balcony decking
Adek’s RIBA Approved CPD For Fire Rated Decking

Adek is committed to helping architects & specifiers alike, through CPD learning, in the use of aluminium decking for balconies, walkways and terraces. There is now a plethora of legislation, design guidance and fire testing surrounding the topic of non-combustible decking which can be challenging to review. This is why we have developed a RIBA...

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Adek Clarifies The Fire Safety Classification System For Flooring Products

Following the release of the Hackitt Review in November 2018, it is now a legal requirement for any building materials incorporated into the envelope of a building exceeding 18 meters high, to be non-combustible. As they form part of the building façade, balconies are deemed a potential source of fire...

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Adek – A Complete Aluminium Decking System

The team from Ecodek and the Epwin Group PLC behind the design of the new Adek Balcony and Terrace Systems have put their combined industry expertise in to play by delivering a complete and comprehensive non-combustible decking system. Answering the newest Building Regulations surrounding the non-combustibility of the building envelope, the lightweight Adek non-combustible aluminium decking...

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Adek Answer Your Top 5 Frequently Asked Aluminium Decking Questions

Adek has been designed, engineered and evaluated by a cross-functional team of technical manufacturing experts at Ecodek and parent company Epwin Group PLC, who have a long established reputation for supplying decking into commercial high-rise buildings. We therefore have a wealth of knowledge in-house to help meet your needs and...

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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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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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