Kingspan Insulation launches new quick guide

Kingspan Insulation is pleased to announce the launch of the 9th edition of its Quick Guide – the ‘go to’ point of reference for builders, installers, specifiers and end users looking to achieve the highest levels of thermal performance, using... View Article

Award-winning apartments bring Integritank to Scotland

An award-winning residential development in Aberdeen is the latest project in Scotland to utilise Stirling Lloyd’s Integritank waterproofing membrane and Sentinel Saba Expansion Joint. Some 900m² of Integritank has been used to protect the podium deck above the development’s underground... View Article

SKA success adds new technical expertise to Komfort team

Komfort has become one of the first manufacturers with a certified SKA Rating Offices Assessor among its staff after Product Designer, Giuseppa Fiorenza passed the qualification exam. The SKA Rating scheme is run by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors... View Article

Protecting against fire without compromising design

Maintaining the passive fire protection of a building without compromising on the interior design is a challenge Komfort is well versed in addressing. Details in ‘Ensuring best practice for passive fire protection in buildings’ from the Association for Specialist Fire... View Article

2 shades of grey

Osmo UK is continuing to expand its offering of internal wood finishes with the introduction of two new colours, Granite Grey and Silk Grey, to its Wood Wax Finish Transparent range. Neutral colours are proving to be a popular choice... View Article

Knauf Warm Wall ewi systems enhance new buildings

An increasing number of designers are responding to the ability to maximise floor space, reduce CO2 emissions, provide exceptional thermal performance and aesthetic appeal by specifying Knauf’s Warm Wall external wall insulation systems. The diversity of applications, from commercial, healthcare... View Article

Tanums Fönster high performance wood windows and doors

Tanums Fönster has been producing high performance wood windows and doors since 1949 with triple glazing since the 1970s. Tanums standard U-value is 1.0W/m2K, and also carries the stringent Swedish ‘P’ mark class C for severe exposure locations and buildings... View Article

FAKRO Electro roof windows for Essex Academy

Two new timber buildings at Ockendon Academy have seen 53 FAKRO Electro roof windows with blinds installed, 16 in the 7-classroom English block and 37 in the larger ‘Ockendon Studio School’, a self-contained 6th form facility for year 12 and... View Article

New anti-slip system for pitched green roofs

Optigreen have developed a new and cost effective anti-slip system for pitched green roofs. The Optigreen Type P system uses their new FKD 58 SD board and is suitable for sloped roofs between 15 and 35 degrees pitch. The specially... View Article

Sentinel launch fail-safe water treatment system

To help installers and specifiers get the water treatment process right every time, Sentinel has launched a simple yet comprehensive best practice solution. The ‘Sentinel System’ promotes a straightforward, three-step water treatment process of ‘clean, protect, maintain’ designed to ensure... View Article

Seal of approval

Some problems are inconvenient, while others can be deadly. Delta Membrane Systems’ MS20, MS500 and Gas Barrier System overcome – as you might expect – the inconvenience of damp, but they also counter the potentially deadly effects of gas. Independent... View Article

New website aids specification of renewable heat products

Thermal Integration, whose products are marketed and distributed by Specflue, has unveiled a new website. brings together and shares Thermal Integration’s 20 years’ experience in the continual development and improvement of its product range. The website offers a number of... View Article

Monodraught Cool-phase is now available as a cloud based BIM object

Cool-phase, the award winning natural cooling, ventilation and heat recovery system from Monodraught is now available to architects, consultants, specifiers and building contractors through,  a major worldwide source of free-to-use Building Information Modelling (BIM) content. The Cool-phase BIM objects... View Article