BREEAM Excellence from Metal Technology at Arvalee School

Metal Technology’s commitment to performance engineering has contributed to the Excellent BREEAM rating achieved by Arvalee School in Omagh, Northern Ireland. The school, which caters for children with learning difficulties, is phase one of a £130m education project and is... View Article

Powder coatings continue to evolve

Interest in creating natural effects on metal continues to grow and Powdertech Corby has just launched a brand new range of seventy-two shades to keep abreast of this trend. The new coatings, aptly named Evolution, form part of the company’s... View Article

Island living in the heart of the city

Evinox Energy are delighted to be working with EcoWorld Ballymore and Clarion Housing Group on the London City Island development, which was recently awarded Best New Place to Live at the London Planning Awards 2017. This new neighbourhood on the... View Article

Kingspan Kooltherm K100 range expands

Kingspan Insulation has announced the launch of two new products to join their innovative new Kooltherm K100 Range, designed to deliver lower U-values with a minimal construction thickness. Kingspan Kooltherm K112 Framing Board and K107 Pitched Roof Board are the... View Article

New Simpson Strong-Tie connectors catalogue

The 2017 edition of Simpson Strong-Tie’s flagship catalogue is here. Alongside the UK’s largest range of connectors for timber and masonry construction, sit over a dozen new products and several range extensions, including: Post Bases I-Joist hangers Angle Brackets Structural... View Article

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

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