With the growing use of zinc in construction, VM ZINC has added 160 downloadable technical details to its website, Available in AutoCAD .DWG or high resolution PDF, details include standing seam roofing, cladding (including warm roof details) and interlocking panels. Downloading is quick and access direct from the homepage, subject to a simple, one-off registration.

Use of VM ZINC products for projects such as Bere Architects’, ‘Focus House’, 2007 winner of Grand Designs’ ‘Best Eco House’, owes much to zinc being the most sustainable metal used in construction. Its malleability and variety of pre-weathered finishes also enable it to blend with a wide variety of building components.