By your side making buildings safer together

At Siderise we have the products and insight to enable you to create a beautiful building without compromising the passive fire safety of the external envelope. Using data collected from hundreds of fire tests, and with the ingenuity of our... View Article

theEDGE2.0 | minimal sightlines, maximum light

Perfect for creating light-filled open plan spaces and for making the most of an external view, theEDGE2.0 sliding doors from IDSystems are a stunning addition to any project. Designed, manufactured and installed exclusively by IDSystems, theEDGE2.0 features 20mm intermediate sightlines... View Article

Sika UK appoints General Manager

Global building product manufacturer, Sika, has appointed Tom Forsyth as General Manager, a role that will see him build on the continued growth of the company across its multiple UK markets. Tom joined Sika in 1992. Based at the Welwyn... View Article

New UK General Manager for Vortice Ltd

Richard Williams has been appointed UK General Manager for VORTICE LTD, based at its Burton upon Trent offices. He succeeds Kevin Hippey who retires this week after 18 years with the business. Richard brings immense experience of the ventilation industry,... View Article

Digital bathrooms

Tom Farrant of Lecico Bathrooms looks at how the ongoing pandemic has accelerated changes in the industry’s working patterns, including the move to a greater acceptance of 3D BIM, and how this has improved bathroom specification Digital transformation continues to change... View Article

Senior brings its aluminium solutions to the ‘Steel City’

Leading manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems has successfully delivered the full aluminium fenestration packages to two new contracts in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Drawing on Senior’s proven track record of work in the student accommodation sector, the company was chosen to provide... View Article

Don’t let Rusty ruin your render!

When planning an outdoor rendering project it’s important to remember to choose beads made of stainless steel or PVCu. Building requirements outlined by NHBC and LABC, only advocate the use of austenitic stainless steel or PVCu beads in all external... View Article

Next Generation Fixing Solutions

Gel Technology Adhesives Kerakoll’s Biogel, the recipient of The Tile Association’s 2018 Innovation Award, is a new type of adhesive manufactured using gel technology.  The term “revolutionary” can be overused, but in the case of these adhesives is well-deserved as... View Article

Make the most of your hotel bathroom with Prosys

ProSys®, from Ideal Standard, is a complete in-wall system for wall-hung toilets, basins, urinals and other accessories in hotel bathrooms in and marries industry-leading technology with world-class design. ProSys® works seamlessly across Ideal Standard International’s brands and is the perfect... View Article

IVC Commercial Inspires Students at University of Plymouth

Floors from IVC Commercial have helped to transform a ‘pop up’ style breakout area for the reception of the University of Plymouth’s Roland Levinsky Building. Designed by third-year students at the University of Plymouth’s interior design course, the breakout space... View Article

Making an impact on noise

Recent research links unwanted noise levels with a heightened risk of mental and physical health problems. Karen Wilding of Forbo Flooring Systems says this shows that architects must adopt tools and materials that mitigate these effects Without effective management, unwanted... View Article

Norbord Europe is now part of West Fraser

Norbord Europe Ltd is proud to join the West Fraser organisation. As the UK’s number one engineered wood panel manufacturer and serving the housebuilding and construction industry with a vast array of board products for flooring, panelling and roofing, Norbord... View Article

Intense and bold beauty, BLANCO SILGRANIT® in black

BLANCO UK’s award-winning SILGRANIT® PuraDur® range of sinks and taps continues to impress with more and more customers opting to embrace its distinctive charms. Customers now have the option of black when considering a SILGRANIT® colour. Made of up to... View Article

Aico selected as a Net Zero Carbon Business Champion

Aico, the European leader in home life safety, has been selected as a Net Zero Carbon Business Champion by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC). As one of the first 14 companies across the UK’s construction supply chain to join the... View Article