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GBE Basics

  • System Reference: StoreFloor
  • Manufacturer(s): Eco Answers Ltd t/a LoftZone
  • Product Reference(s):
    • Tri-Support
    • Uni-Support
    • Cross-Beam
  •  Accessory
    • Flooring grade timber panel product
    • Wood Screws
    • Primary insulation
    • Top-up Insulation
    • Lateral Restraint
  • Element: Pitched roof’s flat ceiling

GBE System Page Schedule

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GBE Incubator 


GBE CPD


GBE Defects


GBE Issue Paper


GBE PASS Product Accessory System Screening Schedule


GBE Checklist


GBE Specification Basics

  • CAWS & NBS Building work section reference: ≠K41 RAISED ACCESS FLOOR SYSTEMS
  • NBS clause number: ≠K41/150A RAISED ACCESS FLOOR SYSTEM
  • UNICLASS & NBS Create work section reference: ≠SS-20-55-70 RAISED ACCESS FLOOR SYSTEMS
  • NBS Create clause number: ≠SS-20-55-70/170 RAISED ACCESS FLOOR SYSTEM
  • GBE GBS proposed CAWS work section reference if no CAWS OR NBS work section or clause exists: K43 RAISED STORAGE/ACCESS SYSTEMS
  • GBE GBS proposed clause number if no NBS work section or clause exists: K43/120A RAISED LOFT STORAGE/ACCESS SYSTEM

GBS Robust Specification


GBE Shop


GBE Method Statement


GBE BIM System Data Sheet


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22nd October 2016 – 14th January 2017

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  • Product(s)

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Tri-Support

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Uni-Support

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Cross-Beam

  • Accessories in system
    • Flooring Grade Timber Panel Product
      • Chipboard, OSB, Plywood
    • Wood Screws
  • System Accreditation Logos

 

  • Installation images

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  • Installed images
  • Finished images

  • GBE LitAudit complete
  • Refinements to this drawing are planned
  • Awaiting start in 2017

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  • Literature Front Covers

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GBE Calculator U value Calculator (Pending peer review)


GBE Method Statement: StoreFloor A05 updated


GBE Loft Insulation (Defects)


GBE Issue Paper: Squashed Insulation


GBE K43 Raised Storage/Access Decking (Checklist)


GBS Robust Specification StoreFloor


GBE BIM Product Data Sheet


  • Output from GBE PDC: LoftZone StoreFloor PASS A01BRM 301216 PDF 1 of 2 pages

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
22nd October 2016 – 14th January 2017

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GBE Systems (this page)

  • System Reference: StoreZone (this page)
  • Element: Pitched roof’s flat ceiling

GBE Products

  • Product Reference(s):
    • Tri-Support
    • Uni-Support
    • Cross-Beam

GBE Accessories

  •  Accessories:
    • Flooring grade timber panel product
    • Attic Deck board
    • Wood Screws
    • Top-up Insulation

GBE Manufacturers


GBE Suppliers


GBE Installers


GBE Links


GBE Calculator

  • See 2 illustrations in centre column
  • Pending Peer Review sign-off
  • LoftZone StoreFloor U value Calculator
  • Shows the U value of existing and top-up thermal conduction insulation compressed by possessions or decking laid on them
  • Shows the alternative methods of making access and decking
  • Indicates if the assemblies U values comply with Building Regulations and Technical Standards and the dimensions comply British Board of Agrement Certificate and BRE Hygrothermal analysis.

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
10th October 2013 – 14th January 2017

