Green Homes Grant: A Step Towards Net-zero

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced this week that hundreds of thousands of homeowners will receive vouchers of up to £5000 for insulation and energy saving home improvements. Set to launch in September, the £2bn Green Homes Grant will be targeted towards... View Article

Flood risk calls for Brett Martin’s new StormCrate55

Brett Martin Plumbing and Drainage has provided the answer to managing heavy rainfall with the launch of StormCrate55, an underground modular geocellular unit which is proven as a cost-effective solution to surface water run-off in a wide range of below... View Article

Europe’s First Smart City Quarter powered by Panasonic

Nearly CO2-free heating for 90 households The showcase for social, digital & connected, green & sustainable living has commenced in Central Europe Panasonic’s global Smart Cities portfolio extended with this European Lighthouse project In place to continue surpassing competition regarding... View Article

Comar 7P.i FSDX – British by Design

The next generation of aluminium bi-fold, folding sliding door has arrived from Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems. Comar FSDX: Superior, stabilised rolling action with the quietest roller in the industry and improved weight bearing capacity means fit-once and reduced call outs.... View Article

Why specify a complete roof system?

Stuart Nicholson from Marley answers some of the key questions around specifying a complete roof system. With a greater focus on future liability, more frequent episodes of volatile weather and stronger British Standards safeguarding compliance, there are real benefits for... View Article

Senior provides window of opportunity for the housing market

By offering some of the lowest U-values available, the patented PURe® aluminium window system from Senior Architectural Systems has become a firm favourite in the residential sector. The thermally-efficient windows have been widely specified on a number of housing developments... View Article

Königstone achieves NSF Certification

The high quality of Königstone’s KönigQuartz range can be depended on to add beauty and elegance to the kitchen. And it is 100 per cent safe! The exceptional calibre of these surfaces has now been endorsed with the award of... View Article

CaberWood MDF continues to shine

Norbord’s CaberWood range of Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF), the longest standing portfolio on the market, is one of the most versatile. The board is tough, easily worked and ideal for a vast range of building applications – from skirting boards,... View Article

SIG is changing…

As one of the UK’s leading construction material suppliers, we would like to invite you to our virtual SIG Live event, sponsored by Recticel Insulation on Thursday 16th July 2020. Hosted by a special guest presenter, the event will be... View Article

Freefoam launch video to acknowledge 30 year anniversary

Freefoam Building Products has now released a video to highlight and celebrate their 30 year anniversary. Featuring an informative interview with Chairman and founding Director Tony Walsh, and Managing Director Aidan Harte, the video brings the Freefoam story to life... View Article

South Wales church warms to Circoboard performance

The congregation of a church in the Vale of Glamorgan can look forward to physical as well as spiritual comfort during services next winter, thanks to a comprehensive upgrade of the building’s heating provision, with a full underfloor heating system... View Article

Kingspan helps Passivhaus development to meet the standard

A development of 13 homes in the Bedfordshire village of Sharnbrook has been certified to the rigorous requirements of the Passivhaus Standard, with a specification combining Kingspan’s premium performance insulation boards and the Kingspan TEK Building System of Structural Insulated... View Article

Earthborn doubles silicate colours

Exterior masonry is probably the toughest test of all for a paint. It needs to be durable and weatherproof, as well as good looking and not all masonry paints were born equal. Ecopro Silicate Masonry Paint is a highly durable, breathable... View Article

The secret to the perfect gravel driveway

All the finest properties are defined by the first impression they make on prospective buyers. Those first impressions, the property’s kerb appeal, can also make all the difference to its market value, adding an estimated 5-10%. Part of that kerb... View Article