The Aico|HomeLINK Community Awards to return for 2024

After the success of their first Community Awards in 2022, Aico|HomeLINK are bringing this spectacular event back for its second year, returning on Thursday 18th of April 2024, at the International Convention Centre Birmingham. Hosted by Carl Jones, who presents... View Article

ASWS leading the way on lead

Associated Steel Window Services (ASWS) looks at the continuing health threat posed by a class of paint banned for the past 30 years, and how one London based metal window specialist has learned to deal with it. Commercial property companies... View Article

IronmongeryDirect switches on new electrical range

IronmongeryDirect has expanded its huge product range with the introduction of over 1,100 electrical products. Many leading brands in sockets and switches, lighting, heating, and ventilation are now available, to complement the company’s existing portfolio and meet even more of... View Article

Valcan to launch brand new website

Valcan is excited to announce the launch of a new and improved website, designed to enhance the user experience for construction professionals including architects, designers, and installers. With a focus on user-friendly features, the new website aims to make it... View Article

Q West façade project completed with Mapei repair system

Mapei mortars, coatings and paints have been used to complete a façade repair project at Q West – a serviced office and studio complex close to Heathrow airport. Works were completed by specialist civil engineering contractor, Pikehaven Limited, on behalf... View Article

Keller goes for glass

The black steel door, with a glass front, is loved by many; it gives the home a modern, industrial, luxurious look.  Fluted glass is specifically popular this year and, as ever, Keller is ahead of the curve by introducing a... View Article

Edwin Jones Academy by Paul Cashin Architects & Keith Evans Architects wins RIBAJ/West Fraser Department 4 Education competition

Paul Cashin Architects & Keith Evans Architects’ transformation of a department store in Southampton into a secondary school with community learning spaces has won this year’s West Fraser SterlingOSB Zero/RIBAJ competition. As an architect, what do you like about SterlingOSB Zero? The industrial appearance is interesting; as are the... View Article

Mapei systems safeguard future at Northcroft Lido

A comprehensive Mapei system – including structural repair and waterproofing products – has been used to renovate the historic Lido at Northcroft Leisure Centre in Newbury. Investigation works and preparation of the concrete repair specification were carried out by KRP... View Article

Gilberts screens low-carbon student accommodation

Air movement specialist Gilberts is playing a discreet role in helping University of Birmingham develop its first ever net zero carbon student accommodation. The Pritchatts Park Residence Project sees refurbishment of existing and building of new sustainable residences for students,... View Article

Episode 23 of the Building Insights podcast is out now!

Rita Singh is head of public affairs at Kingspan Insulation. She’s also a passionate advocate for sustainability and is key to the company’s efforts to roll out greener approaches across the organisation. She discusses with James Parker how a fabric... View Article

Package pumping for the UK’s first net-zero restaurant

On the outskirts of Market Drayton, Shropshire, a popular burger chain set up the UK’s first net-zero restaurant (according to the UK Green Building Council’s Net Zero Standard), providing a blueprint for future sustainable fast-food developments. As part of this... View Article