BBA exhibits signs up for Timber Expo

In a move that has taken the market by surprise, the British Board of Agrément (BBA) has signed up to exhibit at Timber Expo 2014. Held at the NEC on the 7th and 8th of October, Timber Expo is the... View Article

Award-winning construction celebrated in Northern awards

More than 400 people including contractors, architects, designers and local authority building control surveyors gathered last Friday at The Hilton Hotel in Newcastle Gateshead for the Northern region LABC Building Excellence Awards. Award finalists from Cumbria, Durham, Northumberland, Tees Valley... View Article

RIBA assessed seminars from Comar

In two RIBA assessed seminars, Comar, one of the UK’s leading aluminium systems companies, outlines: Stand & Deliver: A Study of Curtain Walling The design of curtain walling, its properties and how it is used by specifiers, this seminar aims... View Article

Solar House wins top regional building award

An innovative eco-house built by Caplin Homes has won the top accolade at the LABC East Midlands Building Excellence Awards. The Solar House in Leicestershire saw off strong competition from buildings across the region to be named Best Individual New... View Article

National fuel poverty conference is open for bookings

National fuel poverty charity NEA is looking forward to welcoming delegates to Scarborough this year for their annual fuel poverty conference. Fuel poverty is now one of the most prominent public policy issues affecting the UK. Policy makers are preparing... View Article

CPD from Aperam: ‘Building Envelope Solutions in Stainless Steel’

Since the launch of ferritic grades, stainless steel has become highly competitive against other façade and roofing metals. Aperam’s CPD presentation ‘Building envelope solutions in stainless steel’ examines its exceptional design life value, grades used in construction, installation techniques, unique... View Article

Design Council completes line up for B & K Conference

So the scene is set. Mat completes the line-up of speakers for this year’s Bathroom and Kitchen Conference on 7 October in Enstone, Oxfordshire. He will speak about how the societal challenges that we face can represent creative and commercial... View Article

CIBSE Conference & Exhibition 2014

Bookings are now open for the CIBSE Conference & Exhibition Leadership in Building Performance taking place at the QEII in Westminster on 28-29 October 2014. Book before 8 July 2014 and receive the super early bird rate with up to... View Article

Friends & Co at LDF 2014

THE WISH LIST AT THE V&A A stellar list of architects and designers brought together by the American Hardwood Export Council and Benchmark Furniture collaborate to create a compelling installation, The Wish List, which will be exhibited at the V&A... View Article

Learn more about floors with UZIN

Do you know much about flooring? Do you want to know how to expedite projects with short time frames, reduce costs or easily gain BREEAM certification? UZIN will teach you how. UZIN is renowned for problem solving solutions and technical... View Article

New warm air training courses from Johnson & Starley

Johnson & Starley has announced 2014 further dates for its Warm Air Heating Training Courses for installers. The confirmed dates are: One Day Course: Replacement of Old Warm Air Heaters & System Upgrading: 3 July. One Day WarmCair Condensing Warm... View Article

Learn from the best at Timber Focus 2014

A central part of Timber Expo is the free Timber Focus seminar programme. Organised by TRADA and spread over both days of the show, some of the leading names in the industry come together to discuss many of the hottest... View Article

Shortlist announced for World Interior of the Year 2014

INSIDE World Festival of Interiors (with Headline Partner Dulux), the leading global interior design awards programme, has today announced the nominees that will go head-to-head to be crowned World Interior of the Year 2014, in a ceremony at the Marina... View Article