PC Henderson CPD receives RIBA approval

P C Henderson is pleased to announce that its newly updated CPD, Sliding & Folding Door Gear – Specification and Design, has been approved by RIBA. The updated CPD material has passed assessment which forms part of the RIBA Core... View Article

COREgravel is the solution

Gravel is one of the most attractive, economical and versatile surfaces on earth. But without help, it’s inclined to move around, creating ridges and ending up where it shouldn’t. COREgravel® is the solution! It creates a naturally porous stabilising base into... View Article

Clever new flooring from Gerflor

The international design influences of global vinyl flooring manufacturer, Gerflor, are evident in its new Texline collection of ready-to-install, loose-lay flooring that couples top class design with cutting edge technology. A showcase of the latest decorative trends in a down-to-earth... View Article

ISG to build Primary School with class in Dorset

Dorset County Council has awarded ISG a £3.9 million project to construct a new primary school on the outskirts of the village of Pimperne, in the north of the county. The current Pimperne Primary School provides insufficient permanent accommodation for... View Article

Queen’s Speech is spur for Zero Carbon innovation

New legislation introduced in the Queen’s Speech, which some critics believe waters down the impact of the 2016 Zero Carbon target, serves as a spur to encourage innovation in the building industry, says an insulation expert. The rules, announced this... View Article

It’s a bright young future for New Design Britain

May Design Series is back with a revitalised ethos, bringing talented new designers to the forefront of the international design industry with the announcement of two new categories and a brand new judging line-up for the 2015 New Design Britain... View Article

Impressionist Jon Culshaw to host CEDIA Awards 2014

CEDIA (the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association) has revealed that TV and radio comedian, Jon Culshaw, star of BBC’s Dead Ringers will be the host of the prestigious CEDIA Awards 2014, taking place at the Old Royal Naval College... View Article

£154 billion needed to meet London’s housing demand

In the next 10 years £154bn is needed to meet private new housing demand in London, according to Knight Frank’s housing supply report “Bridging the Gap”. The report highlights that despite an increase in development activity in the residential sector,... View Article

Vanessa Brady SBID President awarded OBE

Vanessa Brady, international multi-award winning interior designer and Founder of the Society of British and International Design has been awarded an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for her services to the design industry. Her... View Article

New catalogue published from Vectaire

Vectaire has published a new catalogue detailing its range of high performance, low energy, economical, residential ventilation units with EC motors. It describes Whole House Heat Recovery Units for installation in lofts, cupboards or ceiling voids with up to 93%... View Article

Have greater control of your building’s performance

The efficiency of a heating and hot water system is paramount to the energy compliance of a building and specifiers, contractors and local authorities alike are turning to the latest technology available to address this pressing issue. Leading plumbing and... View Article