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AECB Member Services : Smet Building Products Ltd◄ Return to the directory
ContactPrincipal Contact Joris Smet
Address 93A Belfast Road Newry Down BT34 1QH Northern Ireland
Legal DetailsDate established 2010
Legal status Limited Company
Insurance Professional Indemnity; Combined Liability - Employer, Public & Product, Pollution & Contamination; Goods in Transit
Membership of Professional Bodies Association for Environmental Conscious Building; The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products; The Federation of Master Builders; Constructioline
Profile : Smet Building Products Ltd
Business descriptionSMET is an award-winning local company based in Newry, Northern Ireland.
Smet Building Products Ltd (SMET) is dedicated to delivering innovative Self Levelling Floor Screeds, Renders, Plasters, Professional Tiling Systems, Natural Hydraulic Lime products, Streetscape® BS 7533 Compliant Mortars and EasylationWall – the latest innovation in External Wall Insulation.
SMET QUALITY AND ASSURANCES:
We recognise as a supplier of superior quality building products and services, we must ensure our operations are carried out to the highest of standards.
In order to achieve this, we operate strictly under:
BSI registered ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System
BSI registered ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Management System
BSI registered ISO 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management System
These management systems define our working procedures and processes, underpinning our commitment to providing excellence in all our services, systems and products. Our aim is to achieve total client satisfaction for every aspect of our work.
Please download our Business Management Certificates:
SMET Supporting Architects & Specifiers:
SMET offer a comprehensive library of SMET NBS Plus and SMET BIM objects, hosted on the National BIM Library. SMET BIM objects are available for download in ArchiCAD, Bentley, IFC, Vectorworks and Revit software formats.
SMET Membership of Professional Bodies and Organisations. We have registered with/or have become members of the following: FMB, AECB, Constructionline & ASBP
ProfessionSuppliers of sustainable dry mortars & binders and UK/ROI agent for Sopro and Casea GmbH products.
Main business activities
- Sustainable calcium sulphate based floor screeds & binders
- Lime and NHL products
- EasylationWall - the latest in sustainable EWI
- Healthy plasters and renders for healthy interiors
- Calcium sulphate based professional Tiling Products
Scope of Work
Smet Building Products Ltd is dedicated to delivering the most innovative building products from leading European manufacturers to the UK & Ireland. Along with a complete offer of products, backed up with exceptionally detailed technical support, SMET are able to meet the complex demands of architects, specifiers, designers and end-users for all phases of construction.
Company philosophyWe have a range of sustainable products and systems and strive to meet the complex demands of designers and architects.
Our vision: To be the first choice for dry mortar building materials – the one who architects & specifiers turn to for expertise, detailed technical advice on healthy products & choice.
Environmental PolicyWe operate a BSI registered EN: ISO 14001 :2015 Environmental Management System
Materials SourcingAll products are sourced from Germany - all are CE marked where relevant and EPDs available were possible.
Energy EfficiencyElecting to work with accredited companies who aim for the highest energy efficiency standards. All our processes monitored under ISO 14001 :2015 Environmental Management System
Reducing the environmental footprint of the businessUsing training and Dynafleet to help us to monitor and hence reduce fuel consumption in deliveries.
Smet Building Products Ltd : Projects
SMET Lead the way with an EPD for flowing screedProject Date 2017
Complete with Environmental Product Declaration - Calcium Floor Screeds available from SMET. Installed by Smet Supported Partners in strict accordance BS 8204-7 code of practice. Alpha Hemihydrate Floor Screed complies with complies with EN 13454-1.
scope True to our promise of ‘Bringing European Innovation’, we lead the way again, in the UK and Irish Dry-Mortar industry, with the recent publication of an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for our German-made Calcium Sulphate Flowing Screed materials made by CASEA GmbH.
aims Produced by third-party verified EPD Publisher, IBU Germany, the LCA result comprises the manufacture of screed with calcium sulphate binding agents in Germany and can be used in particular for planning purposes prior to awarding contracts.
