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BauderBLUE is Architects Choice in Ireland

Bauder has won the prestigious Architects Choice Award for Best Exterior Product at the Building and Architecture Expo in Dublin.

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Bauder achieves prominent Investors in People Platinum accreditation.

Bauder has become the first to achieve the Investors in People (‘IIP’) Platinum standard, the most sought after status in the National scheme, within the Construction of Buildings category.

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BauderBLUE shortlisted for London Construction & Design Awards

Bauder’s new blue roof sustainable drainage system, BauderBLUE, which was launched earlier this year, has been nominated for the London Construction Awards (LCA) in the Product Innovation of the Year category.

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Bauder and fellow CRASH patrons team up to help Emmaus Brighton

In 2017 CRASH, the construction industry’s charity, was contacted by the Emmaus Brighton & Hove trustees for help in renovating one of its buildings to enable the charity to continue its mission in welcoming homeless people.

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Scoil Phadraig wins RIAI Best Educational award

The new school in Westport which was installed with a 2,300m² Bauder Thermofol roof has been recognised at this year’s Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) award ceremony. The RIAI aims to recognise the quality of work carried out by RIAI members and highlight the contribution of Irish architects to the society.

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Bauder Back at Ecobuild

Flat roof manufacturer Bauder will once again be bringing its roofing solutions to Ecobuild, the world’s leading event for sustainable design, construction, energy and the built environment, having been ever present at the exhibition since its inception back in 2005.

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Bauder moves into 4th generation

After 36 years as managing directors brothers Gerhard and Paul-Hermann Bauder both retired from operational management to join the advisory board at the beginning of 2018. Jan, Mark and Tim Bauder, the 4th generation of Bauder, together with Gerhard Einsele, take over the management.

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Blacklock re-elected at SPRA Technical Chair

Following their recent election, the Singly Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) have announced that Bauder technical director Nigel Blacklock has been re-elected as the Technical Chair.

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Bauder wins Green Roofing Award at the Roofing Awards 2018

Bauder has been recognised at this year’s NFRC Roofing Awards. The award ceremony took place on Friday 11th of May at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel where Bauder and approved contractor, E. J. Roberts, picked up the Green Roofing award.

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Bauder exhibits at ArchitEx 2018 at St George’s Hall, Liverpool.

The exhibition and conference, which is now in its 3rd year, will take place over Wednesday 11th & Thursday 12th April, where an estimated 1,500 architecture and building design industry professionals will gather.

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Bauder launches blue roof SUDS BauderBLUE at Ecobuild

Bauder flat roofing attended Ecobuild last week, for the 15th year running! The show was once again a great success with a record number of visitors to the stand. The open layout encouraged delegates to view the build ups which displayed green roof, solar PV and waterproofing systems.

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Bauder Receives Woodland Trust Certificate for its Environmental Efforts

The Woodlands Trust, the UK’s largest woodland conservation charity has recognised Bauder for its environmental work.

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Bauder supports Demelza "Space to Grow" Project

Bauder is helping Osborne celebrate its 50th Anniversary by working alongside them to build a two-storey extension at Demelza’s Eltham Hospice in South East London that will allow seriously ill children the space to grow, develop and live life to the fullest.

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Bauder and CRASH Team Up for Christmas

From all at Bauder, we would like to take the opportunity to wish you the best of season’s greetings and a prosperous New Year.

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Bauder 'Soberheroes' raise over £1000 in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

Last October, in an effort led by ‘Go Sober Director’ Richard Kulakowski, 8 members of our Bauder staff gathered in order to take part in the Go Sober for October fundraising campaign.

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Bauder Green Roof Wins Norfolk Association of Architects Award

A Bauder green roof bus shelter has been recognised by The Norfolk Association of Architects (NAA), the county’s branch of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), winning the Design & Craftsmanship Award.

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Fully Funded Flat Roof Solutions for Airedale Academy

Airedale Academy in Castleford recently underwent significant refurbishment to repair its failing flat roofs, which had surpassed their natural life expectancy and were experiencing water ingress.

