Crash tested Snow Load Gutters!!

Following testing of its Snow Loading Gutter Brackets by test house, CERAM where a standard 3 metre length successfully supported the weight of 12 grown men, Guttermaster decided to check out the strength of its direct fix extruded ranges. Half... View Article

Sika Sarnafil specified for NHBC Milton Keynes

As part of National House Building Council (NHBC) building works the upper roof now includes 800sq m Sarnafil Plus roofing system with a 20 year guarantee. Installed by experienced Hertfordshire based roofing expert, Itech Roofworks and main contractor Winter Refurbishments,... View Article

Steni cladding provides an educational metamorphosis

Pupils at a primary school in Rotherham have experienced a metamorphosis in their education, thanks in part to imaginative use of rainscreen cladding panels from Steni UK. Three shades of Steni’s lightweight and low-maintenance fibreglass reinforced polymer composite Colour panels... View Article

Lakes Bathrooms launches new site for mobile web

Shower specialist Lakes Bathrooms has launched a brand new website with a fully responsive design to adapt to mobile and small screen formats. The new site not only responds to the viewing screen, but is said to offer much wider... View Article

Specifying accessible bathing solutions

Gainsborough Specialist Bathing, a market leader in the long term care sector, identifies five key factors architects should consider when specifying assisted baths for healthcare developments. If you are an architect or specifier involved with the development or refurbishment of... View Article

Thermal performance – it’s still a hot topic!

Colin Torley, sales and marketing director of the VEKA UK Group discusses which ‘deciding factors’ play the most important roles in product design, and how specifiers need to choose their suppliers carefully in such an ever- changing industry. When it... View Article

Lathams all set for Surface Design Show 2015

The UK’s biggest independent decorative panel distributor James Latham, is all set for Surface Design Show 2015 (stand number: 206) where it will unveil a number of exciting new products which are certain to create plenty of interest among visiting... View Article

Anti-ligature interleaf hinges from Phoenix

For secure environments where the risk of self-harm is a major consideration, the unique Phoenix Interleaf Continuous hinges from Cooke Brothers are now available with reduced ligature end caps as a specified option. Master Hinge Makers Cooke Brothers Ltd has... View Article

Crown Paints Puts Colour On-Trend With Spring/Summer Forecasts

Crown Paints has revealed its renowned Colour Influences programme, which sets out the on-trend hues for specifiers next season. Three palettes have been unveiled, which work across the Crown Trade, Sadolin and Sandtex Trade brands. ‘Freedom of Expression’ ‘Playtime and... View Article

Domus thermal duct insulation range extended

Polypipe Ventilation is pleased to announce that its unique Domus Thermal duct insulation range is being extended to cover its 220 x 90mm Megaduct Rigid Duct System. Megaduct is a range of large capacity rectangular ducting, suitable for larger installations.... View Article

Demista another UK success story!

Our athletes have been superb in recent years. We have the top golfer in the world. British actors come away with accolades galore. And the cache of products manufactured in the United Kingdom cannot be underestimated. The words Made in... View Article


Pentair’s Thermal Building Solutions has expanded its online information resource – the Raychem Engineering Toolbox – with the addition of a new section dedicated to Building Information Modeling (BIM). The section provides useful information about the Raychem BIM families and... View Article