Flotex at its natural best

Seamlessly blending the appeal of a textile floor covering with the practical and hygienic properties of a resilient, Flotex Naturals is the new range from Forbo Flooring Systems. Consisting of 20 realistic wood designs – ten of which are completely... View Article

South Wales Church warms to CircoBoard performance

The congregation of a church in the Vale of Glamorgan can look forward to physical as well as spiritual comfort during services next winter, thanks to a comprehensive upgrade of the building’s heating provision, with a full underfloor heating system... View Article

Innovative architecture helps keep people moving

Social trends in sports are changing. Urban activities traditionally consigned to the urban landscape are now being embraced by the mainstream and incorporated into the interior sports environment. Sports such as parkour, street football and street basketball have been adopted... View Article

Adapting spaces for short-term use

By Roger Moore, EU Technical Services Manager, Altro With unprecedented demand on health and care services, robust solutions for adapting spaces quickly for high intensity use have become vitally important. Altro’s Technical Services Team are answering a wide range of... View Article

New Kingspan TEK visitor centre is a rare breed

Cotswold Farm Park has almost tripled the size of its visitor facilities with a new, purpose-built centre which combines the aesthetic appeal of traditional farm building with the outstanding envelope performance of the Kingspan TEK Building System of Structural Insulated... View Article

Kingspan finds its place on Grade-A office development

Kingspan Kooltherm K103 Floorboard has been installed in the ground floor of an expansive new development, providing high quality office space at the heart of Cheltenham’s growing Business Quarter. The rise of office to residential conversions has seen available office... View Article

Designer Contracts helps hospice’s emergency appeal

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, has stepped in to help a local charity’s emergency appeal. The company has donated a further £10,000 to Ashgate Hospice which is based near to the company’s Chesterfield headquarters. The boost towards the... View Article

STA Advice Note 18 – what do specifiers need to know?

John Mellor of Protect Membranes explains the key subject of thermal performance for breather membranes installed to structural timber walls, as detailed in the Structural Timber Association’s STA Advice Note 18. To assist specifiers involved in the growing structural timber... View Article

Buildworld has got a new brand identity

After a decade in operation, Buildworld has been given a facelift. May 2020 London (UK): The popular building and construction supplies company is heading into the 20s with a whole new look. They have reimagined their logo and corporate identity... View Article

Thermal bridging resolved – Marmox Thermoblock

In a typical detached property, it has been calculated (Energy Saving Trust: Thermal Bridging and Airtightness 2009) that an unaddressed Thermal Bridge can account for 30 per cent of the building’s heat loss. Heat loss at the wall-floor junction One... View Article