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New Wave’s mobile showroom, Demo 2, has taken to the road in order to visit fabricators and installers around the country to showcase its latest aluminium ‘Slide & Swing’ door range, in addition to the original PVC-U model. The showroom allows fabricators to view the hardware and see a demonstration on how installation is carried out and how the product operates.
Deceuninck has set up a permanent display at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon to present its products to more than 200,000 visitors, including homeowners, industry professionals, construction students and media people. The company will be exhibiting its New Wave ‘Slide and Swing’ door, designed to enable frames to slide independently at any time, alongside the Monorail door, aimed at property owners wanting to bring natural light into a building.
Novus Property Solutions participated in the introductory Staffordshire Cluster meeting for schools and businesses taking part in the Business in the Community partnership. The company has teamed up with Thistley Hough Academy in Stoke-on-Trent as part of the Business Class education programme, aimed at creating opportunities for businesses to work alongside secondary schools to produce long-term sustainable partnerships.
The Daikin Altherma heat pump systems can connect to a range of fan coil heat emitter units to provide a quiet running and energy efficient solution with instant air flow distribution. The fan coil units are designed to improve the efficiency of the Daikin Altherma LT split, combined or mono system to enable them to operate at water temperatures of 45°C or less.
Ancon has launched its BIM Object library covering 2D and 3D product representations of a range of products, including standard cavity wall ties, masonry restraints, masonry supports, windposts, tension bar systems, shear load connectors, stud rails and reinforcement continuity systems. Available to download from the NBS National BIM Library, each BIM Object includes product data, whilst each file has been checked by the NBS team to ensure compliancy with the National Building Specification ...
Eurobond Laminates has launched its BIM files for its range of stone wool cored internal and external wall and ceiling composite panels, available in a variety of file formats for use with Europanel, Rockspan and Firemaster. The files include material colours, COBie datasheet parameters and construction details to allow for architects to access relevant material for design projects all in one place.
DuPont is sponsoring the Corian 2.0 design exhibition at Tortona in Milan on the 7th to 13th April, featuring a kitchen, bathroom and lounge scene created by French designer Christian Ghion. The display will showcase the company’s combination of the DuPont Corian with electronic and LED technologies to create interior cladding solutions, in addition to the integration of Corian with Powermat Technology systems for wireless recharging and smartphone networking.
LED Hut has relocated Manchester and quadrupled its warehouse capacity to meet the growing demand for its LED lighting range. The move enables LED Hut trade to increase stock, provide quicker deliveries and better prices. LED Hut is now the leading online resource for LED lighting in the UK, providing a guaranteed next day delivery before 3pm anywhere in the UK. LED Hut is also operating in France, Germany and Australia.
Sprue Safety Products’ FireAngel carbon monoxide (CO) alarms have been supplied in their thousands to installers across Northern Ireland in support of the company’s campaign with the Gis A Hug Foundation, established to protect vulnerable people from the dangers of the deadly gas. The manufacturing firm has been donating one carbon monoxide alarm to the charity for every twenty FireAngel CO-9XT alarms sold from wholesalers and merchants involved in the campaign.
Abloy UK has published its specification handbook, featuring the same information on compliant security solutions as the company’s smartphone app. The publication selects products suitable for specification or installation, in addition to guiding users to their nearest Abloy Centre to ensure materials can be purchased quickly for use in a project.
Video of the Week
How to achieve top timber PEFC Project Certification videodownload
Video shows how PEFC Project Certification provides building designers and developers a supply of legal and sustainable timber in the UK market plus the benefits of highest level of assurance. The first major construction project in the world to achieve PEFC Project Certification is now complete at Kingsgate House, a seven-storey residential project in West London. Video, Factsheet and Case Study shows how to achieve this top timber certification.
The Celotex custom designed pink double-decker bus pulled in at Ecobuild in London as the first stop on its 50 venue UK ‘Insulating Britain’ roadshow that aims to reach architects, contractors and their distribution partners to help simplify their route to regulatory compliance. Celotex will deliver technical presentations from the bus and take part in live webinars.
Flexenergy has supplied its Flexalen technology for application at a new visitor centre at Stonehenge, designed to provide a flexible and sustainable pipe system with a hot temperature range. The Flexalen 600 pre-insulated polybutene range was specified due to its closed cell, water-tight polyolefine thermal insulation and ability to operate up to 95°C.