Adek – The First Decking System In The UK Made From 100% Recycled Aluminium

Adek - The First Decking System In The UK Made From 100% Recycled Aluminium Ecodek, the driving force behind Adek, are champions of sustainability and have a philosophy of developing products that have a low or negative carbon footprint. When developing and creating Adek, it was therefore of paramount importance...

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A1 or A2? Or Is It Just A Numbers Game?

Our Technical Manager, Michael Roberts, explores if there’s a need to chase the A1 fire classification for Polyester Powder Coating - and whether the very highest safety rating is achievable at all.  "BS EN 13501-1 provides the fire classification procedure for all construction products, which includes products incorporated within building...

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COVID-19 update
Adek’s COVID-19 Update – 21st June 2021

Following the latest COVID 19 update by the Prime Minister, Adek continues to operate in line with the guidance set out by the Government. We continue to take all appropriate safety measures to ensure the health and safety of our employees, customers and suppliers during this period to support our...

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High Rise Balcony
A Guide To Fire Classifications

As of November 2018, it became a legal requirement for any building materials incorporated into the envelope of a high rise building, exceeding 18 meters in height, to be non-combustible. Given they form part of the building façade, balconies made with combustible materials were deemed a potential source of fire...

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Adek Anthracite Domestic
Adek Aluminium Decking Puts Refurb Safety and Sustainability Front and Centre

The implementation of non-combustible building materials in the development of high-rise buildings has never been so prevalent, with balconies, roof terraces and walkway constructions increasingly specified within fire rated profiles. Following the Hackett Report - which examined building regulations and fire safety with a focus on residential high-rise developments -...

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COVID-19 update
Adek’s Covid 19 Update – 12th April 2021

Following the latest COVID 19 update by the Prime Minister, Adek continues to operate in line with the guidance set out by the Government. We continue to take all appropriate safety measures to ensure the health and safety of our employees, customers and suppliers during this period to support our...

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Adek Has It’s Eye On Rapid and Safe Installations

The team at Ecodek have worked hard developing our new Adek System, taking into consideration the changing face of construction methods. There has a been a huge shift towards off-site and modular construction where you have huge time and cost saving benefits whilst also minimising risks involved where working at...

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Aluminium – Revolutionising the Balcony and Roof Terrace Flooring Sector

Aluminium has been part of our lives for centuries, but in its most recognisable form from the late 19th Century, and in the early 20th Century where it was famously used in the construction of the Wright Brothers plane due to its lightweight strength properties. Another milestone for the rise...

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