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Hadrian stars at the Putney Arts Theatre

Hadrian toilet cubicles starred in the refurbishment of both the ladies and gents washrooms at the Putney Arts Theatre. The theatre is run by a charitable incorporated organisation and the new washrooms had to be good value for money as... View Article

Improved performance XPS from Sundolitt

Sundolitt UK, part of the Sunde Group, is a leading manufacturer of EPS (expanded polystyrene) products as well as XPS (extruded polystyrene) products via Group production in Norway and Germany, with an outstanding reputation for quality, value engineering and customer... View Article

Bathroom and wetroom solutions from Schlüter-Systems

A significant amount of time and thought is invested into the design of bathrooms for architectural projects. One design aspect that is important to consider is how our needs may change over time and the accessibility of a bathroom, en-suite... View Article

EQUITONE [materia] specified for new data centre in Leicester

EQUITONE is a through coloured facade material that accentuates the beauty of fibre cement. The material encompasses the characteristics of cement, whereas the fibres render its surface textured yet velvety. The ever-changing atmosphere, gives the material natural subtle shade variations.... View Article

Thinking outside the box

With the constant pressure on public sector budgets, Encasement’s Managing Director, Martin Taylor, believes local authorities should investigate modern and more cost effective methods of concealing boiler pipe work. As heating system upgrade programmes in social housing aim to reduce... View Article

New clarity given for use of Air Admittance Valves externally

Drainage ventilation expert Studor has responded to market confusion about Air Admittance Valves (AAVs) and whether they can be used externally. Studor’s Technical Director Steve White comments, “There does seem to be confusion in the market and we’re frequently asked... View Article

ArcHaus receives a facelift from Remmers

The exterior of this iconic building was suffering with high levels of damage, including salt ingress and excessive cracking to the render and brickwork. Salt Inhibitor was used as a ‘masonry salt blocker’ and applied to the exposed brickwork. Large... View Article

18,000km: Monodraught specified on the other side of the world

Christchurch Bus Exchange, Windcatcher systems Sector: Export, Government Contacts: Distributor: Ellis Co Architect: Architectus Consultant: Aurecon Main Contractor: Southbase Location: Christchurch, New Zealand Products installed (2015) 9 N° Windcatcher Classic 155 systems Aftershocks are still taking place following another 7.8... View Article

Infographic seeks to help with F-Gas understanding

Mitsubishi Electric has issued a new infographic on the requirements and repercussions of the F-Gas Regulations to help explain why the legislation has been introduced and what people need to do about it. Graham Temple, marketing manager for the company’s... View Article

Stannah dishes up the goods in Wetherspoons

Running a Wetherspoons pub is thirsty work, but a Stannah Goodsmaster CD Plus (chain drive) goods attendant lift makes light work of it in the Leeds City Station outlet of this real-ale chain pub in West Yorkshire. Lugging up to 1500kg... View Article

Energy-efficient underfloor heating

How to specify a lasting, energy-efficient underfloor heating system that is quick to install. Schlüter®-BEKOTEC-THERM is a low-height, energy-efficient and quick reacting modular underfloor heating assembly. This system can be used in new build and renovation projects, and is a... View Article

Hotter shoes start off on the right foot with moisture mapping

The waterproofing on the roof of footwear manufacturer Hotter Shoes’ head office and manufacturing facility in Skelmersdale, West Lancashire had exceeded its serviceable life and begun experiencing significant water ingress, requiring urgent remedial work. Prior to any work commencing on... View Article

Kemper System takes centre stage at Greenwich Theatre

When the roof of a popular London theatre was no longer watertight, cold-applied liquid waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, provided the ideal solution. Roofing contractors, Capitol Roofing Co Ltd of Blackheath in Greenwich, specified Kemperol 2K-PUR to refurbish the existing 500 sq. m asphalt... View Article

Top marks for Encasement at Manor Lodge School

The construction of a new sports hall and theatre at Manor Lodge School in Shenley, Hertfordshire is using 70 semi-circular ‘Circa’ column casings from Encasement to conceal structural steel work around the perimeter of the building’s interior to provide a... View Article
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