External, ambient noise can be a major headache for schools, causing distraction, disruption and, at worse, impacting negatively on the academic performance of students. The National Autistic Society Anderson School and Enterprise Campus, a major newbuild, autism-specific facility in Chigwell, Essex, installed effective sound reducing insulation to address this priority issue. The result; a calm, productive and quiet learning environment for all students.
Bauder’s torch-free detailing designs specifically deliver secure and safe installations in the vicinity of combustible construction materials located on, or connected to, the flat roof such as timber substrates or upstands; abutments to cladding, roof tiles, slates or thatch; or debris such as dry leaf material that is at risk from ignition. This installation follows national industry guidance from the National Federation of Roofing Contractors.
Side by side footage from Kingspan Insulation UK of BS8414 tests feature two different insulation types, which shows that systems which feature insulation that is not classified as ‘non-combustible’, may perform as well as systems that feature insulation that is classified as ‘non-combustible’.
In Light of recent tragedies, Genius Facades felt it necessary to undertake in depth research and development into A1 Non Combustible Facades, in order to mitigate the risk of any potential future disasters.