Striking refurbishment by Remmers

Located in the historic Eyre Square, the focal point of Galway, is Dunnes Stores. The Georgian facade of the building required extensive repair and refurbishment to the render which was suffering with a high degree of cracking. Repairs to the... View Article

Specflue unveils pellet cooker range

Specflue is launching a new range of pellet cookers this autumn. Manufactured by J. Corradi through MCZ – one of the first companies in Europe to introduce pellet technology – the Neos Pellet Cooker will be a first for the... View Article

Gilgen entry system with added energy-efficiency

A new automatic sliding door system from Gilgen Door Systems helps buildings to retain more energy, reduce noise levels and maintain a more comfortable environment for users. The Gilgen PSW ‘Green-Wings’ system consists of a state-of-the-art door automation drive, thermally... View Article

Roofshield used for conversion

Roofshield has been used in the recent conversion of Waterside Maltings in Ditchingham by P J Livesey Group. Working closely with the Broads Authority planning was granted in Summer 2012 to save the historic Maltings building and convert it into 22 houses and... View Article

PanelGrip® – balustrade systems made simple!

The PanelGrip® Balustrade System from F H Brundle changes the rules of glass balustrading, utilising a unique high performance clamping mechanism combined with a patented Shoe Moulding. The major advantages of PanelGrip include: Reduction in labour time when installing a structural... View Article

Worktops stay looking new with Osmo

Keeping wooden kitchen worktops in a top condition is an almost impossible task. Spillages and abrasions are a common problem in this environment and result in an unappealing work surface. Eco-friendly wood and finishes expert, Osmo UK, offers TopOil, an... View Article

Hemcrete Projects wins major national green building award

Hemcrete Projects, the offsite construction division of Oxford-based Lime Technology Group, has won the 2014 Ashden Sustainable Building Award. Supported by the Garfield Weston Foundation, the Ashden Awards are the UK’s leading green energy awards and serve to uncover and... View Article

A greener approach to private/social schemes

London’s residential property market is notoriously complex, with prices for private sector new builds far outstripping most other UK locations. However, the need to ensure that ‘ordinary’ Londoners can continue to live and work in the city and the sprawl... View Article

Focus on air power as Croydex launches sensational water saving

Bathroom accessories specialist Croydex has launched an innovative new design that harnesses the power of air to deliver an invigorating shower sensation whilst reducing water consumption. Peter Pegden, Product and Procurement Director at Croydex, says: “Our Aqua Air range of... View Article

Leaderflush Shapland’s integrated doorset concept

Leaderflush Shapland’s integrated doorset concept is a comprehensive solution developed to provide architects and contractors with performance doorsets in which every element is fit for purpose and guarantees performance. The integrated performance doorset concept is the next logical step in... View Article

Quick-drying enamel from Bradite

Fastrac from Bradite is a single pack fast drying, high gloss coating based on modified silicone and polyurethane alkyd resins which also contains rust inhibiting pigmentation for extra protection. Surface dry in 2 hours its fast drying time combines with... View Article

Timbmet’s high profile fit-outs

Established over 40 years ago, Tekne have built a reputation as one of the UK’s leading hospitality, commercial and retail space fitters. Working on projects such as ‘Jamie’s Italian’, ‘Wagamamma’, ‘Selfridges’ and ‘Tramshed’, Tekne only use suppliers who are able... View Article

“Orangery central” unveiled at Synseal

A brand new Synseal showroom located at the company’s Huthwaite headquarters is now officially open for customers to view. Synseal’s Marketing and Technical Services teams have joined forces to create “orangery central”, conveniently located in the heart of the Midlands.... View Article

Stokvis Econoplate “H” Series interface unit

The new Econoplate “H” Series interface unit has been developed in response to the expanding use of district heating schemes and centralised/satellite plant rooms. This allows simpler, effective and flexible integration of low to zero carbon technology at the central... View Article

Open-Out windows: a Roto hardware guide

As a window manufacturer, you’re always being bombarded with information about products. Various manufacturers are always trying to get your attention and convince you theirs is the best. But how many of them really look at it from your point... View Article

New Granite Transformations worktop finish is all White

Right now, it’s all about white kitchens according to interior design bibles from Country Living and Elle Décor, to Architectural Digest. Even the esteemed Wall Street Journal says that all-white kitchens are amongst the top interior design trends for 2014.... View Article