Levolux walks on the wild side

WWF-UK recently moved from its base in Godalming, to its new home in Woking, Surrey. Known as the Living Planet Centre, the landmark building, with its distinctive arching roof, boasts a fully automated, internal Solar Shading solution from Levolux. The two-storey, 39,557... View Article

Longevity and sustainability found in low to mid-rise buildings

Low and mid-rise buildings cost considerably less to construct and maintain over their life-cycle, with evidence showing that such housing has more longevity than a high-rise housing solution, according to Nigel Franklin, Partner at property and construction consultancy, calfordseaden LLP... View Article

Tarkett flooring put to the toughest test

Great flooring deserves perfect cleaning – and now Tarkett’s products are going under the spotlight in a new national showcase for innovative cleaning. The company has teamed up with cleaning experts Scot Young Research (SYR) Resilient to provide all the... View Article

InSinkErator® extends campaigning to social media

InSinkErator®, the global leader in food waste disposers, and a major player in steaming hot water taps, is extending its online campaign strategy to include the use of social media. To celebrate the launch of the new social media venture... View Article

SPAB Scholars hit the conservation trail

There is no parallel in the architectural conservation world to the annual SPAB (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) Lethaby Scholarship. The four newest recruits to this long-established training scheme for young architectural and building professionals now join a... View Article

Safety first for Marley Contract Services at Millar Park

Marley Contract Services has earned its place on another framework agreement after successfully replacing roofs on over 40 Trust Housing Association properties at Millar Park in Hamilton. Aside from the quality of work, a key target set by Trust Housing... View Article

GMB complaint to information commissioner

GMB is making a complaint to the Information Commissioners Office over an internal review by Torbay Council which upheld their original decision not to name 14 private landlords that received a total of £2.78m direct from taxpayers in housing benefit... View Article