Specflue receives Silver Carbon Charter Award

Specflue, a leading supplier of renewable heat products has achieved silver level accreditation under Suffolk County Council’s Carbon Charter scheme. The Carbon Charter provides public recognition for Suffolk-based businesses that are working to monitor and reduce their carbon emissions. Silver... View Article

The Art of Stairs – Cantilever

Architectural engineering elegance and intelligent design integrates into its surrounding environment transforming architecture into art. Every piece of architecture should be as unique as the person who initially designed it. The ability to take an initial concept and nurture this... View Article

Stannah – gifting their 20th Microlift to a worthy cause

Light the birthday candles and congratulations all round at Stannah Microlifts. The company is marking its 40th birthday, 20,000th Microlift and millions of dumb waiter journeys, improving customer service and manual handling everywhere. As with most birthdays there will be... View Article

Landy Vent complete testing for its Ecco Stove models

Landy Vent UK Ltd has completed formal EU testing for two of its Ecco Stove models, the EC678 and EC730 which achieved ground breaking efficiency; carbon to atmosphere and particulates to atmosphere achieved up to 88 per cent efficiency and... View Article

30 years of Fira Gold

An accreditation which signifies excellence in furniture products and installation is celebrating thirty years since its initial launch. FIRA Gold Certification was first launched in 1984 for kitchen units, following demand from manufacturers for a quality mark for furniture tested... View Article

Monodraught delivers ‘Industry Innovation’ presentation

Monodraught has reinforced its position as a leading innovator in the building services industry with the recent presentation of two technical presentations to CIBSE and Brunel University’s IEA Annex 62 conference on Ventilative Cooling. First, Monodraught’s Commercial Product Engineer Sam... View Article

VIVIX® panels used for St. James’s hospital façade

VIVIX® by Formica Group exterior façade panels have been used for the external wall cladding of St. James’s hospital in Dublin. Equator European Architects specified VIVIX panels in Redwood from the Woods range, to create a contemporary look. With a... View Article

Pellet makes your life easier

With an average energy efficiency of 91%, compared to 80% for wood stoves, Specflue’s range of comfort air pellet stoves is not only energy efficient, but cost effective. Providing an ideal environmentally-friendly alternative to wood burning appliances, the stoves can... View Article

Knauf Marmorit product brand integrated into Knauf UK

The sales and operational activities of render and external wall insulation (EWI) systems manufacturer Knauf Marmorit (UK) GmbH in the United Kingdom and Ireland have been integrated into the business of its sister company Knauf UK. The move has been... View Article

New Cullen builders’ metalwork instructional video scheme

ITW Construction Products’ (ITW CP, formerly ITW Industry) are beginning to release instructional installation animations to maintain correct use of Cullen builders’ metalwork on site. The scheme answers requests from the industry for product installation instructions that anyone can follow... View Article

VMZINC launches engraved facade

In response to feedback from over 400 architects, VMZINC has once again pioneered a new development with AZENGAR®, the first rolled zinc facade and roofing material to be engraved. Its subtle yet distinctive surface has a matt appearance which is... View Article

New BM TRADA video demonstrates the fire testing process

BM TRADA has updated its free video explaining the fire resistance testing process for passive fire protection products such as fire-resisting doorsets and fire penetration seals. Aimed primarily at companies who are developing and manufacturing fire protection products, the updated... View Article

Validity assured ventilation

The trend towards bespoke designs of air movement equipment is being given greater validity with a major investment by air distribution specialist Gilberts of Blackpool. The company, one of the leading manufacturers in air movement and natural ventilation technology, has... View Article

Rebrand for Airtec ventilated rainscreen systems

Airtec Stone and Airtec Glass ventilated rainscreen façade systems have been rebranded under the Lithodecor banner. The Airtec systems have been manufactured by Lithodecor for over 20 years and marketed alongside alsecco’s insulated façade systems. The rebranding to Lithodecor allows... View Article

Boon Edam announce they are BIM ready!

Following the successful launch of their Tourniket and Crystal Tourniket revolving door models earlier this year, Boon Edam Ltd have this month launched their second phase of BIM objects. Working with The National BIM Library to create and host their... View Article