Armstrong Ceiling Solutions wins ISO 45001

Manufacturer achieves certification in an impressive nine months. Armstrong Ceiling Solutions’ UK manufacturing facility has successfully migrated – in super-quick time – to ISO 45001 for its Occupational Health and Safety Management System. The migration, which took the mineral tiles... View Article

Colourful, practical door protection for Radiology Department

The Northern General Hospital in Sheffield chose Yeoman Shield fire rated door protection systems to refurbish doors in the Radiology Department. The configuration and refurbishment of the department was undertaken to improve patient flow, the overall environment and to rationalise... View Article

Washroom Washroom achieves highest ever turnover in 2019

Last year, leading washroom designer and manufacturer, Washroom Washroom, enjoyed its eighteenth consecutive year of growth, achieving its biggest single year-on-year increase in turnover – up 30.5 per cent on 2018’s previous record. It was a hugely successful year for... View Article

Major Scottish housing development benefits from Sto insulation solution

A major residential refurbishment project in Glasgow has highlighted Sto’s ability to provide a fully integrated insulation and render solution for major projects. The company’s high-quality StoTherm Mineral external wall insulation and StoLotusan render have been used on three large 1960s apartment blocks which... View Article

AluK joins Specifi architecture roadshows

AluK’s specification support team will be out and about throughout 2020, meeting clients and specifiers at five of the Specifi architecture events taking place around the country. The aluminium fenestration specialist will be in Leeds on March 17, and then... View Article

Eurobrick make an impression on Borough High Street

Brick slip cladding specialists Eurobrick have been busy in South East London recently, with their approved installers working on two redevelopment projects on the same road, the busy Borough High Street. At 218-220 Borough High Street, ML Brickwork (Southern) carried... View Article

Sustainability and sound design at The Chamberlain Hotel

When interior design company Sibley Grove was appointed to re-design the public areas at The Chamberlain Hotel near Tower Hill in London, sustainability was paramount. The company ethos states that design should be a vehicle for positive change – both... View Article

SALTO access control chosen for Venture X London

SALTO Systems has been selected to provide a smart access control solution for Venture X, a modern workspace community located in Chiswick Park, West London. This business hub, with great transport links into Central London and Heathrow Airport is home... View Article

Aluminium curtain walling sets new standards in house building

Mention curtain walling to any specifier or house builder and it’s odds on they won’t associate it with residential designs. Nonetheless, technical developments have gradually extended their scope, first to multiple occupancy housing projects and subsequently to architect-designed homes. Curtain... View Article

Connecting the dots

Listen here. Rupert Kazlauciunas of Zehnder Group UK discusses how technology such as AI assisted ventilation can tackle some of the housing sector’s chronic issues What connects net zero targets, smart devices, social housing, the UK’s housing crisis and healthy... View Article

Be proactive about gas safety

Listen here. Bob Kerr of the Gas Safe Register reminds readers of the legal requirements associated with gas installation and maintenance, and highlights contractor management in the housing sector as vitally important to ensuring registration, competence and monitoring Among the... View Article

Reducing costly repeat drainage issues

Listen here. Chris Nelson of Metro Rod discusses the importance of efficient maintenance of drainage to reduce costly repeat visits Blocked drains are a common issue in housing, and can lead to significant costs for providers and local authorities –... View Article

Flat roof refurbishment: why choose liquids?

Listen here. Victoria Ramwell of Kemper System discusses the key considerations of flat roof refurbishment in housing projects The refurbishment of any housing complex requires adequate planning to ensure budget and time constraints are adhered to – not to mention... View Article