New Kingspan TEK visitor centre is a rare breed

Cotswold Farm Park has almost tripled the size of its visitor facilities with a new, purpose-built centre which combines the aesthetic appeal of traditional farm building with the outstanding envelope performance of the Kingspan TEK Building System of Structural Insulated... View Article

Kingspan finds its place on Grade-A office development

Kingspan Kooltherm K103 Floorboard has been installed in the ground floor of an expansive new development, providing high quality office space at the heart of Cheltenham’s growing Business Quarter. The rise of office to residential conversions has seen available office... View Article

STA Advice Note 18 – what do specifiers need to know?

John Mellor of Protect Membranes explains the key subject of thermal performance for breather membranes installed to structural timber walls, as detailed in the Structural Timber Association’s STA Advice Note 18. To assist specifiers involved in the growing structural timber... View Article

Thermal bridging resolved – Marmox Thermoblock

In a typical detached property, it has been calculated (Energy Saving Trust: Thermal Bridging and Airtightness 2009) that an unaddressed Thermal Bridge can account for 30 per cent of the building’s heat loss. Heat loss at the wall-floor junction One... View Article

Crittall jobs showcase Manchester’s 1930’s heritage

Two prestigious refurbishment contracts in Manchester illustrate the appeal of Crittall Steel windows across different sectors. Appleby Lodge is a residential estate and the Redfern Building an office block in a sought-after city centre location currently undergoing redevelopment. Both date... View Article

Caring for the planet with Keller Kitchens

Sustainability and the protection of our planet’s resources continue to grab headlines; and a key area is building and architecture where the environmental movement has become intrinsically entwined with business health. Keller Kitchens has consistently been at the forefront of... View Article

Scottish success for Gerflor with Cherry Tree Nursery

In 2018 South Ayrshire Council appointed main contractor Portakabin to build a proposed new state-of-the-art Early Years Centre in Ayr, Scotland. The now completed £2.2 million Cherry Tree Early Years Centre development provides the largest modular modern learning environment in... View Article

Kitchens by J.S. Geddes

Founded in 1984, Kilmarnock-based, Kitchens by J.S Geddes is a retailer specialising in superior design, installation and aftercare. Having created high-end and contemporary kitchen schemes throughout Scotland for many years, Kitchens by J.S Geddes is focused on providing a full... View Article