LPG: Still a viable solution for housing developers

Demand for new build homes in rural areas is at an all-time high(1). For housing developers in off-grid locations which are ready to start projects in the near future, LPG still offers a cost-effective fuel choice, due to significantly lower... View Article

The importance of fire door traceability

Fire doors play a critical role in passive fire protection, helping to save lives and protect property by buying time for firefighters to arrive in the event of a fire. But fire doors that are not properly specified, installed or... View Article

Contemporary apartments incorporate Profloor Levelling System

An attractive new urban regeneration scheme has creatively reimagined the former office headquarters of Burger King into 48 contemporary apartments. The development led by Vivant Homes includes a mix of studio, one and two bedroom apartments within the 6-storey building,... View Article

Security and safety with Steel Window Fittings

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Steel Window Association (SWA) member, Steel Window Fittings (SWF) specialises in providing quality, design-led fittings for steel window frames. A recent innovation to answer questions of aesthetics, security and longevity is a range of multipoint locking handles. The multipoint locking... View Article

The future is JUWO Evolved SmartWall™

Chris Dewhirst of JUWO Evolved Smartwall™  discusses the benefits of this innovative monolithic clay block system using thin joint adhesive technology, providing a structural, ecological and sustainable solution for all your architectural needs. JUWO Evolved SmartWall™ is a complete building... View Article

New Sanicubic 1GR finds favour in Ireland

A powerful black water pumping solution from Saniflo is helping to provide waste discharge solutions for buildings across Ireland. The floor-mounting Sanicubic 1GR is a product from the Zehnder Pump range, now part of the Saniflo SFA Group. Highly rugged... View Article

F. Ball delivers flawless flooring for laboratory

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Stopgap subfloor preparation products from F. Ball and Co. Ltd. and the company’s Styccobond F44 acrylic adhesive have been used to create a laboratory-standard flooring finish at a new facility for international laboratories operator Tentamus Group, at... View Article

Knightsbridge makes security lighting cool

Knightsbridge, one of the UK’s leading brands of wiring devices, accessories and lighting, is expanding its comprehensive range of outdoor lighting with the introduction of a new series of LED floodlights. The FLN range, which is manufactured in black die-cast... View Article

JUWO Evolved SmartWall

JUWO Evolved SmartWall, a monolithic clay block using thin joint adhesive technology. This building system provides a structural, sustainable solution for all your house building needs, meeting thermal requirements from building regulations to passivhaus in a single block. No cavities,... View Article

Sustain and maintain

We would all agree that our awareness of sustainability for the future is advancing particularly amongst the younger generation of consumers. As the demand for a greener future arises and awareness grows within industry; design companies and architects are beginning... View Article

Don’t get in a spin

James White of Record UK breaks down the various factors to consider when specifying a revolving automatic door Revolving doors are a great way to create a grand, visually stunning and welcoming entrance to a building. They also prevent unwanted... View Article

Gilberts blurs the lines at New York-inspired regeneration

Lexington Liverpool is taking linear development to new levels- through to its ventilation. At 34 storeys high, the Moda Living residential development will be the tallest residential landmark in the £5.5bn Liverpool Waters regeneration of the city’s Docks area. It... View Article

IWA 14-rated Glide Bollard system

Leading security products firm Securiscape says the end of lockdown has seen an increase in orders for its IWA 14-rated Glide Bollard system, a cost-effective access control solution inspired by plastic sliders on a curtain rail. Available in two variants,... View Article

What to look for in a fire door supplier

Choosing the right fire door supplier is important as out of all building fire safety measures in place, fire doors are among the most visible and frequently used. Ensuring fire door compliance is vitally important in not only ensuring the... View Article