Supporting net zero ambitions: Solar PV enhancement

To aid the specification market as it seeks to design in renewable energy solutions needed for the homes of tomorrow, Marley has launched an enhanced solar panel providing superior aesthetic appeal, improve energy efficiency and greater power output. The new... View Article

Gilberts helps protect twin towers

LISTEN HERE 🔊 An “iconic” site that has been transformed into high rise, high specification living for young professionals is a showcase for the latest in modern methods of construction- including its fire protection. The Coventry development- named Elliotts Yard... View Article

Designer Contracts leads the way to a fitter future

Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, is spearheading a new industry initiative aimed at reversing the crisis level shortage of skilled fitters. On January 17, 2022, the company took on its first cohort of 10, 16 to 18-year-old apprentices... View Article

Vicaima looks west in 2022

Social change brought about by the pandemic, has seen a resurgence of interest in the quality of life afforded for living, leisure and work, both in the West of England and within South Wales. As a result, Vicaima door specialists,... View Article

Vicaima at the forefront of décor trends for 2022

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Vicaima unveils the trends that will shape the interior design sector in 2022, reinforcing the importance of the personalisation factor in each project. The beginning of another year symbolises the closing of cycles and the beginning of... View Article

Fibo’s wall panels: The antibacterial solution

Specifying products with inherent hygienic properties is vital in order to limit the spread of bacteria – especially in healthcare and education settings. As such, Fibo is pleased to announce that all of its waterproof wall panels have now been... View Article

West Fraser’s CaberFloor provides a solution for all applications

LISTEN HERE 🔊 When considering flooring products for new-build or refurbishment projects, the housebuilder and specifier can be sure that West Fraser’s CaberFloor range includes the perfect solution.  Just as sound foundations are essential for any building, the right flooring system lays a good foundation... View Article

Titon Ventilations Systems gets social

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Titon’s Ventilation Systems division continues its planned growth with the timely appointment of a dedicated sales person responsible for the social housing sector. Titon Ventilation Systems identified the greater need for understanding and support in this key... View Article

Carl F Groupco successful in Tai Tarian tender

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Leading hardware distributor, Carl F Groupco has successfully secured a tender to continue full hardware supply to one of the largest social housing providers in Wales, Tai Tarian. Having supplied window and door hardware for the past... View Article

Illuminating Springhills

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Luceco has recently supplied interior and exterior amenity lighting to Springhills Independent Living Scheme at Outwood, provided by Wakefield and District Housing Limited. WDH is one of the UK’s largest social housing providers, with over 32,000 homes... View Article

Certifire approval for TECTUS Hinges

LISTEN HERE 🔊 SIMONSWERK UK is proud to announce that the TECTUS range of concealed hinges has been approved for the Warrington fire CERTIFIRE certification scheme. CERTIFIRE is an independent third-party certification scheme that assures fire protection products’ performance, quality,... View Article

Sika launches new low odour balcony waterproofing range

Responding to the continual growth in popularity of versatile liquid applied waterproofing solutions, Sika has launched Monoflex LO, an innovative low odour waterproofing range for balconies, walkways and terraces. Developed at Sika’s world-leading Global Technology Centre in Preston, the new... View Article

Tactile Design

Embassy Gardens with David Phillips Embassy Gardens is a premium development in the Nine Elms regeneration zone. Recognised for its iconic glass Sky Pool suspended 115 feet in the air, this prestigious property surrounding the US embassy boasts both residential... View Article

Fireproof balconies

Fire safety in residential multi-occupancy buildings is a key issue of our times. We spoke to Richard Izzard of AliDeck to find out more about successful fire safety remediation of balconies. Leaseholders and building owners up and down the country... View Article