Water savings in the balance

Richard Bateman at RWC UK looks at how thermal balancing valves help minimise water waste in larger buildings, as the pressure grows to save resources Wasting water is a particular problem in big buildings that use recirculating hot water systems... View Article

Traditional is the new modern

Tom Wright of George Barnsdale explores the use of timber in ‘minimalist’ designs “We must recognise the importance of timber in overcoming our climate challenge,” David Warburton wrote to his fellow MPs recently. On paper, politicians are making the right... View Article

Access best practice

Alastair Stannah from Lifts Distribution & Service (UK) discusses best practice specification for making public buildings fully accessible for all users Driving best practice for accessibility in commercial and public buildings are the legal framework; the Building Regulations, Part M... View Article

Test data in the frame

Steve Griffiths of Taylor Lane Timber Frame and the Structural Timber Association looks at the latest developments on fire test data in the timber frame industry, post-Grenfell For many years, the construction industry – not least the timber frame sector –... View Article

Domus Ventilation Revit® BIM files now available as direct download from www.domusventilation.co.uk

Domus Ventilation, manufacturer of market-leading mechanical ventilation systems that save energy and improve indoor air quality, is pleased to announce that its full range of Revit BIM (Building Information Modelling) files can now be downloaded directly from its website, www.domusventilation.co.uk, free of charge. BIM is a government driven shared knowledge... View Article

Studio Moods Wins at the SBID International Design Awards

IVC Commercial’s Studio Moods modular vinyl design floor has won another award, this time in the Flooring and Floor Coverings category in the SBID (Society of British & International Interior Designers) International Design Awards. The prestigious accolade joins Studio Moods’... View Article

Acoustic panels can embrace the extreme

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Recent tests have shown that Troldtekt acoustic panels withstand moisture levels up to 98%, even when combined with high temperatures up to 40°C. These latest tests were carried out by the accredited Danish Technological Institute to the... View Article

FREE Bespoke Lighting Design Service

Professional lighting systems suitable for any project. Illuminate space effectively with Hafele’s FREE bespoke Lighting Design Service. Lighting affects every element of our lives. Functionally, it impacts everything from how well we sleep at night, to how productive we are... View Article

EDITION 90 SQUARE fittings and accessories by KEUCO

EDITION 90 SQUARE fittings and accessories by KEUCO make a striking addition to any bathroom, with strong contours and continuous architectural lines, combined with a delicate, fine almost filigree design. Innovative technology is combined with traditional manual expertise; the art... View Article

Premier Loft Ladders announce new Sustainability Policy

Premier Loft Ladders is proud to work with the very best suppliers in the world to build premium quality loft ladders, loft eaves doors and flat roof access solutions that architects, developers and project managers reliably trust will meet the... View Article

Changing Places & Accessible Showers

Horne shower panels employ inclusive design for effortless operation. Low torque (fist only) levers are well-marked & shaped for easy identification and control. The ingenious design, using fishing-reel technology, of the handset holder carriage provides excellent grip yet is extremely... View Article

Huntsman Building Solutions: The home of insulation

A new name is emerging in the nascent spray foam insulation industry. Huntsman Building Solutions, part of the global chemicals giant, Huntsman Corporation, has been formed following the acquisition of three existing spray foam brands – Demilec, Lapolla and market... View Article