Fit for purpose?

A specification validation service has been developed to help ensure the practical and aesthetic longevity of screening louvres. Gilberts Blackpool – Britain’s leading independent manufacturer of screening and ventilation louvres- has developed the service to enable specifiers to be assured,... View Article

Packaged sewage macerator from JT Pumps

JTPumps, has released a new Packaged Sewage Macerator pumping stations for the domestic and commercial markets to complement other packaged pumping station. “If you don’t have gravity flow you will need a pumping station” They can come is all sorts... View Article

Firestone add a fourth to its Capital Quarter success in Cardiff

A fourth building has been completed using Firestone Building Products’ RubberGard™ EPDM waterproofing system for flat roofs at the prestigious Capital Quarter development, in the heart of Cardiff’s Commercial Enterprise Zone. The RubberGard™ EPDM roofing system has become part of... View Article

Why specify rooflights?

Rooflights play a vital role in the modern building but are often overlooked. They are the common link to many aspects of building design and can help the designer, the building owner and the occupier to achieve a more sustainable,... View Article

Uplifting research

Nick Mellor of the Lift & Escalator Industry Association (LEIA) advises on the latest standards on lift safety, and looks at some of the developments driving innovative solutions in the market There have been many changes in the legislative background... View Article

Improving thermal performance with secondary glazing

Being more thermally efficient and wasting less energy has become very important, not only on an environmental level, but also economically. Secondary glazing is a well-established method of greatly improving insulation within existing buildings. As the leading specialist in secondary... View Article

A view to thrill

When Scottish housebuilders Ryce Ltd were looking for a high-quality glazing solution for Salisbury View – its latest development in East Edinburgh – REHAU’s Tritec profile was its trusted choice for large span windows and a modern finish to connect... View Article

Your key to reducing height in a heated floor assembly

Once upon a time, the specification of a complete heated floor assembly meant numerous products, layers and processes. Then came Schlüter®-DITRA-HEAT-E-DUO… When the original DITRA-HEAT-E system was released in 2013, it was the first electric underfloor heating system of its... View Article

Breathing Buildings’ NVHR® Wins at HVR Awards

Breathing Buildings, a leading provider of controlled hybrid ventilation systems, is celebrating winning ‘Commercial/Industrial Ventilation Product of the Year’ category at the HVR Awards 2018. The Cambridge-based company’s new energy efficient NVHR® (Natural Ventilation with Heat Recycling) scooped the award... View Article

Kingspan installed on pioneering manufacturing building  

The University of Nottingham is developing the manufacturing solutions of tomorrow at its new, RIBA award winning research facility featuring pipe and duct insulation from Kingspan Industrial Insulation. The Advanced Manufacturing Building has been designed by Bond Bryan and acts... View Article

Densostrip™ Used On Refurbished Ross Fountain

As part of a recently completed £1.5million project to refurbish the historic Ross Fountain in Edinburgh, Winn Coales (Denso) Ltd supplied Densostrip™ and Densostrip Primer™ to provide a permanently watertight seal between precast concrete units. These precast units form the trenches... View Article

Opening doors for GEZE UK throughout Scotland

GEZE UK has strengthened its Automatic Door Systems team with the recent appointment of John Clark, who joins the renowned manufacturer of door and window systems as area sales manager, covering Scotland. Supporting GEZE UK’s planned growth north of the... View Article

DirectDoors visualise what is possible

DirectDoors is proud to be the UK’s largest pocket door kit stockist and supplier, we don’t just supply the pocket system, but we have the largest range of doors shown in real lifestyle settings to allow you to visualise what... View Article