Posts by Stuart Adams

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What Are The Best Lights for Suspended Ceilings?

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Having a suspended ceiling can bring you many rewards, such as improved air circulation and soundproofing. And as well as these perks, with the range of options available these days, we think they can look great too. However, it’s not always easy to decide on the right suspended ceiling lighting for you. It can be a…
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Sustainable Office Refurbishment Ideas

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With any office refit, there are inevitably lots of things to consider. Sustainability is one of the things that’s definitely moving up the list. Minimising our impact on the environment is becoming an increasingly hot topic, and the interiors industry is no exception. Many people, however, associate the latest trends in sustainability with expense. But…
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How Do Acoustic Baffles Work?

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Acoustic integrity is becoming an increasing focus of many of our projects. With a slew of research supporting the fact that excess noise can increase stress and reduce productivity, employers and educators are seeking ways to address unwanted noise. Acoustic baffles are just one of the tools in our armoury. What are acoustic baffles? Acoustic…
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Acoustic Soundproofing for Schools

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Acoustics in schools has been a growing area of business for us. There have been numerous studies over the past 30 years or so into the relationship between noise exposure and performance. We won’t go into detail here, but suffice to say (and perhaps unsurprisingly), unwanted noise in educational environments generally has a detrimental effect.…
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Reducing Reverberation at Aurora Eccles School, Quidenham

We’ve just completed a small project for NCL Contractors to reduce reverberation at busy times in the Whitehouse dining room at Aurora Eccles School in Quidenham, Norfolk. We supplied and installed Soundhush Shushliner acoustic wall panels which were custom made to cover the maximum surface area. This should make a big difference to the environment, making…
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On-site Award: Whitehouse Farm Primary School

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We’re incredibly proud to announce that we’ve been awarded another on-site award! This time, it’s for our work on the new Whitehouse Farm Primary School in Sprowston, Norfolk. We’ve been working on the project for Kier, getting the building ready for the new school year in September. This is what Chris Lowe, the site’s Project…
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Suspended Ceiling vs. MF Plasterboard Ceiling

Suspended, or grid, ceilings and MF Plasterboard, or drywall, ceilings are the two most common types of commercial ceilings we install. A question we’re often asked is: which is better? The correct answer to that question varies by project. So, we’ve put together a quick comparison to help you decide. When to choose suspended ceilings…
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How much does a suspended ceiling cost?

Suspended ceilings, also known as “dropped” or “false” ceilings have been around for over 50 years. But as a commercial ceiling choice, they’re still going strong. One of the reasons for their continued success is that they provide a relatively low-cost way to cover large spaces. The cost, as with most interior fixings, can vary…
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Steel Framing Systems – The Benefits

Steel framing systems, or SFS, provide an alternative to traditional blockwork for external and internal walls. The frame, constructed from lightweight cold rolled steel sections, can work with a wide range of external finishes – brickwork, insulated render, timber cladding, composite panels and more. Components are either custom-made, or can be cut to size on-site.…

Monthly Safety Award Winners for April 2019

We’re rightly proud of one of our teams which has been awarded the Monthly Safety Award for April 2019 by Kier Construction for a project we’re working on in Sprowston. Our team has been taking care of SFS (Steel Frame Structure) installation at a new primary school being built in Sprowston, Norwich. Chris Lowe, Project…
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