Visit CMJ at Ecobuild, stand S34

Coloured Movement Joints and Movement – Joint are exhibiting at Ecobuild this year. CMJ are available in the RAL chart colour range, M-J economy range come in black & grey. Our profiles are the choice of designers on all types... View Article

Gilgen Door Systems open doors at Rotherham Hospital

Gilgen Door Systems has completed the installation of a number of new automatic pedestrian doors and industrial doors at Rotherham Hospital, part of the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. The doors are designed to improve ease of access, security and energy... View Article

Glazpart BBA certified range of tricklevents

Banbury-based Glazpart, is a specialist injection moulding company with extensive experience in the fenestration industry, employing 80 staff at its ISO 9001:2008 certified site, producing millions of mouldings each month. Glazpart Limited is pleased to confirm that its extensive range... View Article

New Internet air conditioning controller maximises energy efficiency

Mitsubishi Electric has launched one of the most advanced energy monitoring centralised air conditioning controllers available, to provide building operators and estate managers with complete control over energy use from one location. The EB-50 centralised controller offers web-based control and... View Article

Vetrotech presents LUNAX CONTRAFLAM

The revolutionary all glass frameless fire doors. Vetrotech Saint-Gobain is the world’s leading manufacturer of fire glass for the building sector. With over 30 years of specialised experience, it has built a solid reputation for delivering cost effective, multifunctional glass... View Article

Online learning with the LRWA

The LRWA (Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association) announces the launch of its RIBA approved CPD, exclusively available online for specifiers, architects, and surveyors. “Continuing Professional Development is crucial for anyone working in the construction industry,” comments Terry Wain, LRWA Technical... View Article

Firestone UltraPly™ TPO walking tall

Black Sail Youth Hostel, one of the oldest and most remote youth hostels in England, has undergone major refurbishment utilising a Firestone UltraPly TPO single ply roof system and designed to blend with the idyllic landscape of the Ennerdale Valley... View Article

Ap-ply-ing a different pitch to roofing

By Martin Shave, business development manager for domestic roofing at Protan. Why do we build dwellings with pitched, tiled roofs? There is no law saying we have to; it is tradition, and a bad reputation for flat roofs. Yet a... View Article

SIPs – The third method of construction

By Tony Millichap, technical manager of Kingspan Insulation Limited. Conventional construction methods such as brick and block have two distinct disadvantages: programmes can become unpredictable in our wet climate, and walls are having to become thicker and thicker in order... View Article

Picking the perfect pipe

Jon Briafield at PE pipe specialist, GPS PE pipe Systems, advises on the considerations for pipe specification and the types of pipe required for different elements of a water installation. Regardless of the water pressure, geography of a site or... View Article

How to specify the right ventilation system for your project

By Kevin Hippey, general manager at Vortice Ltd What are the key issues facing housebuilders and developers with regard to ventilation systems in modern houses? With regulations, legislation and products all driving up energy efficiency in modern homes, buildings are... View Article

Power Ethernet: Networking without downtime and disruption

De Vere Hotel Group have deployed high quality Internet access as part of the soft refit of their fantastic new “Chambre Unique” rooms without the usual disruption and making good of running new cables using Power Ethernet’s innovative Powerline Solution.... View Article

Steni panels help with hard-to-heat homes

Work has now drawn to a close on the £3.6million refurbishment with Steni cladding panels of three residential tower blocks in Aberdeen. Morven and Grampian Courts, and the sheltered housing scheme Brimmond Court, which were built in 1969/70 in the... View Article

Metrotile have got conservatories covered

Metrotile Lightweight Roofing is the durable, elegant roofing solution that offers superior benefits to so-called ‘traditional’ roofing materials. Much of this stems from the low weight of each profile, which weighs just one seventh of traditional materials without compromising security... View Article

Awareness and usage of BIM among architects is growing

In comparison with two years ago, currently more architects are aware of Building information Modeling (BIM). Although slowly, the number of users is also increasing. While in the UK and the Netherlands a significant share of the architects have already... View Article

Four-fold contract for GTC

GTC has been awarded a significant contract by Mulberry Homes for its new development in Thirsk, Yorkshire. The infrastructure networks for gas, electricity, water and super-fast fibre will be installed by GTC at the 925-plot development known as Sowerby Gateway.... View Article

Keep property watertight with Floodbreaker

Flexseal, the UK’s leading coupling manufacturer, is now distributing the Floodbreaker range of flood defence products which offers comprehensive protection for domestic properties. The threat of flooding in the UK is significant, with over 5.5 million properties classed as at... View Article