Proven high quality low-carbon ventilation selected for Arboretum

National Memorial Arboretum: WINDCATCHER Classic and iNVent2 Control Panel Contacts: Architect: Glen Howells Architects Building Contractor : Stepnell M&E Contractor: Daly Engineering Services Ltd Location: Alrewas, Staffordshire Products installed (2016): 5 No. Windcatcher® Classic 185 natural ventilation systems c/w 24V... View Article

Bath University relies on LCN door closers

New buildings at Bath University have relied on a large number of LCN door closers distributed in the UK by Relcross Ltd and supplied to the contractors by IRM of Yate. The 10 West Building was formally opened in July... View Article

Polypipe makes the air flow at London’s Tate Modern

Polypipe has reinforced its position as the UK’s leading manufacturer of plastic sustainable drainage, water management and ventilation products after its products were specified in one of London’s most prestigious museums –Tate Modern. Over 350 metres of Polypipe’s Ridgistorm-XL large... View Article

Docherty introduces new Heat Interface Units (HIU)

Docherty Group has introduced its “HIPER” high performance Heat Interface Unit (HIU), designed to deliver heating and hot water whilst improving energy efficiency and minimising costs in multi-dwelling developments. The units are suitable for large projects and offer a diverse... View Article

Triton extends liquid applied waterproofing range

Triton has extended its range of liquid applied waterproofing products to offer a wider choice of systems primarily for the reliable waterproofing of roofs and podium decks. Each of the three new systems provides Type A barrier protection waterproofing as... View Article

Acoustic ceiling pops up in world famous restaurant

The design of the NOMA Pop-up Restaurant at Barangaroo near Sydney in Australia was most unusual – unusual because it was designed to operate only 10 weeks, just like another temporary Japanese one which popped-up for a short time in Tokyo.... View Article

OSMO meets the demands for wooden decking

Osmo UK, the eco-friendly wood and finishes expert, offers a range of decking oils to protect and maintain the beauty and quality of exterior decking. The product range provides resistance against water and dirt, while also offering an appealing satin... View Article

Firex Low Energy Smoke & Heat Alarms

Kidde’s Firex range now offers safety plus sustainability, with low energy mains-powered smoke and heat alarms that cost less than £1 a year to run. Interconnected, mains-powered smoke and heat alarms with reliable power back-up should now be the norm... View Article

IKO UK Group sole supplier to Willmott Dixon for roof systems

IKO UK Group has signed a Mandated Supplier Agreement with leading independent construction and property services company, Willmott Dixon. This includes IKO Polymeric for the supply of Spectraplan TPE and Armourplan PVC single ply membranes. IKO plc will supply its range... View Article

Refurbishment roofs

Over time, older roofs can become compromised, whether it’s a degradation of the roofing system and materials or damage by an external force such as high winds or falling objects. This can lead to leaks which may cause further problems... View Article

Westbury is seeking sustainability

Staff at Westbury are passionate that the use of tropical hardwood is no longer necessary and have set themselves a goal to be completely tropical hardwood free by the end of 2016 – a tough objective for a big player... View Article

Perfect acoustics for conferences

Hotel Koldingfjord enjoys a beautiful location near Kolding in Denmark. The attractive Baroque building, originally a sanatorium for children, has been extended and upgraded by Arkitema Architects. This includes the installation of Troldtekt acoustic ceilings in an existing space converted to... View Article