Kingspan finds its place on Grade-A office development

Kingspan Kooltherm K103 Floorboard has been installed in the ground floor of an expansive new development, providing high quality office space at the heart of Cheltenham’s growing Business Quarter. The rise of office to residential conversions has seen available office... View Article

STA Advice Note 18 – what do specifiers need to know?

John Mellor of Protect Membranes explains the key subject of thermal performance for breather membranes installed to structural timber walls, as detailed in the Structural Timber Association’s STA Advice Note 18. To assist specifiers involved in the growing structural timber... View Article

Thermal bridging resolved – Marmox Thermoblock

In a typical detached property, it has been calculated (Energy Saving Trust: Thermal Bridging and Airtightness 2009) that an unaddressed Thermal Bridge can account for 30 per cent of the building’s heat loss. Heat loss at the wall-floor junction One... View Article

Crittall jobs showcase Manchester’s 1930’s heritage

Two prestigious refurbishment contracts in Manchester illustrate the appeal of Crittall Steel windows across different sectors. Appleby Lodge is a residential estate and the Redfern Building an office block in a sought-after city centre location currently undergoing redevelopment. Both date... View Article

Caring for the planet with Keller Kitchens

Sustainability and the protection of our planet’s resources continue to grab headlines; and a key area is building and architecture where the environmental movement has become intrinsically entwined with business health. Keller Kitchens has consistently been at the forefront of... View Article

Scottish success for Gerflor with Cherry Tree Nursery

In 2018 South Ayrshire Council appointed main contractor Portakabin to build a proposed new state-of-the-art Early Years Centre in Ayr, Scotland. The now completed £2.2 million Cherry Tree Early Years Centre development provides the largest modular modern learning environment in... View Article

Kitchens by J.S. Geddes

Founded in 1984, Kilmarnock-based, Kitchens by J.S Geddes is a retailer specialising in superior design, installation and aftercare. Having created high-end and contemporary kitchen schemes throughout Scotland for many years, Kitchens by J.S Geddes is focused on providing a full... View Article

Inclusive bathroom design

Like many other industries, the architect and design community is faced with new and unprecedented challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. While some specification and construction is still underway in strict conditions, many members of the community are... View Article

EverEdge at 25

At EverEdge we are celebrating 25 years of being ‘The Edging Company’. EverEdge was founded in 1995 in Staffordshire with the simple mission of making garden edging easier, more attractive and long enough to last a lifetime. Over the 25... View Article

Therma V Monobloc heat pump R32 range

LG Electronics has added its latest Therma V air-to-water heat pump to its popular range, operating on the low GWP R32 refrigerant and available in 5kW to 16kW 1Ø and 12kW to 16kW 3Ø, in a wide operating range of... View Article

New homes builder chooses Stelrad

Acorn Property Group in South Wales has selected Stelrad’s Compact with Style radiators for its new development at Bonvilston, near Cardiff. The design of the radiators with the horizontal line on the fascias, mirrors the design of the doors being... View Article