Henry Terefenko appointed as new ForHousing CEO

Henry Terefenko has been appointed as ForHousing CEO from 1 April. ForHousing is part of the ForViva Group and will bring group members City West Housing Trust and Villages Housing Association under a single new landlord. ForHousing will own and... View Article

Your guide to buying internal doors

Doors are the portals to the spaces that we spend the most of our time in. As such, we believe that they shouldn’t be chosen at the hands of a capricious inclination. A door can define a space’s aesthetics as... View Article

Comar 9P.i High Performance Window, Door & Framing System

After extensive research and consultation with key supply partners, Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems deliver the Comar 9P.i High Performance Window, Door and Framing System. Research indicated that a thermally efficient future-proof facade system was required, with off-site manufacture and value... View Article

Change is in the air

In the wake of the Hackitt review, Paul King of Vicaima explains the changing landscape around fire doors. Government departments are poring over technical data and preparing new directives, and trade bodies are examining every aspect of potential market implications.... View Article

Sika Fastfix – always straight to the point

Sika® FastFix All Weather is a new self-setting paving jointing compound from Sika Everbuild, providing the ideal solution to perfect pointing on paving, paths and patios. With a unique formula containing Active Resin Technology for advanced durability, Sika FastFix is... View Article

Extra Safety for Extra Care

Extra safety has been incorporated into an extra care housing development for over 55s courtesy of GEZE UK. A natural smoke ventilation system which combines automated smoke and heat extraction has been installed into Lawson House – a new independent... View Article

Fusing efficient ventilation

Effective, compliant ventilation of multi-occupancy rooms is simplified with an innovative concept from Gilberts of Blackpool. The air movement specialist’s Mistrale Fusion (MFS)Terminal delivers optimum internal air control for less than £5.00/room/annum1. The initial single-sided through-structure unit provides a one... View Article

Window shopping

Tom Swallow of Quickslide Windows & Doors discusses some of the key performance and aesthetic considerations when selecting windows. Windows are crucial to the design of a home. Not only do they take the brunt of the elements such as... View Article

Neaco’s balconies are fully compliant with new regulations

McCarthy & Stone’s development of luxury retirement apartments in Ilkley is demonstrating how Neaco’s modular balconies are ready-made to modern standards in every respect, from aesthetic style to compliance with the new Building Regulations. Designed by Stephen George + Partners... View Article