Project Scotland

Cladding

Putting safety first

By Adrian Pargeter, head of technical and product development, Kingspan Insulation Limited THE devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in June has raised many …

Powder coated fasteners boost £13.7m retail project

POWDER coated fasteners from SFS intec have helped roofing and cladding contractor Roofdec create a ‘striking’ new building envelope for an extension to …

Automotive engineering inspires building products

By Brian Mack, technical business development manager, EJOT UK Ltd AS fastener manufacturers, our building products often benefit from having dedicated teams …

The Quay to success

ROOFING and cladding specialist Curtis Moore scooped a trio of gongs at this year’s Kalzip Teamkal Network Awards. Part of the annual Teamkal Conference, a …

Steel-clad building in Chernobyl safety role

WORK is expected to start later this year on a new solar energy park near the former Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine after a new steel-clad building …

Cladding solution for Edinburgh ‘fortress’

SCOTLAND’S oldest youth club has undergone a makeover with the help of a fortress-like facade. FetLor Youth Club in Edinburgh, which dates back to 1924, now …

Education proves a hot topic for Lakesmere

LAKESMERE Group has been appointed to deliver the roofing and cladding packages on several education contracts across Scotland, including the new Windmill …

Ticking all the boxes

A striking cladding solution has helped a self-build home on the Isle of Skye blend in seamlessly with its surroundings. Marley Eternit’s corrosion-resistant …

A towering triumph

Brian Newell, founder and chief executive of ventilated façade specialist, Shackerley, discusses the SureClad® engineered stone façade specification for the …

The Shingle life

A luxury hotel in Dumfries and Galloway has used Marley Eternit’s JB Shingles to create a “stunning” cottage annex. Architect John Murray specified the …

Energy efficiency must play vital role in new build plans

Simon Wild, European category marketing manager at Formica Group, discusses the importance of building envelopes in combating CO2 emissions and their role in …

Kay checks in at EJOT

BRYAN Kay has been named sales engineer for Scotland at EJOT UK. He has been tasked with developing the firm’s customer base north of the border. EJOT …

Accoya helps bring new Highland building to life

ACCOYA has been used to clad the £3 million life sciences building in Inverness. The modified wood produced by Accsys Technologies was selected for the …

Passivhaus made simple

By Matthew Evans, technical manager Kingspan TEK ONE of the most important aspects of any new build today is to get the energy efficiency of the building …

Glasgow firm goes back to school on Highland project

GLASGOW-based roofing and cladding firm Curtis Moore is putting the finishing touches on its furthest north project to date – the Wick Community Campus in …

A healthy outlook

THE new £270 million Dumfries and Galloway Hospital is using Kawneer curtain walling, windows and door systems. The facility, developed by the High Wood …

Keeping the tradition alive

THE Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival will return to the Capital this summer as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The event celebrates the city’s …

Edinburgh home wins wood prize

THE home of the head of Edinburgh Napier University’s Centre for Offsite Construction + Innovative Structures has won a top wood award. Dr Robert Hairstans …

Stone cladding that wraps student flats in local heritage

Justin Price, sales director of Aliva UK, tells Project Scotland how the most modern of lightweight stone rainscreen cladding can harmonise with traditional …

Lakesmere lands £1m Aberdeen cladding deal

THE Lakesmere Group has secured a contract worth £1 million  to deliver an “innovative cladding package” for the new Marriott Residence Inn Hotel in …