Free Fire Design webinar to discuss commercial benefits

Often including large, open spaces and occupied by individuals who may be unfamiliar with their surroundings, commercial properties present a unique set of challenges when considering fire safety. FDS Consult, one of the UK’s leading experts in fire design engineering,... View Article

Tudor helps restore historic roofs

Tudor Roof Tiles’ historically authentic range of handmade peg and plain clay tiles are designed with the restoration of historic roofs in mind. In the first of a new series of downloadable information booklets, Tudor outlines the key factors to... View Article

Barwood Products launches Duo Split Shower Doors

One of the UK’s leading designers and manufacturers of high quality inclusive bathroom products, Barwood Products, has launched the new Duo shower doors. Duo features split shower doors that can be individually hinged making it very easy to use. The... View Article

Tudor helps architects restore historic roofs

Tudor Roof Tiles’ historically authentic range of handmade peg and plain clay tiles are designed specifically with the restoration of historic roofs in mind. In the first of a new series of downloadable information booklets, Tudor outlines the factors involved... View Article

Rapid water heating at Olympic venue

Atlantic Boilers have played their part in the success of the £25m Lee Valley White water centre by providing the space heating to warm up competitors and spectators alike. Built to host events at the Olympics, the venue opened again... View Article

Hunter’s got some bottle

Hunter’s favourite bottle gully has been given a revamp to include some improved benefits, including a new secured ring seal base, removable 110mm rear boss plug and improved internal access, which makes it even easier to clean, maintain and rod.... View Article

Add the ‘WOW factor’ in small bathrooms

It’s often the smallest room of the house, but in Britain we really do take that idea literally with the smallest average bathroom size in Europe. Every installer has been faced with a tiny en-suite or asked to create a... View Article

Shiny new affordable homes

Balfour Beatty have installed Reflectashield TF 0.81 on their new timber frame development in Winterfield & Stepsile Estate, West Malling, Kent. The Russett Homes development will provide affordable housing with 34 flats, 18 houses and 4 bungalows in the area. Reflectashield... View Article

Snickers work gloves – on the dot

Another Prestigious Design Award for Snickers Workwear. Famed for its innovation in Working Clothes for nearly 40 years, Snickers has won yet another international product design award. The Red Dot Design Award is considered to be one of the world’s... View Article

ISD builds Aldi’s new distribution centre

Aldi’s new super-efficient cold store warehouse and distribution centre at Goldthorpe, near Barnsley, features a unique single envelope design by ISD Solutions and incorporates high performance insulated panels and a solar PV system from Kingspan. Due to open in 2015,... View Article

Stair Nosing specification tools

Quantum Flooring, a leading UK manufacturer of Stair Nosings, have created a number of complimentary tools that help the specifier choose the correct profile when finishing off floorcovering edges on stairs. Assistance in selecting the correct stair nosing can easily... View Article

Caledonian’s ‘Superloos’ save space

Caledonian Bathroom Pods (CBP) have provided bespoke, space saving ‘superloos’ to Argent’s Grade ‘A’ office space in central Manchester at One St. Peter’s Square (OSPS). Some 162 pods, a mix of individual WC, showers and accessible WC facilities, slot in... View Article

Warming the inside from the outside

Savotherm external wall insulation has recently been installed on a previously uninsulated home in Bristol. This quick and easy-to-install system has transformed a cold terraced house into a warm and welcoming environment radically reducing energy costs and providing a fresh... View Article

Joining ranks with the leading merchant buying group

Kilsaran International, the innovative concrete and paving specialist, has officially been appointed a recommended supplier of the growing h&b Group. As the fastest growing national buying organisation for independent builders merchants, the h&b Group aims to provide its 80+ members... View Article

Neaco launch new stanchion designs for balustrade range

Neaco have added to the vast range of modular options available within their Spectrum balustrade range with the introduction of two attractive new stanchion designs. Combining a stylish contemporary appearance with economical use of materials, the new Shape stanchion’s defining feature... View Article

Bespoke windows and doors an architectural feat

Commercial architect Alan Haines set himself a challenge to build a house to enjoy the substantial views from the windows of the property on the rural West Yorkshire/ South Yorkshire border near Wakefield. Alan utilised his experience in commercial architecture... View Article

Origin launches biggest TV campaign to date

‘Origin, a new species of door’ will make its TV debut, Sunday 1st June, during Dream Homes on Sky TV. Origin, the UK’s leading manufacturer of folding sliding doors, will be sponsoring the channel for three months, as part of... View Article