New door closer opens more opportunities

Samuel Heath and SIMONSWERK, two of the industry’s leading designers and manufacturers of architectural ironmongery, have created Powermatic Axis, a controlled, concealed door closer which opens more opportunities for specifiers wishing to maintain a clean appearance to doors and interiors.... View Article

On a mission

LISTEN HERE 🔊 A sensitive restoration of a dilapidated but listed ‘Mission Hall’ in west London posed a series of challenges, not least ensuring that external fixtures such as rainwater goods met strict authenticity criteria. Neil Davies Architects report on... View Article

A fresh appreciation

LISTEN HERE 🔊 The pandemic has increased appreciation for fresh air as well as natural light; Tracey Jackson of Howells Patent Glazing explains how rooflights can be the practical answer The pandemic has changed the way owners feel about their... View Article

Conserving authenticity

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Lewis Proudfoot of Cliveden Conservation looks at moisture management in historic buildings, and why he believes lime should be the default material for repairing traditional structures The challenge of maintaining and repairing historic or traditional buildings often... View Article

Selectaglaze Secondary Glazing for Healthcare

Controlling the environment within hospitals to stop the spread of disease and infection is very important. Selectaglaze secondary glazing creates an excellent barrier to help prevent this and has a wide range of healthcare products; from switchable glass, anti-ligature furniture... View Article

JACKODUR® ATLAS is the foundation for success

An amazing self-build property built on a JACKODUR® ATLAS foundation slab has won the Small Project Category of the 2021 Passivhaus Awards. The property, Larch Corner, is located in Warwickshire and predominantly features modern timber engineering in its above ground... View Article

New product: Ecoglo Stair Nosings

EcoGlo is Quantum’s innovative solution to stair safety. It is a unique photoluminescent tread material which can be used with most Quantum stair nosings. Ecoglo (Eglo 31, 32, 35, 51, 52, 55) illuminates step edges in reduced light, aiding safety in... View Article

On the right path with Marshalls Landscape Protection 

In a move that could help local communities become more active, Marshalls Landscape Protection has brought together its range of Active Travel Solutions in a new brochure and website landing page. The collection has been designed to create safer and... View Article

StormCrate55 controls surface water at caravan showground

LISTEN HERE 🔊 When it came to the management and control of surface water run-off at a caravan showground in Hull, StormCrate55, an engineered Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) from Brett Martin was up for the challenge. The static caravan manufacturer’s... View Article

AET’s sustainable answer

For years developers have been progressing their projects using tried and tested methods, but those methods are now being put under the spotlight. Why? Because in most cases, these methods of building have been proven to be unsustainable. Many commercial... View Article

The future of maintenance processes in Basement Drainage

More than just a high-water level alarm, the AlertMaxx2 EC acts as a smart solution bringing your whole basement drainage system together.  Designed to put homeowners in control, it captures real time data, allowing access to monthly health reports on... View Article