A new lease of life for landscape thanks to Haddonstone’s stonework

Haddonstone, the UK’s leading name in cast stone design and manufacture, was selected to create a range of high-quality cast stone landscaping components for the considerable gardens at a beautiful, historic property in Leicestershire. Much of the existing stonework throughout the grounds of the property had weathered over... View Article

New Marmox Fireboard offers ideal EWI and IWI substrate

Building on the broad benefits of its widely specified Multiboard, insulation manufacturer Marmox has introduced the highly versatile Fireboard into its range for both internal and external wall insulation (IWI/EWI) applications. The Marmox Stone Wool based product shares the unique... View Article

Sto helps refurbished homes shine brighter and greener

A refurbished housing development is benefiting from an aesthetic, energy-efficient exterior thanks to a Sto external wall insulation system. Located in Bordon, Hampshire, The Pines features 96 former Ministry of Defence (MOD) properties, which have been transformed into modern two... View Article

Renting Essential Equipment from Boels, the UK’s Leading Hire Firm

When undertaking facility projects or events, quality rental equipment simplifies execution. For generators, dehumidifiers and all supplementary gear, Boels Rental delivers through a vast U.K.-wide inventory and convenient services. Nationwide Hire Support  With over 150 locations across the UK, Boels... View Article

Specialist Membranes for Passivhaus Design

Episode 25 of the Building Insights podcast is out now! Getting a building fabric’s design up to the demands of a Passivhaus is all about meticulous attention to detail. However achieving an air-tight but breathable envelope that benefits both the... View Article

How can early engagement help to improve fire safety performance?

Neil Kirwin, Southern Specification Manager at SFS, discusses why engaging with building product manufactures can help to improve fire safety performance. Earlier engagement in technical design with building product manufacturers certainly helps to reduce the complexity of dealing with fire... View Article

ADSA Sponsors Industry Award

The Automatic Door Suppliers Association (ADSA) is sponsoring the best in electronic product design and innovation at the AI Specification Awards for a second time. The biennial even is organised by the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) in conjunction with... View Article

Passivent makes the grade at historic Northumberland Hall

Leading natural ventilation solutions manufacturer Passivent has helped breathe new life into the Grade II listed Matfen Hall in Northumberland following an extensive refurbishment programme designed by Doonan Architects. The refurbishment of this gothic hall, which dates back to 1832,... View Article

Verta column casings – cover up with style

The demands of architects and specifiers seeking to create stylish finishes on a diverse range of building interior and exterior projects are the main drivers behind the versatility and extensive choice available within the Encasement Verta column casing range. A... View Article

ASWS leading the way on lead

Associated Steel Window Services (ASWS) looks at the continuing health threat posed by a class of paint banned for the past 30 years, and how one London based metal window specialist has learned to deal with it. Commercial property companies... View Article