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LATEST BUILDING PRODUCT NEWS
Pilkington’s energiKare Advantage product is the new IGU by the NGS Group, designed to achieve triple glazing performance with only two panes of glass.
Ian Shaw from Morley Glass explains how home-hunters are now looking for properties that offer great value. It’s no longer enough just to have a great kitchen or spacious living room; prospective buyers seek the whole package including the impact of the exterior of a property.
Space Air offers a range of Daikin products, including the Air Cooled, Water Cooled and Condenserless Chillers designed for commercial and industrial applications.
Heat Mat has a range of systems designed for preventing burst pipes during the colder weather conditions.
Casella has launched new one-day courses for 2014 designed to help those whose role is to protect employees from hearing loss.
Tom Edmonds, sales manager Northern Europe at Autodesk, discusses Building Information Modelling and the rise of sustainability in architecture.
Sealwise WCB (Waterproof Construction Board) is new eco-alternative to MDF, MFC, laminate boards and even plasterboard. Made in one piece, it has a foam core with a smooth, hard, PVC surface. The completely pore-free surface makes Sealwise an ideal material for cabinets and wall cladding materials in hospitals, surgeries, laboratories, washrooms and and schools. Watertight sealed joints mean no dirt and no germs.
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.
ASSA ABLOY has launched its Aperio™ wireless security range, designed to enable security managers to equip rooms, office doors and interior glass with integrated access control.
Novus Property Solutions has been specified to complete fire integrity work as part of a £180,000 contract at three private care homes in Chester, Liverpool and Warrington.
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.
With the uptake of BIM gathering pace right across the industry, we offer an industry insider’s views about the impact of BIM on the Supply Chain and how BIM Data Lite will enable the benefits to reach beyond design and delivery teams, including to the FM sector.
Bauder’s Total Roof System and photovoltaic (PV) offering SOLfixx Plus, has been specified for a refurbishment project at the Tintern Abbey gift shop in Wales.