Growing CO alarm safety

New Regulations in Scotland are the latest to demand installation of carbon monoxide alarms in homes, improving occupant safety and raising the bar for other parts of the UK. Regulations for Northern Ireland are already in place which apply to... View Article

Q-vent heat recovery is ideal choice for new eco house

A new build residential property in Devon has been designed as an eco-friendly dwelling with heating provided through a combination of insulated heat store of 150 cubic metres that supplies the under floor heating, rainwater harvesting, solar hot water tubes... View Article

SR Timber urges caution with 100% safety claims for battens

100% safety claims for roofing battens are lulling roofers into a false sense of security, warns SR Timber, one of the leading distributors of specialist roofing battens and the renowned ‘Premium Gold’ battens. As the industry has rightfully and successfully... View Article

Rada top of the class with Cambridge University appointment

Rada, the experts in commercial showering and washroom controls, has supplied its market-leading products for the refurbishment of six Cambridge University colleges. Students, fellows and faculty at the sites, which include the world renowned King’s and Jesus Colleges – will... View Article

ISO-Chemie tape seals it at new Bath Technology College

ISO-Chemie’s high performance expanding foam sealing tape has been specified for an innovative low carbon technology college in Bath. The ISO-Bloco One tape has been specified to provide a high performance airtight, acoustic and thermal interior and exterior seal between... View Article

Equitone adds ‘sense of innovation’ to design centre

Equitone natura has created a striking and visionary aesthetic on the new £9.9m Northern Design Centre at Gateshead Quayside. Equitone is the new international brand for Marley Eternit’s architectural facade materials and brings together the ranges natura, tectiva, pictura and... View Article

Kaldewei – Sound Wave

Sound Wave is the first audio system for Kaldewei 3.5mm steel enamel baths that plays music from Bluetooth-enabled devices such as tablets, smartphones or laptops. With the bath acting as the sound box, it provides an audio experience with a... View Article

Tensar welcomes new Vice President

Tensar International, a global leader in providing value-engineered solutions to stabilise and reinforce soil and pavements, has today announced the appointment of Tim Oliver as its new Vice President for Global Technology. Having spent more than 30 years with Tensar,... View Article

Brick Awards 2013 shortlist revealed

The Brick Development Association (BDA) has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Brick Awards, one of the top design and construction awards in the country. There are 13 awards split into three categories: housing, building and landscape, and technical and... View Article

Robertson delivers £5.2million community hub to Tyne & Wear

A flagship community hub, designed to reinvigorate the centre of Whitley Bay, is now open for business after being successfully delivered, on time and on budget by, infrastructure, support services and construction group, Robertson. The £5.2million Customer First Centre, which... View Article

£1.3billion Meridian Water plans launched

The planning and urban design master plan for a major project that will give a £10.7billion boost to the UK economy by 2031 has been unveiled by Enfield Council. Meridian Water is a new £1.3billion eco-development that will provide up... View Article

Funding secured for Northumberlandia visitor centre

Tourism in Northumberland received a massive boost today as funding has been secured for a brand new ‘state of the art’ visitor centre at Northumberlandia, Cramlington. The Land Trust, the national charity managing Northumberlandia, has recently secured funding from the... View Article

Plans for new business school submitted

The University of Wolverhampton has submitted its plans for a new building to house its Business School in the city centre. The planned £11million building would be situated at the junction of Molineux Street and Camp Street at the University’s... View Article