No limits and full individuality with Internorm

Internorm, the leading window brand in Europe, offers high quality low-energy and Passive House window and door systems. The company’s innovative product range, includes UPVC, UPVC / aluminium and timber / aluminium windows in addition to aluminium and timber /... View Article

Bring the outdoors in

When considering a home build, many of us are looking for ways to bring more light and space in to the home – folding, sliding patio doors are the ideal solution. With slim frames and large glass panels, JELD-WEN’s extensive... View Article

Luxury vinyl flooring with DIY installation

twinFLOOR is a revolutionary range of ‘floating’ vinyl flooring, combining a simple, glue-free installation with a surface specification equal to the very best in vinyl flooring. The completely waterproof planks and tiles are quiet and warm underfoot, and provide excellent... View Article

Make an executive choice with Maxwood’s Oracle Z-Lockers

Maxwood’s executive range of Oracle Z-Lockers provide a smart and secure solution for a wide variety of commercial and public sector applications, with an extensive choice of colours, configurations and sizes to suit individual requirements. Offering dependable performance and design... View Article

Armstrong Ceilings launches its catalogue for 2014/2015

The ultimate guide to ceiling systems has been launched by Armstrong. The leading interior solutions provider has launched its new 2014/2015 catalogue for mineral, metal, wood and fabric ceilings to help architects, interior designers and facilities managers specify the most... View Article

SterlingOSB – perfect for refurbishment projects

Sterling OSB (oriented strand board) is perfect for today’s building refurbishment projects. Increasingly, builders are substituting plywood for Sterling OSB; it’s more cost-effective, environmentally-efficient and highly versatile with many variations depending on the application. SterlingOSB (Oriented Strand Board) is a... View Article

Imagine the perfect Bi-Fold Door System

The VEKA UK Group has further demonstrated its position as the industry leader in PVC-U systems with the unveiling of the innovative ‘Imagine’ Bi-Fold Door. The technical experts at The VEKA UK Group chose to go back to the drawing... View Article

Mapei launches new swimming pool construction CPD

Mapei (UK) has launched a new Swimming Pool Construction CPD seminar. The new technical seminar will assist in the specification of correct materials, in accordance with current BS and EN Standards. Seminars can be arranged to suit group or specific... View Article

Ground-breaking website designed to answer homeowners’ questions

Freefoam Building Product’s ground-breaking website myrooflinematters.co.uk is designed to answer homeowners’ questions on all aspects of roofline, rainwater and guttering. To understand the terminology, highlight the different products, and give sound practical advice tackling everything consumers would need to know... View Article

Made by Robots – Challenging Architecture at a Larger Scale

In the next decade or so, the widespread adoption of robotics is set to transform the construction industry: building techniques will become increasingly automated both on- and off-site, dispensing with manual labour and enabling greater cost and operational efficiencies. Made... View Article

Hörmann HST side sliding sectional door

The Hörmann HST is an innovative and stylish garage door. Smooth, quiet and safe, the design makes this door particularly suitable for when headroom is limited. Precise and easy door travel is achieved with Hörmann’s unique twin rollers that add... View Article

Clear toughened glass benefits demonstrated for BBC Watchdog

Toughened glass features in the BBC’s new “Watchdog Test House” series next week (11.45am on Thursday 27 March) courtesy of (Sheffield-based) independent research, testing, analysis and design specialist Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS). The episode – one of a series... View Article

Lightweight glazing units for architectural purposes

Set against the background of rising requirements on the energy performance of buildings, there is currently an ongoing trend toward thermal triple glazing. Although this technology is highly efficient, the glass industry is now working on lighter alternatives to counteract... View Article

Vectaire’s Elix 1003 and Elegance 1003

Vectaire’s Elix 1003 is a quiet, 3 speed centrifugal fan with an energy saving EC motor for wall or ceiling installation in all domestic wet rooms. It runs continuously at a choice of 2 trickle speeds, with user control for... View Article

Permo® air for £3 million school extension

The £3m development of two blocks for sixth-form boarding in Housman Hall at Bromsgrove School will create 49 new en-suite study bedrooms. The first building was completed in October 2013 with the second due to be finished by the end... View Article

Klober air-open membrane for Duchy of Cornwall project

Permo® Air is being used by Morrish Builders on 70 new homes at Tregunnel Hill, near Newquay. Due to the NHBC’s endorsement of air-open underlay without supporting high level ventilation Permo air will ventilate roofs effectively while maintaining an uninterrupted... View Article