A wholesale pharmaceutical distribution plant in New South Wales has been successfully refurbished using Kingspan insulated roofing panels.
Improvements to the working environment were evident within the first two weeks, says Steve Wright, national operations manager of Vetstar Logistics at Kings Park: “The insulated panels have created a cooler environment and transformed the light levels by raising them and making the space brighter. With summer coming we expect that there will also be a benefit from reducing the airconditioning required.”
Jay Swannell, director of Hi-View Roofing, the installer responsible for the project, says, “Kingspan’s insulated roofing panels were fantastic to work with. Their great design meant they were easy to install and were much less labour intensive than other systems. After we had taken off the old roof, it took us approximately four days to lay the 2,200 m² of roofing. This included the time taken to install a number of skylights. We achieved an excellent result.”
Kingspan insulated roof panels comprise the external finish bonded to a rigid insulation core with a prefinished internal liner. The system transforms the traditional construction process with qualities like water-tight panel design, impressive thermal performance compared to other common insulations, and spanning capabilities that can reduce the purlin requirement by half.