Practical points – SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix

How does SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix compare to ply? SterlingOSB Zero can be used for all the same structural applications that plywood can be used for, and as SterlingOSB Zero is made in the UK, the finished board is very competitively... View Article

Marley Alutec launches Elite new roof outlet range

Marley Alutec, the UK’s leading aluminium rainwater system manufacturer, has launched Elite, an innovative multi-purpose flat roof and balcony drainage system that is compatible with all waterproofing membranes and roof build-ups. The launch is supported by the introduction of a... View Article

Luceco’s Celestial lighting at St Enodoc Golf Club

Luceco has recently supplied LED lighting for a general refurbishment at St Enodoc Golf Club, located on the north Cornish coast.  After fully refurbishing the hospitality areas within the club house, the changing areas and Pro Shop were next on... View Article

Considerations for Hand Dryer Selection

Hand dryers are an increasingly common solution to replace or complement paper towels. They eliminate paper towel waste completely, along with the need to manage paper towel inventory. In fact, hand dryers can result in 95 percent cost savings compared... View Article

New ultra-thin A2 aerogel insulation with superior performance

The A. Proctor Group, renowned for providing high-quality membrane solutions for controlling the heat, air and moisture movement in buildings (HAMM), has launched a new vapour permeable insulation, which offers superior thermal performance and fire protection behind cladding. Spacetherm® Slentex... View Article

Sealing solutions for Stockport Council

Resiblock have combined with Rosgal Ltd to provide sealing solutions for Stockport Council’s Cheadle Corridor Scheme. Resiblock were specified by Stockport Council, and following consultations with Rosgal, Resiblock Resiecco has now been manufactured for site, which has seen both new... View Article

The future is permeable

New legal requirements for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) on developments across Wales apply from January, heralding wider use of concrete block permeable paving. Meanwhile, the trade association Interpave has published the new Edition 7 of its definitive guidance to this... View Article

AET Flexible Space goes down under

Leading provider of underfloor air conditioning systems, AET Flexible Space, has won their first order from Australia, for the supply of their leading underfloor air conditioning equipment for the new build development of the Warilla Library located in the Wollongong... View Article

Grass Concrete hits the roof

Hitting the roof was the obvious next step for Grass Concrete Ltd, a company with proven credentials for environmental construction products. The new Grassroof® is an overlay paving system that can be applied to new or existing flat roof structures.... View Article

Electrifying new ESSE has double the hob capacity

Innovative new 990 ELX provides extra space and versatility for creative cooks to express themselves ESSE’s exciting new 990 ELX electric cooker offers double the hob space to allow creative cooks to take their cooking to the next dimension. Combining... View Article

Marley Alutec makes the grade at Urmston Grammar

Marley Alutec’s Evoke Type B fascia system and Evolve Ogee gutter system were specified for a roof, eaves and guttering refurbishment at Urmston Grammar School in Manchester. Selected for its 50-year life expectancy and low maintenance, the Marley Alutec aluminium... View Article

Schöck Isokorb for largest UK Passivhaus development

Claimed to be the UK’s largest Passivhaus development to date and Camden Council’s largest community project, Agar Grove Estate is undergoing a major regeneration, due for completion in 2025. It will deliver 493 high-quality homes for existing residents, with ground... View Article

Mapei are endurance – Clerkenwell Design Week 2019

‘Keep on pedalling’ the metaphor which Mapei’s CEO often uses to describe his approach to life and work. Passion and commitment to continuous improvement are the fundamental principles which, as recognised by Mapei, are also acknowledged in the foundation stones... View Article

Six reasons to specify wood windows

Tony Pell, the Chairman of The Wood Window Alliance (WWA), explains the benefits of timber windows – and it’s not all about aesthetics Wood windows are undeniably better looking than their PVCu or aluminium equivalents. Wood is intrinsically beautiful, embodies... View Article

Fire sprinkler systems – Cover your investment

By Martin Taylor, Managing Director with decorative casings specialist, Encasement. Residential fire safety, particularly in multi-storey buildings and tower blocks is a key focus for housing associations and local authorities as the retro-fitting of fire sprinkler systems now an essential... View Article