Wraptite® protects Diamond Tower apartments in Canary Wharf

An impressive build-to-rent development in the heart of Canary Wharf, London, has highlighted another incredible benefit of the high performing Wraptite® air barrier. The iconic Newfoundland building, also known as “The Diamond Tower”, rises 60-storeys above the Thames and is... View Article

HIMACS for innovative facade solutions

OUT NOW – our webinar explaining the limitless design possibilities of Solid Surface HIMACS for innovative facade solutions If you have worked with HIMACS solid material before, you will know the benefits: your own ideas and the creative material inspire... View Article

Creating useable balcony living space

The world in which we presently live has made us realise even more how important outside space is for our mental health and maintaining connections with others.  Open balconies are featured on many developments but climatic conditions often restrict their... View Article

Is there a better alternative to automated meter reading?

Industry comment by Craig Mellor, Director, Deer Technology Ltd Automated meter reading for monitoring consumption of water and electricity (sub-metering) provides better data visibility than conventional analogue meters that are read manually. Meters that must be read manually can be... View Article

Helping the construction industry to help the environment

Simon Woods, European Sales, Marketing and Logistics Director explains how West Fraser is helping the construction industry to help the environment As the world becomes more and more aware of the effect we have on the planet, it is important for the construction... View Article

Cladding just got animated

Freefoam Building Products are proud to announce the launch of a new animation style video to illustrate how to fit cladding. In recent years Freefoam have seen a steady rise in sales of its PVC cladding range. However, in the... View Article

A total peace of mind with Simpson Strong-Tie

For over 60 years, Simpson Strong-Tie® has focussed on creating connectors that perform under the toughest of conditions, helping you build safer, stronger homes and buildings. With more than 1,000 product solutions, we’re proud to offer the widest connector range... View Article

Specifying tiling products for fast track projects

Every specifier will have projects that need speeding up either because of unforeseen delays in the approval or build process, or simply because an unavoidable deadline means that the normal timeframes for laying and preparing substrates and tiling them need... View Article

Window maker’s history revealed

Windows often provide a view into history but, sometimes, they tell their own story. This is the case with a stained glass window on the staircase at the Royal Forest Hotel in Chingford, Essex. Depicting Queen Elizabeth I and her court... View Article

Advanced reaches new heights at Manchester climbing centre

A QuickZone conventional fire alarm system from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at BlocHaus Climbing, Manchester’s newest bouldering wall. Newly opened, BlocHaus Climbing boasts an array of facilities at its East Manchester site, including 130 climbable boulders, routing roof... View Article