Zinc overlapping panel alternative to timber shiplap

The VMZINC 200 Overlapping Panel system provides the ideal alternative to conventional shiplap timber cladding, as zinc does not lose its colour, corrode or need regular maintenance. Panels are available in 2 and 3 metres lengths, are 200mm wide and... View Article

New additions to iNELS RF wireless control system

Scolmore continues to develop its Wireless Control Systems and has just added two new products that will enhance its capability. The new iNELS RF 13A Switching Socket (RFSC-61) simply plugs into a standard UK 13A socket outlet to provide a... View Article

New concrete will save time and effort

A new range of ready-mixed concretes named HOPEFlow™ has been launched by Britain’s leading independent concrete supplier Hope Construction Materials. HOPEFlow™ is a suite of high-performance flowing concretes and screeds that can be placed in a fraction of the time... View Article

IKO single ply launch a new rainwater management system

IKO Single Ply has launched a new rainwater management system for commercial building projects using their Armourplan® PVC single ply membrane. Armourflow Coated Metal is a 2.4mm thick PVC faced steel sheet, specifically developed to be site formed into high... View Article

A solid solution for kitchen and bathroom design

Interior designers and architects looking to achieve limitless creativity with their kitchen and bathroom projects – either in a commercial, hospitality or residential environment – are increasingly specifying HI-MACS® solid surface, which is distributed exclusively in the UK and Ireland... View Article

Why aren’t standard shower enclosures enough?

A well-chosen shower can have a serious impact on the aesthetic of a bathroom. In terms of both functionality and beauty, a standard shower enclosure is no longer enough to tick the boxes when it comes to piecing together the... View Article

JJI-Joists’ carbon accounting adds up for CFSH

Environmental sustainability is key to the manufacture of James Jones Timber Systems’ JJI-Joists, and the company’s ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System ensures that JJIs are manufactured with the smallest environmental footprint possible, scoring an A+ in BRE profiles. Manufactured in... View Article

Shower styling: Top tips from professionals

It doesn’t matter whether you’re styling an en suite or the master bathroom at Buckingham Palace, the thought you put into the shower is sure to have a considerable impact on the overall feel and aesthetic of the room. With... View Article

Firm has designs on new kitchen projects

Project:ff&e, the specialist provider of furniture, fittings and equipment, has been appointed to a trio of new projects and won a FIRA (Furniture Industry Research Association) Innovation award as a result. The Halifax-based company has been chosen to use its... View Article

Delivery of £32Million north west health centre complete

Integrated Health Projects (IHP), a joint venture between VINCI Construction UK and Sir Robert McAlpine, has successfully completed the final phase of St Catherine’s Health Centre, a £32million landmark scheme in Birkenhead and in doing so has delivered one of... View Article

Senior’s CPD success

Recently launched in January, Senior Architectural Systems CPD, ‘Designing Sustainable Fenestration Systems’, a RIBA approved CPD, has proven to be very popular with specifiers. One CPD event alone attracted more that 50 specifiers emphasising the importance designing sustainability into all... View Article

2013 VMZINC standing seam specification guide

VMZINC’s 2013 standing seam roofing brochure contains detailed guidelines on the design and specification of cold and warm roof installations using six pre-weathered colours. These include the BBA certified VMZINC PLUS non-ventilated, Compact Roof on cellular glass and Structural Roof... View Article

Metrotile – perfect for retail roofing projects

Metrotile’s many benefits make it the ideal choice for retail building projects. From supermarkets such as Morrisons to retail parks and UK High St staples such as Argos, Metrotile has it covered. Metrotile Lightweight Roofing – Europe’s No.1 lightweight roofing... View Article