GBE System Page Schedule: StoreFloor


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Product Group: Raised Floor System
Product Name: StoreFloor
Product description: Raised Loft Flooring System consisting primary and secondary supports and cross beams
Timber decking board manufactured by others.
Creates a deck for strorage of possessions and belongings
Creates a deck for access to stoage and to M&E services in loft
Manufacturer’s product promotion: The only BBA-approved product to create a storage or access platform in a loft space
Suitable for all timber loft types, including new build trussed rafter roof construction
Fast and easy to install; adjustable design to cope with variable joist spacing
Protects loft insulation – squashing insulation doubles the U-value and the heat lost
Lightweight design does not overload the loft – much lighter than timber
Avoids thermal bridging Psi values associated with using timber to raise the loft floor
Designed to promote air-flow to prevent interstitial/surface condensation
Winner of multiple awards, including Best New Invention at the Ideal Home Show
Material(s): Supports: injection moulded recycled nylon or polypropylene;
Cross beams: pregalvanized steel sheet cold roll formed C section;
Floorboards: (By others) Flooring grade Chipboard/plywood/OSB
Life expectancy: Not less than 60 years (BBA Complient installation)
Recycled content (% to ISO 14021/WRAP): 100% in Supports
Reusability/Recycleability: Reusable: If time is take to unscrew components, deck, supports and beams are reclaimable and reusable
Screws may not be reusable if drilled into steel, check condition upon removal
3rd party product endorsement: Ideal Home Show Ideal Inventor 2013 Winner
Citizens’ Advice Bureau Big Energy Savings Week Cmpetition 2013 1st Prize Best New idea
Building & Construction Review UK Product Innovation Award 2014 1st Prize
The Innovation Institute: Most innovative Buisness 2013
Oxford University’s Business School & Frost and Sullivan, Invention that most helped the environment.1st prize 2012
Endorsement: Yorkshire Energy Services
Endorsement: DIY Doctor Q&A and demonstration video
Satisfied Customer: The Guiness Partnership affordable housing
Satisfied Customer: Green Deal Pioneer Places
3rd party product accreditation: British Board of Agrément Certificate 15/5269 Product Sheet 1
Country(ies) of manufacture: All made in UK
Manufacturer:
Manufacturer: Eco Answers Ltd t/a LoftZone
Website: http://www.loftzone.co.uk
Email: sales@loftzone.co.uk
Address: 82 Coast Road, West Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8LS
Telephone: 01483 600304
Fax: None
Supplier:
Supplier: (Name) from drop down list Approved installers network: contact (phone or email) manufacturer for list
Supplier: Other
Website: http://www.loftzone.co.uk/store/
Email: sales@loftzone.co.uk
Address: Approved installers network: contact (phone or email) manufacturer for list
Telephone: 01483 600304
Fax: None
Manufacturer’s Download Files BBA Certificate, Installation Instructions, Method Satement, Robust Specification, CPD Seminar
Product Brochure None
Product Technical Literature Installation Instructions
Substitute for or new materials/method: Softwood framing or softwood joist cut on site and timber panel product
Performance Data BBA Certificate
UK distribution location: Leicestershire LE9 4NA and via Installer network
Date: 19/12//2016
Data Collector Brian Murphy

© GBE NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan
19th December 2016

