We are the dedicated organisation for ductwork contractors, allied suppliers and manufacturers of equipment for ventilation and air conditioning.
- Malcolm Moss
Ductwork is a vital part of air movement systems, and helps to support both comfort and health for building occupants. Quality ductwork that is manufactured and fitted to high standards is vital for energy efficient and productive operation of buildings – and that is what ADCAS promotes through its work on standards and legislation in the industry.
President - ADCAS
Over the past 12 months steel prices have risen significantly and are predicted to rise further still. While this may be good news for the steel mills that are still operating, ADCAS has raised concerns that this swing may have a negative effect on the ductwork industry. One of the key issues for UK based ductwork manufacturers is the inability to source steel from UK based suppliers. As things stand, UK steel stockholders and distributors are unable to provide the volume of British steel required and can only do so by bringing in imported raw material from overseas. With tariffs now being introduced on some Far-Eastern steel imports, prices […]continue reading →
Over 1,300m2 of Kingspan Kooltherm FM Duct Insulation has been installed as part of the iconic new extension to Tate Modern in London. The 64.5m tall tower, named the Switch House, adjoins Tate Modern’s existing home within the former Bankside Power Station to provide over 5,000m2 of new exhibition space spread over 10 levels. The new extension officially opened to the public in June 2016. In addition to the top-class film, video, photography and performance areas it also provides excellent practical learning facilities for all ages. Kingspan Kooltherm FM Duct Insulation was installed on the project in a 40mm thickness. The insulation has been developed to provide premium […]continue reading →
Axis Ductwork has recently embarked on its first ever apprenticeship scheme. Axis has employed two apprentices, Jake Bonney and Saxon Scott-Melia, who now spend one day per week at South Thames College and the remainder of the week on site with the existing senior workforce, gaining invaluable and practical knowledge. Looking back over the last 20 years in the industry, Axis noticed a worrying industry-wide shortage of entry-level operatives, specifically a lack of ductwork mates. By investing heavily in this apprenticeship scheme, Axis is helping to secure its future and assisting in tackling the industry shortage. Axis Ductwork believes that schemes like these will help to […]continue reading →