Online learning with the LRWA

The LRWA (Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association) announces the launch of its RIBA approved CPD, exclusively available online for specifiers, architects, and surveyors. “Continuing Professional Development is crucial for anyone working in the construction industry,” comments Terry Wain, LRWA Technical... View Article

Firestone UltraPly™ TPO walking tall

Black Sail Youth Hostel, one of the oldest and most remote youth hostels in England, has undergone major refurbishment utilising a Firestone UltraPly TPO single ply roof system and designed to blend with the idyllic landscape of the Ennerdale Valley... View Article

Power Ethernet: Networking without downtime and disruption

De Vere Hotel Group have deployed high quality Internet access as part of the soft refit of their fantastic new “Chambre Unique” rooms without the usual disruption and making good of running new cables using Power Ethernet’s innovative Powerline Solution.... View Article

Metrotile have got conservatories covered

Metrotile Lightweight Roofing is the durable, elegant roofing solution that offers superior benefits to so-called ‘traditional’ roofing materials. Much of this stems from the low weight of each profile, which weighs just one seventh of traditional materials without compromising security... View Article

Awareness and usage of BIM among architects is growing

In comparison with two years ago, currently more architects are aware of Building information Modeling (BIM). Although slowly, the number of users is also increasing. While in the UK and the Netherlands a significant share of the architects have already... View Article

Cellecta Sound Proofing CPD gets RIBA approval

Cellecta® continue to establish themselves as experts in sound proofing, as their “Cutting Edge Acoustics” CPD receives the stamp of approval from RIBA. The RIBA “CPD Assessed Material” covers the fundamental characteristics of acoustic Building Regulations Part E and provides... View Article

Active Ventilation for active minds

Passivent’s new architectural presentation entitled “Priority School Building Programme, Facilities Output Specification” is available now to Architects and Specifiers. The CPD covers acoustic design and ventilation strategies for School Buildings detailing how the specification differs from previous guidelines, the new... View Article

Ancon focuses on low energy solutions for Ecobuild 2014

Ancon, the UK’s leading manufacturer of stainless steel masonry support and restraint fixings, is to team-up with the country’s largest brick manufacturer, Ibstock, to present a range of sustainable and low energy construction solutions at this year’s Ecobuild exhibition (4-6th... View Article

Hansgrohe’s innovative Select programme

As part of the innovative Select programme from Hansgrohe, the new ShowerSelect concealed thermostat sets make selecting and turning the different functions on and off both intuitive and pleasing: with the simple push of a button. There are no complex... View Article

Compac exhibits new TREND range at Kbb

COMPAC manufactures technological quartz and marble work surfaces utilising innovative engineered stone technology. At the Kbb exhibition, the company will be presenting a selection of their beautiful quartz and marble work surfaces including the Nature and TREND ranges. The Nature... View Article

Renolit launches new white product

White is the universal “goes with all” colour in many areas such as paints, cars and fashion, as well as being a long established standard colour for windows, roofline, soffits and garage doors. To support this RENOLIT have launched a... View Article

Double first for greywater development at Ecobuild

Two milestones in the development of sustainable greywater reuse technology will be showcased at Ecobuild 2014 by leading specialists, Reaqua Systems. The company will become the first, in the history of the Excel show (4-6 March), to feature a fully... View Article

Urban Front CPD seminars

Urban Front are booking up fast this year for our exciting RIBA certified CPD Specifying Hardwood Timber External Doorsets. The CPD covers insulation, acoustics, door security, passive house and touches on challenges with hardwood doors. There is also the opportunity... View Article

New Termoscudo window achieves Passiv Haus standards

Uniform Architectural has launched uni_one® Termoscudo, its most energy efficient window system so far. Termoscudo benefits from sleek aesthetic design details as part of the uni_one® range with additional technology that greatly improves its thermal insulation capabilities to certify it... View Article