supply light deep into large single storey buildings. Natural lighting, as well as providing benefits to the building occupants, can reduce energy costs and CO2 emissions, provided a balanced approach is taken to solar gain, heat losses and lighting levels…

Colorcoat Connection, Legislation & Regulations, News »

[29 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

What impact does the ordered gauge have on the structural performance of profiled pre-finished steel cladding? The structural performance of a pre-finished steel profiled sheet is dependant upon 3 factors: 1.shape/geometry of the profile 2.gauge of the steel substrate 3.mechanical properties of the steel grade used. Gauges and tolerances EN10143:2006 specifies the maximum and minimum […]

Legislation & Regulations, Sustainability, Technical »

[3 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on New BREEAM Technical Paper | ]

Corus has announced the publication of a new technical paper – ‘An Introduction to BREEAM for pre-finished steel industrial buildings’ – which takes an in-depth look at this environmental assessment method, and provides specifiers, building owners and clients with a comprehensive understanding of the benefits of having industrial buildings assessed within the BREEAM scheme.

Legislation & Regulations, website »

[4 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

I’ve just updated the colorcoat-online site with new info: CE Marking New updated info on CE Marking for self supporting metal profiled sheets Breeam information New section on BREEAM (Buildings Research Establishment’s (BRE) Environmental Assessment Method) – the UK’s leading and most widely used environmental assessment method for buildings. BS476 information This section has been […]

Legislation & Regulations, News, Sustainability, website »

[29 Feb 2008 | No Comment | ]

The latest revision of Part L was launched in April 2006 amongst much confusion in the construction industry.  The non-domestic part (ADL2A) of the regulations is now reliant on a whole-building carbon emissions calculation carried out by a piece of software known as SBEM.  SBEM is continually being updated by the BRE and Version 3.01 […]

Legislation & Regulations, News, Sustainability, website »

[8 Feb 2008 | No Comment | ]

See Colorcoat Urban™ in Action at the University of Nottingham on the 20th or 21st of February 2008. If you’re an architect, planner or developer in the UK, Click here to register your interest. The Day will include presentations from key partners (Logix, Rehau and BASF) and a tour of the Sustainable house which uses Colorcoat Urban™ on the roof.

Legislation & Regulations, News, Sustainability, website »

[21 Jan 2008 | No Comment | ]

Corus are always keeping on top of the issues faced by the building envelope and broader construction industries.  So, when Part L was changed in 2006, we updated our general guidance on this subject and produced a Colorcoat® Technical Paper, “Creating and air-tight building envelope” which tackles one of the most significant aspects of energy waste […]

Best Practice on site, Legislation & Regulations, Safety »

[1 Aug 2007 | No Comment | ]

Figures from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) show that 59 people died in the construction industry during 2005/06, 13 of whom suffered accidents by falling from a height. In fact, falls from height have long been the biggest cause of construction fatalities, and falls are the second biggest cause of major injury. During the […]

Colorcoat Connection, Legislation & Regulations »

[31 Jul 2007 | No Comment | ]

You say in The Colorcoat® Building manual that BS476 is to be superseded by the European fire standards possibly in 2007 can you tell me what is happening here and if this will have any effect affect on my chosen wall cladding materials? The Building Regulations Approved Document B specifies the minimum requirement for building […]