The solid surface that’s good enough to dine off!

Samsung Staron has been used to stunning effect in the new Caffe Rizzoli and Prosecco Bar at Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre. This innovative solid surface material, manufactured from a unique blend of natural materials, acrylics and pigments, is exclusively available... View Article

Open day at Passivhaus retrofit project

The pioneering Passivhaus retrofit of a derelict farm building to create a visitor and education centre at Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield, is nearing completion and will be open to the public on Sunday 1st September 2013 (11am... View Article

Abloy distributes pocket spec handbook based on popular app

Security expert Abloy UK now offers a pocket specification handbook that offers a complete guide to compliant security solutions. The Compliant Specifications pamphlet contains the same information as the hugely successful Abloy UK smartphone app. The helpful app – available... View Article

Kentec protects the Mary Rose Museum

Kentec fire control panels are at the heart of a fire system that’s designed to protect the stunning and unique £27m new Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard where King Henry VIII’s flagship will be housed. The Mary Rose,... View Article

NHBC reports highest half-yearly housing figures since 2008

NHBC’s latest registration statistics suggest that the UK house-building industry continues its recovery, with new figures revealing that 2013 has witnessed the highest half-yearly total of new homes registered since 2008. 67,422 new homes were registered between January 2013 and... View Article

PPG’s support gives local landmark a bright future

Global paint manufacturer PPG Architectural Coatings has recently given a local landmark to its Birstall site, Oakwell Hall, a much needed boost in the form of a significant cash donation. The presentation at Oakwell Hall saw PPG’s general manager for... View Article

Isover launches innovative new cavity barrier range

Leading insulation manufacturer Saint-Gobain Isover has launched a new range of cavity barriers, providing a solution to meet fire, acoustic and thermal building regulations in concealed cavities. The ULTIMATETM Cavity Barrier range has been developed using next generation mineral wool... View Article