Kingspan launches online U-value calculator

Kingspan Insulation is pleased to announce the launch of its new online U-value calculator – www.uvalue-calculator.co.uk – the first to feature calculations approved under the BBA / TIMSA competency scheme. The free, easy to use tool, requires no registration and... View Article

New range of flooring lands at Lathams

James Latham has further enhanced its portfolio of premium quality, Bausen flooring with the first of three new ranges of engineered boards which combine exceptional aesthetics, durability and structural integrity. Embracing on-trend, contemporary designs, as well as a selection of... View Article

Economix – where design and performance meet

danfloor, leading manufacturer and supplier of commercial carpets will be showcasing its latest range ECONOMIX at the Design in Mental Health Show in May. The range aims to offer a practical yet stylish flooring solution for all environments. ECONOMIX combines... View Article

Global conservatories gain easy orangery retro-fits

Synseal’s popular Global conservatory roof, which has been the UK’s best-selling conservatory roof since 2005, can now be enhanced with orangery style retro-fit solutions on both the inside and outside which are good-looking and straightforward to install. With over 4... View Article

Euroheat plays vital role in new renewables handbook

Installers and property owners alike can now learn more about domestic renewable energy in a new easy-to-follow manual, The Renewable Energy Home Handbook, which was written in close collaboration with natural energy provider, Euroheat. Available now, the manual could prove... View Article

Argent Alu: invisible integration of doors

Thanks to the invisible door frame argenta® invisidoor® DL of Argent Alu, a part of the RENSON Group, the door closes perfectly in line with the wall, without any door frame nor hinge being visible. This argenta® invisidoor® DL is... View Article

Synseal’s new specialist will boost digital to the max

Synseal’s busy Marketing department welcomes a new Digital Marketing Manager in the shape of Max Muscroft, who has joined the company after completing 19 years of distinguished service working at major car dealers TC Harrison Group. The digital environment including... View Article

TV Chef Rosemary Shrager has a taste for Granite Transformations

Colourful chef, writer and TV personality Rosemary Shrager has chosen top quality Granite Transformations materials for new kitchen worktops and resurfacing counters, tiled areas and floors at her celebrated Cookery School and nearby Patisserie shop. Although her business premises and... View Article

“Thumbs-up” from Synseal at Ecobuild 2015

Synseal successfully exhibited at this year’s Ecobuild, which took place at the ExCeL exhibition centre in London’s Docklands on 3rd-5th March. The key objectives were to demonstrate the diversity of Synseal group window and door product solutions with a focus... View Article

New National Technical Specification Manager for Jet Cox

Jet Cox has appointed Eddy Haslam as National Technical & Sales Manager to assist Architects, Developers, Design Consultants and Roofing Contractors with the design and specification of the extensive range of Jet Cox large area polycarbonate and glass roof light... View Article

Saint-Gobain’s 1st May CPD

Saint-Gobain’s Innovation Centre is host to regular CPD seminars to keep its attendees up-to-date with the latest innovations and knowledge from
Saint-Gobain businesses. Ecophon will deliver an introduction to room acoustics, highlighting the relationship between a room, the people using it... View Article

Kawneer systems help save Liverpool schools … and how!

Elements of the whole range of Kawneer’s architectural aluminium systems were used on the first school to benefit from Liverpool City Council’s BSF (Building Schools for the Future) bailout. Kawneer’s AA®100 zone-drained curtain walling and series 190 heavy-duty commercial entrance... View Article

Budget 2015 response and comments part two

James Thompson, head of business rates at Deloitte Real Estate, comments on the announcement of 100% retention of the growth in Business Rates for the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. “The 10 authorities making up the Greater Manchester Combined Authority have... View Article

Peab to build a new office building in Arenastaden, Solna

Peab has been contracted to build a new office building in Arenastaden, Solna. The property will be classified as Miljöbyggnad level gold. The client is Fabege and the contract amounts to approximately SEK 435 million. The contract covers the construction... View Article

BPF responds to the budget

Budget 2015: developers laud business rates retention as vital to solve infrastructure funding challenge and boost regeneration. Proposals that could see City regions retain 100% of their additional business rates revenue will prove vital in overcoming the UK’s infrastructure funding... View Article

Budget 2015 responses and comments

Experts across the industries leading companies have all had their say on the Government’s budget announcements for 2015. Michael O’Connor, partner, national head of infrastructure, projects and energy at Addleshaw Goddard, said: “Connectivity between cities will be key to turning... View Article