CA Group is active in all aspects of the roofing and cladding industry including membership of trade bodies and best practice groups. We also take our Corporate Social Responsibilities seriously with involvement with local communities, sponsorship and charity fundraising.
The Role of the Building Envelope in Energy Efficiency and the Cost of Underspecification
Andrew Brewster, Development Manager, CA Group, discusses the impact of decisions made in the specification process with regard to the building envelope and energy efficiency. Read the full article in the September edition of Architect Projects magazine, P40, online: https://issuu.com/lapthornmedia/docs/ap919/40
Designing for Adaptability - How choice of rooflights for commerical buildings can help guarantee future tenancy
Stuart Brown, Development Director, discusses the impact of choice of rooflights for commercial buildings in securing occupiers. Read the full article in July's edition of Architect Projects magazine, page 96. Access the digital edition at this location: https://issuu.com/lapthornmedia/docs/ap_719/96
Gloucester Transport Hub - Shortlisted for UK Roofing Award
In January 2018 we were building scale models to aid with the construction of the Gloucester Transport Hub, designed by Bdp Architects working with Kovara Projects Ltd on behalf of Kier Group. It was a challenging brief that called upon creative and technical troubleshooting and featured a single roof pane representing an aircraft wing - a reference to Gloucester’s aviation history. The end result was a design feat and was shortlisted for a Sheeting & Cladding Rainscreen Award at the UK Roofing Awards held recently.
From Apprentice to Appointment as Tom’s Career Takes Off
Following the successful completion of his 4-year apprenticeship and HNC Mechanical Engineering qualification, Tom Wickins has now taken up a role within CA Group’s Technical team as Technical Engineer. Tom excelled in his on-the-job training, which included CAD design, drafting engineering drawings and specifications, testing, development and installation of CA Group’s Rainscreen systems. He will soon embark on the next phase of his development programme and is already enrolled on the Advanced Apprenticeship at Teesside University, working towards BEng Mechanical Engineering to ultimately become IEng (Incorporated Engineer) qualified. Tom is one of many apprentices CA Group has supported who have gone on ...
Helping The Great North Air Ambulance Stay in the Sky
We’re delighted to be continuing support for the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) for another year. The charity, which relies on donations to maintain its service, delivers pioneering, and often critical, pre-hospital care direct to the scene, saving lives and easing suffering. GNAAS is one of many charities CA Group support as part of the company’s social value initiative. www.greatnorthairambulance.co.uk
Revit Files Now Available to Download
We have now added the facility to download Revit files of our Detail Drawings and Specification Drawings from our Technical pages. PDF and CAD options are also available. Click HERE to go to Technical -> Drawings.
CA Sponsored Willington Academy U11 Cricket Team Wins League Cup
As part of our committment to grassroots sports for juniors in the local area we are delighted to continue to support Willington Cricket Club Academy and all their junior teams. Here are the Under 11's squad celebrating their recent win in the league cup final and sporting their brand new CA Group Limited team shirts. The academy boasts over 150 junior members and a dedicated team of volunteers run teams of various age groups for boys and girls up to the age of 18. The academy at Willington is also one of 2000 centres participating in the ECB "All Stars" inititative aimed at giving ...
CA to Supply New Generation Colorcoat Prisma®
As a long-term Colorcoat® supply chain partner, CA Group Limited has announced that its building products are now available with Tata Steel’s new generation three layer Colorcoat Prisma® pre-finished steel. This latest addition to the Colorcoat® range, launched at the end of September, offers superior ultraviolet (UV) resistance and durability, based on a revolutionary three-layer technology that delivers greatly enhanced aesthetics with exceptional colour and gloss retention. Using cutting-edge clear coat technology, more commonly associated with the automotive industry, the new Colorcoat Prisma® is a truly enhanced and robust pre-finished steel product, providing added corrosion protection, which exceeds the highest European standard ...
Prime Rainscreen Facelift
Our range of Prime Rainscreen panels have been re-branded with product names that clearly identify the type of panel and fixing and accommodate our plans to further develop and enhance our offering in the rainscreen marketplace. Prime TFX is our through fix rainscreen panel and was formerly known as Prime II Prime RFX is our recessed fix rainscreen panel and was formerly known as Prime III Prime SFX is our secret fix rainscreen panel and was formerly known as Prime V Prime HPX is our hook and pin fix rainscreen panel and was formerly known as Prime VII Different names but the same great products ...
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