Finalists announced for ADSA sponsored award

The shortlist for the Product Design and Innovation Electronic Award (Electronic), sponsored by the Automatic Door Suppliers Association, as part of the AI Specification Awards 2024 has been announced. Four companies will go head-to-head for the coveted prize which will... View Article

A turnkey solution for performance spaces

Harlequin offers a turnkey solution for all performance spaces, from initial design and build through to completion and expert installation, offering advice and guidance every step of the way. With an extensive range of sprung floors, vinyl floors, dance mirrors... View Article

2024 Design Trends for a Digital World

Vicaima opens the door to fresh inspirations for construction in the AI era It’s a common exercise in any sector of activity – to foresee macro-trends, understand phenomena and draw up plans to respond to those same expectations of a... View Article

Panasonic enhances home extension with year-round comfort

An extended three-storey family home in Northamptonshire has undergone a transformation of its climate control capabilities. Utilising Panasonic’s highly efficient three-way Etherea Multi-split system with nanoeTM X technology, the new solution provides both heating and cooling, with the added benefit of... View Article

Meet Oplia

We’re renaming several of our products, but don’t worry, your favourite ceiling solutions won’t disappear. We’ll be making the same quality suspended ceilings we always have. Due to these changes, the Perla family will become Oplia. With six different products,... View Article

Two game-changing product launches from K Systems

Award-winning UK supplier of external wall insulation (EWI) solutions, K Systems, has launched two innovative new systems to the industry in a matter of weeks. The most recent innovation, a new KIWA BDA-certified Direct Fix system is ideal for new... View Article

Meet Biobloc

We’re renaming several of our products, but don’t worry, your favourite ceiling solutions won’t disappear. We’ll be making the same quality suspended ceilings we always have. Due to these changes, the Bioguard family will become Biobloc. Suspended ceiling tiles in... View Article

Zinc, getting the specification and installation right

For over 200 years zinc has been used to protect buildings from the elements in not only an aesthetically attractive fashion but also by providing excellent durability and very limited maintenance. This is true whether thinking about the traditional zinc... View Article

Dulux Trade creates perfect colour palettes for SEND school

Paint expert Dulux Trade has supported the design of two new multi-sensory classrooms at Firwood High School, Woodbridge Academy in Bolton. To ensure a comfortable and inclusive learning environment for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities, Dulux Trade drew... View Article

EWI fire testing CPD launched for architects and specifiers

A new CPD has been launched to help architects and specifiers improve their understanding of the fire safety considerations that must be made when specifying External Wall Insulation (EWI) systems. The Reaction to Fire – Everything You Need to Consider When Choosing Façade... View Article

How is CaberMDF manufactured?

Panel specialist, West Fraser, trading as Norbord, has produced a 90-second video demonstrating the CaberMDF manufacturing process at the company’s Cowie plant in Scotland. The video can be watched on West Fraser’s YouTube channel at: The clip outlines the... View Article

How is CaberFloor made?

In a short video launched by West Fraser, trading as Norbord, the panel product specialist demonstrates how its sturdy CaberFloor is made at the huge Cowie facility near Stirling, Scotland. The video is available on West Fraser’s YouTube channel: View Article

Building Matters Podcast Launched: Shaping The Future Of Construction

Lignacite’s expert panel picks apart the thorniest challenges facing the construction industry and discusses the foundations for change in the new Building Matters podcast. Bringing together forward-thinking minds from leading architectural practices and Lignacite’s own team, this new podcast gives... View Article

For sustainable PVC products, look for the VinylPlus® Product Label

The VinylPlus® Product Label is a guiding tool making it easy for public and private buyers looking to select PVC products with the best sustainability profile. The VinylPlus® Product Label is a well-recognised Europe-wide sustainability certification scheme for PVC products in building and construction... View Article