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Pentair Thermal Management has recently been specified to provide its Raychem Winterguard frost protection and HWAT water temperature maintenance system to 20 Fenchurch Street (The Walkie Talkie). The building’s hot water services are based in a hybrid system with recirculated... View Article

Are there enough homes for the ageing population?

A recent project by Demos, ‘Top of the Ladder’, has indicated that there is a shortage of housing for the older generation with 3.5 million people aged over 60 wishing to buy retirement property, but only 100,000 suitable homes exist.... View Article

Lecico appoint new Chairman

Lecico Bathrooms are pleased to announced the appointment of a New Chairman. Bill Acton former Managing Director of MKM building supplies brings with him to the role vast experience and knowledge in the KBB industry. Bill forms part of a... View Article

VBH launches new greenteQ hardware catalogue

Hardware supplier VBH has launched the latest issue of the popular greenteQ Window & Door Hardware & Ancillaries catalogue. This is the biggest so far and includes all the greenteQ products launched during the course of 2013. These include stainless... View Article

Flooring rivals unite for charity

Two of the UK’s leading flooring manufacturers have joined forces to make a donation of £50,000 to Children in Need. Worldwide flooring experts Tarkett has teamed up with Polyfloor to make the donation and contribute to the record £31million already... View Article

Chesterfield FC Picks washrooms from local experts Frank Sissons

Chesterfield FC Community trust is a registered charity that works closely with, SkyBet League 2 Chesterfield Football Club to promote sports participation, social inclusion and education throughout North Derbyshire. No surprise then that when The Trust, which works with children... View Article

GEZE goes green with ISO 14001

The UK’s leading door and window control system manufacturer, GEZE UK, is demonstrating its green credentials by achieving ISO 14001. ISO 14001 is the world’s most recognised environmental management standard. To achieve it organisations need to measure their impact on... View Article

Learning Centre wins top medal in Brick Awards

A modern learning environment described as “a fantastic building where buildings don’t get much better” has won the Supreme Winner Award and the Best Education Building Categoryat the 2013 Brick Awards. Ortus, a new 1550 sq metre building in London... View Article

10×10 Drawing the City London: Dalston regeneration

Article 25, the UK’s leading architectural and construction aid charity, brings together world renowned artists, architects and designers to produce original artwork for a high profile exhibition and auction held in late November. This year Barratt London is proud to... View Article

New brochure makes case for concealed door closers

Samuel Heath has produced a new brochure which comprehensively details the varied considerations involved in the selection and specification of controlled, concealed door closers. The brochure features the popular Powermatic® controlled, concealed door closer as well as Powermatic® Free Swing,... View Article

Sentinel welcomes Richard to Trade Support Team

Leading water treatment specialist Sentinel has welcomed Richard Jubb to its successful Trade Support team. Richard is a graduate of Bradford University and has previously worked for a major CCTV company. A keen all round sportsman – he’s a batsman... View Article

Farrell & Clark celebrating Green Gown Award win

Leeds-based architects, Farrell and Clark are celebrating as their energy saving library retrofit project for the University of Bradford was recognised at the 2013 Green Gown Awards ceremony at the Roundhouse, Derby College. The Green Gown Awards acknowledges exceptional environmental... View Article

Interior design appointment for AEW

Interior design specialist Katie Crossley has been recruited by Manchester architecture practice AEW. Katie, who joins from Leach Rhodes Walker, has been appointed as senior interior designer, adding to the company’s expertise in this field. Experienced in working with clients... View Article