Green Energy for Lancashire Community Complex

A neighbourhood centre and new GP practice in Oldham, have both chosen bio-fuel technology by Atlantic Boilers for their heating and hot water needs. Selected by consulting engineers, Blue Sky Inspired of Stockport, each building has a 90kW R Series... View Article

New X100 from Sentinel – now even more effective

Leading water treatment specialist Sentinel has launched its new improved strength formula X100 Inhibitor. One of the industry’s leading system inhibitor and protection products is now even more effective, providing the best ever heating system protection. The new X100 inhibitor... View Article

Armstrong Ceilings top a public to private sector refurbishment

Braintree District Council’s former offices in Witham, Essex, have been refurbished with Armstrong Ceilings. A combination of mineral and metal tiles and canopies from Armstrong Ceilings were specified for the refurbishment of a former council building for their cost-effectiveness, aesthetics... View Article

Hoos about this, EQUITONE specified for eco pod

Fibre cement EQUITONE has been used to create a sustainable facade for a low energy, timber frame modular building installed at the Building Research Establishment (BRE) Innovation Park at Ravenscraig in North Lanarkshire. Marley Eternit is working with Hoos to... View Article

EQUITONE opens up a bright future for inner city school

An EQUITONE architectural fibre cement facade from Marley Eternit has been used to clad a new £17.6 million, RIBA award-winning Academy in inner-city Birmingham. EQUITONE and was specified by architects de Rijke Marsh Morgan (dRMM) for the new BREEAM ‘Very... View Article

Connect with Pegler Yorkshire at Ecobuild 2014

Pegler Yorkshire, market-leading manufacturer of plumbing and heating products, will be exhibiting on stand N1750 at this year’s EcoBuild, taking place at London’s Excel from 4th – 6th March 2014. ‘Connect and Control’ will be Pegler Yorkshire’s theme as they... View Article

Levolux keeps ‘The Wilson’ cool

Following a £6.3 million renovation project, The Wilson – Cheltenham’s Art Gallery & Museum – has opened to national acclaim, featuring a unique solar shading solution from Levolux. Architects from Berman Guedes Stretton were awarded the task of designing an... View Article

Bank is fully protected by Remmers

The facade of a Grade 1 listed, four storey high building in London required extensive stone and concrete restoration. Concrete & Corrosion Consultancy Practice was appointed as technical project managers for the refurbishment works. The ornate stone and cornice banding... View Article

Crescent academy rising with KoolDuct

An iconic new academy situated on the outskirts of Norwich city centre is the latest project to benefit from the lightweight design and fast-track installation provided by The Kingspan KoolDuct System. The multi-million pound City Academy Norwich has been constructed... View Article

Celebrating 20 years at The Building Centre

To mark Selectaglaze’s twenty years at The Building Centre the company is hosting a CPD and Networking Event. This daytime event will include refreshments and give participants the opportunity to mingle and socialise with industry colleagues and present an opportunity... View Article

When is Natural Ventilation, really natural?

Over the last year we have seen a greater acceptance within the building industry for three defined methods of ventilating buildings, these being: Mechanical Ventilation, Natural Ventilation and Hybrid Ventilation (a combined Mechanical and Natural solution). In this article, Monodraught... View Article

Clearview glass balconies take on new film role

Neaco’s Clearview glass Juliet balconies are renowned for providing an unobstructed outlook, but an office conversion project at Stirling House in Northampton required the opposite effect with a bespoke specification incorporating an orange privacy film on the toughened glass panels. The... View Article

Intriguing use of HI-MACS® for Hebasca Hotel

The luxury Hebasca Hotel in Bude, Cornwall has had a total new fit out designed and fabricated by local specialists Nine Design. The owners of the Hebasca Group admired other internal work that Nine Design had completed in the vicinity... View Article