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Sika Liquid Plastics’ liquid applied roofing membrane, Decothane Ultra, has been specified for the refurbishment of the York NHS Trust headquarters.
The Metal Gutter Manufacturers Association (MGMA) has announced Alu-cast as the newest member company to the Association.
Johnstone’s Trade has launched its Quick Dry Polyurethane Flortred as an effective solution for protecting floors in busy environments.
FAKRO has announced the winner of its ‘FAKRO inspires - Space for new visions’ international competition for architects
In recognition of its 35th anniversary, Space Air is offering a promotion on its Daikin split, multi and SkyAir air conditioning systems.
Schlüter-Systems’ sound proofing solutions have been installed at the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton, to reduce sound transmission of all 171 guest rooms.
Alpha Heating Innovation has improved its boiler registration service with the launch of a new App to help installers work more efficiently.
The Infrared Training Centre (ITC) has confirmed its course schedule through to the end of 2015, introducing several customer-led modifications to its programmes.
TraffiGlove has launched an updated website, featuring a contemporary design and compatibility with smartphones and tablets.
Geberit’s AquaClean 800plus Care advanced shower toilet has been supplied to DIY SOS’s latest Big Build project to aid two young twins from Loughborough.
As a thermoplastic surface material, HI-MACS has been used to create an inspiring entrance and reception area to the Augeo Art Space, an innovative new wellbeing centre.
Clos-o-Mat has supplied a new assisted-access care suite at Telford College of Arts & Technology, allowing disabled staff and students to enjoy greater independence.
BM TRADA is holding a free half-day seminar at the University of Birmingham, entitled ‘Fire Protection Measures: Understanding Your Responsibilities’ on 8 September.
Advanced has won a Fire and Life Safety Innovation Award for its PerfectSync emergency communications system at the 2015 ESX Show in Baltimore, USA.
Fermacell’s Gypsum fibreboards have been commended for helping to prevent the further spread of a house fire.
What’s New in Building also includes combating the ‘dark side’ of construction, London basement builds up 10 fold, and building envelope software solutions.
Buildingtalk visits Nine Elms on the South Bank, the most important regeneration project in London and the UK over the next 20 years.
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Michelle Sharp, Group Communications Manager at Zehnder Group UK, discusses tackling overheating in modern homes, the subject of Zehnder’s recently published eBook ‘Comfort, Health & Indoor Air Quality’.
A new COOL-PHASE unit and several WINDCATCHER systems from Monodraught have been fitted to provide natural cooling within the ICT Room and Main Hall of Alderman Knight School.