SuperQuilt from YBS Insulation

SuperQuilt is a very flexible, easy to fit, multilayer insulation that offers tremendous thermal benefits. Thermal testing to EN16012 confirms high core thermal resistance of 1.52m²K/W. Due to the special composition of multi-layers of insulation SuperQuilt effectively deals with all... View Article

JB Kind’s 2014 Door Collection

JB Kind’s 2014 Door Collection is packed full of exclusive designs. From cutting edge contemporary to stunningly stylish, you will be able to find something to suit your project and budget. With nearly 200 doors, including an incredible 39 new... View Article

ShowerSelect concealed thermostat sets

As part of the innovative Select programme from Hansgrohe, the new ShowerSelect concealed thermostat sets make selecting and turning the different functions on and off both intuitive and pleasing: with the simple push of a button. There are no complex... View Article

Benefits of switching to LED

LEDs are fast becoming the first choice for lighting due to their well-documented energy saving properties and affordability. LED manufacturer MHA Lighting, based in Atherton, Greater Manchester, has built up a portfolio of blue chip commercial clients and public sector... View Article

Levolux gets on top in New York

Dating back to 1842, Topping Rose House hotel in Bridgehampton, New York, now boasts a new ‘studio’ building and four luxury cottages, all equipped with an attractive Timber Fin solar shading and screening solution from Levolux. The beautifully restored Greek... View Article

Urban Front fully automated bi-fold garage doors

Featured this month is this new installation in Jersey of fully automated bi-fold garage doors. These come with flush construction, a pedestrian access option, matching designs to front doors and the same features as our front doors with steel reinforcement,... View Article

Are there enough homes for the ageing population?

A recent project by Demos, ‘Top of the Ladder’, has indicated that there is a shortage of housing for the older generation with 3.5 million people aged over 60 wishing to buy retirement property, but only 100,000 suitable homes exist.... View Article

Xpelair reach environmental ‘gold standard’

A leading UK ventilation supplier has boosted its green credentials and stolen a march on the competition with the announcement that two of its product ranges have received the highest level of energy performance accreditation. Xpelair, a market leader in... View Article

Innovative surfacing products from Formica Group

Formica Group is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative surfacing products for commercial and residential applications. With a proud heritage of 100 years trading, supported by a strong brand, Formica Group’s vision is to be... View Article

Retro Expo Awards 2013: winners announced

The winners of the Retro Expo Awards, celebrating Britain’s most inspiring retrofit products, projects and people were announced at the Building Design Centre in London. The Awards Ceremony, sponsored by the Better Retrofit Partnership, honoured 12 pioneering initiatives from across... View Article

Biomass boilers with intelligence

With domestic-scale biomass set to become more popular thanks to next year’s RHI, end users, particularly in off-gas areas will be looking at the different options when it comes to wood eating. Providing the ultimate in versatility is the TDA Thermodual,... View Article