Armstrong Ceilings launches its catalogue for 2014/2015

The ultimate guide to ceiling systems has been launched by Armstrong. The leading interior solutions provider has launched its new 2014/2015 catalogue for mineral, metal, wood and fabric ceilings to help architects, interior designers and facilities managers specify the most... View Article

GGF Group FIT and ready

The GGF Group is “fit and ready” to make the most of the best UK trade show for the Glass and Glazing Industry – The FIT Show in Telford International Centre 1012 June. At the show the GGF Group will... View Article

SterlingOSB – perfect for refurbishment projects

Sterling OSB (oriented strand board) is perfect for today’s building refurbishment projects. Increasingly, builders are substituting plywood for Sterling OSB; it’s more cost-effective, environmentally-efficient and highly versatile with many variations depending on the application. SterlingOSB (Oriented Strand Board) is a... View Article

GGF sets the standards for fire safety

The GGF Fire Resistant Glazing Group (FRGG) has now published the new Standard for “The Specification and Installation of Fire-Resistant Barriers containing Glass for Resistance against the passage of Fire and Products of Combustion.” The FRGG has brought together the... View Article

Mapei launches new swimming pool construction CPD

Mapei (UK) has launched a new Swimming Pool Construction CPD seminar. The new technical seminar will assist in the specification of correct materials, in accordance with current BS and EN Standards. Seminars can be arranged to suit group or specific... View Article

Made by Robots – Challenging Architecture at a Larger Scale

In the next decade or so, the widespread adoption of robotics is set to transform the construction industry: building techniques will become increasingly automated both on- and off-site, dispensing with manual labour and enabling greater cost and operational efficiencies. Made... View Article

Clear toughened glass benefits demonstrated for BBC Watchdog

Toughened glass features in the BBC’s new “Watchdog Test House” series next week (11.45am on Thursday 27 March) courtesy of (Sheffield-based) independent research, testing, analysis and design specialist Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS). The episode – one of a series... View Article

Technal façade systems for new riverside school campus

A series of architectural aluminium glazing systems from Technal has been used for an ambitious redevelopment project at Yarm School, an independent co-educational private day school near Stockton-on-Tees. Designed by Associated Architects and built by Miller Construction, a range of... View Article

Lightweight glazing units for architectural purposes

Set against the background of rising requirements on the energy performance of buildings, there is currently an ongoing trend toward thermal triple glazing. Although this technology is highly efficient, the glass industry is now working on lighter alternatives to counteract... View Article