CCF Branch Manager – Simon Williams

CCF Branch Manager – Simon Williams

Completely Customer Focused When it comes to looking after customers, CCF has the right market knowledge, and customer support offering to help maintain and grow your business. Simon Williams, Branch Manager at CCF Nottingham, shares how this is the case for his customers. “Offering the best range of products, flexibility when it comes to deliveries, and great service is what keeps our customers coming back time and time again.” “We pride ourselves on getting to…

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Armstrong Ceilings Perla OP dB

Armstrong Ceilings Perla OP dB

  Armstrong Ceilings Perla OP dB is a premium ceiling tile combining the two criterias of acoustic performance taking it to new heights. The new Perla OP dB 40mm mineral tile combines the high sound absorption of Armstrong’s OP range with the high sound attenuation of its dB range for ultimate acoustic flexibility. Its launch is designed to help specifiers particularly in the education sector to reduce the amount of sound transferred from traffic routes…

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Kingspan – What is daylighting?

Kingspan – What is daylighting?

In 2013, a RIBA commissioned survey revealed that one in five homeowners were unhappy with the amount of natural light in their homes. This lack of sunlight can have a significant impact on the health of occupants and often means lights are kept on for longer, wasting energy. But how can we avoid this issue? The answer is effective daylighting. Daylighting Daylighting is the practice of installing windows, or other openings such as rooflights, and…

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John Yewman – Product Service

John Yewman – Product Service

Completely Choice Focused Only the best and most extensive range of products will do says John Yewman, UK National Sales Office Manager. Here, John discusses how customers can take advantage of CCF’s excellent breadth of product choice and availability. “Having the right range of products ready to purchase when needed is a top priority for all of our customers. This requirement never changes, so it’s always front of mind for each and every CCF branch…

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Why you should embrace the green with Armstrong

Why you should embrace the green with Armstrong

CCF’s launch of its Completely Customer Focused programme has coincided with the 15th anniversary of the UK launch of Armstrong Ceilings’ pioneering recycling scheme and the fifth of its becoming the first mineral tile manufacturer in Europe to win Cradle to Cradle™ certification. Recycling ceilings The recycling scheme, which is completely free to contractors (unique through Armstrong), originated with End-of-Life tiles but now also incorporates off-cuts from new installations, and applies to any mineral ceiling…

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High performance acoustic underlays ideal for a wide range of floor finishes

High performance acoustic underlays ideal for a wide range of floor finishes

Thermal Economics provide a range of acoustic underlays, allowing a choice of product to suit the projects specific needs. All of these underlays are thin, dense and robust resilient layers that are easy to install. They provide excellent impact sound reduction with minimal compression, making them ideal for use directly below most types of floor finish and they can even be used beneath non-loadbearing partitions. Isorubber products are tested by independent bodies such as the…

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Guest blog – Kingspan – How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck

Guest blog – Kingspan – How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck

How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck: Estimated time: 5 minutes. Watch our video on how to install Thermaroof and Thermataper roofing products over a concrete deck. Contact your local branch today for any further information or request a quote on Kingspan products.

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Armstrong Ceilings Ultima+ Range

Armstrong Ceilings Ultima+ Range

Armstrong Ceilings’ new-look tile range is the Ultimate The next-generation Ultima+ range of mineral tiles and planks now features an even brighter whiter smoother surface, with 87% light reflectance to help achieve 16% cost savings compared with indirect lighting*. Durability, as well as aesthetics, is also enhanced with fully-painted edges, while the addition of a re-engineered MicroLook 90 edge detail enables a better fit and improved visual finish when used with standard or designer grids….

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Guest Blog – Armstrong – Ystalyfera Welsh Medium Comprehensive School

Guest Blog – Armstrong – Ystalyfera Welsh Medium Comprehensive School

CCF Supplies Armstrong Ceilings for Welsh Comprehensive School BACKGROUND: Armstrong Ceilings help with sound and sight in a new teaching block. The two to three-storey steel-frame building replaces a 1970s three-storey CLASP-type teaching block to bring accommodation into the 21st Century and was designed to BREEAM “Excellent” and BIM Level 2 standards. SOLUTION: Some 2,000m2 of Armstrong’s D-H 700 micro perforated metal Hook-On canopies, Axiom Knife Edge canopies with Ultima+ tiles and MicroLook 8 wood-effect…

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Metsec – Fire Safety in Construction – Setting the agenda

Metsec – Fire Safety in Construction – Setting the agenda

Ryan Simmonds, Sales Director for Framing at voestalpine Metsec plc, explores the importance of only specifying framing materials that have been fire tested or assessed and the options available to the industry. Fire safety is high on the agenda for all of us in the construction industry – and rightly so. Construction News recently reported that the number of tenders for fire safety work issued by the public sector has soared 56 per cent in…

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