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AkzoNobel has launched two new ranges of quick drying, water based trim coatings

Water based trim ranges offer quick drying, affordable paint

Dulux Trade

AkzoNobel has launched two ranges of quick drying, water based trim coatings designed to offer a quality product at cost effective prices with optimum environmental performance.

Schueco's Janisol 2 EI30 Fire Resistant Sliding Door is now BRE approved

Fire resistant sliding door receives BRE approval for UK use

Schueco UK

Architects that need to incorporate effective passive fire protection systems in buildings can now specify the recently BRE approved Janisol 2 EI30 Fire Resistant Sliding Door from Schueco Jansen.

Eaton pre-configured consumer units for power management

Industry welcomes Eaton pre-configured consumer units for power management


Eaton manufacture pre-configured consumer units can come ready to install with all components in place, saving contractors valuable time on site.

Daikin air cooled EWAD-C and water cooled EWWD chillers are now AHRI certified

Air and water cooled chillers receive certification by AHRI

Space Airconditioning

The Daikin air-cooled EWAD-C and water-cooled EWWD chillers, including those manufactured in Europe, are now certified by AHRI (American Heating and Refrigeration Institute.


FLIR Systems has launched its TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer

TG 165 Imaging IR Thermometer identifies invisible heat patterns download

Flir Systems

FLIR Systems has released its TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer, a compact tool that allows users to see invisible heat patterns, measure temperatures accurately and store images and measurement data for reporting.

IT systems could be hindering the growth of construction companies

IT systems could hinder a company’s growth following financial crisis download


Construction companies were affected badly by the global financial crisis of 2008, with many firms forced to change their operations just to survive. Now there are signs of recovery across the industry, find out how IT systems can hinder your company’s recovery.

SAVORTEX EcoCurve hand dryer

Savortex washroom smart technology helps Carillion save energy


Carillion to install the Savortex EcoCurve with smart hand dryer technology to help reduce carbon emissions by 50%, cut costs and offer improved services.

Saint-Gobain PAM

Saint-Gobain PAM UK new 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,

The Aperio wireless access control system provides a high level of security

Aperio wireless access control system offers good security management

ASSA ABLOY (Electronic Access Control EMEA)

ASSA ABLOY EMEA’s ’Aperio Effect’ Trilogy kicks off with Part 1: The Trouble with Keys, examining the range of wireless access control systems on offer.

ASSA ABLOY has moved to Wesupply's B2B platform

EDI Management Service supplier Wesupply working alongside ASSA ABLOY download


ASSA ABLOY UK has significantly increased the volume of orders processed electronically and IT cost savings since moving to Wesupply’s B2B platform which can connect to the company’s Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system.

eco digger

Resource-efficient construction: How to save energy onsite

Mon, 20 Oct 2014

The building industry can significantly lower the carbon footprint of construction sites by practising sustainable construction techniques.

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Access Covers

Could the Government's change of course on SuDS prove fatal?

Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Changing course on implementation of SuDS from legislation-based approach to a piecemeal local planning risks future problems in the flood season.

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DuPont Tyvek FireCurb offers significant building safety gains videoweblink

DuPont TyvekMon, 20 Oct 2014

Video shows DuPont Tyvek patented FireCurb technology for breathable flame-retardant building membranes, offering a significant increase in building safety.

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Nottingham HOUSE

House inspiring a new generation into a career in construction

Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Buildingtalk takes a closer look at the Nottingham H.O.U.S.E project that is inspiring a new generation to take up a career in construction.

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The Tincan project uses DuPont Corian Deep Nocturne on surfaces

DuPont Corian Deep Nocturne used for Soho Tincan project

Dupont Corian

DuPont Corian is lending its support to AL_A’s Tincan project, which involves tinned seafood being served to diners over a six month period.

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