Schöck modular Isokorb for both balconies and facades

The Schöck Isokorb is a market leading solution for balcony design detailing – but it can also dramatically improve facade thermal performance. The Elephant and Castle district of London is undergoing a major regeneration. The £2.3 billion Elephant Park project... View Article

New homes feature Freefoam Fortex embossed cladding

Freefoam are delighted to release a new case study featuring Fortex embossed Double Shiplap PVC cladding on four new homes in Stourbridge. Built by Worcester based house builders 11:11 Property the four large detached houses are built with an attractive... View Article

Designer Contracts creates dream escapes for homes by Esh

Designer Contracts worked with Homes by Esh to create two pandemic beating dream escapes for the developer’s show houses at West Park Garden Village in Darlington. With a long standing relationship, Homes by Esh tasked Designer Contracts with two ‘escape-from-it-all’... View Article

From public pariah to exemplar of good practice

Patrick Mooney explores using Green principles to modernise a Council housing estate Ever since the Grenfell Tower was engulfed in flames on a hot June night, four years ago, the reputation of Kensington and Chelsea Council has been dragged through... View Article

NIBE unveils new smart home accessories and solar panels

Providing a complete energy efficient solution for household heating, NIBE Energy Systems has launched a selection Solar PV panels to power its heat pumps and expanded its range of smart home accessories to maximise indoor comfort and climate control. The... View Article

Domus Ventilation launches non-combustible Solis Air Brick™

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, has launched the new Solis Air Brick™ range of low resistance, non-combustible metal air bricks that are fully compliant with the revised Building Regulations Fire Safety Approved Document B. Changes to the Building Regulations, which came into force in November 2020, requires “Ductwork penetrating through the... View Article

A decade of the most advanced BIM Brick files

Michelmersh is delighted to release BIM Version 4 (V4), its most advanced files yet. The Michelmersh Group was the first of its kind to introduce Building Information Modelling (BIM) files in the UK, years before the competition. Michelmersh continues to... View Article

2021 Passivhaus Winners Revealed

The winners of the 2021 UK Passivhaus Awards have been revealed at an online awards ceremony. On Wednesday 30 June – coinciding with London Climate Action Week – all finalists presented their projects to an audience of almost 300 people,... View Article

H+H UK announces Group Sustainability Strategy

LISTEN HERE 🔊 H+H UK Ltd has declared its participation in the H+H Group sustainability strategy, committing the company to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. The sustainability strategy published by the Danish parent company of H+H UK Ltd comprises... View Article

Sika announces launch of new Online Knowledge Centre

Global building product manufacturer, Sika, has launched an eLearning platform, the Knowledge Centre, allowing construction specialists to expand their skills and keep up to date on the very latest developments, innovations and regulatory requirements relating to a wide range of construction materials,... View Article