CPD from Aperam: ‘Building Envelope Solutions in Stainless Steel’

Since the launch of ferritic grades, stainless steel has become highly competitive against other façade and roofing metals. Aperam’s CPD presentation ‘Building envelope solutions in stainless steel’ examines its exceptional design life value, grades used in construction, installation techniques, unique... View Article

Hygienic handrails from SG Systems

SG Systems have further enhanced their Sentinel stainless steel and AL 50 aluminium range of handrail and balustrade systems, with the addition of a new handrail coating that has been specifically developed for healthcare and care home environments. The new... View Article

Kawneer systems help to inspire students

All types of Kawneer’s glazing systems feature on the new Spires Academy. Elements of the whole portfolio of Kawneer systems have been used on a new school with indoor and outdoor teaching spaces that achieved a BREEAM “Very good” rating.... View Article

VBH adds Glazpart Link-Vent to range

VBH has added the Glazpart Link-Vent to its selection of ventilators. Available in two sizes, 2500EQA and 5000EQA, the vent meets the requirements of Building Regulations Approved Document F1, and delivers similar performance to that of much larger vents, meaning... View Article

Learn more about floors with UZIN

Do you know much about flooring? Do you want to know how to expedite projects with short time frames, reduce costs or easily gain BREEAM certification? UZIN will teach you how. UZIN is renowned for problem solving solutions and technical... View Article

Freedom for inclusive design as Ideal Standard launches new range

Expanding its hugely successful Concept range, Ideal Standard, a leader in innovative and design-driven bathroom solutions, has unveiled its latest breakthrough: Concept Freedom. The new range of accessible bathroom products aims to include less abled customers, rather than alienate them,... View Article

Hethel engineering excellence extends to ventilation design

Engineering excellence at a new 40,000ft2 facility extends right through to its ventilation strategy…. The £5.4m Hethel Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Centre in Norfolk is using natural ventilation designed and supplied by leading independent manufacturer Gilberts of Blackpool to help... View Article

Reflex-Rol U.K.’s contribution to 20/20/20

With the building sector, including our total built stock, being the greatest energy consumers accounting for 40% of all C02 emissions it stands to reason that this is where the greatest energy saving potential is. Saving energy is what today it is... View Article

K2 Capella’s modular options are just the job

When Doncaster-based Paul Jackson Conservatories asked K2 fabricator Four Seasons Conservatories what orangery solutions they had to offer that would allow Paul to present his potential customer with something innovative, the timing could not have been more perfect. It just... View Article

Kingspan Optim-R takes school to the next level

When a rise in the local population forced Caldmore Community Primary School to double its intake of pupils, architects at Walsall Council were faced with the challenge of extending the building in the already limited school grounds. Kingspan OPTIM-R formed... View Article

Allegion secures Crossrail contracts totalling £1.25 million

Allegion (formerly known as Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies) has beat off strong competition to secure contracts totalling £1.25 million, which will see the safety and security specialist provide 600 steel doorsets for Europe’s biggest construction project – Crossrail. Allegion has... View Article

Free Fire Design webinar to discuss commercial benefits

Often including large, open spaces and occupied by individuals who may be unfamiliar with their surroundings, commercial properties present a unique set of challenges when considering fire safety. FDS Consult, one of the UK’s leading experts in fire design engineering,... View Article