£400k National Grid Innovation award – winners announced

Five organisations across the country are celebrating after securing a share of £400,000 funding for an innovative project to tackle fuel poverty in their community, as part of the National Grid Energy Efficiency Innovation Award scheme. The scheme that was... View Article

Schueco UK achieves IIP gold

The UK Commission for People and Skills, the body responsible for Investors in People – the UK’s premier people management standard – has awarded Schueco UK Limited, Britain’s foremost specialist in aluminium systems for the building envelope, IIP Gold Status.... View Article

A new dimension: Adapting design for educational environments

By Robert Mustoe, managing director of the Senator Group Understanding the importance of individuality is paramount, whether it’s in an educational environment or a Silicon Valley boardroom. By personalising the ways in which we approach tasks, we increase the potential... View Article

Timber construction is on the cusp of a boom

By Dave Hopkins, director at Wood for Good, the timber industry’s sustainability campaign The merits of timber construction have been rapidly gaining appreciation in the housing sector over the last decade with the market share of timber frame rising from... View Article

Specifying accessible bathing solutions

Gainsborough Specialist Bathing, a market leader in the long term care sector, identifies five key factors architects should consider when specifying assisted baths for healthcare developments. If you are an architect or specifier involved with the development or refurbishment of... View Article

Thermal performance – it’s still a hot topic!

Colin Torley, sales and marketing director of the VEKA UK Group discusses which ‘deciding factors’ play the most important roles in product design, and how specifiers need to choose their suppliers carefully in such an ever- changing industry. When it... View Article

Striking second phase set to be unveiled

A colourful redevelopment is set to light up a once unloved part of East London. ‘Aurelia’, the second phase of the Rathbone Market Development, Barking Road, will be unveiled by English Cities Fund (ECf) in the New Year. Designed by... View Article

Lathams all set for Surface Design Show 2015

The UK’s biggest independent decorative panel distributor James Latham, is all set for Surface Design Show 2015 (stand number: 206) where it will unveil a number of exciting new products which are certain to create plenty of interest among visiting... View Article