Team Birmingham bigger than ever at MIPIM 2014

There is a real buzz about Birmingham at the moment. Named as the ‘FDI Destination of the Future’ by FDI Magazine and listed in the top ten ‘Best to Invest’ locations in Western Europe, interest and momentum is growing. Birmingham’s... View Article

Efficient electric central heating is here to stay

It exists – NOW, Specifically designed to replace the bulky, inefficient and poor control of outdated storage heating, they have the solution for easy upgrade to an advanced, stylish and efficient electric central heating system which you control. Popular in... View Article

Armstrong Ceilings ring the changes at a new church

A replacement church in Buckinghamshire features Axiom canopies from Armstrong Ceilings. Ceiling canopies from Armstrong were specified for a new community church for their aesthetics, acoustics and green credentials. Some 52 of Armstrong’s Axiom Classic square canopies (1.8m x 1.8m)... View Article

Polyflor’s evolutionary flooring products

Expona marks Polyflor’s continual evolutionary development of design-led flooring products. The Expona PUR and Expona Commercial PUR collections are meticulously aligned to today’s material trends and the extensive range of colours, materials and surface textures meet the demands of heavy... View Article

Reflex-Rol Solar Shading

Rooms’ overheating due to solar gain becomes more and more frequent. As insulation increases and leakage is minimised any shortfall on ventilation quickly leads to overheating and occupant discomfort. To minimise this solar gain the most efficient solar reflector/window shade... View Article

School gets arty with Kingspan Tek

Pupils at an academy in Hertfordshire are benefiting from top class arts facilities thanks to a new extension constructed using the Kingspan TEK® Building System and Kingspan Unidek Aero® Roofing System. The John Warner School gained academy status in 2011. ... View Article

ROCKPANEL breathes fresh life into a landmark project

An ambitious project in the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham is breathing fresh life into a deprived neighbourhood. The £16 million project at the Edward Woods Estate in Hammersmith, West London has used the decorative ROCKPANEL façade cladding among... View Article

VMZINC hits the heights on Heron Tower

Heron Tower has become one of the best known landmarks in central London. The 46-storey building has a VMZINC PLUS standing seam system on the two main roof areas, on the 38th and 41st floors. The building is among the... View Article

Abode Sloane kitchen mixer tap

An Abode mixer tap is one of the most architecturally designed kitchen items to sit on or close to a kitchen sink and combines precision perfect engineering with stunning design. The creatively inspired dual lever, slender style Abode Sloane kitchen... View Article

Schöck chosen for major Passivhaus residential scheme

The Chester Balmore project, near Highgate in North London, is part of Camden Council’s community investment programme and will deliver 53 new homes, a GP surgery and shops. Once a 1970’s estate, the previous blocks on Chester Road and Balmore... View Article

On The Level – Complete level access wetrooms

Wetrooms are the ultimate solution if a level access showering area is required. On The Level offer tailor-made complete wetrooms for the elderly or less able with added safety features such as non-slip sheet vinyl flooring to reduce the risk... View Article

Wood energy fires up UK installer network

Biomass boiler specialist Wood Energy is celebrating continued UK business growth with the launch of a national Registered Installer Network. Wood Energy’s Registered Installer Network will provide highly skilled and trained biomass boiler engineers across the UK. This nationwide network... View Article

IKO launches Hyload Trade DPC Protection System

IKO PLC has launched Hyload Trade, a high performance polymeric DPC suitable for use as a damp proof course and cavity tray system in all types of construction from house building to industrial and commercial projects. Manufactured in the UK... View Article

All part of the service

To complement its industry leading range of pipework insulation Kingspan Tarec® Industrial Insulation has launched the Pipeline Technical Advisory Service, providing customers with free, expert guidance on everything from regulatory requirements and best practice to detailed project specific advice and... View Article