2024 Design Trends for a Digital World

Vicaima opens the door to fresh inspirations for construction in the AI era It’s a common exercise in any sector of activity – to foresee macro-trends, understand phenomena and draw up plans to respond to those same expectations of a... View Article

Panasonic enhances home extension with year-round comfort

An extended three-storey family home in Northamptonshire has undergone a transformation of its climate control capabilities. Utilising Panasonic’s highly efficient three-way Etherea Multi-split system with nanoeTM X technology, the new solution provides both heating and cooling, with the added benefit of... View Article

Dulux Trade creates perfect colour palettes for SEND school

Paint expert Dulux Trade has supported the design of two new multi-sensory classrooms at Firwood High School, Woodbridge Academy in Bolton. To ensure a comfortable and inclusive learning environment for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities, Dulux Trade drew... View Article

Norcros Rock-Tite is a hit with self-builders

Norcros Rock-Tite Exterior Porcelain & Stone System was developed specifically to appeal to self-builders and DIYers, who want an easy-to-use system for installing popular 20mm porcelain tiles externally on patios and terraces. Brett Corcoran of TC Fencing & Landscaping, who... View Article

F.H. Brundle’s new tilt adjustable stand-off adaptor

The soaring popularity of glass balustrades has seen F.H. Brundle supply a growing range of outstanding balustrade products, suitable for a huge array of different projects and properties, as well as budgets. Now our Pro-Railing® range of solid glass stand-off... View Article

EWI fire testing CPD launched for architects and specifiers

A new CPD has been launched to help architects and specifiers improve their understanding of the fire safety considerations that must be made when specifying External Wall Insulation (EWI) systems. The Reaction to Fire – Everything You Need to Consider When Choosing Façade... View Article

How is CaberMDF manufactured?

Panel specialist, West Fraser, trading as Norbord, has produced a 90-second video demonstrating the CaberMDF manufacturing process at the company’s Cowie plant in Scotland. The video can be watched on West Fraser’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=am_BCnWAqBQ The clip outlines the... View Article

How is CaberFloor made?

In a short video launched by West Fraser, trading as Norbord, the panel product specialist demonstrates how its sturdy CaberFloor is made at the huge Cowie facility near Stirling, Scotland. The video is available on West Fraser’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yfo8ZyfBRg... View Article

Building Matters Podcast Launched: Shaping The Future Of Construction

Lignacite’s expert panel picks apart the thorniest challenges facing the construction industry and discusses the foundations for change in the new Building Matters podcast. Bringing together forward-thinking minds from leading architectural practices and Lignacite’s own team, this new podcast gives... View Article

Stelrad add product videos to YouTube channel

Installers are reacting warmly to the addition of a number of new short videos covering the Stelrad radiator range on its YouTube Channel. The latest additions feature four of its new towel rail products and the latest release – its... View Article

Think longer

Michelmersh recognise that real sustainability is understanding the impact of design, calculating the lifetime footprint of a building. Clay brick prolongs the expected life, resulting in a lower footprint for every year of use. www.mbhplc.co.uk/think-longer Watch the video here... View Article