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Stadium Roof Design with Palram Polycarbonate Daylighting

Stadium Roof Design with Palram Polycarbonate Daylighting

The construction of covered stadiums has surged in the past two decades. In stadiums around the world, from small recreational sport venues to national sports centers, it is becoming less …

Plastic Waste in the Building and Construction Sector

Plastic Waste in the Building and Construction Sector

Plastic materials are a common component in the building and construction industry. This is due to their durability, cost-effectiveness, energy efficiency, safety, and ease of installation. Some examples of plastic …

Designing a Pitched Roof Extension: What should you consider?

Designing a Pitched Roof Extension: What should you consider?

Whether you would like to add a roof to your porch, gazebo or pergola to refresh your outside space, it is always better to use semi-transparent roofing materials that will …

Early Engagement and Offering The Optimal Glazing Solution To Meet The Specifications; Headingley Stadium, A Case Study

Early Engagement and Offering The Optimal Glazing Solution To Meet The Specifications; Headingley Stadium, A Case Study

Overview Project: Redevelopment of the Headingley Rugby Stadium Architect: DLA Architecture Canopy Glazing: 2mm clear SUNTUF® 140 Curtain Walls: 18mm white opal SUNPAL® with an aluminum C joiner

Polycarbonate and Protection from UV Radiation. What does this really mean?

Polycarbonate and Protection from UV Radiation. What does this really mean?

The use of polycarbonate sheets for roofing has almost become synonymous with protection from UV radiation. But what does this protection really mean? And what is the protection good for? …

How does Polycarbonate comply with European Fire Classifications?

How does Polycarbonate comply with European Fire Classifications?

While fire safety and regulations have always been a high priority in building standards, in the aftermath of events such as London’s Grenfell Tower fire that killed 72 people in …