Innovations in stairs and balustrade

Over the past decade the demand for a professionally designed home has been ever increasing. There has been a visible increase in property development across the UK and abroad from residential new builds to commercial refurbishments. CANAL Architectural, a division... View Article

NIA members receive support in maximising business opportunities

The National Insulation Association (NIA) is a leading trade body in the Insulation Industry representing manufacturers, system providers and installers of cavity wall insulation, solid wall insulation, including external, internal and hybrid systems, loft/roof insulation and draught proofing. There are still millions of un-insulated properties in the UK... View Article

Levolux walks on the wild side

WWF-UK recently moved from its base in Godalming, to its new home in Woking, Surrey. Known as the Living Planet Centre, the landmark building, with its distinctive arching roof, boasts a fully automated, internal Solar Shading solution from Levolux. The two-storey, 39,557... View Article

Tarkett flooring put to the toughest test

Great flooring deserves perfect cleaning – and now Tarkett’s products are going under the spotlight in a new national showcase for innovative cleaning. The company has teamed up with cleaning experts Scot Young Research (SYR) Resilient to provide all the... View Article

Safety first for Marley Contract Services at Millar Park

Marley Contract Services has earned its place on another framework agreement after successfully replacing roofs on over 40 Trust Housing Association properties at Millar Park in Hamilton. Aside from the quality of work, a key target set by Trust Housing... View Article

Unique colour, awarding winning development

Freefoam, a leading manufacturer of a wide range of innovative products for the building industry in UK, Ireland and mainland Europe, provided a bespoke shade of grey for the roofline of awarding winning Linden Homes development at Graylingwell Park, Chichester.... View Article

Bracknell Roofing expands with new Yorkshire branch

Bracknell Roofing has announced the opening of a new branch in Yorkshire as it progresses a business expansion strategy aimed at strengthening its presence in all regions of the UK. The new Bradford branch provides a convenient operating location from... View Article

InSinkErator® launches new range of food waste disposers

InSinkErator®, the global leader and inventor of food waste disposers, has launched three new food waste disposers. The InSinkErator® M Series range of new food waste disposers is ideal for growing households and affords first time buyers the opportunity to... View Article

EQUITONE clad cinema gets northern exposure

EQUITONE architectural fibre cement materials from Marley Eternit have been used to create a striking facade on the UK’s most northerly cinema and music venue. Marley Eternit’s EQUITONE was specified by Gareth Hoskins Architects for the £12.4m ‘Mareel’ building in... View Article

Reaching out with Diligence International

Having a square cross-section in plan, which allows it to be fitted into the corner of a room, the Archifocus contemporary fire from Diligence International can also be placed against a flat wall, creating a diamond shape reaching into the... View Article

WER A+ rating for Reynaers concept system windows

Successfully achieving the new, top energy efficiency rating, Reynaers Concept System windows scored a Window Energy Rating (WER) A+ from the British Fenestration Rating Council (BFRC). John McComb, Director Technical Services, Reynaers Aluminium, said: “Putting our systems through the BFRC... View Article

Wood flooring solutions from Eco Flooring UK

Ethically sourced excellent quality Heritage Range reclaimed French Oak Chevron is one of Eco Flooring’s premier wood flooring solutions and ticks every box including design, practicality and affordability. With it’s beautifully elegant lines and amazing versatility no wonder Architects, property... View Article

EcoTherm and building innovation solutions on top of the shops

EcoTherm products have provided a cost effective flat roof insulation solution for an eye-catching multi-storey development in North London including a new Sainsbury’s supermarket and two storeys of flexible commercial space. Over 7,000 m² of EcoTherm Taper-Bond and Eco-Fix were... View Article

Rigid approach to damp-proofing

Grant Terry, head of brand development for Marmox (UK) Ltd, advocates a structured approach to dealing with damp and insulation issues Despite theories that global warming could turn our latitudes into some sort of sub-Saharan desert, the past few months have reminded... View Article