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UNION

Why builders merchants benefit from supplying the full UNION StrongBOLT range downloadweblink

Union

UNION has extended its range to enhance builders merchant’s stock profiles. They are encouraging them review their stock profiling to supply the full UNION StrongBOLT range and make extra sales.  The StrongBOLT British Standard 5 lever mortice lock already sells well and the full diversified range will enable merchants meet demand for a wider variety of locks. All variants are available in both satin stainless steel and polished brass finishes, and are supplied in visi-pack display.

Steni UK

Cladding panels from Steni UK now available for BIM downloadweblink

Steni UK

Products from specialist cladding panel manufacturer Steni UK are now available for BIM, including Steni’s glass fibre reinforced composite panels for exterior and interior façade applications. The Steni portfolio includes its colour panels with a smooth surface of 100% acrylic that is electron beam cured without the use of solvents, Nature panels with a surface of aggregated natural stones from Europe, and Imago panels with a surface of ceramic-coloured fine natural stone.

CIAT

Join Vectorworks as a sponsor for CIAT major autumn events downloadweblink

Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)

CIAT confirm that Vectorworks are sponsoring the CIAT AGM and President’s Dinner Dance in November. There are more sponsorshipopportunities for these events which are a unique opportunity to to promote your company, product or service and network with over 250 building professionals including specialists in Architectural Technology who are principal specifiers of products and services. 

Micronics

Micronics complete metering solutions for consultants and contractors download

Micronics

Micronics now offers complete metering solutions for building services engineers including a comprehensive range of traditional in-line meters to complement its established clamp-on range. Micronics clamp-on products have been specified on significant projects including BAA T5 and the ExCeL London exhibition and conference centre. Engineers increasingly recognised the associated performance and cost benefits for critical and larger pipe applications.

COINS

Construction benefits from BIM & digital prototyping as COINS invests in Fulcro download

COINS

Recognising the benefits of both BIM and digital prototyping for the construction industry, Construction Industry Solutions (COINS) has invested in BIM-enabled virtual design and construction services company, Fulcro Engineering Services. Both businesses believe combining the development of software and the application of 3D digital prototyping will help customers with design & cost planning right through to facilities management & operational maintenance. 

Virgin Strive Challenge

Causeway partnership with the Virgin STRIVE Challenge downloadweblink

Causeway Technologies

Causeway is the sponsor and Live Tracking Partner for the Virgin STRIVE Challenge, a mass participation, ultra-endurance event to raise money for Big Change. Causeway as Live Tracking Partner for the event will enable friends, family and other supporters to track the progress of participants of the event taking place between 7th August and 6th September 2014

Saint-Gobain PAM

Saint-Gobain PAM UK launches new range of cast iron shower drain kits downloadweblink

Saint-Gobain PAM UK

Adding to its range of VortX drainage products, Saint-Gobain PAM UK launch a range of complete cast iron shower drain kits. Supplied boxed, each kit features a VortX shower drain body, bottle trap and stainless steel grating, which is available in a standard finish, or can be polished to order.

Scaracen Interiors

Top AIS Award for Saracen Interiors refurbishment of Royalty House in Watford download

Saracen Interiors

Saracen Interiors wins an AIS (Association of Interior Specialists) gold award for its refurbishment of Royalty House, the old Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust  building in Watford that completed last year on behalf of Aspect Property Group. The high quality of the interior fit increased the value of the space at Royalty House and the efficiency of the building with a reduction in energy costs of up to 50 per cent.

UNION

Why builders merchants benefit from supplying the full UNION StrongBOLT range downloadweblink

Union

UNION has extended its range to enhance builders merchant’s stock profiles. They are encouraging them review their stock profiling to supply the full UNION StrongBOLT range and make extra sales.  The StrongBOLT British Standard 5 lever mortice lock already sells well and the full diversified range will enable merchants meet demand for a wider variety of locks. All variants are available in both satin stainless steel and polished brass finishes, and are supplied in visi-pack display.

Plumis Automist

Open plan fire safety compliance solution from Automist download

Plumis

Plumis Automist provides a simple and effective fire safety solution for creating open plan homes. Automist is a discreet fire suppression appliance designed for use in homes. A dedicated Heat Alarm detects fire conditions, triggering a fine water mist, which suppresses the fire and restores survivable conditions while occupants escape. The product includes spray nozzles that mount on a standard wall plate and a small pump that can be located in a nearby cupboard. The result is almost ...

Step-by-step video guide to installing Alumasc Silicone Render videoweblink

Alumasc FacadesFri, 29 Aug 2014

Watch the step-by-step video guide to installing Alumasc Silicone Render which is used as a finish to Alumasc Facade Systems various External Wall Insulation (EWI) Systems. This product is available in a wide variation of colours. Links for further information or to request a free colour chart. EWI is the most effective way of insulating a building and can be installed as part of ECO funded or The Green Deal schemes.

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Premierline Direct

What every builder needs to know about the real cost of owning a van weblink

Premierline Direct Business InsuranceMon, 1 Sep 2014

Do you how much your van actually costs to buy and run? The Premierline infographic looks at independent data showing the average running costs of four winners of the 2014 Business Van of the Year Awards. The results could make you think again about which van you choose - and how you look after and use it. The infographic shows you how much you can save on depreciation, tax and insurance - and how to reduce your fuel costs by £4k.

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Sapphire

New offsite solution means record-breaking 22 balconies installed in just one day! download

Sapphire Balustrades

Sapphire Balustrades new offsite balcony solution sets a record for balcony installation, enabling an entire residential project’s pre-assembled balconies to be installed in a single day. Sapphire manufactured 22 complete balcony units, including glass balustrades and sub-deck, ready for fast track fixing to the façade using innovative connectors. This solution offers housebuilders, developers and contractors the first real alternative to traditional balcony design and construction.

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