Plumbing and heating manufacturer supports BIM initiative

Pegler Yorkshire, a market-leading authority in the plumbing and heating industry, is furthering its reputation as a solutions provider by offering a selection of its products in the BIM system. BIM (Building Information Modelling) is designed to allow architects, designers... View Article

Growing concerns

With increased demand for grass paving to driveways, access roads and parking for both commercial and domestic applications, there are certain aspects of both ground conditions and utilisation that building specifiers and installers should consider. By Robert Howden, managing director... View Article

Solihull College – precision engineering inside and out

Woodlands Campus new Engineering and Construction facility at Solihull College incorporates a state of the art specialist centre for multi-craft, bricklaying, painting and decorating, plastering and carpentry, and an expanded motor vehicle training facility. The development houses twelve new workshops:... View Article

PC Henderson CPD receives RIBA approval

P C Henderson is pleased to announce that its newly updated CPD, Sliding & Folding Door Gear – Specification and Design, has been approved by RIBA. The updated CPD material has passed assessment which forms part of the RIBA Core... View Article

SureSet your school

SureSet UK Ltd are the UK market leaders of permeable resin bound paving and have been supplying schools, colleges and universities with attractive, practical, extremely durable and fully permeable surface solutions for well over a decade. SureSet resin bound school... View Article

The next big thing in platform lifts

How will you use the extra platform size ? Platform lifts have been around for some time now with the standard platform size of 1100mm wide X 1500mm long more than capable of accommodating a wheelchair passenger and attendant but... View Article

Open-plan kitchens, by Simon Richmond

By Simon Richmond, managing director, Poggenpohl UK: The way we use the kitchen has changed dramatically. Once a purely practical room designed just for cooking, we now aspire to open-plan living with the kitchen, dining room and living space all... View Article

Door hardware – Getting the basics right

Mike Kelly, director of architectural ironmongery at Häfele UK, explains how to get the basics right when specifying door hardware: When specifying door ironmongery there are five essential elements to consider: hanging, operating, closing, locking and protecting the door. For... View Article

Seeing light – differently

There are clear benefits to using LED lighting in exterior applications but it’s important to understand how LEDs differ from traditional light sources. Terry Dean, managing director of DW Windsor, explains In the last few years, LED light sources have... View Article

Standing the test of time

Richard Brown, category marketing manager at Wienerberger, explains how the versatility of clay, combined with its inherent properties, makes it an extremely viable and attractive choice for specifiers and architects Most know of the inherent solidity and security associated with the... View Article

Football and Q-Railing, a great match

The countdown has ended! On 12th June 2014, the FIFA World Cup in Brazil started, with a stunning 25,000 metres of Q-railing balustrade systems at the following stadiums: ESTÁDIO DO MARACANÃ Rio de Janeiro 16,000 m Easy Glass® Slim, Easy... View Article

Airtightness moves outside

Wraptite-SA has been supplied to the recent new development at Drums of Park, Cornhill, Aberdeenshire. The self-adhering Wraptite-SA enabled Sylvan Stuart of Insch, Aberdeenshire to easily install the membrane onto the walls compared to traditional methods. The self-adhesive qualities meant... View Article