Architect bags Green Energy Award for solar work

A solar energy scheme at a sustainable housing complex in Moray has bagged a prestigious award for a Glasgow architect. John Gilbert Architects were handed a new award, in honour of the late Scots solar pioneer Kerr MacGregor, at the... View Article

Kingspan Insulation expands online offering

Being able to instantly access information combined with the opportunity to participate in discussions is becoming increasingly more important to us all. With this in mind Kingspan Insulation has revamped its online offering for its customers. A new series of... View Article

Dow updates RIBA-approved roof insulation CPD

Dow Building Solutions has updated its RIBA-approved online CPD, “Specifying insulation for inverted flat roofing”, which is worth double points. The CPD offers advice on how to assess the suitability of different insulation products for inverted flat roofs. Summaries of... View Article

The new face of enterprise

Polysolar install revolutionary solar PV rainscreen façade on new social and environmental enterprise centre. The Future Business Centre is a new purpose built business innovation centre in Cambridge, aimed at supporting the growth of environmental and community enterprises. Unlike the... View Article

Ventrolla: Year in review

With 2014 just around the corner, David Greaves, Managing Director of Period Window Specialists Ventrolla, looks back on what has been an eventful year for this British business celebrating its 30th birthday. It has seen the company undertake significant investment... View Article

BEAMA gives mixed reaction to new Part L

6% uplift from 2010 shows lack of ambition Several positive measures that need to be enforced Ongoing engagement with industry crucial to further progress BEAMA has given a mixed reaction to the overdue release of the Building Regulations Part L... View Article

John Brash roof to wall solution for housing trust

JB-RED® BS5534 roofing battens and JB Western Red Shingles® were used to deliver a Sustainable roof and wall solution on the Metropolitan Housing Trust’s project, the James Hayward Estate in London. John Brash JB-RED® roofing battens, the first factory graded... View Article

Royal Road wins Best Housing award

The Brick Development Association announced the winner of the Best Housing Development 26 Units or more category, at the annual Brick Awards which took place on 14th November at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London. As part of the Elephant... View Article