The planned fire test of the d+b facade system was due to commence on Friday 14th July and the BRE have notified us that this will be delayed by circa 6-8 weeks due to urgent government expert advisory panel ACM testing that has taken priority. We apologise for the inconvenience to all our customers.
Given the deep concerns of the residents and Hounslow Borough Council the project needed to be expedited. From the Council first contacting d+b facades on the Friday, access to the building was erected by Tuesday and all external combustible materials removed making the building fire-safe by the following Tuesday, with a sample of the recladding
Further to our Press Release of 15th June 2017 we wish to support the statement that the d+b system is A1 non-combustible by sharing a number of independent Data Sheets relating to key components of our system, in particular the aluminium cladding panels, the mineral wool insulation, the fire breaks and the powder coating applied
The fire performance of cladding systems has understandably come under intense scrutiny. By sharing publicly our personal experience, we hope to provide reassurance to users of our non-combustible aluminium rainscreen system regarding its fire safety. One of our earliest projects circa 1990 was the overcladding of the once derelict Hyde Park Flats, Sheffield, – Block
In light of the recent tragic events at Grenfell Tower and speculation regarding the role of the cladding in the rapid spread of the fire we want to reassure clients regarding d+b facades’ system. Our aluminium rainscreen system is +25 years old, unchanged and is proven to perform in all respects, including severe fire. The
d+b facades is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to refurbish King Solomon Business School.
d+b facades is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to refurbish Library Building, Reading University.
The World Architecture News (WAN) Awards has evolved into the world’s largest international architectural awards programme comprising, amongst others, the WAN Awards Façades category , a major international competition that celebrates and promotes the best in architectural façades attracting entries from all over the World. External refurbishment of the Bristol Royal Infirmary was shortlisted in
d+b facades is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to refurbish the Cledwyn Bridge Building, Aberystwyth University.
Overcladding of Queen’s Building, Bristol Royal Infirmary is now complete and the architectural achievement has raised the bar for future overcladding projects. The results are quite simply stunning. For more information and to view the stunning project images please click here