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CRASH Recognises Industry Leaders Present and Future at It's Annual Reception

Hosted by Building, Barbour ABI and BD Online at UBM’s Head Office, the ceremony brought together an illustrious gallery of big names from the construction and property industry who have all given their valuable time and resources to support the CRASH cause.

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Bauder Pledges Support to Industry Safety Directive

Bauder is the first flat roof waterproofing manufacturer to pledge its support to the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) newly launched ‘Safe2Torch’ guidance for the specification writing (at the initial survey and design stage) and the use of safe installation techniques for reinforced bitumen membranes on flat roofs which will markedly reduce risk for clients, building owners and constructors.

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Hotter Shoes Start Off on the Right Foot With Moisture Mapping

The waterproofing on the roof of footwear manufacturer Hotter Shoes’ head office and manufacturing facility in Skelmersdale, West Lancashire had exceeded its serviceable life and begun experiencing significant water ingress, requiring urgent remedial work.

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Bauder Back at Ecobuild

Flat roof manufacturer Bauder will once again be bringing its roofing solutions to Ecobuild, the world’s leading event for sustainable design, construction, energy and the built environment, having been ever present at the exhibition since its inception back in 2005.

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Quadruple Success for Bauder at Scottish Roofing Awards

Bauder was recognised at this year’s NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards, winning four of the prizes on offer for our work on Edinburgh Airport, Irvine Leisure Centre and Kingsbarns Equipment Testing Centre. The award winners were announced on November 4th at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow, an event hosted by television presenter Hazel Irvine and overseen by incoming NFRC Chairman Peter Treacy.

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Bauder Delivers Largest Solar Array in Higher Education Sector

The University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol has recently quadrupled its solar generating capacity through the installation of 1,731 solar panels, which will enable it to produce over 400 MWh of electricity each year and making it the largest solar panel array in the UK university sector.

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Bauder Delivers First Class Roofing Solution for British Airways 

ritish Airways i360 is the world’s tallest moving observation tower and first vertical cable car. At the entrance of the attraction on Brighton Seafront is an accessible roof terrace area that features over 1,500m2 of Bauder’s reinforced, inverted hot melt waterproofing system with hard landscaping.

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Bauder Continues to Expand Distribution

We are delighted to announce that we have further expanded our distribution network throughout the UK with the opening of a new warehouse and office in Glasgow that further supports our growing market in Scotland.

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Bauder Leads Team to Help the Homeless

Flat roof manufacturer Bauder, approved contractor G Baker Roofing and rooflight specialist Xtralite have teamed up to help homelessness charities CRASH and Emmaus with the refurbishment of the latter’s Dover facility, which is situated on the historical site of Archcliffe Fort.

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Flame-free Roofing Solutions for Schools

There is growing demand for improved safety within the education sector, especially in relation to refurbishing school and academy buildings. In response, we have developed various high-performance waterproofing solutions over the years that can be installed using flame-free methods; removing the need for a naked flame or hot bitumen on the roof top or at ground level. 

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Bauder Launches Basic Competency Programme

Recent reports have revealed that the UK construction industry is set for annual average growth of 2.5% over the next five years, creating over 230,000 jobs in the process.

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Bauder Extends BIM Library

Following the arrival of the UK government’s BIM mandate back in April, which requires all centrally procured public sector building projects to be BIM Level 2 compliant, flat roof manufacturer Bauder has extended its BIM offering with the creation of 19 new waterproofing system objects that are available now for free download on its website.

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Burpees on Lunchtime Menu for Bauder Staff

Bauder has extended its staff social events with the creation of its very own lunch time fitness session, ‘Bauder Burpees’. The weekly fitness class takes place every Wednesday for one hour from 12pm in the car park of the company’s main office located on Landseer Road, Ipswich.

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First Bauder Factory Opened in Austria

Bauder is excited to announce that it has officially opened its first manufacturing factory in Austria; 31 years after it started suppling its flat roof solutions in Linz, the country’s third biggest city.

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Double Success for Bauder at National Roofing Awards

Flat roofing specialist Bauder was recognised at this year’s UK Roofing Awards, winning two of the prizes on offer for its work on Byker Wall in Newcastle and ROM’s manufacturing facility in Sheffield.

