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[26 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

In our previous green roof focus, we noted that the growing popularity of a hitherto “alternative” solution has not been at the expense of the advantages of more established options. Green roofs are heavy in comparison to almost every other roofing method. However, if they are used in conjunction with structural decks and trays, they can […]

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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…

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[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 […]