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Freefoam has launched Anthracite Grey and Cream window trims and accessories

Anthracite Grey and Cream window trims and accessories launched download

Freefoam Plastics UK

Freefoam has added Anthracite Grey and Cream window trims and accessories to its foiled range, launched in order to accommodate the increasing demand across the glazing and window industry. Available in 40mm, 65mm and 90mm architrave, 15mm and 19mm quadrants and cloaking fillet, the colours are manufactured using Renoit Exofol MX foil that features built in UV protection and reduced heat absorption.

Hush Panel 28 is a sound reducing floor panel suitable for use in refurbishment and new build projects

Sound reducing floor panel designed for use as structural or overlay board downloadweblink

Hush Acoustics

Hush Panel 28 from Hush Acoustics has been designed as a sound reducing floor panel, suitable for use as a structural or an overlay floor board to achieve high level results in both refurbishment and new build projects when used as an insulation system for separating floors. Hush Panel 28 complies with Building Regulations Part E for England and Wales, can be laid over concrete, existing timber floors or directly over joists up to 450 mm, and comprises 18mm of High Density P5 moisture ...

The Tinytag Hand-held thermohygrometer reads temperatures and relative humidity

Hand-held device designed for spot reading temperature and humidity downloadweblink

Gemini Data Loggers

The Tinytag Hand-held thermohygrometer (TH-2500) is a portable device for spot Reading Temperature and Relative Humidity from -20 to 50°C, and RH from 0 to 100% via a LCD display. With a reading capacity of 32,000 when used as a data logger, the unit monitors temperature and relative humidity and can be used in applications such as environmental monitoring, goods in storage monitoring and logistics monitoring.

Hush Panel 28 is a sound reducing floor panel suitable for use in refurbishment and new build projects

Sound reducing floor panel designed for use as structural or overlay board downloadweblink

Hush Acoustics

Hush Panel 28 from Hush Acoustics has been designed as a sound reducing floor panel, suitable for use as a structural or an overlay floor board to achieve high level results in both refurbishment and new build projects when used as an insulation system for separating floors. Hush Panel 28 complies with Building Regulations Part E for England and Wales, can be laid over concrete, existing timber floors or directly over joists up to 450 mm, and comprises 18mm of High Density P5 moisture ...

Integrity Software's construction accounting software helps companies produce clear reports

Job costing and invoicing clients made simple with accounting software download

Integrity Software Systems

Integrity Software offer a variety of construction accounting software solutions to support companies in the management and organisation of subcontractors, sites and subdivisions and to help produce clear, easily accessible reports. The company’s software enables management teams to consolidate business information across all sites and create reports on contract costing for materials, plant and labour, job value, variation orders and health and safety.

Powered Now

Powered Now tradesmen mobile app beats crowdfunding investment target download

Powered Now Limited

Powered Now has beaten its original crowdfunding target by 167% to secure £585,580 within five weeks of listing. The investment will provide more marketing and further development of its award-winning mobile apps that helps small trade businesses such as builders, plumbers and electricians who are mostly at customers’ premises and working from vans rather than offices. The app will streamline their administration and eliminate paperwork.

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.

Secured by Design new National House Type Approval Award

Gleeson Homes gain Secured by Design new National House Type Approval Award download

Secured by Design

Secured by Design is a UK Police initiative supporting the principles of ‘designing out’ crime and raising security standards. Gleeson Homes are the first developer to sign up for Secured by Design’s new National House Type Approval Award scheme. This means that all of their 29 different house types have been assessed and amendments made to the design where necessary, to ensure that each one can comply with Part Two of SBD New Homes 2014.

ZFP touchscreen controlled fire alarm panel now available in single loop

Single loop touchscreen controlled fire alarm panel launched from C-TEC download

C-TEC

C-TEC’s ZFP touchscreen controlled addressable fire alarm panel is now available as a single loop version, featuring  the same touchscreen interface, 64 node peer-to-peer network capability and ‘DeviceManager’ functions as the 2 to 8 loop panels. ZFP can be configured to suit any application and can be easily extended using the wide range of programmable indicator and switch modules, including ‘A-Bus,’ PCBs and touch screen compact controllers.

New Fenox video on how to Powerflush a central heating system video

FernoxMon, 18 Aug 2014

This new video provides a step-by-step video providing valuable advice and guidance for pre-commissioning central heating systems and servicing existing systems. The Fernox ‘How to Powerflush a Central Heating System’ is designed to provide installers with the latest and best practice approach to powerflushing, cleaning and protecting a central heating system. It can also help educate householders how cleaning heating system reduces fuel bills and improves energy efficiency.

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Vocational training for young people should begin in school according to Dr Blain

Vocational training for young people should begin in school according to Dr Blain weblink

ABC+D MagazineMon, 18 Aug 2014

Dr Bernard Blain responds to the article entitled Construction Skills Gap - a warning by Jonathan Seddon which appeared in the May 2014 edition of ABC D. Dr Blain states that the entire subject of training for the industry must be influenced by employers on a regional basis, for example, what is best for industry if it is to attract, train and retain the right standard of applicant to satisfy customer requirement…

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A Changing Places toilet has been installed at a visitor centre

Changing Places toilet meets Commission’s equality recommendations downloadweblink

Clos-o-Mat

A Changing Places accessible toilet has been supplied by Clos-o-Mat for installation at a new, eco-friendly centre at Kirroughtree in Scotland, specified in order to address the requirements outlined in a Commission’s equality analysis which highlighted the need for more toilet accommodation for disabled people. The Changing Places toilet features additional equipment including a hoist, adult-sized height adjustable changing bench and can accommodate at least one carer.

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