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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:

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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:

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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