Multikwik takes a shine to new chrome compression range

With the trend for sleek modern bathrooms showing no signs of slowing, Multikwik has launched a range of chrome-plated, lightweight, easy-to-use compression fittings that will make fitting chrome-look systems a piece of cake and help installers out of any installation... View Article

The ideal retrofit solution

HOPPE UK, the hardware specialist, has launched a door closer that exactly matches the same fixing dimensions as the UK’s most popular door closer, making it the ideal solution for retrofit projects. The ARRONE 3500 Series is the perfect choice... View Article

Vectaire’s new catalogue

Vectaire’s new catalogue details its range of high performance, low energy, economical, residential ventilation units with EC motors. It describes Whole House Heat Recovery Units which control condensation and pollution by providing low level, continuous ventilation in up to seven... View Article

Bostik Climatherm external wall insulation

The BBA certified Bostik Climatherm external wall insulation system offers the quality and performance expected from leading manufacturer Bostik, along with a selection of different finishes and a comprehensive training scheme. The system offers important benefits to housing associations, local... View Article

Refin porcelain tiles & paving

There aren’t many floor products that can be used both indoors and out. The living room and the garden are two completely different environments, and the people who design them have very different priorities. Where an interior designer can concentrate... View Article

The importance of surface temperature factor

If the surface temperature factor (fRSi) is controlled incorrectly, thermal bridging is likely to result in condensation and mould growth problems. Chris Willett, MD at Schöck Ltd, considers the issues involved: To identify areas where there is a risk of condensation and... View Article

Small is beautiful with the Paxfocus fire

Well suited to the smaller room, where a stylish focal point is still important, Paxfocus from the Focus range of fires – available in the UK through Diligence International – is a wall-mounted fire that offers a simple yet striking... View Article

Vortice celebrates its 60th anniversary

2014 sees the 60th anniversary of Vortice Elettrosociali, Europe’s leading ventilation systems manufacturer with a UK office in Burton on Trent.  In the aftermath of war, Attilio Pagani,an ingenious entrepreneur, identified the need for good ventilation in Italy’s homes.  In... View Article

Peerless warranty launched by Armstrong Ceilings

Armstrong Ceilings has launched a systems warranty that exceeds anything else out there in the market. The first 30-year warranty in the ceiling systems sector has been launched by Armstrong to meet specifiers’ and contractors’ increasing focus on risk management.... View Article

New EU sealant products regulation

From the 1st July 2014 it is mandatory for all sealants covered in the European standard EN 15651 to be CE marked according to their application and properties. This legislation means that it will be illegal to manufacture sealants and... View Article

CPD from Aperam: ‘Building Envelope Solutions in Stainless Steel’

Since the launch of ferritic grades, stainless steel has become highly competitive against other façade and roofing metals. Aperam’s CPD presentation ‘Building envelope solutions in stainless steel’ examines its exceptional design life value, grades used in construction, installation techniques, unique... View Article