Why Movement Joints are Vital

Fluctuations in temperature and moisture cause movement in the subfloor and result in cracks transferring to tile and stone coverings—or worse, cause a loss of bond between the covering and the substrate which can result in overall damage to the... View Article

Get closer to nature with new BAL Micromax2 colourways

Colours have been used throughout history as an unspoken language understood by all humankind and are popularly connected to seasonality and to mood. Detail makes all the difference on tiling projects, which is why BAL – market-leaders in full tiling... View Article

Local partnership pays dividends

When it comes to keeping services in their local economy Bristol City Council (BCC) are right on the money. With a comprehensive housing stock and many, many residents relying on lifts to access their homes every day, BCC needs a... View Article

How to transform your fireplace this autumn

By Niall Deiraniya, general manager DRU Fires UK. Consumers are looking for ways to transform their existing fireplaces. And if they live in homes where there is no chimney, they are seeking solutions to create new fireplaces. The passion for... View Article

Major London Project Embraces RCM’s Y-wall

RCM are currently supplying a regeneration development in Canning Town, London with 100,000 sqm of their A1 non-combustible BBA certified fibre cement building board.  The project is one of RCM’s largest Y-wall orders to-date.  The Brunel Street Works is a... View Article

Kalwall helps famous Brewery take the LEED

Kalwall® translucent cladding has helped the New Belgium Brewing company accomplish a raft of sustainability awards for its latest brewery on the East Coast of the USA. Specified by international architects Perkins + Will, the new brewery in Asheville has... View Article

Over 13 Schöck product variants at Hendon Waterside

Minimising energy use in buildings by improving building envelope thermal performance is increasingly important in the drive for sustainability and energy efficiency. And the prevention of thermal bridging is critical with structural attachments such as balconies. Ineffectual insulation at the... View Article

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