Comfort cooling for Blackheath High School

Blackheath High School, an independent day school for girls and part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) network, recently invested £18 million to provide new state of the art facilities including a new library and resource centre, and AET... View Article

SPSenvirowall Launches its First RIBA Accredited CPD

SPSenvirowall now offers a new RIBA approved CPD which aims to offer guidance on the available solutions for external thermal insulation composite systems (ETICS), which covers insulation, types of finishes, legislation and fire regulations applicable to ETICS. The new RIBA... View Article

The Future of CLT Construction

Buildings are the sum of many parts and we need a full portfolio of materials to achieve the best outcomes in terms of, performance, sustainability, safety, durability, efficiency and cost. Since the new Building Regulations came into force on 21... View Article

TeknosPro injects new life into beautiful farmhouse

An 18th Century farmhouse based in Chobham, Surrey, has enjoyed a living room space and kitchen revamp with TeknosPro. Nick Sammut, a professional painter and decorator from Surrey based Rushmoor Painting & Decorating, who had previously spruced up the farmhouse’s... View Article

Double award win for Sika Sarnafil projects at SPRA awards 2019

Market-leading single ply roofing manufacturer Sika Sarnafil and two of its Registered Contractors have triumphed at this year’s Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) Awards. The awards, which recognise best practice within the single ply roofing industry, saw Exeter-based Progressive Systems Ltd take home... View Article

Added protection where needed from Crittall MW40

Crittall’s Corporate MW40 steel windows can be specified where superior air, wind or water resistance and greater sound attenuation are required. Offering the same high-quality appearance as the company’s successful Corporate W20 range the MW40 variant can accept glass up... View Article

Kalwall rockets away

Aerospace company Blue Origin’s vast new 70,000 square metre factory in Kennedy Space Centre’s Exploration Park in Florida is now manufacturing ‘Glenn’ rockets for launches at Cape Canaveral 10 miles away. In addition, it is expected that the factory’s upper-level... View Article

Schlüter-Systems Raises the Bar with New Pedestal System

Schlüter-Systems is pleased to introduce Schlüter®-TROBA-LEVEL, an adjustable pedestal system for balconies and terraces. A welcome addition to Schlüter’s range of balcony and terrace solutions, the seven-part system is the first loose-lay option to be offered by the company. It... View Article

Profile 22 windows transform citywide housing project

Profile 22 Fully Reversible Windows were specified in the refurbishment of 15 tower blocks in Bristol The legacy PVC-U windows, doors and curtain walling at 15 high and low-rise blocks owned by Bristol City Council at Eastville, Easton, Clifton, Redcliffe,... View Article

The Soak

Decorative specialists Armourcoat have provided the finishing touches to The Soak, a new bar and restaurant next to London’s Victoria Station with an all-day menu that is built around signature soaked flavours through fermenting, pickling, brining and steeping techniques. With... View Article

Underfloor Air Conditioning for Flax House, Belfast

Flax House is a five storey Victorian building with red brick, warehouse style construction, located on Adelaide Street in the Linen Quarter of Belfast.  Originally home to handkerchief manufacturer, McBride & Williams, the warehouse building was designed by Young &... View Article

A-Hoy matey – is that secondary glazing we see?

The Historic Dockyard at Chatham in Kent, was one of the Royal Navy’s main facilities for four hundred years until it closed in 1984. Ownership was then transferred to the Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust to re purpose the site, opening... View Article