Cotswold stays’ success with Carl F Groupco customers

FS Friction Stays from Cotswold Architectural Products have become best-selling lines for hardware distributor Carl F Groupco. Functionality and durability are reported as key reasons for the stays’ popularity. Manufacture in both ferretic and high grade corrosion resistant austenitic stainless... View Article

Prof. Doug King urges construction paradigm change

At the Lignacite Lecture 2013 Professor Doug King spoke about Building on Evolution, and called for the need to change the construction paradigm to ensure high performance, low impact buildings, which are essential to the future of humankind. The Lecture,... View Article

NorDan launches strategy for new build schools

NorDan, one of the UK’s leaders in the manufacture and supply of high performance aluminium clad timber windows and composite doors, has launched a “National Strategy for Schools” – offering a full turnkey service on the supply and installation (where... View Article

Winn & Coales 130th anniversary international conference

Anti-corrosion and sealing specialist Winn & Coales International Ltd recently held their Denso International Conference in September. This event is held at a different location each time and this year the venue was at the company headquarters in London to... View Article

Scotland’s largest new town starts on site

Work is now underway to create Scotland’s largest new town, Chapelton, five-miles south of Aberdeen, following a founding ceremony today, Wednesday 2 October 2013. The £8million infrastructure work, required to service the development, is being carried out by local firm... View Article

BRE: reinventing the house of the future

BRE launches exemplar retrofit project, The Smart Home, on its Watford site today. The house demonstrates the significant energy savings that can be made through smart technology alongside fabric improvements and occupant empowerment. BRE’s pioneering future-focused Integer House, built 15... View Article

Hansgrohe tops the UK charts with over 800 WRAS approvals

Hansgrohe, the international bathroom specialist, now has over 800 WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) approved basin mixers, kitchen mixers, concealed and exposed bath and shower mixers – manual and thermostatic, bath fillers, hand showers and individual shut-off valves and diverter... View Article