A generational challenge

Paul Smith of F.H. Brundle explains how the Government’s changes to Part M of the Building Regulations could meet the challenge posed by Britain’s ageing population Between September and December 2020, the Government held a consultation on how they could... View Article

Zinc roofing and cladding, aesthetics and details

The long history of VMZINC provides examples of projects where zinc has been in place for over 100 years. This project data is supplemented by the BRE EN15804 Environmental Product Declaration that references a service life of 100 years. A... View Article

Introducing the Mobile Shower Change Trolley from Pressalit

Pressalit, the leading Scandinavian designer of accessible bathroom solutions, has introduced a new Height Adjustable Shower Change Trolley, suitable for both adult and child environments in Changing Places facilities, schools or institutions. Providing safety and comfort for both changing and... View Article

Fibo expands its new urban collection

Leading waterproof wall panel manufacturer, Fibo, has added two new designs to its Urban Collection. Reflecting the latest interior trends, the Herringbone and Hexagonal designs join the popular Metro Brick, which was launched last year. The versatile collection now offers... View Article

Preventative Steps to Ensure Tragedies Don’t Happen

UK leading Manufacturer of Type C Cavity Drainage Systems, Delta Membrane Systems are revolutionising the waterproofing sector with MS 500 Fire. Taking steps to ensure tragedies like the Grenfell Tower don’t occur again, is top of most construction material manufacturer’s... View Article

Introducing the MEV 160 & MEV 300

New Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) Range. The MEV 160 and MEV 300 are versatile, compact and high performance extract ventilation systems, perfect for houses, apartments and other communal residences. Install Friendly – User Friendly – Planet Friendly The MEV 160... View Article

Formica Group launches 2021 student design competition

European design students invited to enter the new Formica® Formations Design Competition – Call for entries This year Formica Group, manufacturer of interior surfacing solutions and the original inventor of Formica® laminate, has launched a new and exciting pan-European student... View Article

Package pumping stations

Package Pumping Stations have evolved to be engineered with greater use of modern engineering design to tolerate the challenges of the civil and building sites. T-T Pumps designed the Planet Range of pumping stations with superior materials having tolerance to... View Article

Creating useable balcony living space

The world in which we presently live has made us realise even more how important outside space is for our mental health and maintaining connections with others.  Open balconies are featured on many developments but climatic conditions often restrict their... View Article

Introducing Twinfix

Twinfix have specialised in glazing systems designed for installing multiwall and solid polycarbonate for over thirty years. All systems are manufactured using rust and maintenance free aluminium bars and frames. Both the polycarbonate glazing and the aluminium may be recycled... View Article

Compact automatic entrance for hospice refurbishment

Nightingale House, a charitably run palliative care facility in Wrexham, has undertaken a significant programme of upgrade. Improving accessibility into the facility, the main entrance now benefits from a double set of automatic folding doors from TORMAX, helping maintain the... View Article