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Roofing elements of designing to Passivhaus

As designing to the Passivhaus standard continues to grow in popularity, not only for residential builds but also increasingly for commercial constructions, architect Nicolas Tye shares insights on the specific considerations a Passivhaus-accredited roof requires Over the last few years,... View Article

Ask the Architects

Leading female UK architects share their experiences of being a woman in the profession, and the challenges that still exist for achieving gender diversity. Participants: Sadie Morgan, co-founder, dRMM Architects; Jane Duncan, director at Jane Duncan Architects & RIBA past president; Fionn... View Article

Door closer enhances fire safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers tick all the right boxes when it comes to fire safety and are particularly suitable for social housing applications. Powermatics carry the CE mark, meet the requirements for one-hour and half-hour... View Article

Hidden benefits for hotel interiors

Powermatic door closers deliver outstanding performance in fire resistance and accessibility, but it is their concealment that brings a host of benefits for hotel projects, making them the specifier’s choice for hotel interiors. Fitting neatly between the door and frame,... View Article

NFB: Lead by example before you lead small business

According to the NFB, if the Labour Party wants to offer meaningful loans and advice to SMEs, it needs to first understand the environment in which they operate. Shadow Business Minister Bill Esterson MP has spoken to The House magazine... View Article

Contractor announced for next phase of Wellington Place

Developer and Asset Manager, MEPC has appointed Wates Construction as building contractor for 4 Wellington Place. With work on site due to start next month, 4 Wellington Place becomes the seventh building due for completion by Wates Construction on the site, continuing on... View Article

Thousands turn out for National Construction Summit 2018

Over 2,000 people turned out for the UK’s first ever National Construction Summit with modular homes, future trends and off-site construction remaining top of the agenda. ‘Solid Foundation- Stronger Future’ was the key theme of this year’s event alongside other... View Article

LOM selected to design new Santander UK technology hub

LOM architecture and design has been selected to design a state-of-the-art facility that will be Santander’s new world-class digital hub workplace facility. Located in Milton Keynes, the new complex is anticipated to open in 2022, subject to planning, and is... View Article

Aico launches first combined Heat & CO alarm

Aico has launched its first combined Heat & Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm. The new Ei3028 from Aico, the UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide detection, is the company’s first ever mains powered Multi-Sensor Heat & CO Alarm. Unique to the new 3000 Series, it is a convenient,... View Article

The show that’s got decorating covered

On November 27th and 28th, the decorating trade will convene at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena for the 2018 National Painting and Decorating Show. For professional decorators, contractors, merchants and stockists, this is the annual trade event that has the entire decorating... View Article

Exhibitors and experts set to inspire

Grand Designs Live will be back at Birmingham’s NEC from 10 -14 October as part of UK Construction Week, providing everything self-builders need for their project, all under one roof. Grand Designs Live, sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, will return... View Article

Breathing Buildings Welcomes BB101 2018

Breathing Buildings, the UK’s leading provider of controlled hybrid ventilation systems, has welcomed the 2018 edition of BB101: Guidelines on ventilation, thermal comfort and indoor air quality in schools. Published recently by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, the document... View Article

Imperial Bricks launches new Brick Tile range

Imperial Bricks has launched a range of traditional and contemporary Brick Tiles as an addition to their ever-growing range of traditional handmade, pressed, waterstruck and wirecut bricks. The Brick Tiles are suitable for DIY enthusiasts looking to create feature brick... View Article

Combi-repair kit – from FLAMCO

The Flamco T-plus is a key part of the Combi Repair Kit from FLAMCO. Replacement expansion vessels in combis can be expensive and few contractors will carry all the spare parts required to get all makes of combis up and... View Article

Exclusive products unveiled in latest Screwfix catalogue

Milwaukee exclusives are here! The UK’s tradespeople can now get an exclusive deal on Milwaukee’s most powerful, compact 18V drill complete with 2 lithium ion batteries and case, to celebrate the launch of the Milwaukee range, which features in the... View Article
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