Steni cladding provides an educational metamorphosis

Pupils at a primary school in Rotherham have experienced a metamorphosis in their education, thanks in part to imaginative use of rainscreen cladding panels from Steni UK. Three shades of Steni’s lightweight and low-maintenance fibreglass reinforced polymer composite Colour panels... View Article

Testimonial videos describe real benefits to real people

Mitsubishi Electric has just released three new testimonial videos to highlight the benefits of Ecodan renewable heating in real world situations. Graham Temple, Marketing Manager for the company’s heating systems said: “As a manufacturer we know the benefits that heat... View Article

Metal Technology takes extra care at Clarence Park

Architectural aluminium systems company Metal Technology has supplied its window products to a 101 apartment retirement village in Worcester Road, Malvern. Designed and built for Fortis Living (formerly Festival Housing) by contractor Galliford Try, the imaginatively designed £20m extra care... View Article

Products helps improve safety at Docklands Light Railway

Stargard, the original “warm to the touch” DDA compliant handrail from SG System Products, has been used to replace existing handrails at stations along the route of London’s Docklands Light Railway.  The 4mm (4,000 microns) thick PVC sleeve was manufactured... View Article

MHA Lighting set to revolutionise the LED lighting market

MHA Lighting is set to revolutionise the LED lighting market after unveiling a ruthlessly efficient brand new LED lighting technology. The multi-award-winning LED lighting manufacturer has now officially launched its End Lit Rod (ELR) technology alongside the newly created LodeStar... View Article

Interior Film from David Clouting – designed to transform

Designers can now revitalise furniture, feature walls and doors by using Interior Film supplied by leading surface material provider David Clouting Ltd. Interior Film is an innovative range of self-adhesive, decorative films manufactured by LG Hausys for use on a... View Article

The refurbishment of Marston’s historic chimney

Marston’s brewery in Burton-on-Trent, is very much the spiritual home of British beer. Still brewing in the traditional way, this historic brewery was established in 1834, using the unique spring water from the Trent Valley that gives its ales the... View Article

Remmers Floomix DQ – The Ideal Solution

The main production area of the Express Contract Drying factory in South Wales required refurbishment. The existing slabs created significant substrate challenges due to the mixture of old finishes and bare concrete. TPS360, the contractor for the project, was instructed... View Article

World renowned hotel gets the Schlüter-Systems treatment

One of London’s most exclusive and luxurious hotels has used Schlüter-Systems products as part of its grand refurbishment. The Lanesborough Hotel, in Hyde Park Corner, is in the process of extensive renovations which are being carried out by the late... View Article

BIM all zipped up for HydroTap

Zip, the world leader in instant boiling water systems, has set new standards in the industry by becoming the first company within its sector to launch a fully populated Building Information Models (BIM) library for its WRAS approved HydroTap G4... View Article

Banbury Station car park benefits from Berry Cladding

The exterior cladding on the new Banbury Station car park in Oxfordshire has been designed to help the building blend into its environment and was installed by car park specialists Berry Systems. The number of passengers using the station doubled... View Article

Tudor wins “Best Roofing Product” Award 2014

Tudor Roof Tiles Co Ltd, Britain’s foremost independent handmade clay roof tile manufacturer, has won the prestigious 2014 ‘Build It Award’ in the category of ‘Best Roofing Product’. The company received this accolade for its historically authentic range of handmade... View Article

Something rather different under a grass roof

Having seated you under a grass dome to enjoy locally sourced food and a different menu each month you would expect the new Gloucester Services motorway service station on the northbound M5 to have come up with something interesting for... View Article

Europanel is part of innovative show home and office

Eurobond Laminates’ Europanel F5 panel system features on an innovative new building that is a combination of show home and office for Taylor Wimpey. This comes as part of the unveiling of their new landmark housing development at Chobham Manor... View Article

Speed up Housebuilding with TETRiS

Installing a TETRiS insulation block and beam system can speed up the overall build time of your next project. Up to 16x the length of traditional blocks and only 5kg, (compared to 8.4kg for a single concrete block) TETRiS blocks... View Article

New colour options for evolve bi-fold doors

Synseal’s fabricated range of Evolve Bi-fold doors has been enhanced with the addition of new anodised aluminium tracks and Artisan woodgrain foil colour finishes. Previously available in a choice of solid White PVC-U and Golden Oak and Cherrywood woodgrain foil... View Article