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  • What are decking feet, decking risers & decking supports
    Buzon UK
    There’s a very simple answer to this question… they all mean exactly the same thing; it’s just three different ways to describe adjustable pedestals. All three terms can be used interchangeably and that’s because people use...
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  • 4 considerations for data centre security fencing
    Barkers Fencing
    When it comes to specifying a security fence for your data centre, it is important to take a number of things into consideration, such as budget, location and perceived threat. However, there are a number of things specifiers...
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  • Shaping the way in landscape design: AKRI
    Furnitubes International
    We’ve created AKRI steel retaining walls as a flexible, modular solution to introduce planting to busy urban environments. AKRI provides a versatile solution for creating raised planting schemes in any public area bringing...
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  • Designing a high-security perimeter
    Jacksons Fencing
    In many situations, high security is a given. Government buildings, airports and prisons are areas that are all obvious targets for crime, sabotage and terrorism. Other targets are perhaps less obvious – computer data centres,...
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  • Teaching children how to be safe in playgrounds
    Setter Play
    There’s no doubt that children love nothing better than to scramble and mess around on school playground equipment. From as early as 2 years old, toddlers love climbing, swinging and running about in a playground, and when they...
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  • What is class A decking?
    Alfresco Floors
    What is class A decking? Class A decking is an external flooring application that has been fire-tested and deemed non-combustible and therefore safe and legal to use on high rise residential buildings above 18 metres (11 metres...
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  • What is composite balcony decking?
    Alfresco Floors
    The options available for non-combustible balcony decking are increasingly wider as manufacturers focus their attention on producing A-rated external flooring products. With choices ranging from aluminium decking to porcelain,...
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  • Wildflowers for specifiers and developers
    Harrowden Turf
    Easy BREEAM compliant environmental enhancement for building projects Feedback from property rentals and sales shows that BREEAM rated buildings deliver a better return on investment for developers and owners. The market demands...
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  • Physical perimeter protection for utilities sites
    Jacksons Fencing
    This article will highlight some of the key considerations a typical Procurement Manager in the Utilities sector may find helpful, whilst providing an understanding about how specifying products impact a sites overall security...
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  • Specifying security fencing for data centres
    Barkers Fencing
    When it comes to data centre security, the main priority over anything else is protecting the valuable data inside the centre from organised crime and potential terrorist attack. A lot of focus is placed on cybersecurity, but it...
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  • Planning and designing a deck
    Hoppings Softwood Products
    Planning is probably the most important issue to get right with decking to ensure good results. Select the location of your deck carefully, having regard for privacy and sun, shade or wind. Decks built in highly shaded positions...
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  • Metal decking alternatives for 2022
    Alfresco Floors
    Metal decking might seem like an obvious choice when it comes to specifying for fire safety on an upcoming balcony flooring project, but it’s not always that simple. Like any material, there are pros and cons to using it, which...
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  • The importance of accredited security fencing
    Barkers Fencing
    When specifying security fencing, it is essential to know the quality of the fence you’re using, as well as the standard it will perform too. This is where accreditation comes in, accreditation ensures fences, or anything for...
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  • Impact-testing of vehicle security barriers
    Jacksons Fencing
    An aspect of security that has risen in awareness in recent years is the necessity of defending against vehicle impacts. Often, these occur from deliberate attacks and as a result, the demand for Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM)...
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  • What makes the perfect bin?
    Amberol
    We recently wrote about the importance of local authorities, businesses and other organisations having good Binfrastructure as a crucial starting point for tackling littering problems. But once that structure is in place, it’s...
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