JUWO Evolved SmartWall™

JUWO Evolved SmartWall™ is a complete building system, meeting thermal requirements from building regulations to Passivhaus in a single block. The range offers an extensive range of blocks – all thermally efficient, structural and sustainable, providing architects and developers with... View Article

Maintaining the integrity of fire rated walls

The integrity of a ‘Fire wall’ constructed from drylining can be lost as soon as an electrical box or other partial penetration is installed. Knowing how to address this in the design stage or perhaps more importantly, during upgrades to... View Article

“CaberDek is our go-to flooring product” says KRM Carpentry!

Whether working on a new build, an entire refurbishment project, or an extension or loft conversion, KRM Carpentry from Gillingham, Kent, always uses West Fraser’s CaberDek flooring. “We undertake various jobs in the Kent area and always use CaberDek.  We fix the boards with CaberFix D4 as it... View Article

Keyfix non-combustible cavity solutions set the industry standard

Keyfix, the latest innovative new Keystone Group business, is solving the non-combustible challenge with its unique range of external cavity wall solutions. Developed in response to the increasing requirement for non-combustible materials for buildings over 18 metres, the A1 fire-rated... View Article

Extensive new colour offering for Aliaxis UK rainwater systems

Championing the growing colour trend in the built environment, Hunter Plastics is pleased to reveal a new extended colour offering for its range of rainwater systems. Designed to provide specifiers, developers, roofing contractors and self-builders with even more choice, enhanced... View Article

Tile solutions for housebuilders

The Parkside Housebuilder Collection is a portfolio of wall, floor and outdoor tiles for housebuilders, that features the exclusive ELLE Decoration Home collection. Intended to provide developers with a range of inspiring tiles for wall and floor use, indoors and... View Article

Out of timber? Consider buying British

If you’ve tried to buy timber cladding lately, you’ll know it is in short supply – but the solution may be closer than you think, says Tom Barnes of Vastern Timber. Timber products, including roof battens, structural timber and cladding,... View Article

Senior looks ship-shape at Bristol’s Harbourside

Aluminium windows, doors and curtain wall systems from Senior Architectural Systems have been used to create a modern and efficient fenestration package for a new residential development in the heart of Bristol’s historical harbourside. The second phase of the Wapping... View Article

Out of timber? Look locally for cost effective alternatives

Locally grown timber species are well suited alternatives to exterior cladding, easier to get hold of, and cheaper too. If you’ve tried to buy timber cladding recently, you’ll know that it’s in short supply. Costs for imported favourites, such as Canadian... View Article

LPG: Still a viable solution for housing developers

Demand for new build homes in rural areas is at an all-time high(1). For housing developers in off-grid locations which are ready to start projects in the near future, LPG still offers a cost-effective fuel choice, due to significantly lower... View Article

The importance of fire door traceability

Fire doors play a critical role in passive fire protection, helping to save lives and protect property by buying time for firefighters to arrive in the event of a fire. But fire doors that are not properly specified, installed or... View Article

Contemporary apartments incorporate Profloor Levelling System

An attractive new urban regeneration scheme has creatively reimagined the former office headquarters of Burger King into 48 contemporary apartments. The development led by Vivant Homes includes a mix of studio, one and two bedroom apartments within the 6-storey building,... View Article

Security and safety with Steel Window Fittings

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Steel Window Association (SWA) member, Steel Window Fittings (SWF) specialises in providing quality, design-led fittings for steel window frames. A recent innovation to answer questions of aesthetics, security and longevity is a range of multipoint locking handles. The multipoint locking... View Article

JUWO Evolved SmartWall

JUWO Evolved SmartWall, a monolithic clay block using thin joint adhesive technology. This building system provides a structural, sustainable solution for all your house building needs, meeting thermal requirements from building regulations to passivhaus in a single block. No cavities,... View Article