Cavity Wall Protection Package

Cavity Trays of Yeovil is supplying Cavitray Protection Packages containing all the protective elements necessary to keep the building dry. Delivered on a ‘per plot’ basis, packs include reveal caviclosers, cavitrays for window and door openings, bullseye circular cavitrays, threshold... View Article

Kerto LVL elements for fast construction

Located within the established historic campus of Cranleigh School in Surrey, UK, the new van Hasselt Centre was built using a hybrid structure combining steel and wood. Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) was used in floor and roof elements to... View Article

Gerflor floorings complete Hospice transformation

When the ACCORD Hospice in Paisley, Scotland, needed to modernise its Inpatient Unit, which offers specialist palliative and end-of-life care for people with complex needs along with support facilities for their families, the uppermost driving factors were infection control, comfort... View Article

CaberWood MDF; perfect for all applications

What’s the difference between CaberWood MDF Pro and CaberWood MDF Trade? CaberWood MDF Pro is denser and ideal for intricate routing while CaberWood MDF Trade is a lighter MDF board, suitable for situations where lighter weight is a requirement. What... View Article

Domus Ventilation makes debut at two construction shows this winter

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, will be exhibiting at UK Construction Week and London Build this year for the first time.  Domus will be on stand E10 at UK Construction Week (8-10th October at the NEC, Birmingham) and stand V22 at London Build (27-28th November at Olympia London).  The... View Article

Aico alarms used by social housing providers, big and small

Aico, the UK’s market leader in mains powered domestic Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, is pleased to be supporting South Lakes Housing (SLH) with its 3000 Series Alarms to provide protection to tenants across a range of properties, including blocks of flats... View Article

New innovative Aico website, designed by customers

Aico Ltd., the market leader in residential Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms in the UK, has launched a brand-new website – www.aico.co.uk – built around customer feedback, in order to enhance its customers’experience. Aico spent a significant period of time prior to designing the new site, speaking and listening to its customers about... View Article

ALEM reminds new members of half price membership offer

The Association of Loading and Elevating Equipment Manufacturers (ALEM) is reminding the industry of its half price joining fee for new members. This offer will give companies a chance to learn about the benefits of membership by receiving all legislation... View Article

Comfort cooling for Blackheath High School

Blackheath High School, an independent day school for girls and part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) network, recently invested £18 million to provide new state of the art facilities including a new library and resource centre, and AET... View Article

Protect and survive

Sally Osmond of Frontier Pitts discusses the importance of impact testing for product solutions for defence against vehicle-borne attacks, and looks at relevant regulations In the UK, and indeed the rest of the world, the current terrorism threat is constantly... View Article

The aesthetics of channel drainage for homes

External channel drainage systems can often be an overlooked factor in many projects, says William Poynter of ACO Water Management, explaining why architects should consider the aesthetic benefits of different options while addressing practical challenges The significance of drainage systems... View Article

Bespoke roof window solutions

Samantha Smith of Fakro GB discusses the ‘unrivalled’ choice that is now available across the UK roof window market Is the very way we are designing and building sustainable housing changing? Many of us spend around 90 per cent of... View Article

Technology benefits for all

Challenges can arise when specifying tailor made external door access solutions that suit a wide range of users. John Hardman of dormakaba reviews the solutions available, and how technology can help specifiers identify the right option Access control solutions have... View Article