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Bauder Launches New Lorry Livery

Bauder and fellow family-owned, Ipswich based company Green & Skinner have gone the extra mile in developing their partnership with the addition of a new co-branded lorry. Bauder and haulage and distribution experts Green & Skinner have worked together for over 13 years, with Green & Skinner delivering Bauder’s flat roof, green roof and solar products to construction sites located throughout the UK, from Land’s end to John o’ Groats.

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Landmark Byker Wall Estate Recharged by Solar

Constructed in the 1970's in the Byker district of Newcastle upon Tyne, Byker Wall is regarded as one of the most significant pieces of architecture of its era in the UK.

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Wave of Green on Waitrose Roof

The new £14 million Waitrose superstore located in Bagshot, Surrey has been designed with the environment in mind; featuring a continuous sea of green vegetation on its large wave shaped roof that helps replace the green space lost to the building’s footprint and minimise its overall impact on the surrounding landscape. 

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Blacklock Joins Bauder

Bauder is delighted to announce the appointment of Nigel Blacklock as its new Technical Director, joining the company from Sika Sarnafil where he had previously held a similar role

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Innovation at Ecobuild - Introducing Biosolar

Deciding between a green roof and photovoltaics (PV) has been a question faced by many industry professionals over recent years when designing a flat roof; however these two technologies are no longer mutually exclusive options with the introduction of biosolar roofs…

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Baking and Biking in Support of Children in Need

In honour of Children in Need Bauder held a number of fun-filled activities and friendly competitions for members of staff at its head office in Ipswich last week that helped raise over £1,400 for the BBC’s UK charity.

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Bauder Supports 'No Christmas Card Appeal'

Bauder has once again joined forces with CRASH, the construction industries' charity for homeless people, to support their 'No Christmas Card Appeal', where companies are asked to send digital Christmas cards and then donate the money saved on buying printed cards and stamps to the charity.

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Queen Mary University Library Collecting Solar Energy

The library roof at the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) had surpassed its natural life expectancy and been experiencing considerable water ingress, requiring urgent remedial work to prevent disruption to students.

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Bauder Strikes Gold Once Again with Investors in People

Flat roofing specialists Bauder have once again been awarded the prestigious Investors in People (IiP) Gold status, which recognises high performing organisations that put their people at the heart of their success.

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Cold Liquid Systems Provide Blitz Waterproofing Solution

Morris Blitz Court is a residential housing estate in Hackney that has recently undergone an extensive amount of refurbishment works as part of the Decent Homes Programme.

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Baker Street Building Transformed by Bauder Green Roof

82 Baker Street located in the Marylebone district of Westminster in London is a commercial building that has recently undergone an extensive amount of renovation work.

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Bauder Joins Insulation Representative Body BRUFMA

This week Bauder has become a member of ‘The British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association’ (BRUFMA) - the representative body for the Rigid Polyisocyanurate (PIR) and Polyurethane (PUR) Insulation Industry in the United Kingdom.

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Bauder 'Revolutionaries' Cycle 190 Miles for Charity

On the 16th - 17th May 2015 a group of 45 individuals of all cycling abilities took part in the Mitie London Revolution - the largest multi-day sportive in the UK.

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Battle of Britain Visitor Centre Roof Gets Royal Approval

The Battle of Britain Memorial, located at Capel-le-Ferne in Kent, is a monument to aircrew that flew in the infamous Battle of Britain in 1940.

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Homelessness Charity MoCoCo House Officially Opened

Friday 27th February marked the official opening of MoCoCo House, a Cheshire based homelessness charity, which has been the beneficiary of on-site professional expertise, building materials and cash grants from Bauder and CRASH - the construction industries’ chosen charity for homeless people.

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Bauder on Times Best Companies List for 3rd Time

Flat roofing specialists Bauder have once again been recognised for organisational excellence at this year’s ‘Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For’ annual awards, which took place at an event in London hosted by TV Personality Ben Sheppard and supported by Comic Relief’s Richard Curtis.

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Give your Flat Roof of the Bauder VIP Treatment

Bauder will be launching its state-of-the-art vacuum insulated panel at this year’s Ecobuild. Designed to provide high thermal performance in areas with limited height, Bauder VIP is ideally suited for terrace and balcony applications.

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