Zinc, getting the specification and installation right

For over 200 years zinc has been used to protect buildings from the elements in not only an aesthetically attractive fashion but also by providing excellent durability and very limited maintenance. This is true whether thinking about the traditional zinc... View Article

Dulux Trade creates perfect colour palettes for SEND school

Paint expert Dulux Trade has supported the design of two new multi-sensory classrooms at Firwood High School, Woodbridge Academy in Bolton. To ensure a comfortable and inclusive learning environment for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities, Dulux Trade drew... View Article

EWI fire testing CPD launched for architects and specifiers

A new CPD has been launched to help architects and specifiers improve their understanding of the fire safety considerations that must be made when specifying External Wall Insulation (EWI) systems. The Reaction to Fire – Everything You Need to Consider When Choosing Façade... View Article

How is CaberMDF manufactured?

Panel specialist, West Fraser, trading as Norbord, has produced a 90-second video demonstrating the CaberMDF manufacturing process at the company’s Cowie plant in Scotland. The video can be watched on West Fraser’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=am_BCnWAqBQ The clip outlines the... View Article

How is CaberFloor made?

In a short video launched by West Fraser, trading as Norbord, the panel product specialist demonstrates how its sturdy CaberFloor is made at the huge Cowie facility near Stirling, Scotland. The video is available on West Fraser’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yfo8ZyfBRg... View Article

Building Matters Podcast Launched: Shaping The Future Of Construction

Lignacite’s expert panel picks apart the thorniest challenges facing the construction industry and discusses the foundations for change in the new Building Matters podcast. Bringing together forward-thinking minds from leading architectural practices and Lignacite’s own team, this new podcast gives... View Article

For sustainable PVC products, look for the VinylPlus® Product Label

The VinylPlus® Product Label is a guiding tool making it easy for public and private buyers looking to select PVC products with the best sustainability profile. The VinylPlus® Product Label is a well-recognised Europe-wide sustainability certification scheme for PVC products in building and construction... View Article

Videos | Inspiring home designs

Seeking inspiration for a domestic renovation, home extension or new-build design, then IDSystems have put together four of our favourite projects and captured them on video, offering incredible insight and detail to help you design someone’s dream home. Self-build by... View Article

Keystone Christmas Merrioke

The Keystone Group is proud to present its Keystone Christmas Merrioke featuring the superstars of Keystone. It’s time for a festive sing-a-long to get you in the Christmas spirit! A huge thanks to all our singers and dancers for playing... View Article

Think longer

Michelmersh recognise that real sustainability is understanding the impact of design, calculating the lifetime footprint of a building. Clay brick prolongs the expected life, resulting in a lower footprint for every year of use. www.mbhplc.co.uk/think-longer Watch the video here... View Article