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Latest Issue : Sept 2016

Detail of the facade of the UK’s largest Passivhaus building yet seen – University of Leicester’s new Centre of Medicine.
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The September 2016 edition of ADF features two in-depth case studies:

As well as all our regular ‘product round-up’ sections and this issue will take a more detailed look at:

  • STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS: WATERPROOFING
    The benefits of a layered approach
    The right choice of waterproofing for below ground structures can help avoid the financial implications of water ingress. Alex Burman of Sika looks at the options for architects and specifiers.
  • EXTERNAL ENVELOPE: CLADDING & FACADES
    Presenting a sophisticated front

    With more sophisticated facade solutions come even greater expectations. Paul Hughes from FunderMax explains how the market is continuing to innovate to meet clients’ increasingly esoteric demands.
  • HEATING: FIRES & FIREPLACES
    A hot favourite for heating sustainable buildings

    Rising fuel prices and the need to cut carbon emissions has put greater focus on green building and renewable energy. Schiedel Chimney Systems’ Stephen Dodds explains why wood burning stoves are the smart as well as safe way to heat modern eco homes.
  • INTERIORS: FLOORCOVERINGS
    Wellness in the workplace

    Mark Bauer at Forbo Flooring Systems explores how improving workplace design with a holistic focus on all interior elements has the ability to enhance employee productivity and satisfaction.

This issue also includes show previews for Healthcare EstatesThe Build Show and UK Construction Week.

Your feedback on the content of ADF would be enormously helpful as we strive to make the publication a more topical read. Should you have any ideas or suggestions for the future editions then please email anthony(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)netmagmedia.eu