A. Proctor Group expands fire-rated systems offering

A new tape for use with fire-rated internal vapour control layers is now available from the A. Proctor Group. Procheck® FR Tape, a B-s1,d0 aluminium-faced, air and vapour tight product, is designed to be used with Procheck A2 and Procheck... View Article

Pushing the envelope

John Nolan of Generix Facades looks at the importance of a robust approach to testing the structural integrity and capability of facade systems Having a solid understanding of how a facade system will perform prior to construction is crucial for... View Article

How Builders’ Merchants Were Affected by Covid 19

The impact of the Covid 19 pandemic has created a cascading effect all over the world. Corona virus’s unprecedented impact affecting everything irrespective of small or big businesses. This has forced all the countries to maintain social distancing by implementing... View Article

Universal protection

In mental rehabilitation settings like prison and specialist mental healthcare, the primary focus of any shower design should be to protect the service user from harm. Shower fittings should assist in the delivery of care, while discouraging users from causing... View Article

Pump priming

Darren George of Willow Pumps looks at recent developments in pump station design, to provide ease as well as efficiency It’s safe to say the aim at the outset of any project is the completion of a build on time... View Article

New brochure for VitrA Aquacare

VitrA has produced a new brochure for its Aquacare Shower Toilet range. Aquacare provides a warm or cool bidet function on an otherwise standard WC available on Sento, M-Line and Integra wall-hung WC pans. Aquacare is part of the shower... View Article

The air quality route to net zero

With the deadline looming for net-zero carbon, buildings are being designed to be ever more airtight. Richard Paine of Vent-Axia explains how MVHR combines energy efficient ventilation with good indoor air quality The road to net zero carbon has led... View Article

Birkdale brings its brands together

As the company approaches its 40th anniversary in 2022, Birkdale has announced a branding refresh across its product ranges. By identifying its series of sub-brands as ‘By Birkdale,’ it will enable the company to clearly present its comprehensive suite of... View Article

Leren before the Storm

Luceco has supplied LED lighting to Storm Technologies based in Watford. As a focused IT company, Storm wanted to be at the cutting-edge of lighting technology too, and selected Leren from Luceco due to its stylish appearance and technical performance.... View Article

Setcrete reveals top three causes of flooring failure

Leading manufacturer of high-performance floor preparation products, Setcrete has revealed the top three reasons for flooring installation failures when using floor levelling compounds and adhesives to install textile, resilient or wooden floorcoverings. The number one cause of floor failure is... View Article

Insulation creates healthier buildings

Matt Prowse of Knauf Insulation discusses how insulation can help combat the problems of sick building syndrome, including noise and indoor air quality, sustainably The average adult spends 90 per cent of their time indoors – and this percentage has... View Article

Top decking choices

Stefan Holmes of Millboard Decking discusses the main considerations for choosing between materials when it comes to specifying decking While timber was once the default option when it came to choosing decking material, that is now far from the case.... View Article