CRH Head Quarters, Belgard Road, Dublin


Job: CRH Head Quarters – Belgard Road, Dublin
Smet Supported Partner:
Merrion Contracting Ltd
Products: Natural Hydraulic Lime

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The old cottage of CRH Head Quarters on the Belgard Road in Dublin, recently received a sympathetic external renovation by main contractor Merrion Contracting Ltd.  Natural Hydraulic Lime 3.5 binder was utilised in the external lime plastering of this specialised project. Historical, gypsum and cement free NHL, is a high quality pure Natural Hydraulic Lime binder, produced under an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 quality systems to EN 459-1.  The moderate hydraulic strength development of NHL 3.5 makes it suitable for producing lime mortars for masonry work, rendering, plastering base coats and limecrete. NHL binders are particularly suited for ecological new build, restoration and preservation works. The products special composition allows the mortar product to breathe and also permits constant hygrometric exchange between the substrate and the environment.  The old cottage retains its historical character befitting its location and use.Smet Building Products Ltd have a complete range of SMET natural hydraulic lime products and is proud to be involved with sympathetic renovation works throughout the UK and Ireland.