A Specifiers Guide to Schedule 3 and Blue Green Roofs

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View the ACO Building Drainage entry on BPindex Visit the ACO Building Drainage website The Flood and Water Management Act Schedule 3 is expected to be implemented this year, which means sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) will become mandatory in England for a significant number of new and retrofit developments. In this article, Neill Robinson-Welsh, Consultant at ACO Building Drainage discusses …

GATIC supplies drainage solutions at Europe’s largest logistics park

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View the Alumasc Water Management Solutions entry on BPindex Visit the Alumasc Water Management Solutions website GATIC drainage products from Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS), have been installed at the DP World London Gateway Logistics Park in Stanford-Le-Hope. The project is the latest in a number of GATIC installations to have taken place on various plots across the impressive site, adjacent to the …

PAM Building – Ensign Agilium

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View the PAM Building entry on BPindex Visit the PAM Building website What does choosing Ensign Agilium mean for your drainage project? Less environmental impact Ensign Agilium® cast iron is made of 99 % recycled material and 100 % recyclable. Product design and manufacturing innovations have reduced CO2e emissions by 20% compared to our Ensign Soil range. Durability Due to …

Custom Fabricating Services – site specific pump station requirements

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View the Delta Membranes entry on BPindex Pump Calculators – Delta Membranes Package Pumps and Basement Drainage Systems – Delta Membranes Casestudies – Delta Membranes Pumping Systems fabricated to any size and/or configuration. Delta Pumps and Basement Drainage Distribution Hub is home to Delta’s in-house fabrication team.  Our fabrication team not only fabricates the Delta 710, 910 and 800 Series …

Why it’s time for a SuDs rethink to meet new Schedule 3 requirements

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View the Wavin entry on BPindex Visit the Wavin website In 2024, significant changes are occurring in the new build market in England. Legislation mandates the incorporation of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) into most new developments, removing the automatic legal right to connect surface water drainage to nearby sewage infrastructure. Instead, England will adopt Schedule 3 of the Flood and …

Component Developments Celebrate 40 Years Supplying Stainless Steel Drainage Channel Solutions.

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View the Component Developments entry on BPindex Visit the Component Developments website The team at Component Developments are celebrating 40 years the providing stainless steel drainage channel solutions, gratings, slot drains, trapped gullies, manhole covers, kerbs, corner guards and surface protection to the building industry. Established in 1984 the company was the first to market in the UK providing stainless …

Raising The Roof: First Ever Blue Green Roof in Dublin Constructed with ACO’s RoofBloxx System

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View the ACO entry on BPindex Visit the ACO website With new planning rules to abide by in Dublin, the developers of a commercial three-story residential apartment building had to demonstrate that its scheme would have a blue green roof to obtain planning permission. ACO worked together with Beton Construction Services to design and specify an innovative blue green system …

Why FOG management should be a high priority for commercial building design

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View the ACO entry on BPindex Visit the ACO website Systems for managing fats, oils and grease (FOG) must be considered for the design of commercial buildings that contain commercial kitchens. To ensure the smooth delivery of commercial building projects FOG management needs to be part of the specification. The location, type and capacity of the system needs to be …

Designing climate resilient Blue Roof attenuation systems.

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View the ACO entry on BPindex Visit the ACO website Given the unprecedented extremes in climate change that the UK has experienced in the last few years, local and national planning policies have developed to ensure that developers, architects and engineers fully consider the impact that a changing climate will have on the performance of buildings. For example, the recently …

AWMS: Essential non-combustible drainage solutions for high-rise construction

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View the Alumasc Water Management Solutions entry on BPindex Visit the Alumasc Water Management Solutions website The introduction of the new Building Safety Act in April 2022 was cited by the government as the biggest transformation in how tall structures are designed, constructed and managed, in almost 40 years. The Act enforces compliance to Building Regulations restricting the use of combustible materials …