Planning for the future of electric vehicles

Nathan Black at Rolec EV, one of Europe’s leading designers, manufacturers and suppliers of EV charging points and accessories, reminds the UK housebuilding industry of the benefits of catering for drivers of electric (EV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicles, after... View Article

Lighting the way to energy savings

What does the future hold for lighting? According to recent changes to the Code for Sustainable homes, new dwellings must now adhere to strict new regulations regarding lighting in order to meet government targets to reduce damaging CO² emissions. Lighting... View Article

Jutland provides good value for Staffordshire

Cembrit’s Jutland fibre cement slate provides an attractive finish to a new £2 million crematorium in Staffordshire. The Lichfield & District Crematorium is set in 10 acres of vacant agricultural land in Fradley and provides a peaceful place for families... View Article

A scenic approach to fire-rated glazing

The stunning glazing in situ on seven floors around four scenic lift shafts at the recently renovated 7 & 8 St James’s Square project in Central London is more than just aesthetic detail. It’s also a practical solution that delivers protection from... View Article

Achieving an enduring all-white aesthetic

A new range of hard wearing white floors has been launched by Flowcrete UK to help the designers of commercial spaces create crisp and gleaming white surfaces that evoke an elegant, luxurious ambiance. The Mondèco Arctic systems are the latest... View Article

Reflecting your imagination

ORAC n.v have just released their new 2015 brochure “Reflecting Your Imagination” highlighting the new range of architectural mouldings available through their UK distributor Davuka GRP Ltd. Encompassing everything from simple coving patterns to huge elaborate designs, including flexible cornice... View Article

Kemmlit’s cubicle systems firm favourite at Cheltenham

As part of the £45-million development of Cheltenham Racecourse which includes a five-and-a-half storeys high grandstand, the renovated and extended See You Then bar named after the former Champion Hurdle winner, who in the 1980’s, won the race three years... View Article

Eco-Friendly Insulation Block & Beam System

TETRiS is the eco-friendly, super strong structural flooring alternative to concrete block and beam floors ideal for houses and new build developments. Providing outstanding thermal and structural performance, TETRiS is also a Green Guide A+ rated system. In addition to... View Article

RigiSystems CladScreen – Premier quality

RigiSystems CladScreen faaçade system has been used to create a strong visual statement on Premier Inn’s newest hotel, at Edmonton in north London. The CladScreen used 4mm ACM panels, finished in Smoke Silver and Pantone Purple 519 to match the... View Article

Electrolux central vacuums, clean air built in

Electrolux Central Vacuums are quiet, quick and easy to use with no heavy kit to lug about as the main unit is hidden away in a utility room, cupboard or garage. This location ensures that they have more suction power... View Article

A high performance from Remmers

To compliment their recently refurbished showroom, a new ‘high tech’ workshop has been constructed at Charles Hurst Ferrari, the official Ferrari dealer in Northern Ireland. Remmers UK Ltd along with McLaughlin and Harvey Contractors were appointed to oversee the installation... View Article

Sika Sarnafil chosen for Walkie Talkie’s curved walkways

At a dizzying 160m (525ft) tall, London’s distinctive Walkie Talkie building required an exceptional roofing solution. Fenland Roofing and Sika Sarnafil single ply were up to the challenge. Designed by architect Rafael Viñoly and costing over £200 million, 20 Fenchurch... View Article

Vetrotech Saint Gobain – fire glass specialists

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain supply a product range that not only provides total protection against fire and smoke threats they have also been specifically designed to accommodate other multifunctional requirements such as: energy conservation, sound reduction, impact safety and physical security. With... View Article

Midilift SL/GL Platform Lift from Stannah

The Stannah Midilift platform lift offers a simple, cost effective way to provide access for all within public, commercial or domestic buildings. Our latest Midilift platform lift combines design versatility and intuitive use with ease of installation and reliable performance.... View Article