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The changing faces of facades

Philip West from Spanwall discusses the future of facades and how technology and legislation have created a new set of design expectations throughout the industry In the wake of unprecedented... View Article

Sustainable fire safety

Kelly Westwood from Knauf Insulation discusses the critical need to combine fire safety and sustainability in buildings of the future COP26 in Glasgow brought a renewed focus and urgency to... View Article

Striking a balance

The importance of ventilation and ensuring a healthy and comfortable interior environment is an essential part of building design. Andy Moul from Construction Specialties (CS) looks at factors which need to... View Article

Under the skin

The Royal College of Physicians’ new WELL Platinum teaching base in Liverpool has been designed with an appropriately scientific approach, resulting in one of the world’s healthiest buildings, including a... View Article

Shining a light on embodied carbon

The lighting industry is changing fast in order to gear up for net zero – Tim Bowes from Whitecroft Lighting explains how supply chains are cutting embodied carbon The construction... View Article

Facing the threats

A growing range of perimeter security measures have been developed by industry to meet ever-changing security threats, with full accreditation to give specifiers and clients confidence. Sally Osmond from Frontier... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Capital fit-out

Liverpool’s largest office block- the Capital Building- is undergoing a full interior refurbishment to address the lack of Grade A premises available in the city. Fundamental to the upgrade of... View Article

CaberFloor P5 for creak-free flooring

CaberFloor P5, from timber panel specialist West Fraser, trading as Norbord, is the UK’s most popular moisture resistant flooring panel of its type. It is a high-performance particleboard being widely... 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.... View Article

Historic access solution

The Grade 1 listed Newcastle Cathedral has recently undergone considerable renovation work after being awarded a £4.2m National Lottery Heritage grant. TORMAX was contracted by Historic Property Restoration (HPR Ltd)... View Article
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