Well-insulated and perfectly ventilated

William McDowell, business director, UK & Ireland at ROCKPANEL, discusses the benefits of installing rainscreen cladding to achieve a beautiful façade together with efficient insulation giving the building an optimal living environment. An ever-growing number of architects are choosing to... View Article

Choosing the right door closer to assure accessibility

By Mark Stonelake, technical manager at Samuel Heath Door closing devices play a vital role in assuring the effectiveness and efficiency of fire doors in a wide variety of buildings, but they can also provide a convenient means of closing... View Article

A Proctor air-tight membrane used on log cabin

The A. Proctor Group Ltd recently supplied their Wraptite-SA into a log cabin construction in Corgarff, Aberdeenshire. Wraptite-SA combines the best properties of a vapour permeable membrane and an air barrier in one innovative, self-adhering product. It fully bonds (no... View Article

Katell makes kitting out a home easy!

Homeowners seeking the perfect fireplace, and trade buyers searching for the ideal fire suite or fitted wardrobe, will quickly find what they are looking on Katell’s new website (www.katell.co.uk). The site, extensively illustrated and laid out in a clear format,... View Article

New air source heat pumps from Grant UK

Grant UK has recently introduced the Aerona HE range. It offers bigger single phase models, higher outputs and CoPs at lower air temperatures with even quieter noise levels, whilst maintaining the tried and tested features of the existing Aerona range.... View Article

Sentinel’s Eliminator – taking debris by storm

Eliminator is a new central heating filter device from Sentinel which utilises ground breaking Quadra-CycloneTM Technology to rapidly remove all circulating debris – both magnetic and non-magnetic – from a central heating system. It’s highly effective at separating the debris... View Article

New range of rainwater harvesting solutions from Polypipe

Polypipe Building Products has recently launched a new range of solutions into the rainwater harvesting marketplace, targeted specifically at the residential market. Polypipe offers Rainstream – a range of rainwater harvesting options designed for everyone. Ideal for new build, for... View Article

Myson adds PEXcellent 5 to its outstanding underfloor range

Myson, renowned for its comprehensive and versatile range of underfloor heating products, has launched PEXcellent 5, a five layered cross-linked polyethylene underfloor heating pipe. A welcome addition to Myson’s established FLOORTEC system, PEXcellent 5 has five distinct advantages for the... View Article

Attractive rain cups and chains from Yeoman Rainguard

Yeoman Rainguard have added attractive Rain Cups and Chains to their range of rainwater systems. Manufactured from Copper, one of the few metals that is fully sustainable, the rain cups and chains prove to be an environmentally friendly, naturally durable,... View Article

Industry hits the heights on inspirational evening

The most prestigious evening in the industry diary returned to the Ricoh on the 12th September. 800 heavy-hitters enjoyed themselves as host Nick Hewer and comedian Jimmy Carr took to the stage for the Energy Efficiency & Renewables Awards supported... View Article

Hardiefloor® arrives in the UK

James Hardie, the fibre cement building materials manufacturer, has launched a new structural flooring system into the UK market, HardieFloor. The patented fibre cement, tongue and groove boards are perfectly suited to residential building projects, as a substitute for unreliable... View Article