GBE BIM System Data Sheet: StoreFloor


Template Category RAISED LOFT FLOORING SYSTEM
Template Version Draft for Public Consultation
Category Description Raised Loft Flooring System consisting primary and secondary supports and cross beams
Timber decking board manufactured by others.
Creates a deck for strorage of possessions and belongings
Creates a deck for access to stoage and to M&E services in loft
Classification System Uniclass 2015
Classification SS-20-55-70
Suitability for Use The only BBA-approved product to create a storage or access platform in a loft space
Suitable for all timber loft types, including new build trussed rafter roof construction
Fast and easy to install; adjustable design to cope with variable joist spacing
Protects loft insulation – squashing insulation doubles the U-value and the heat lost
Lightweight design does not overload the loft – much lighter than timber
Avoids thermal bridging Psi values associated with using timber to raise the loft floor
Designed to promote air-flow to prevent interstitial/surface condensation
Winner of multiple awards, including Best New Invention at the Ideal Home Show
Template Custodian GBE Green Building Encyclopaedia
Information Category Parameter Name Value Units Notes
Manufacturer Data
Specifications Manufacturer Eco Answers Ltd t/a LoftZone Text
Specifications Manufacturer Website http://www.loftzone.co.uk URL
Specifications Product Range StoreFloor Text
Specifications Product Model Number None Text Or Code
Specifications CE Approval Metal cross beam is assessed as a metal stud framing member Text Number, Yes, No
Specifications Product Literature http://www.loftzone.co.uk/installation.html
http://www.loftzone.co.uk/LoftZone_installation_instructions.pdf
URL
Specifications Features Vertical supports, horizontal beams with flat horizontal decking Text Free text to describe product
Construction Data
Specifications Type Raised Floor System Text This is a COBie field, other fields will be required in final PDTs
Specifications Shape Vertical supports, horizontal beams with flat horizontal decking Text This is a COBie field, other fields will be required in final PDTs
Specifications Material Supports: injection moulded recycled nylon or polypropylene;
Cross beams: pregalvanized steel sheet cold roll formed C section;
Floorboards: (By others) Flooring grade Chipboard/plywood/OSB
Text This is a COBie field, other fields will be required in final PDTs
Specifications Colour Black plastic supports Text This is a COBie field, other fields will be required in final PDTs
Specifications Finish Galvanized steel cross-beams Text This is a COBie field, other fields will be required in final PDTs
Specifications Fittings / Accessories / Ancilliaries Storefloor components: http://loftzone.co.uk/store/index.php?route=product/category&path=59
Deck boards: http://loftzone.co.uk/store/index.php?route=product/category&path=62
Insulation: http://loftzone.co.uk/store/index.php?route=product/category&path=61
Loftladders: http://loftzone.co.uk/store/index.php?route=product/category&path=60
Screws: are provided complimentary with DIY Kits
XTC High Performance M4x40 Wood Screws Pozi Flat Countersunk Head
URL Link to website
Specifications Configuration Front cover of installation instructions
http://www.loftzone.co.uk/LoftZone_installation_instructions.pdf
URL Link to website
Application Data
Specifications Reference Standard None applicable Text
Specifications Power Source (if required) Assembly only: Hand-held battery powered drill/screwdriver with low torque and hammer settings Text e.g. Integral battery, System-powered, Other, UserDefined
Dimensional Data
Specifications Overall Length 1220, cut to 1200 or 2400 mm deck modules mm Or Diameter. Minimum and maximum lengths available
Specifications Overall Internal Width Not applicable mm Minimum and maximum widths available
Specifications Overall Width 320 mm 325 mm or 600 mm deck modules mm Minimum and maximum widths available – external
Specifications Overall Height 279 mm support + 75 or 100 mm joist = 354 or 379 mm mm Minimum and maximum heights available
Specifications Gross Weight kg Equates to Operating Weight
Specifications Rung Spacing Not applicable mm For standard product ie: 300mm
Specifications Cabling Area Depth Not applicable mm
Specifications Material Gauge 0.7 mm galvanized steel mm Equates to thickness
Specifications Shipping Weight kg Equates to dry weight of unit plus packaging allowance
Specifications Access Clearance Top Not applicable mm Access required for maintenance of this item
Specifications Access Clearance Bottom Not applicable mm Access required for maintenance of this item
Specifications Access Clearance Left Not applicable mm Access required for maintenance of this item
Specifications Access Clearance Right Not applicable mm Access required for maintenance of this item
Specifications Access Clearance Front Not applicable mm Access required for maintenance of this item
Specifications Access Clearance Rear Not applicable mm Access required for maintenance of this item
Sustainability
Sustainable Material BREEAM etc Embodied Carbon Not available kgCO2 Awaiting Industry Standard
Sustainable Material BREEAM etc Life Cycle Analysis Not available Number Awaiting Industry Standard
Sustainable Material BREEAM etc Location of Manufacturer 51.77573 – 0.90427 GridRef Awaiting Industry Standard
Sustainable Material BREEAM etc Green Guide for Specification None Applicable Enumeration Awaiting Industry Standard
Sustainable Material BREEAM etc Environmental Product Declaration None Available Text 3rd Party Verification
Sustainable Material BREEAM etc Responsible Sourcing of Materials Not Avilable Enumeration Awaiting Industry Standard
Sustainable Material ETL Energy Technology List Not applicable URL Hyperlink to ETL webpage for product
Sustainable Material LEED v.4 Responsible Extraction of Materials Not Avilable Text Awaiting Industry Standard
Sustainable Material LEED v.4 Material Ingredient Reporting Not Applicable Text Awaiting Industry Standard
Operations & Maintenance
Facilities/Asset Management O&M Manual None URL Hyperlink to Manufacturer O&M Data
Facilities/Asset Management Daily None Text Maintenance tasks or SFG20 codes
Facilities/Asset Management Weekly None Text Maintenance tasks or SFG20 codes
Facilities/Asset Management Monthly None Text Maintenance tasks or SFG20 codes
Facilities/Asset Management Quarterly None Text Maintenance tasks or SFG20 codes
Facilities/Asset Management 6 Monthly None Text Maintenance tasks or SFG20 codes
Facilities/Asset Management Annually None Text Maintenance tasks or SFG20 codes
Facilities/Asset Management Bespoke Timeframe See GBE Robust Specification K43/610
Occasional inspection for soffit condensation or damp decking underside
Text Maintenance tasks or SFG20 codes
Facilities/Asset Management Expected Life Not less than 60 years (BBA Complient installation) Years
Facilities/Asset Management Warranty ID None Available Text
This spreadsheet is the property of CIBSE although it can be freely used in the ways described, and completed with data specific to particular products.
It is important that the Categories and Parameters given on the form are not changed. It is also important that where units of measurement are defined on the form that these too are followed.
Any comment or suggestion on their revision should be addressed to pdt@cibse.org
SFG20 Code None
Action None Manufacturer maintenance requirements.
Criticality None
SFG20 Code Action Criticality
None None None
Manufacturer maintenance requirements.

© GBE NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan
19th December 2016

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