When is Natural Ventilation, really natural?

Over the last year we have seen a greater acceptance within the building industry for three defined methods of ventilating buildings, these being: Mechanical Ventilation, Natural Ventilation and Hybrid Ventilation (a combined Mechanical and Natural solution). In this article, Monodraught... View Article

Clearview glass balconies take on new film role

Neaco’s Clearview glass Juliet balconies are renowned for providing an unobstructed outlook, but an office conversion project at Stirling House in Northampton required the opposite effect with a bespoke specification incorporating an orange privacy film on the toughened glass panels. The... View Article

Intriguing use of HI-MACS® for Hebasca Hotel

The luxury Hebasca Hotel in Bude, Cornwall has had a total new fit out designed and fabricated by local specialists Nine Design. The owners of the Hebasca Group admired other internal work that Nine Design had completed in the vicinity... View Article

Timber frame training dates announced

With the latest research showing that timber frame housing is set for significant growth in 2014, BM TRADA’s unveiling of the 2014 dates for its popular timber frame training courses couldn’t be more timely. MTW Research has revealed the timber... View Article

System 3 keeps M&S customers safe

System 3 perimeter safety barriers have been installed by Berry Systems at the award winning Marks and Spencer Car Park, Cheshire Oaks. Designed by Aukett Fitzroy, the 950 space car park was built by Simons Developments of Lincoln and continues... View Article

Natural slate roof offers sanctuary to protected bats

An exclusive 4,000 square metre new build home located near Henley-in-Arden not only features an impressive natural slate roof, courtesy of SIGA slate from SIG Roofing – the UK’s leading roofing supplier – it boasts a number of bat entry... View Article

Victorian sashes enjoy some TLC

The striking bay window of a Victorian residence in Harrogate has been treated to some tender loving care by timber sash window specialists Ventrolla, restoring its dilapidated appearance back to its original beauty. Mrs Bloomfield lives in the ground floor... View Article

Kaldewei – Ecobuild preview (Stand S110)

On stand S110 at Ecobuild, Kaldewei will exhibit a selection of latest bathing and shower solutions all made from their unique 3.5mm steel enamel. Offering unrivalled sustainability, Kaldewei is the first bathroom manufacturer to hold ISO 14025 certification in recognition... View Article

Ancon teams up with Ibstock for Ecobuild 2014

Ancon, the UK’s leading manufacturer of cavity wall ties and other masonry fixings, is to team-up with the country’s largest brick manufacturer, Ibstock, to present a range of sustainable and low energy construction solutions at this year’s Ecobuild exhibition (4-6th... View Article

Snickers’ foul weather workwear

Staying dry and comfortable in the rain is all about choosing the right garments for the prevailing weather conditions as well as how long you’re working outside in the rain. Snickers’ waterproofing technologies are woven into in a range of... View Article