Get to know SWA member, Perla Windows

As Perla Windows approaches its first anniversary as a Steel Window Association member, Lauren Murphy of Taylor Alden speaks to Nick Vassilopoulos, Director of Perla Windows to get to know him better. How long have you been a member of the SWA? Just under a year –... View Article

Multiboard meets BS 5385 guidance on tiling substrates

Thanks to the continuing efforts of The Tiling Association (TTA), standards of training and workmanship across the industry have improved dramatically, while many specialist contractors and other building trades have made the switch to using high performance tilebacker boards, such... View Article

ESG – Why doing the bare minimum is a business risk

The concept of ESG isn’t new. Discussion around how the construction industry can improve its environmental, social and governance factors has been gathering pace for some time now. But, do all organisations operating in this sector take it as seriously... View Article

Try before you buy – with West Fraser!

It’s easy to select the perfect panel for projects with West Fraser’s range of free samples When planning your job, whether a large-scale construction project or a small extension, it’s important to source the perfect panel products. West Fraser, formerly known... View Article

Months from Part L and still much to do

New research from Marley highlights low awareness of impending Part L changes Solar PV on the specification radar as a key product solution for a low carbon future Extended product warranties and sustainability credentials important considerations for supply chain choices... View Article

Major innovative new solution from the ever progressive Schöck

Over six decades Schöck has built a formidable international reputation for innovative and progressive product design. The company is best known for its market leading range of Isokorb structural thermal breaks, but its pioneering reinforcement technology and impact sound insulation... View Article

Designer Contracts – a trusted partner to housebuilders

Designer Contracts are one of the UK’s largest flooring contractors, their unrivalled national supply and installation service is delivered via their 15 regional warehouses and supported by their own national distribution centre that holds in excess of £3m worth of... View Article

Reginox introduces innovative sink extender

Sales of undermount sinks have seen continuous year-on-year growth over the last 10 years. However, increasingly consumers are recognising that while they like the minimalist design of the sink, they miss the functionality of a drainer. As a result, Reginox... View Article

Flexible Space at your service

The UK’s leading under-floor air conditioning specialist AET Flexible Space is focussing on an initiative that optimises a safe, compliant working environment in commercial buildings. Addressing changes to best practice guidance (Building Regulations Approved Document F) under which manufacturers should... View Article

Vicaima design bowls them over at The Heyford Hotel

A new and stylish Boutique Hotel at the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside has specified Vicaima trend setting door designs to compliment the mood of its relaxing and entertaining interiors. With its select and elegantly appointed rooms, The Heyford Hotel... View Article

Curtain call – sign up for Senior Architectural Systems’ CPD

Senior Architectural Systems, the UK’s largest privately owned aluminium fenestration solutions manufacturer, is pulling back the curtain on some of the key issues specifiers face when designing glazed facades with its RIBA-approved Continuous Professional Development (CPD) seminar. Senior’s ‘Curtain Wall... View Article

In the frame with glass balustrade systems

Glass balustrades are increasingly being chosen to enhance the visual appeal of a structure’s exterior and interior too. This is a material that offers many practical benefits, not to mention the physical versatility of glass which can literally be chosen... View Article

Cathedral visitor centre easily accessed via TORMAX entrance

Creating a welcoming entrance to the new Lincoln Cathedral visitor centre, TORMAX has installed a set of two-leaf automatic swing doors, powered by invisible iMotion 1401 underfloor operators. Set into a striking dark grey façade developed by AccentHansen, the automatic... View Article

In the Safest Hands – the new Optitherm from HORNE

The year following its launch to market, the Optitherm thermostatic clinical handwashing tap from Horne won the coveted Building Better Healthcare (BBH) Award (Best Interiors Product). A modular unit, it is a combined thermostatic mixing valve, a warm water tap... View Article