United House leads the way with pioneering use of BIM

Specialist London housing contractor and developer United House has become an early adopter of Building Information Modelling (BIM) – well ahead of the Government’s Construction Strategy which mandates use of Level 2 BIM on all public sector projects by 2016.... View Article

Specflue is planet perfect

At the Energy Efficiency show renewable energy specialists Specflue will be exhibiting their comprehensive range embracing their exclusive distributor status of the respected Italian MCZ range of biomass and pellet fueled stoves and boilers. These out-perform gas and oil saving... View Article

Housing market to benefit from multi-purpose Styrofoam insulation

A new multi-purpose insulation board from Dow Building Solutions is set to bring the advantages of Styrofoam excellent strength, moisture resistance and long term durability – to smaller building projects such as residential building and refurbishment. Styrofoam extruded polystyrene insulation... View Article

Four RoSPA Gold Awards is what good looks like for Lanes

Lanes Group is celebrating winning a coveted RoSPA Gold Award for occupational health and safety for the fourth year in the row. The success reflects the company’s long-term commitment to setting the highest standards of health and safety in the... View Article

Government offers certainty for zero carbon transition

Leading housing and planning charity, the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) welcomes the announcement by the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Baroness Hanham, on the Government’s proposals to consult next on step towards zero carbon homes which ‘will contribute... View Article

Axor presents new “Waterdream” with front and nendo

Re-thinking the shower – the search for a new archetype. For 20 years now, Axor, the designer brand of Hansgrohe SE (www.hansgrohe.com) has been developing alternative visions for the bathroom as a living space. “In this regard, the focus is... View Article


The remarkable S-Box from Cardinal Innovations offers you ‘pop up’ vertical drawer storage solutions at the push of a finger for almost any room. The double award winning ‘pop up’ mechanism does not rely on electrics or gas struts like... View Article

Onyx 20mm – another new exciting product

Long Rake Spar: continually strive to introduce unique new products to the trade that have a high sell through rate, whilst offering a sound profit return. The sales of our recently launched, uniquely different Flamingo chippings have excelled in this... View Article