Latest fire & CO safety guide published

Kidde Fyrnetics has published its updated ‘Fire & CO Safety in Housing’ Guide, reflecting the new Code of Practice for smoke and heat alarms, as well as imminent and recent regulations demanding CO alarms. The comprehensive 2013 Guide aims to... View Article

Rodeca panels pass a double whammy

Cladding panels from Rodeca have passed the BRE’s non-fragility tests. Translucent polycarbonate cladding panels from Rodeca have achieved Class B in non-fragility tests (number 288-038) conducted by the BRE. The tests were carried out to ACR(M)001:2011(1) for assessing the non-fragility... View Article

EnviroVent is evolving

EnviroVent have just unveiled their ‘brand’ new logo, a historic moment for the UK manufacturer as it continues to revolutionise the world of ventilation through its innovative and award-winning products. The EnviroVent brand was first launched in 1997 when the... View Article

‘Dynamic’ glass CPD seminar receives RIBA approval

The ways in which electronically tintable glass can improve building energy performance, enable more sustainable building design and construction, and create a more comfortable environment for occupiers are outlined in a new RIBA approved CPD seminar by glass and glazing... View Article

Turning heads with the ECturn Inside

The UK’s leading door and window control system manufacturer, GEZE UK, is launching a highly versatile, concealed automatic swing door drive. Discretely mounted inside the door frame the ECturn Inside automatically opens and closes doors ‘invisibly’ making it ideal for... View Article

Expert powder coating for French arrival treasures

Expert powder coating from Powdertech (Corby) Ltd is now on display in Reims, France where the company has coated over 3000 square metres of panels for a new building for the Archives of Marne, a collection of historical and contemporary... View Article

Union introduces eximo: new range of exit devices

UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, has consolidated and developed its panic and emergency exit device offering, launching a new suited range ideal for a variety of project specifications. The Eximo® range – suitable for use on both timber... View Article

Three new sales team members at Vortice

Roy Brown (East Yorkshire and the North East), Tony Green-Hurst (London and South East) and Liam Barrett (South West) have all joined the sales team at Vortice as Area Business Managers. This is Roy Brown’s return to Vortice having worked... View Article

Instastop demonstrates leading products at Healthcare Estates

Intastop, leading innovator of door, wall and anti-ligature protection for the healthcare industry will be featuring its unique Door Top Alarm at this year’s Healthcare Estates Exhibition. Also showcased on stand D30 will be the company’s renowned Antibacterial Impact Protection... View Article

Simonswerk leading the field

Leading hinge manufacturer SIMONSWERK will again be exhibiting at this year’s 100% Design Exhibition, showcasing the latest developments in its comprehensive hinge portfolio including a new fire-rated hinge and a range of products with a new PVD corrosive resistant finish.... View Article

Hardware suppliers for Healthcare projects

It was with great sadness that we read the headlines recently about yet another instance of falling from height due to serious health and safety breaches within a hospital environment. The case I refer to is that of Southend University... View Article