Polyflor BIM Objects now available

Polyflor, the UK’s commercial and resident vinyl flooring specialist, is pleased to announce that it is now offering Building Information Modelling (BIM) objects for a selection of it’s best-selling flooring ranges, available to download free of charge via the Polyflor... View Article

Free webinar explores fire design for mixed use developments

Combining residential, office, retail, hotel and restaurant spaces, mixed-use developments can present a number of design challenges, especially where fire safety is concerned. FDS Consult, one of the UK’s leading experts in fire design engineering, is offering a free one... View Article

MiTek offer a Posi-Joist CPD course

Bread is to butter as MiTek’s Posi-Joist floor system is to MVHR systems. Any installation team will confirm that the open web nature of Posi-Joists is ideal when it comes to installing ducting. By putting two complementary products together suddenly... View Article

Solar solution is storming success on damaged roof

The flat roof on Linn Products’ main office building in Glasgow had been left badly damaged by heavy storms, with all existing ballasted solar panels lifted off the roof and destroyed beyond repair. The client was left with two problems:... View Article

The River Gardens at Greenwich Wharf – tiled with BAL

An exclusive riverside development in London, by Durkan, has been completed with the use of BAL adhesives throughout. The River Gardens at Royal Greenwich commands spectacular views over London and the Thames, with a range of one, two and three-bedroom... View Article

GEZE UK appointment makes specifying easier for architects

A leading UK door and window control system manufacturer, GEZE UK, has strengthened its specification team with the appointment of Richard Richardson-Derry. Richard, who has 20-years’ experience in the construction industry, joins GEZE UK as Specification Manager for the Midlands... View Article

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