Meet the team

Meet the team

CDI has a small but experienced team.

Chris has a varied CV, but has spent the better part of the last decade in the construction industry advising on sustainability and assisting a number of projects to win national awards, he tends to lead the charge on the technical aspects of the specification of the various systems.

Paul has been in the industry since leaving school, having degree level qualifications in Construction Management and Construction Design, he spent many years working as a senior project manager and more recently with a screed manufacturer, he brings a breadth of knowledge to the team that is invaluable.

Barbara heads up the office and all things of the finance side of the business, with years of experience and an eye for detail that is second to none.

We are a close knit team, ready to help answer any question and provide a full service to any project, no matter how large or small, from a simple bathroom floor upgrade to a wet-room, through to mansion house conversions where acoustics, fire, underfloor heating and wet-room are all required, through to the most technical commercial applications where our systems can provide benefits.

We have a full complement of sales engineers based with our manufacturing partners to provide more detailed advice and calculations where appropriate.

Chris Holt – Managing Director.

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Paul Larnach – Director

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Barbara Larnach – Office Manager & Director

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    What are the Lewis Deck sheet sizes?

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    Q: What sheet sizes are held in stock for delivery within a few days after order? A: We stock 2500mm and 1300mm sheets.  These are all 630mm wide and 16mm deep.  Deliveries are made via the pallet network directly to site.  The smaller sheets are aimed at small bathroom renovation projects and can be supplied in small numbers via TNT. 2.5* and 1.3m sheets allow for the 100mm overlap to occur over a joist, with joist centres being either 300mm, 400mm, 600mm, 800mm*, 1200mm and 2400mm*. (*2.5m sheet only) For larger projects we are able to produce bespoke sheet sizes if required, please get in contact to discuss other options for sheet sizes.

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    Lacomet – How come it has no scrap value?

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    Lacomet – How come it has no scrap value? Many of the projects that we get involved in starts with a phone call or email to us from someone researching replacing stolen leadwork. Many of these are old buildings, such as schools or churches, where this isn’t the first time that the lead has been stolen and they call us fed up with having to replace it again full in the knowledge that they will more than likely go through the same problem once more in the near future if they continue to use lead. One of the big benefits that Lacomet FL brings to a project is the fact that it has no scrap value and therefore the chances of it being stolen are massively reduced. Due to the 2 thin aluminium layers, and its five layer total construction, it is of no value to thieves. Lacomet can be recycled but the polyester based coating would need to be de-laminated first and the amount of recovered aluminum is then very low, in fact it would be easier and more profitable to collect empty drinks cans than to mess about stripping Lacomet down. We can also supply stickers that can be placed in strategic locations informing people that what is now on the roof is not lead and that it has no scrap value.

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    Why don't my Lewis sheets interlock like they do in the video?

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    Q: Why don't my sheets interlock like they do in the video? A: The sheets have two sides (one printed, one plain), the dovetails on either side are different widths, it is then necessary to alternate the sheets print up and then print down.

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