Aico commences flagship apprenticeship programme

Aico, the UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection, has now commenced its flagship Apprenticeship Programme. Aico received over fifty applications from potential apprentices over the summer, with four Apprentices commencing employment in September within the Customer Service, Finance and Technical... View Article

Norbord launches super-quiet flooring range

Norbord’s CaberFloor P5 – the UK’s most specified chipboard flooring product, has been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission. Called CaberAcoustic, the new product comprises 18mm or 22mm CaberFloor P5 chipboard with... View Article

New BSI Tanking regs made easy with Kinedo

Over the summer the British Standards Institute (BSI) released its latest codes of practice for BS 5385-1 which included a change in regulations for tiling in wet areas. Under the revision, which is highlighted in clause 6.1.1.3, all substrates should... View Article

Fibo wall panels win over Powys County Council

Fibo bathroom wall panels were recently specified by Powys County Council for a long term maintenance programme that will involve installing Fibo’s panels as part of their bathroom programme. The refurbishment programme, which is the first of its kind where... View Article

Polyflor Launches New Colonia Collection

Building on the continued success of their Luxury Vinyl Tile offering, Polyflor is delighted to reveal an exciting new Colonia range. The updated Colonia Collection features all 18 original shades with the introduction of eight brand new on trend designs.... View Article

Making it easy to adapt

A new briefing paper from the House of Commons is highlighting increased funding that should lead to almost a doubling of home adaptations under Disabled Facilities Grants. To help local authorities deliver in a timely manner, Closomat – one of... View Article

New Bradite coating “will take market by storm”

British manufacturer of high quality protective coatings Bradite is set to take the specialist paint market by storm with the launch of a new multi-purpose product that is suitable for use on all surfaces. Bradite ‘One Can’, the first all-purpose... View Article

Controls that work for the end user…

Effective heating controls are a vital part of an efficient central-heating system. But they are only effective if the end user can understand and use them! Modern controls with wifi and remote control functions are great for people who cope... View Article

Garador appoints Marketing Manager

One of the UK’s leading manufacturer of garage doors, Garador, has just announced Paul Eddleston as their Marketing Manager. Paul joined Garador in 2012 as a Marketing Coordinator and has worked hard to modernise Garador’s approach to marketing with a... View Article

PCA Training Initiative a Finalist in HVR Awards

Vent-Axia is delighted that the national trade body, The Property Care Association (PCA), is a shortlisted in the HVR Awards. The PCA is a finalist within the Training Initiative of the Year category with its entry ‘Evaluating Ventilation in Existing... View Article

Door closer enhances fire safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers tick all the right boxes when it comes to fire safety and are particularly suitable for social housing applications. Powermatics carry the CE mark, meet the requirements for one-hour and half-hour... View Article

Aico launches first combined Heat & CO alarm

Aico has launched its first combined Heat & Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm. The new Ei3028 from Aico, the UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide detection, is the company’s first ever mains powered Multi-Sensor Heat & CO Alarm. Unique to the new 3000 Series, it is a convenient,... View Article