An opportunity our industry MUST take

With an open Government-led consultation to review the ban on the use of combustible materials in and on the external walls of buildings, Paul Richards, Managing Director of Aquarian Cladding Systems, discusses why a balanced explanation is needed to enable... View Article

Hörmann UK specified for standout Sunderland Eco Homes

Since 1983, Building Design Northern Ltd (BDN) has been providing the North East and surrounding regions with architectural, structural engineering and project management services that push the boundaries in sustainability, innovation and aesthetics. One of its most recent residential developments,... View Article

Sapphire glides to success on challenging balcony project

Sapphire’s Glide-OnTM Cassette® balcony system has risen to the logistical and timescale challenges posed by Kennet House, an office-to-residential refurbishment by Crest Nicholson on the river Kennet in Reading. Surrounded by the river on two sides, the building’s location was... View Article

SensoWash® Starck f: The new generation shower-toilet

Introducing the new generation shower-toilet; designed exclusively for Druavit by Philippe Starck the  SensoWash® Starck f Plus and SensoWash® Starck f Lite can be operated via a remote control or a free app. The technology is now housed within the ceramic body... View Article

Snickers LITEWork working clothes for summer

The innovative new quick-drying fabrics in this lightweight workwear make them a must for the summer months. A change of season means a change of focus on what you wear on site. That’s why Snickers NEW LITEWork clothing can help... View Article

CaberShieldPlus; keeping you building for up to 60 days, even with the roof off

CaberShieldPlus is the ideal flooring solution when building in Britain’s unpredictable climate. Comprising Norbord’s popular moisture-resistant CaberFloor P5 tongue-and-groove particleboard flooring panel, CaberShieldPlus is specially designed to withstand exposure to wet conditions. CaberShieldPlus has protection on both sides, not just the exposed upper surface. The top... View Article

Building the perfect garden room with Oeco

With over 14 years of experience building bespoke garden rooms throughout the UK and Europe, Oeco Garden Rooms has always prided themselves on using the best materials to create the highest quality finished products. Here, Oeco Garden Rooms talk through... View Article

Sustainable covered with Marley’s Flowloc

Marley Plumbing & Drainage is pleased to announce that it has relaunched its Flowloc system. Designed to work in conjunction with a stormwater attenuation tank, the Flowloc system helps to control and manage the rate at which stored water is released... View Article

Create a timeless design with TUBIXX

Concord, architectural lighting by Sylvania, has launched TubiXx, a luminaire that is as stylish as it is functional. Whether it is in a modern or traditional setting, the sleek and clean design of TubiXx can make a stylish statement and... View Article

Build beautifully

Kingscourt, part of Breedon, has made beautifully-crafted bricks for over 100 years. Strong, durable and attractive, the wide range of colours and textures includes rustic, weathered and tumbled – with buff and orange bricks recently added by customer demand. With... View Article

Understanding the dynamics of fast-track construction

The adoption of offsite construction involves upfront capital costs – this is often where comparisons are made between factory-based and traditional building methods. If evaluated in isolation the traditional approach could appear a cheaper option, without taking into consideration the... View Article

Timber frame fire safety in use guidance

With an objective to enhance quality and drive product innovation through technical guidance and research, the Structural Timber Association (STA), as part of their continual development programme, has been collaborating with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), the University of... View Article

Understanding and complying with Approved Document B

Since the ban on using combustible materials in residential buildings of 18 metres and higher, there have been many questions surrounding compliance. Ryno has launched IGNO in a bid to make it straightforward. Following the Grenfell Tower disaster in June... View Article