Why use a breathable paint?

Paint breathability measures how air and water vapour flows through its surface. Older properties were built using materials that were designed to promote this airflow. Using paint with a high level of breathability, with breathable building materials, avoids moisture being... View Article

Introducing Twinfix

Twinfix have specialised in glazing systems designed for installing multiwall and solid polycarbonate for over thirty years. All systems are manufactured using rust and maintenance free aluminium bars and frames. Both the polycarbonate glazing and the aluminium may be recycled... View Article

A. Proctor Group expands fire-rated systems offering

A new tape for use with fire-rated internal vapour control layers is now available from the A. Proctor Group. Procheck® FR Tape, a B-s1,d0 aluminium-faced, air and vapour tight product, is designed to be used with Procheck A2 and Procheck... View Article

Pushing the envelope

John Nolan of Generix Facades looks at the importance of a robust approach to testing the structural integrity and capability of facade systems Having a solid understanding of how a facade system will perform prior to construction is crucial for... View Article

Removing the Obscurity Behind Sheltered Housing Fire Standards

The regulations and standards associated with fire safety and sheltered, assisted and social housing are, by necessity, robust. Yet, the responsibilities towards those standards, and subsequently, fire safety equipment such as fire doors, can often leave people vulnerable, as previous... View Article

Slider M50Flex

Coplanar system for full-height cabinets with doors weighing up to 50 Kg Slider M50 Flex is the coplanar system for doors weighing up to 50 kg which is designed to be cut to length. Thanks to the exclusive patented design... View Article

What makes a good paving choice?

By applying a logical approach to the selection and design of paving products for optimum performance, is the concept, yes! But however revolutionised the concept of your paving choice for external use, there is so much more to consider these... View Article

Universal protection

In mental rehabilitation settings like prison and specialist mental healthcare, the primary focus of any shower design should be to protect the service user from harm. Shower fittings should assist in the delivery of care, while discouraging users from causing... View Article

Pump priming

Darren George of Willow Pumps looks at recent developments in pump station design, to provide ease as well as efficiency It’s safe to say the aim at the outset of any project is the completion of a build on time... View Article

New brochure for VitrA Aquacare

VitrA has produced a new brochure for its Aquacare Shower Toilet range. Aquacare provides a warm or cool bidet function on an otherwise standard WC available on Sento, M-Line and Integra wall-hung WC pans. Aquacare is part of the shower... View Article

Encasement’s decorative, practical & durable architectural casings

With more than 40 years experience in the design, manufacture and installation of architectural casing solutions, Encasement is ideally equipped to support your decorative casing requirements, whether it’s for high quality products, technical information or specification details. Our extensive product... View Article

Landmark Hotel Refurbishment Completes

Works have completed on the refurbishment of voco Grand Central, a 19th Century former Great British Railway Hotel, in the heart of Glasgow city centre. Part of the IHG Hotels & Resorts group, this is the first voco branded hotel in... View Article

The air quality route to net zero

With the deadline looming for net-zero carbon, buildings are being designed to be ever more airtight. Richard Paine of Vent-Axia explains how MVHR combines energy efficient ventilation with good indoor air quality The road to net zero carbon has led... View Article

Lecico Bathrooms: Serious about Specification

Lecico Bathrooms are a market leading UK supplier of bathroom sanitaryware, fittings and commercial washroom products and have been successfully supplying products into the UK market for over 30 years. Lecico export to over 50 countries worldwide and is one... View Article