Somewhere over the rainbow

Justin Davies, general manager for The Window Store explains the jargon behind window and door energy ratings and asks whether triple glazing should be a genuine consideration when looking at glazing options. Know your ratings! August saw the number of... View Article

What is resin bound paving?

SureSet clears up the confusion with choosing resin bound paving. There is often huge confusion as to the difference between resin bound and resin bonded surfacing, which although similar in name are very different in principle. Both systems do however... View Article

Endless Stair launches in front of Tate Modern

Endless Stair, the Landmark Project for this year’s London Design Festival, sited on the lawn in front of the world-renowned Tate Modern, is a fantastic feat in architecture and engineering. Professor Alex de Rijke, director of dRMM, the architects leading... View Article

VMZINC – the pinnacle of handmade workmanship

VMZINC: Ornamental zinc for bespoke and standard commissions Though recognised throughout much of Western Europe for their traditional craftsmanship, VMZINC is less well known in the UK for its handmade ornamental zinc. Built on over 100 years of metal working... View Article

Lathams look to the future with latest cladding solution

Accoya® – the modified, highly durable and dimensionally stable certified softwood – is now available from all ten of James Latham’s nationwide distribution sites. Accoya® wood is a perfect solution for exterior cladding, siding and façades where aesthetics, less frequent... View Article

Its all under control at Oxford School

Expona Control, Polyflor’s groundbreaking new flooring concept has been specified and installed in laboratory areas at the prestigious Rye St Antony School in Oxford. School Bursar Mrs Teresa Hudson considered a range of LVT products before selecting Expona Control and... View Article

Brewer Cowls is top for chimneys and flues

Brewer Cowls are UK manufacturers and suppliers of a large range of bespoke and standard chimney cowls and flue terminals. Whether for ventilation or a beautifully designed wood burning stove – the addition of the correct terminal or cowl ensures... View Article

Gerflor’s Insight tiles and planks will impress

Inspirational design and exceptional quality are trademarks of Gerflor’s new INSIGHT collection of 100% recyclable, decorative luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) and planks. With more than 50 design choices in Wood, Mineral and Urban effects, the design-led flooring collection is an... View Article

Abbey Grange goes frameless with Senior

The recent refurbishment of the ageing Abbey Grange Academy Leeds integrates subtle shades of timber cladding with Senior Architectural Systems’ SCW curtain wall and SMRFP frameless parallel push casement windows. In addition to providing uninterrupted sight lines across the elevation... View Article

Innovative approach saves time and money on sewer rehab

A team from Lanes and NMCNomenca took a ‘risk versus cost’ approach to bring a Severn Trent Water (STW) sewer rehabilitation scheme in six weeks ahead of schedule. At the same time, they reduced disruption for the water company’s residential... View Article

Zehnder unveils revolutionary new concept in radiant conditioning

Zehnder, Europe’s leading manufacturer and supplier of indoor climate solutions is proud to announce the launch of Zehnder Nestsystems. Their next generation radiant conditioning system for residential and commercial applications, Zehnder Nestsystems is a heating, cooling and dehumidification system for... View Article

K-Series kitchen system awarded LPS 1223 certification

Nobel Fire Systems has been awarded LPS 1223 certification, on its market leading K-Series range of kitchen fire suppression systems, by the UK’s premier fire accreditation organisation, BRE’s Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB). The innovative nature of the K-Series, being... View Article

International award for Britplas Safesee door

The team at Britplas has collected another international product design award, this time the Product Design for Healthcare Application at the 2013 Design & Health International Academy Awards, for their revolutionary new Safesee bedroom door. The awards, held during the... View Article

Academy keeps the faith

A London academy has put its faith in Tarkett after the company expanded its range of vibrant sports flooring colours. Tarkett has extended its Omnisports collection by adding 13 new bright and engaging colours to put functional aesthetics back at... View Article