Do you specify office furniture?

If you write specifications and tender documents for office furniture, then you know it isn’t as simple as choosing furniture for your home. There are many things to take into consideration for an office, reception or meeting room, such as... View Article

STYROFOAM insulation stockist network extended

STYROFOAM and XENERGY extruded polystyrene (XPS) insulation products are now available from a wider stockist network, offering improved UK-wide coverage for builders and contractors. Distributors now include CCF, Encon, Essex Insulation, Malcolm Insulation, Minster, Panel Systems, the Proctor Group, Radmat,... View Article

May Design Series to host Silent Auction for Out of the Dark

Together May Design Series and Out of the Dark, a charitable enterprise that trains young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in the art of furniture manufacturing and up-cycling, welcomed eight of the UK’s best known interior bloggers and journalists to take... View Article

£7600 to make your home more energy efficient

Households carrying out energy efficiency improvements on their home can now get more money back to offset the cost of having the work done. From June, people in England and Wales will be able to get up to £7600 back... View Article

A lesson in modern history

As more and more heritage and conservation projects begin to accept PVC-U as a viable alternative to traditional timber, The VEKA UK Group’s Head of Technical Mark Barsby looks at the products that have brought about this significant change in... View Article

Call to support efficient appliance sales

A new report published today “Promoting highly efficient electrical appliances” calls on the Government to help the public replace their old appliances and cut their energy bills by up to £75 a year. The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)... View Article

New name for Birmingham City University building

Birmingham City University has unveiled the new name for its latest building. ‘The Curzon Building’ is the latest development in the University’s multi-million pound estates plan and is situated in the heart of the City’s learning quarter in Eastside, adjacent... View Article

Novus celebrates first anniversary

Property maintenance and refurbishment specialist Novus Property Solutions is celebrating a successful first year of business following its large-scale rebrand last May. The Stoke-on-Trent based firm has maintained its robust presence in the construction market, consistently winning contracts in its... View Article

Brits admit to garden envy

A third of Brits have confessed to believing the grass is greener on the other side and are jealous of green-fingered neighbours. That’s according to a new poll by online garden centre GardeningExpress.co.uk who quizzed homeowners on the things that... View Article

Timeless Homes presents interior design for luxury chalets

The Munich-based company Timeless Homes GmbH, which creates exclusive luxury homes around the world, today unveiled the exclusive interior design for its Timeless Chalets. The innovative architecture was conceived by renowned designers and reflects the functional aesthetics and clear, purist... View Article

Healthy results for Southmead

Southmead Hospital in Bristol has demonstrated its energy efficiency credentials, through a programme of air tightness testing conducted by BM TRADA. The £425 million Southmead Hospital project is one of the largest privately funded construction projects in the UK. Built... View Article