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LATEST BUILDING PRODUCT NEWS
Reducing risks from fire is an increasingly important issue for architects and specifiers. The FS-Xtra grade from ROCKPANEL offers facade cladding that combines high levels of fire safety with top design options.
Kingspan Insulation has been added to the big name line up for the inaugural Build Show in October 2015 at the NEC in Birmingham.
Two more awards for the Kingston Heights project where renewable heating and hot water from the River Thames is provided for 137 apartments.
Space Airconditioning plc has expanded its product portfolio to include the full Daikin range of Air Handling Units (AHUs), designed to be assembled on site without welding to suit the space constraints of the installation.
FLIR Systems and ITC have announced the final programme of the ITC User Conference, set to take place at the Clarion Hotel Sign in Stockholm in Sweden on 29th and 30th October 2014 for users of infrared measurement equipment.
EQUE2’s Wes Simmons outlines the benefits of merging two companies in order to maximise efficiency and capitalise on two complementary asset bases, examining recent deals with construction industry giants such as Taylor Wimpey.
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.
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.
Advanced step-up the fight against unwanted false alarms with its new AlarmCalm complete false alarm management solution that will suit almost any building or site strategy.
ASSA ABLOY has added further contactless RFID technologies to its Aperio wireless lock range, with online escutcheons now being compatible with the LEGIC technology platform.
Video of the Week
The UK is the world leader in offshore wind, with more capacity in operation than the rest of the world combined. We have enough wind to power the whole country 3 times over. Is this the key to self-sustaining energy in the UK?
Boris Johnson’s speech at this year’s Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham focused on the demand for affordable housing, as the Mayor of London waved around a brick and told it ’You will not be alone brick.’
Kentec’s fire safety control panels have been incorporated as part of a fire safety system installed at the Paradise Center in Sofia, a new shopping and entertainment mall in Bulgaria and the Balkans.