Over 13 Schöck product variants at Hendon Waterside

Minimising energy use in buildings by improving building envelope thermal performance is increasingly important in the drive for sustainability and energy efficiency. And the prevention of thermal bridging is critical with structural attachments such as balconies. Ineffectual insulation at the... View Article

JS Air Curtains fit in at 1Rebel gym

JS Air Curtains has recently supplied two Rund air curtains to 1Rebel boutique gym in Victoria, London. Described as a “Ride studio like no other” the 1Rebel gym at Victoria fuses amazing sound systems and lighting with a full body... View Article

Panasonic introduces R32 Big PACi series

Expanded R32 line up with the arrival of Big PACi 20-25kW Easy to install with light and split-able duct indoor unit Water heat exchanger option Leading the change to R32, Panasonic has introduced the R32 Big PACi Series. The series,... View Article

Lights on at West Kype Farm

When West Kype equestrian farm in Lanarkshire, Scotland needed to replace its existing floodlights due to an overheating issue, Megaman’s Ensio integrated LED floodlights were the ideal solution. The manufacturer provided an energy efficient fixture with a lower heat output... View Article

FlexStep from The Platform Lift Company

A space saving platform lift solution to create access within residential and commercial environments. FlexStep is an ingenious space saving two-in-one platform lift solution. It provides both stairs and an open platform lift even in the tightest of spaces. At... View Article

Nordic Copper skyline crowns the new Ram Quarter

The new Ram Quarter mixed-use development at the heart of the London Borough of Wandsworth is highlighted by its rooftop cladding of Nordic Green Living 1 pre-patinated copper, reflecting the site’s industrial heritage. The site was formerly home to the... View Article

You’ll be sage green with envy!

Freefoam, a leading manufacturer of a wide range of innovative products for the building industry in the UK, Ireland and Mainland Europe, has responded to market demand and feedback from customers and added the popular Sage Green to its Double... View Article

Schlüter-Systems Raises the Bar with New Pedestal System

Schlüter-Systems is pleased to introduce Schlüter®-TROBA-LEVEL, an adjustable pedestal system for balconies and terraces. A welcome addition to Schlüter’s range of balcony and terrace solutions, the seven-part system is the first loose-lay option to be offered by the company. It... View Article

Kalwall rockets away

Aerospace company Blue Origin’s vast new 70,000 square metre factory in Kennedy Space Centre’s Exploration Park in Florida is now manufacturing ‘Glenn’ rockets for launches at Cape Canaveral 10 miles away. In addition, it is expected that the factory’s upper-level... View Article

Opening the door to enhanced efficiency and aesthetics

Aesthetics, longevity and security are all key areas to consider when specifying entrance doors, but with continued increases in energy costs, the role of thermal efficiency is taking precedence in the design process, reports David O’Mara of Hörmann UK Entrance... View Article

Addressing critical interfaces

Andrew Mitchell of NBT (Natural Building Technologies) discusses the challenges of achieving design integrity at building interfaces, for insulation or air-tightness The role of the architect in the design and construction process has changed over the years, with many of the... View Article

Shades apart

Louise Martin-Bennett of Fordingbridge discusses why an increased focus on user wellbeing is meaning that shading systems are more in demand than ever With continued focus on user wellbeing, client specification of shade systems is now commonplace in UK architecture.... View Article

Watertight basement solutions

Alex Burman of Sika discusses the key guidance, and technology options, for specifiers looking to achieve watertight concrete basement constructions When beginning a basement construction or renovation, the waterproofing standard of BS 8102:2009 is key. It recommends and provides guidance... View Article