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GEZE’s Slimchain window drive has been praised for its innovative design at the Universal Design Awards 2014.
Manufacturer of windows, doors and kitchen furniture, Newco, sources all of its materials from responsible businesses, with 90% of surplus being re-used.
Sara LBS’ automated doors allow operations to be carried out more efficiently and incorporate a safety beam which prevents accidents or damage from occurring.
New range of Evosta high-efficiency energy saving circulators from DAB Pumps enable installers to replace old pumps easily and meet latest European legislation.
Alex Gladwell from plumbing and heating engineering company Chris Hatcher & Son wins Fernox products worth £600 in the Fernox 50th Anniversary Promotion.
Biomass boilers specialist, Wood Energy, introduce 5 new service and maintenance plans for its installations, including 20-year boiler warranties.
Broken down and old machinery can cause disruption to companies - EQUE2 advises on accessing the economic life of assets when repair or replacement is needed.
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.
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.
Carillion to install the Savortex EcoCurve with smart hand dryer technology to help reduce carbon emissions by 50%, cut costs and offer improved services.
Adding to its range of VortX drainage products, Saint-Gobain PAM UK launch a range of complete cast iron shower drain kits supplied boxed,
Saracen Interiors wins an AIS (Association of Interior Specialists) gold award for its refurbishment of Royalty House in Watford
The SMARTair Knob Cylinder from Abloy UK features a Double Reader and can be used alongside existing technologies to offer a safe and secure installation.
Rack and Pinion door closers have been included in ASSA ABLOY’s existing door closer range, improving accessibility and fire safety in buildings.
Sprue Safety Products expand range of home safety solutions for added level of protection against potentially lethal carbon monoxide(CO).
Jane Embury of Wrightstyle examines how glazing systems can be an integral part of ensuring that tenants of a building stay safe in the event of a fire.
Saint-Gobain’s latest online debate will look towards what the future holds for the industry and our recovering economy, and will consider the motion: “Is 2015 the year of the mega-merger?”
Video of the Week
SmartPly OSB3 panels from Coillte have been used during the construction of Wikihouse 4.0, a low energy house that can be downloaded, printed and built in a few days.
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.
Ventilation systems from Vortice have been specified for a development of 164 homes built by Barratt Homes on a brownfield site in Chapel en le Frith.