Domestic RHI good news, for heat pumps

Space Air, Daikin Europe’s largest independent distributor is delighted by the long awaited news from DECC, that the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will be introduced into the Domestic sector in April 2014. Mark Houghton, Commercial Director, commented: “At last we... View Article

Adopting a new approach for foul & surface water sewers

New legislation scheduled for later this year will demand a new approach from house builders, ground workers and contractors when it comes to the design, planning and installation of foul water & surface water sewer systems. Terry Hill, Technical Support... View Article

A ray of hope for the “death-ray” building

A London skyscraper – nicknamed ‘The Walkie Talkie’ – which unwittingly projected scorching sunbeams onto the streets below has highlighted the need for city planners to use a “plug-in” tool pioneered by a Birmingham City University-led consortium. The European-wide KIC-Transitions... View Article

Renolit Exterior adds metallic designs to range

Bronze Platin and three metal brush effect designs; Aluminium, Silver and Heavy Metal, have recently been added to the RENOLIT EXOFOL range of exterior films. Their prestigious appearance in conjunction with the additional benefits provided by the EXOFOL FX formulation... View Article

Metal Technology hits the heights at Olympic Way

Metal Technology has supplied its innovative architectural aluminium products on one of London’s tallest buildings. Designed by Hunt Thompson and built by main contractor Donban, the new 4 star, 20 storey, 235 bedroom Park Inn Hotel and 158 apartment building... View Article

‘Drag and Drop’ changing places

Specification of accessible toilets is now available with just a mouse click through innovations at Clos-o-Mat. The company, the UK”s leading provider of disabled toileting solutions, has added a full Changing Places accessible toilet CAD download to its website View Article

Renson®: Acoustic window vents for excellent indoor air

As a specialist in natural and acoustic ventilation RENSON® provides window vents, louvre panels and continuous louvre systems that ventilate buildings and meet the acoustic requirements. The Invisivent®EVO AK is a self-regulating thermally broken flap ventilator, that allows you to... View Article

Viessmann boiler featured on Chanel 4 television series

A model from Viessmann’s best selling Vitodens 111-W range of domestic boilers has appeared in property renovation series Double Your House for Half the Money. The 26 kW gas-fired condensing boiler was fitted by Viessmann installer and director of Gas... View Article

Double celebration for Twyford!

Twyford Bathrooms is delighted to be crowned the winner of Plumb Center’s “2013 L3 Regional* Supplier of the Year” award for its excellence in product quality and services. In addition to this award, Twyford has been accredited the “5 Star... View Article

Salus pushes the boundaries of heating control

The much anticipated, first ever internet-enabled thermostat with wireless capabilities – the iT500 from SALUS Controls – is now available to installers and homeowners eager to provide and experience the ultimate in remote control and flexibility for their heating needs.... View Article

Cembrit clads housing development

Cembrit cladding has been chosen as part of a new residential housing development at Edwin Court in South Sea, Portsmouth. The development consists of mixed tenure apartments and is situated next to Fratton Park, just a mile from the centre... View Article