Holistic sustainability for windows or doors

LISTEN HERE Martin McCrimmon of CMS Window Systems explains why window and door specifications need to take a holistic view on sustainability for wider social and environmental benefits. The performance capabilities of today’s advanced window and door systems – when... View Article

Showering solutions

LISTEN HERE Providing the best showering solutions for refurbishments is arguably more complex than ever before, given the range of choice today. Ann Boardman of Saniflo UK explains how shower cubicles can help. Remember the days when being a student... View Article

Sapphire glides to success on challenging balcony project

Sapphire’s Glide-OnTM Cassette® balcony system has risen to the logistical and timescale challenges posed by Kennet House, an office-to-residential refurbishment by Crest Nicholson on the river Kennet in Reading. Surrounded by the river on two sides, the building’s location was... View Article

Bluetooth network controls

DANLERS’ range of “Casambi-enabled” occupancy detectors use Bluetooth Low Energy communication to control lighting without the need for any wiring between the controls and the luminaires. Any number of Casambi-enabled luminaires and controls in a building will automatically form a... View Article

SensoWash® Starck f: The new generation shower-toilet

Introducing the new generation shower-toilet; designed exclusively for Druavit by Philippe Starck the  SensoWash® Starck f Plus and SensoWash® Starck f Lite can be operated via a remote control or a free app. The technology is now housed within the ceramic body... View Article

Adding clarity to curtain wall design

LISTEN HERE Andrew Cooper of Senior Architectural Systems takes a closer look ‘behind the curtain wall’ to reveal the key issues specifiers should consider when choosing aluminium fenestration solutions Aluminium is robust, durable and fully recyclable – a perfect partner... View Article

Snickers LITEWork working clothes for summer

The innovative new quick-drying fabrics in this lightweight workwear make them a must for the summer months. A change of season means a change of focus on what you wear on site. That’s why Snickers NEW LITEWork clothing can help... View Article

Pegler increases valve offering with mini MVS

Continuing on from the launch of its hugely successful bespoke valve configuration service, Pegler, the UK’s leading integrated piping system manufacturer, has launched a mini modular valve solution to support contractor efficiencies within fan coil units. Shaun. Burrows, Technical Product... View Article

Changing habits in public washrooms

Hand washing has become a pre-occupation for the nation. As the spotlight turns on our public washrooms, Carole Armstrong, marketing manager at DELABIE, asks if they are able to cope with the increased demand to maintain the nation’s collective health.... View Article

Bathroom model to support “ageing in place”

Housing experts are highlighting that, with the number of over 85s in the UK expected to double in the next 25 years, there is a growing priority to create tailored environments where people can continue to live. The “ageing in... View Article

Airtech helps landlords meet NICE guidance and Homes Act

Following the recent launch of ‘Indoor Air Quality at Home’ from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE), landlords can be assured that Airtech can provide the ventilation solutions and expertise to help them meet the new guidance.... View Article