IRL Group Awarded FeRFA Small Project Of The Year
Following the contractor of the year award for 2010/2011 IRL Group have now been awarded small project of the year 2011/2012.
Introducing the 2011 Awards on Friday 18th November at the Belfry Hotel, FeRFA CEO Helen McGachie praised the excellent quality of the applications which demonstrated the diversity of resin flooring which was being taken into new markets such as very high end residential and still being developed to meet the changing needs of clients in more traditional environments. The number and variety of applications gave clear evidence that the market for resin flooring continued to grow.
As well as showcasing a wide range of top quality resin flooring projects, the submissions showed members' continuing commitment to health and safety, training and environmental responsibility. This year a new award has been established to acknowledge the importance of sustainability and the changes the resin flooring industry was making to meet its targets.
This award for small project focuses on projects up to 250m2. The shortlisted projects demonstrated the variety of applications with entries ranging from a photographic studio, a pharmaceutical clean room an operating theatre and luxury spa.
The winner was IRL Group and Sika for the York Hospital Operating Theatre.
The winning project is a great example of contractor and manufacturer working together to provide the client with an alternative to vinyl. The project was in a highly sensitive area , where the consequences for delays or any problems were enormous . The floor had to be seamless, hygienic and noise suppressing. Installation had to generate minimum dust, low noise and tight timescale.