Domus Ventilation MVHR wall units now with Bluebrain control

Following the launch of its ceiling/void mounted HRX-aQ Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) appliances with intelligent air management, Domus Ventilation, part of Polypipe, has introduced this same advanced ‘Bluebrain’ control to its wall mounted MVHR units.  The new Domus... View Article

50 is the new 75

Attention all architects, developers and self-builders; 50 is the new 75! Historically, a traditional sand and cement screed is specified at 75mm thick over underfloor heating. Innovations have meant that an anhydrite liquid screed can be laid at 50mm and... View Article

Bespoke Valve Configurations on site as early as seven days

For any building service contractor, the key to a successful project is the efficiency of the installation – in short, time spent on planning and onsite.  Leading Integrated piping solutions manufacturer, Pegler Yorkshire, has developed a unique service that delivers... View Article

Kawneer launches video show reel

A leading UK manufacturer turns to the moving image to get its message across. A video showcase about the architectural aluminium industry and its products and trends has been launched by leading UK manufacturer Kawneer. Seven films currently feature on the... View Article

Latest Schöck engineering means even better performance

We are seeing increasingly stringent EU guidelines and from 2021 all new buildings have to be designed according to low energy building standards. In addition, challenging building regulation requirements and the demands for improved thermal insulation have never been greater.... View Article

Schöck and Marble Mosaic broaden their Horizons

In the mid-19th century, part of a proposal to develop housing in the Yabsley Street area of Blackwall was withdrawn, after the West India Dock Company insisted that ‘only superior houses should be erected there, as the site interferes with... View Article

Reditap: Redring’s hottest new kitchen gadget for 2017

For those in the house building industry looking to inject some kitchen wow-factor into a development without blowing the budget then Redring’s new ‘3 in 1’ boiling water tap, has the answer. Reditap offers an affordable option for those interested... View Article

Glass balconies provide high-end aesthetics

Neaco’s range of glass balconies has secured a specification at another prestigious apartment development. Located near York and surrounded by stunning scenery, the complex of 37 luxury properties features Juliet balconies and walk-on balconies with bespoke graphics on the glass panels.... View Article

Exemplary public realm with concrete

Shortlisted for the 2016 Stirling Prize, Trafalgar Place near London’s Elephant and Castle provides an exemplar for high density development and the exceptional public realm that helps define the project, featured in an important new case study from the trade... View Article

Howarth timber celebrates Doncaster store reopening

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies marked the grand reopening of its Doncaster branch with a three-day celebration complete with offers, competitions and giveaways. The store, which is located on Churchill Business Park on Churchill Road, has been extensively refurbished and... View Article

New ‘smart heat’ wood floor designs join Timbertherm range

Timbertherm – the new heated wood floor – is now available in over 20 finishes. Recently attracting crowds at the Surface Design Show, Timbertherm features integral Far Infrared technology and conducts heat through built-in nano-carbon conductors. The all-in-one ‘smart heat’... View Article

Studor has a million on its mind

Drainage ventilation expert Studor is on target to supply more than one million of its products worldwide this year. Studor is the market leader for Air Admittance Valves (AAVs) and other specialist drainage ventilation products. It supplies customers through its... View Article

Simpson launches BIM Library

Leading construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie is pleased to announce that a wide range of high quality Building Information Modelling (BIM) content is now freely available for download from its website. Hundreds of 2D & 3D Revit files containing item... View Article