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Created for Apple and Android tablets, HomeFrame is the latest easy-to-use visualisation app from Eurocell. Designed to help contractors and installers, the app enables them to visualise Eurocell doors and windows products, styles and colours onto an image of the customer’s home. The app will improve trade customer conversion rates and help generate additional sales.
Sika has added four decorative flooring products to the National BIM Library to allow architects and specifiers to access all the information needed in the design, modelling and planning of commercial and industrial floor applications.
Novus Property Solutions has completed work at a first school in Leek, giving teachers and pupils a third more space in classrooms.
Novus Property Solutions has signed a 12 month contract extension with Warwickshire County Council worth around £3.5 million.
Casella has provided noise monitoring equipment at a Walter Forshaw Ltd demolition site in order to ensure the company was not disrupting neighbours unduly.
The new WiltonBio website offers full details about the S2 Safe Soil Tester that provides a reliable result in under 17 minutes. The location of the sample can also be mapped using an inbuilt GPS system. This offers developers, contractors, residents and other site users, a soil tester that can detect and identify toxic and carcinogenic contaminants found on brown-field sites and elsewhere.
Franke Washroom System (also known as Franke Sissons) launch a comprehensive range of new grab rail and Doc M product packs, available in blue or white epoxy coated aluminium and stainless steel. The range includes backrests, drop down hand rails, a range of grab bars, and lift-up shower seats. Ordering is simple for customers specifying for ambulant, bariatric or post-surgical requirements.
The iTherm range of bi-directional, thermostatic radiator valves feature a new anti-chatter cartridge, plus a liquid filled sensor and sliding tail piece that enables them to be fitted in any orientation. This ’Fit & Forget’ product from Inta is Class A efficient and has Keymark approval. iTherm is available in a variety of different sizes and a control range of 0-30°C with an in-built frost protection setting plus optional lockshield and choice of ...
The Abloy App has been designed to allow for users to select door security products for specification and installation quick and easily.
Knauf Insulation has designed and supplied a bespoke insulation product to be used in the construction of the European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University in Birmingham.
Video of the Week
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics in Cheshire needed surfacing to withstand wear from foot traffic, quad bikes and vans for the pathways to the new Discovery Centre completed in 2011. Landscape architects Grant Associates chose RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing as the permeable surfacing to the pathways.
The effective use of colour in educational settings can have a powerful impact on the way pupils engage with their environment, as Lisa Pilley, senior colour designer at Dulux Trade, explains…
Two Euroheat Energy Cabins - biomass heating in a pre-fabricated box - installed at Coddington Court, a large Buddhist retreat in Ledbury, Herefordshire, provide sustainable cost-efficient heating and hot water, plus offer returns of over £1m under the RHI scheme. The eco-friendly, space saving instant boiler house arrive on site, ready to plumb-in, wire-up and go, saving time and costs.