What is PAS 2035?

Richard Jenkins of Nuaire explains what PAS 2035 is, and how local housing authorities can improve their ventilation strategies PAS 2035 is the latest publicly available specification for low-energy domestic retrofit from the British Standards Institution (BSI). It provides the... View Article

Proven renewable heating options…from LG

When looking at replacement heating systems, renewable systems are becoming ever more popular with installers, specifiers and with landlords especially social landlords. The advent of air to water heat pumps as viable alternatives to the traditional boiler driven systems is... View Article

Hassle free showers that look good too!

Cost-effective and highly functional bathrooms don’t have to look ugly – thanks to AKW’s Beautiful Showering collection safe showering never looked so good! Looking for stylish bathroom showering solutions that offer choice and peace of mind, yet are durable and... View Article

The need for better data to get to zero carbon

There’s a consensus that if the UK is to meet our overall carbon reduction target – to net zero by 2050 – we must tackle the housing stock. The UK’s building stock of 29 million homes needs to be nearly... View Article

The importance of fire door traceability

Fire doors play a critical role in passive fire protection, helping to save lives and protect property by buying time for firefighters to arrive in the event of a fire. But fire doors that are not properly specified, installed or... View Article

Security and safety with Steel Window Fittings

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Steel Window Association (SWA) member, Steel Window Fittings (SWF) specialises in providing quality, design-led fittings for steel window frames. A recent innovation to answer questions of aesthetics, security and longevity is a range of multipoint locking handles. The multipoint locking... View Article

What to look for in a fire door supplier

Choosing the right fire door supplier is important as out of all building fire safety measures in place, fire doors are among the most visible and frequently used. Ensuring fire door compliance is vitally important in not only ensuring the... View Article

Concealed door closers assure fire safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers deliver a number of benefits over surface-mounted door closers. As a result, they are gaining increasing popularity in the social housing sector for use on fire doors in high-rise flats and... View Article

Keep your hands comfortable and protected

Work Gloves for Healthy Hands that deliver Precision and Protection Snickers Workwear now has an extensive collection of Work Glove styles in a wide range of sizes, developed for different workplaces and tasks – designed for dexterity, durability, comfort and... View Article

Panic Bar from Carl F Groupco Suits Scottish Regulations

Carl F Groupco, leading manufacturer of door and window hardware, including panic and emergency exit components, expands their range to include the CISA FAST Touch Panic Exit Push Bar. Compatible with FUHR panic exit door locks, the panic bar features... View Article

Stelrad boutique series for replacement rads

Leading radiator manufacturer Stelrad Radiators offers a wide range of bathroom and kitchen radiators under its ‘Boutique’ branding. You’ll find familiar and welcome products in the new Series – with names such as Caliente, Concord and Column – but equally... View Article

Welsh Slate heads up Sarah Beeny’s new home

Roofing slates by Welsh Slate star in presenter’s new TV programme. Roofing slates by Welsh Slate were the material of choice for TV property expert Sarah Beeny’s own home-in-the-making which is the star of the Channel 4 series “Sarah Beeny’s... View Article

Introducing beautiful showering

Since 1982, we have strived to push the boundaries of design whilst ensuring quality craftsmanship, great value, and unrivalled customer service, and we have done so with overwhelming success. Today we are proud to introduce Beautiful Showering by AKW, a... View Article

Sika announces launch of new Online Knowledge Centre

Global building product manufacturer, Sika, has launched an eLearning platform, the Knowledge Centre, allowing construction specialists to expand their skills and keep up to date on the very latest developments, innovations and regulatory requirements relating to a wide range of construction materials,... View Article