BBA certifies ACO StormBrixx meets industry standards
ACO’s market leading StormBrixx stormwater management system has been awarded BBA certification, a product approval widely recognised across the construction industry. The certification will provide reassurance to industry that the product is 'fit for purpose’, and that Stormbrixx is a credible choice for surface water infiltration and storage.
ACO Team helps exceed expectations for cancer charity
ACO has taken part in this year’s Keyline Charity Rally, and helped raise a staggering £107,000 for the event’s charity - Prostate Cancer UK. Thanks to everyone’s hard work and determination, the original target of £100,000 was surpassed.
ACO Team ‘Ain't getting on no plane' for charity rally
For a fourth consecutive year, ACO Water Management are proud to announce their involvement with the K-TEAM Rally – Mission Hamburg, in support of the ‘The Prostate Cancer UK Charity’.
ACO on Air featuring at Base London and Runways UK
ACO on Air will be attending this year's Base London and Runways UK events, gaining access to all the key speakers and contributors to film their opinions and reactions to the main discussion points of the day. The video content created will be freely available over the next few weeks, as part of ACO's knowledge share initiative.
ACO on AIR to capture views of ACE delegates
At this year’s ACE Annual Conference and Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Dinner, ACO’s recording studio – ACO on Air - will be interviewing key speakers fresh from their talks to gather realistic views to create videos to distribute to a wider audience, truly extending the reach of what promises to be a fascinating day.
ACO is first in with BIM
ACO Technologies is the first surface water management manufacturer to launch a BIM offering targeting civils and infrastructure projects. Recognising a growing desire within the sector to gain the same advantages BIM offers construction projects, the BIM offering will cover products manufactured by both ACO Technologies’ brands – ACO Water Management and ACO Building Drainage.
ACO taking part in this year's Water Industry Game Fishing Championships
This year’s 35th annual Water Industry Game Fishing Championships (WIGFiC) will see, for the first time, anglers from ACO Water Management, a sponsor of the championships, take part in the section competition.
ACO launches simple yet versatile channel drainage system
ACO has launched a highly effective alternative to the traditional two-part channel and grating system – the MultiDrain Monoblock PD100D. Part of the MultiDrain family, the one-piece system removes any risks associated with dislodged or stolen gratings, thanks to its anti-theft design, as well as being extremely robust, easy to maintain and low cost.
Aesthetically pleasing drainage outfall from ACO
ACO Water Management has launched a natural look SuDS Swale Inlet for drainage outfall connections discharging into shallow vegetated channels or SuDS features. Offering a non-intrusive aesthetic, it is also easy to maintain, due to its exceptional durability.
ACO sponsors Future Cities at Ecobuild 2014
As a major supporter of Ecobuild, ACO had a significant presence at this year's show, playing host to visitors at its main stand and a separate stand within the Building Information & BIM Zone. But it was ACO’s involvement at the heart of the Future Cities Zone that really created a buzz.
Flood resilience – are we making a difference?
Recent headlines have documented the effects of the latest UK flooding. While it is vital to keep a focus on the causes and possible cures for flooding it is also important to remember the impact it has on people and their communities.
Carbon Trust Certification awarded to ACO
ACO Technologies has been awarded ‘The Carbon Trust Certification’, a mark of excellence in recognition of measuring, managing and reducing carbon emissions on a company-wide scale.
Evening meeting on National Standards for SuDS
On the 24th April, the CIWEM Central South Branch is holding its AGM. The evening, to be held at the HR Wallingford from 5.30pm, includes presentations on what to expect from the upcoming National Standards for SuDS and the new SABs (SuDS Approving Body) from key thought leaders in this field including our Research Director, Martin Fairley.
ACO Q-Brake Vortex and Q-Plate: High Performing Flow Control Solutions Designed to Lower Project Costs
ACO can now regulate any surface water flow before discharge into water course or sewer networks with its extended range of easy to install Q-Brake Vortex Flow control and Q-Plate orifice plate systems.
ACO shortlisted as a finalist for 2013 Sustainability Leaders Awards
ACO is delighted to announce that ACO StormBrixx has been shortlisted for a Sustainability Leaders Award in the Sustainability Innovation: Systems & Software category.
Better Corrosion Protection from ACO ATec Coating
The new ACO ATec grating coating gives up to 10 times longer protection against corrosion than standard water based surface coatings. Ideal for demanding environments which require sustained, enhanced aesthetics, the coating gives a high performance finish to the Heelguard range of ductile iron gratings which are available for ACO MultiDrain MD and MultiDrain PPD drainage channels.
Together with The Building Centre “We Made 2012”
The Building Centre’s latest exhibition takes a look at the 2012 Olympic Games one year on as it remembers the various challenges and accomplishments of staging a monumentally successful event in our capital, as well as looking towards its legacy for Britain.
The Construction Products Regulation is obligatory from July 2013
From the 1st July 2013, all construction products covered by a harmonised European standard are required to have a Declaration of Performance (DoP) and to be CE Marked under the new Construction Products Regulation (CPR). Products covered by the CPR that do not comply will not be able to be legally sold in the UK or the rest of the EEA. ACO products that fall within the CPR are fully compliant.
ACO ready for ‘Rock n Roll’ in the 2013 Jukebox Rally
For the third year running ACO are pleased to announce their involvement with The Prostate Cancer Charity and the Jukebox Rally.
ACO StormBrixx – A Great Success
Since the launch of the ACO StormBrixx geocellular stormwater management system in 2012, this innovative product has experienced great success. In October 2012, its clever design was affirmed as it won the prestigious British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards for Product Design Innovation.
ACO provides drainage solutions to state-of-the-art Olympics 2012 venues
In total ACO supplied in excess of 30,000m of channel drainage into diverse and sometimes complex applications supported by its in depth expertise to various Olympic build projects.
ACO: the proud winners of the sustainable “green stand” competition!
We are thrilled to announce that last night ACO were named winners of the over 100m2 UK Green Building Council Sustainable Stand Award at this year’s Ecobuild.
ACO speaker announced for SBWWI SuDs Seminar
Martin Fairley, Research Director at ACO Technologies, will be presenting at the SBWWI ‘SUDS – Time to come clean’ seminar.
ACO launch competition at Ecobuild 2013 - London’s Lost Rivers
Did you have any idea that the city of London is built on top of a series of rivers and streams? Didn’t think so! Can you name all the rivers in London?
ACO shortlisted as a finalist for 2013 Environment and Energy Awards
ACO StormBrixx has once again been shortlisted for an award – this time for the highly prestigious Energy and Environment Awards in the category for Innovative Water Product/Service.
ACO StormBrixx recognised by Construction Products Association in their Innovation & Achievement Publication
The Construction Products Association represents the UK’s manufacturers and suppliers of construction products, components and fittings. The innovative design of the ACO StormBrixx geocellular stormwater management system has led to its selection for inclusion in the organisation’s Innovation & Achievement (CPIA) 2012/13 publication.
ACO Water Management wins the coveted British Construction Industry Award 2012
The British Construction Industry Awards 2012, honoured ACO Water Management with an award for Product Design Innovation, at their 25th anniversary event held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane on 10th October 2012.