RACE ABINGDON

Sage BEC has extensive experience in rainscreen cladding & a range of systems were used for the RACE office block.

The Project

RACE Abingdon is the building which houses the UK Atomic Energy Authority. It is the UK’s national laboratory for fusion research and is quite a unique looking structure. We implemented practical roofing techniques that also met the visual specification of our clients.

Project Details

Project

RACE Abingdon

Product

Office block rain screen in Marley Eternit Tectiva, Western red cedar timber and APL Slimwall CPS/SFP. Office block roof IKO PermaTEC hot melt and Sarnafil single ply membrane. Work Hall cladding horizontal APL 45HR and louvres.

Contractor

Willmott Dixon

INDUSTRY ACCREDITATIONS

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Investors in People – Our training and development plan, company and job procedures, quality control, health and safety and supplier assessment, all form part of our IIP recognition. Further details of the IIP programme may be found on the IIP web site which may be found by clicking on the logo.

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Achilles Building Confidence is one of the most in depth construction accreditation standards available; and Sage BEC is qualified to level 5 – the highest level of competence available. The service is designed to meet the increasingly demanding legislative and risk management requirements of construction clients. The rigorous audit process ensures compliance from all aspects of the business including company systems, health & safety, sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and labour compliance. This scheme is developed in line with best practice across the industry, something which Sage BEC are dedicated towards

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Sage BEC takes responsibility for the greenhouse gases we cannot avoid emitting by using the Climatecare offset calculator to determine how many tonnes of CO2 we produce in our trading year. To achieve Carbon Neutral status we pay Climatecare to reduce the equivalent amount of CO2 in another part of the world by investing that money into emission reduction projects replacing fuel hungry inefficient technologies with efficient low-carbon technologies in developing countries. Take a look at the Climatecare website to see the advances being made; from the simple provision of efficient cooking stoves to full blown wind and hydro power schemes.

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The Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT )is a leading information provider and trainer in the field of building envelopes and glazing. They provide a wide range of advice and information to the industry with the assistance of its members, and through our own membership, we hope to not only gain improved technical information and knowledge relating to building envelopes, but use our own experience to share this information with others in the industry, creating a much improved workflow.

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The ISO standard is an internationally recognised accreditation based on the quality of a business’s management system in a certain field. ISO 14001 is focussed around the environmental aspects of the organisation, with the core principle of continual improvement being the driving force behind environmental development. Through achieving certification of this standard; Sage Roofing has illustrated a comprehensive environmental plan which is integrated into our principles as a company, and will continue to feature heavily in our progressive growth within the Roofing & Cladding Industry.

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