The document is now available for free download on the IGBC’s newly formed platform EPD Ireland which allows manufacturers of construction products to provide 3rd party verified transparent information on the environmental impacts of their products.
Along with global leaders such as Saint-Gobain, Forbo, Kingspan, Ecocem and Ecological Building Systems, SMET has uploaded its EPDs (screed and render) which were developed under international programmes. Most of these are for imported products and have published through programmes such as IBU Germany and BRE in the UK.
The intention of the EPD Ireland platform is to aggregate all this info into a national database. A ‘one-stop shop’, so to speak where the database will become the ‘go-to’ point for sustainable-savvy designers and architects.
measures Created by the Irish Green Building Council, EPD Ireland provides a platform for specifiers to source products with Environmental Product Declarations and other information such as responsible procurement or declaration of healthy ingredients. This is a first for Ireland, and the programme is made possible with the support of EPA Green Enterprise funding. This will allow Irish producers to create an Environmental Product Declaration for their product, using product category rules for Ireland and have it verified and published on a national platform.
What is an EPD?
An Environmental Product Declaration is a 3rd party verified document prepared by a manufacturer to set out the various environmental impacts of their products in a clear and transparent manner. They need to follow a set of rules set out by the EPD programme operator in that country, and they must be verified by a qualified verifier. They are now considered the basic building blocks for the construction industry to start measuring the embodied environmental impacts of construction.
About the EPD Ireland programme
IGBC is currently developing the EPD Ireland programme with the support of EPA Green Enterprise funding. This will allow Irish producers to create an Environmental Product Declaration for their product, using product category rules for Ireland and have it verified and published on a national platform.
monitoring What are the Benefits of a CA Flowing Screed floor?
· Perfectly level floors – every time
· Reduced screed thickness – maximises insulation thickness
· Improved U-Values
· Increased performance of underfloor heating (UFH)
· No shrinkage or curling
· Can be used for acoustic (dB) flooring
· Application is extremely fast – Applied at 500m² per day and walkable in as little as 6 hours
· Can be force dried
· No additional finishing required before final floor coverings are laid
· Alpha Hemihydrate Screed is stable and does not segregate
· No surface skin formation, unlike less superior synthetic Anhydrite compounds
· Much faster to apply and significantly lighter than traditional sand & cement
· Mixed on-site and professionally machine pumped in-situ by our experienced team
· We use laser levelling tripod system to expertly lay the flattest floor possible
· Installed in strict accordance with BS 8204-7 code of practice
· Alpha Hemihydrate Floor Screed complies with EN 13813: 2002, CE marked
· Alpha Hemihydrate Screed binder complies with EN 13454-1: 2004, CE marked
· Product factory on site – no mess – no fuss – no wastage
Valhalla Social Housing ProjectProject Date 2012
SMET supplied CASEA Bauprocalc KAP 830 – Hydraulic Lime Based Render and CASEA Bauprocalc KG Hydraulic Lime Based Skim Coat, for the internal finish of this high profile, unique development in Dublin.
scope Materials Supplier to Ganson.ie - who were the principal contractor, with South Dublin County Council/Clanmill Housing Associations as their client.
Ganson states “The construction of the Sheltered Housing Development for Clanmill housing association to provide fully accessible living accommodation for up to 24 persons with varying levels of physical disability. The building was constructed over two and three storeys.
The works include the taking down of trees on the site, demolition of existing foundations and slab to previously demolished dwelling on site. The new apartment block consists of 10 No. own door apartments, gym and 1 No. office suite in a block varying from one to three storeys on the site and all ancillary works. The gross floor area is 3300m2.”
aims Supply of CASEA Bauprocalc KAP 830 – Hydraulic Lime Based Render and CASEA Bauprocalc KG Hydraulic Lime Based Skim Coat for the internal finish of this high profile, unique social housing development in Dublin.
measures Our Bauprocalc Lime products were selected especially to comply with the ecological driven construction.
monitoring The product’s unique properties such as; high water vapour permeability (breathability), sustainability, and the special composition which allows constant hygrometric exchange between the substrate and the environment, were key drivers in the selection of this plastering system.