Dow updates RIBA-approved roof insulation CPD

Dow Building Solutions has updated its RIBA-approved online CPD, “Specifying insulation for inverted flat roofing”, which is worth double points. The CPD offers advice on how to assess the suitability of different insulation products for inverted flat roofs. Summaries of... View Article

Double­click on Delta

Judging by the number of ‘hits’ it achieves on a daily basis, the Delta Membranes website is already an essential tool for specifiers. However, the fresh new look for the company’s website promises to be an even more inviting attraction.... View Article

Tony Byrne joins Keppie healthcare team as Divisional Director

Leading architectural practice Keppie Design has expanded its management team with the appointment of Tony Byrne as divisional director. Tony has joined to bolster Keppie’s Health and Wellbeing team following Graham McCorkindale’s decision to step down as a board director.... View Article

Signbox respond to Skype call for digital glazing graphics

Signbox has successfully completed an extensive signage project for the stylish new London offices of Microsoft subsidiary Skype that now occupy 90,000 sq ft over three refurbished floors of Waterhouse Square, Holborn; the gothic landmark considered one of London’s most... View Article

Over and out…

Pentair Thermal Management has recently been specified to provide its Raychem Winterguard frost protection and HWAT water temperature maintenance system to 20 Fenchurch Street (The Walkie Talkie). The building’s hot water services are based in a hybrid system with recirculated... View Article

Are there enough homes for the ageing population?

A recent project by Demos, ‘Top of the Ladder’, has indicated that there is a shortage of housing for the older generation with 3.5 million people aged over 60 wishing to buy retirement property, but only 100,000 suitable homes exist.... View Article

Lecico appoint new Chairman

Lecico Bathrooms are pleased to announced the appointment of a New Chairman. Bill Acton former Managing Director of MKM building supplies brings with him to the role vast experience and knowledge in the KBB industry. Bill forms part of a... View Article

VBH launches new greenteQ hardware catalogue

Hardware supplier VBH has launched the latest issue of the popular greenteQ Window & Door Hardware & Ancillaries catalogue. This is the biggest so far and includes all the greenteQ products launched during the course of 2013. These include stainless... View Article

Flooring rivals unite for charity

Two of the UK’s leading flooring manufacturers have joined forces to make a donation of £50,000 to Children in Need. Worldwide flooring experts Tarkett has teamed up with Polyfloor to make the donation and contribute to the record £31million already... View Article

Chesterfield FC Picks washrooms from local experts Frank Sissons

Chesterfield FC Community trust is a registered charity that works closely with, SkyBet League 2 Chesterfield Football Club to promote sports participation, social inclusion and education throughout North Derbyshire. No surprise then that when The Trust, which works with children... View Article

GEZE goes green with ISO 14001

The UK’s leading door and window control system manufacturer, GEZE UK, is demonstrating its green credentials by achieving ISO 14001. ISO 14001 is the world’s most recognised environmental management standard. To achieve it organisations need to measure their impact on... View Article

Learning Centre wins top medal in Brick Awards

A modern learning environment described as “a fantastic building where buildings don’t get much better” has won the Supreme Winner Award and the Best Education Building Categoryat the 2013 Brick Awards. Ortus, a new 1550 sq metre building in London... View Article