FAKRO L-shaped windows for Pitlochry project

Bracewell Stirling, one of Scotland’s major architectural service providers for social housing, specified FAKRO L-shaped combination windows for a 14 flat development in Lower Oakfield Pitlochry. The homes, for Caledonia Housing Association and Perth and Kinross Council, utilise the extended... View Article

Protect A1 ‘third-generation’ roofing underlay

Protect’s leading ‘third-generation’ roofing underlay has been developed specifically to overcome the disadvantages of the traditional Bitumen based Type 1F felts and second generation smooth plastic sheet materials. Protect A1 can be used for all pitched roof constructions (tiled and... View Article

A&G announces two new appointments in GB

A&G (Acheson and Glover), a leading manufacturer of premium hard landscaping and precast concrete products, has announced two new appointments in GB. Bev White has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for Northern England and Susan Reid has been... View Article

Optimise efficiency in roof design

A bespoke software service allows designers and installer of flat roofing to optimise efficiency from design to installation. From basic data, Protan’s Proplan package will produce an autoCAD 2D or 3D visualisation of the proposed roof, detailed specification of materials,... View Article

Achieve best value and deliver client satisfaction

Housing providers could achieve better value, and deliver greater client satisfaction, simply by adopting a ‘one stop shop’ approach to some adaptations. Latest figures reveal that the average adaptation costs over £5000, but for less than half that, the majority... View Article

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