Historic sign recreated with Sandtex Trade

A historic advertising sign has been recreated at a living museum in County Durham. Herron’s Bakery is the latest addition to the collection of historically significant buildings which form part of Beamish, The Living Museum of The North. The building,... View Article

ATAG Heating sponsors charity yacht race

The 13th St Wilfrid’s Hospice ‘Nab’ Challenge, sponsored by boiler distributors, ATAG Heating UK, is to be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014 and the Inn-Shore Cruising Club, organisers of this popular and unique event, will be aiming to add... View Article

Iconic Thames landmark complemented by slick Schlüter style

An array of Schlüter-Systems products have played a major part in the transformation of one of the Southbank’s most impressive buildings into a luxurious riverside hotel. Sea Containers House was originally turned into office space however, thanks to an investment... View Article

New car park brochure from Stirling Lloyd

Stirling Lloyd has introduced a new 12 page brochure outlining its comprehensive range of car park waterproofing and surfacing solutions, including some of its very latest application developments. Fully illustrated and with comprehensive descriptions of the company’s various waterproofing and... View Article

Hambleside Danelaw shines again

Hambleside Danelaw is delighted to announce it has won a Silver Green Apple Built Environment Award for its Stepsafe Low Carbon Insulator Rooflight. The national campaign aims to find Britain’s greenest companies, councils and communities. Through continued commitment to environmental... View Article

Dealing with biofilm

Biofilm formation in domestic water systems is unavoidable, yet it can be effectively managed. Scientists have shown that, irrespective of the biocidal properties of the pipe-work material, approximately 95% of a water system’s total biomass is attached to its walls.... View Article

Acoustic clouds at Portsmouth University

The Eldon building at Portsmouth University is a new creative and cultural facility designed by architects Penoyre & Prasad as an exemplar of sustainable construction. The entrance foyer, also used as an exhibition space, displays a very dramatic ceiling using... View Article

Beneteau’s Façade: When Hi-Macs® becomes art

Located in Givrand, BENETEAU’s headquarters has an original façade designed using HI-MACS® new generation acrylic stone. With thermoformable, multipurpose, ultra-resistant and non-porous properties, HI-MACS® proved to be the perfect material for the project. HI-MACS® was also chosen because it helps... View Article

Glance offers a fascinating vision of firelight

Launched in Europe at February’s Verona exhibition, the Hergom Glance woodburner from Eurostove proved to be a head turner and show stopper in every sense. The innovative design introduces front and side ceramic glass vision panels with a modernistic ‘skyscraper’... View Article

Barwood Products inclusively styles fitness centre

Barwood Products, one of the UK’s leading designers and manufacturers of high quality inclusive bathroom products, continues to transform the look and feel of bathrooms designed for the special needs and less able market. The latest recipient of a Barwoods... View Article

K2 conservatory roof technical brochure now available

Synseal has published an authoritative technical brochure detailing its proven and advanced K2 conservatory roof system. The no-nonsense K2 roof brochure presents all the key design features including the adjustable eaves beam connector, jack rafter, glass paddle valley glazing stop,... View Article

Staying calm about noise

With public consultation on new acoustic regulations for schools now closed, specifiers are being reassured about potential changes. BB93 section 1 is going to be superseded by the Acoustic design of Schools : Performance Standard as driven by the Department... View Article

Designed to meet priority school building programme

The Hybrid Thermal Mixing (HTM) system is designed to provide natural ventilation, hybrid ventilation incorporating mixed tempered air for winter periods with the ability to provide secure night time cooling and boosted levels of ventilation during summer. The system works... View Article

Crittall in Fashion

The link between handmade gentlemen’s ties and steel framed windows may not be glaringly obvious but the two share one specific quality. Both are expertly crafted British products and it was this connection that has helped bring the two together... View Article