Sounding off

There are a lot of advantages to open-plan office environments, but the downsides can outweigh the positives if the acoustics and aesthetics are not spot on. Here, Simon Boocock, Managing Director of C. R Laurence of Europe, discusses how the... View Article

The highs and lows of hospitality seating

Whether it’s enjoying pre-dinner drinks around a high table, relaxing in the hotel foyer, meeting clients, or savouring a latte with friends around the coffee table, high and low seated stools are now increasingly specified throughout all types of hospitality... View Article

Resiblock are celebrating their 15th anniversary

Resiblock and Rialto Homes are celebrating the 15th anniversary of the successful sealing of the Hewetts Quay site in Barking. Barking and Dagenham Council had anticipated that any flooding from the local River Roding would lead to removal of jointing... View Article

Consort Claudgen launches BIM library

Consort Claudgen has launched their first BIM (Building Information Modelling) objects which include panel heaters, fan heaters, recessed ceiling heaters and air curtains. Architects and specifiers can now access the BIM models for their BIM projects from Consort Claudgen’s website... View Article

Kerakoll chosen for eco-friendly Lakes House

Water End House is part of a small collection of dwellings on a family estate surrounded by mature trees with partial views through trees across Derwent Bay towards the opposite woodland. The building replaces an existing dwelling which was damaged... View Article

Door closer’s fire credentials enhanced

Samuel Heath’s commitment to ensuring that its Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers provide the ultimate assurance in quality and performance has been further underlined with the successful completion of additional full-sized fire testing on both timber and steel fire doors... View Article

Freefoam launches luxury flooring

Freefoam Building Products are delighted to announce the launch of a Luxury Bamboo PVC Composite Flooring system, KlicKer Flooring. The newest generation of high quality resilient luxury vinyl flooring manufactured with three layers to create a solid long lasting 5.85mm... View Article

Freefoam expands scheduling capability

The last 12 months has been a very busy and productive year for Freefoam Building Products’ New Build Department. The number of new homes being built in the UK continues to grow, with reports showing a 55 per cent increase... View Article

Kingspan reimagines XPS with Kingspan GreenGuard

Kingspan Insulation has introduced the latest advance in XPS insulation — Kingspan GreenGuard — an all new range of boards with excellent compressive strength. Kingspan GreenGuard was developed to handle some of the most challenging applications including the floors of... View Article

Safe Heating Transforms Nursery School

The North Bristol NHS Trust are delighted with the LST radiator covers and vented pipe boxing that Contour Heating have supplied and installed to ensure safe heating in Somerset House nursery school. New to the educational scene, Somerset House offers nursery care for... View Article

Intratone keeps Stockport housing residents updated

Intratone, one of Europe’s largest access control specialists, has installed 25 of its digital noticeboards in the communal areas of a number of tower blocks in Stockport Housing Group’s property portfolio supporting the group’s aim of enhancing digital communications. Stockport Homes... View Article

Marley introduces new colour to popular Edgemere slate range

Following significant increase in demand for cost-effective alternatives to natural slate, Marley has further enhanced its slate offering by introducing a fourth colour to the popular Edgemere range. The new Anthracite colour has been developed to provide a closer aesthetic... View Article

New videos from Keraflo detail the advantages of Tanktronic SCV

Two videos are now available online which highlight the advantages of Keraflo’s innovative Tanktronic Servo Ceramic Valve (SCV). The first video details sequential installation, with step-by-step captions to guide Building Services Engineers and professional installers when fitting an SCV inside... View Article

ilux-ury for Tonbridge property

Aqualisa’s ilux and RiseTM smart shower ranges have been installed as part of a £2.1 million property refurbishment in Tonbridge, Kent. Town’s Bathroom Showroom, whose customers rely on expert advice when it comes to planning and selecting bathroom products, recommended... View Article