Does size matter?

Creating more space in the home is high on the agenda as many of today’s homes smaller than they were nearly 100 years ago. Research by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) found the average home has decreased in... View Article

Pivota – fully concealed 3-D hinges

Cooke Brothers are the sole UK stockists and distributors of the PIVOTA® series of fully concealed, three way adjustable, four knuckle precision hinges The PIVOTA® range of hinges are widely acknowledged as being at the forefront in advanced hinge design... View Article

Pukka flooring for Jamie’s restaurant

Foodies visiting Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen restaurant in Cornwall can admire more than just the cooking after Tarkett produced a bespoke floor for the popular eatery. As part of a recent renovation project, the flooring experts from Tarkett’s Floorcraft Design team... View Article

greenteQ pulling power from VBH

Hardware distributor VBH has added stainless steel pull handles to the greenteQ hardware range. The series was developed by VBH in Germany, where doors are commonly fitted with key operated (wind-up) locks and pull handles have long been used in... View Article

Roofing Contractors forum

The A.Proctor Group Ltd recently held a Roofing Contractors forum, bringing together those from throughout the UK who were keen to share experiences and knowledge. Education is key within the industry and an understanding of the current technologies and differences... View Article

Klober roofing airtightness demonstrations at Ecobuild

Klober, on stands N540G alongside the NFRC, will be demonstrating how roofing airtightness and solar installation accessories can help achieve high CSH and BREEAM ratings. SAP calculation and condensation risk analysis services are available to support use of specialised products... View Article

Ultrascape exhibiting at Ecobuild

Ecobuild celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with several exciting new plans, featuring mortar paving specialist Ultrascape, for the first time. Each year Ecobuild hosts the most comprehensive showcase of sustainable construction products in the world. In light of this,... View Article

Schueco fire-protection systems provide the complete solution

Despite the overwhelming need for effective fire-protection in system-built façades, windows and doors, few companies possess a range that is comprehensive enough to provide a complete solution. The exception is Schueco UK whose suite of fire-rated aluminium systems can satisfy... View Article

Ecobuild showcase for Smart

Once again, commercial systems specialist Smart Architectural Aluminium will have a dominant presence at Ecobuild, with the company showcasing a number of new and existing products at the exhibition, as well as presenting its sustainability credentials. A six metre run... View Article

Smart new website for Greenwood Airvac

It’s destination Ventilation with the launch of Greenwood Airvac’s new website – For everything ‘residential ventilation’, the site revolves around the company’s core principle of ensuring Guaranteed Installed Performance is achieved – because what’s the point if the ventilation... View Article

Kingspan for Channel 4 church restoration

Kingspan Insulation’s Kooltherm and Therma products have been installed as part of the restoration of a dilapidated church, featured on Channel 4’s Restoration Man series. St Peter’s Church originally built in 1874, was constructed on a steeply sloping pedestrian hill... View Article

Armstrong Ceilings’ 2014 A Book inspires design exploration

A grand tour of projects has been published in Armstrong Ceilings’ latest A Book. Far from having to travel the globe, all that architects and interior designers need for inspiration on specifying interior solutions is contained within Armstrong Ceilings’ A Book for 2014.... View Article

2014 fire engineering webinar series announced

Architects, consultants and contractors can tap into the latest developments in fire safety and design engineering during a series of free one hour webinars from FDS Consult. Recognised as one of the UK’s leading experts in fire design engineering, FDS... View Article

Norway. Winter. -40°C. Welcome to the future of heating.

Developed in Norway over 20 years ago, UKWarmfloor’s self-regulating, low-energy heating already has a well-established reputation in Scandinavia simply because it has the lowest energy use of any comparable heating system. By combining the latest technology (self-regulating intelligent carbonpolymer heating... View Article