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15 June 2015

Win 2 tickets to the Ashes from UK Construction Week

With the mandatory use of BIM on all government-funded projects coming into force in 2016, the construction industry is currently making preparations to ensure it is BIM ready. UK Construction Week’s survey is asking whether the industry fully understands what is required of them in regards to BIM, and what percentage of UK companies have[…]

  • 15 June 2015

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10 June 2015

Specify Abloy UK products with smartphone app and handbook

The Abloy App The Abloy App can be used to check prices and availability, in addition to sending technical questions to the customer services team. Recent updates to the software include information about new door packages, enhanced search functionality, web news and videos. The Abloy App is available on both IOS and Android. Users are[…]

  • 10 June 2015

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10 June 2015

Selectaglaze launch responsive new website

Along with the new design, key changes include: The new Selectaglaze website. more user-friendly navigation detailed in-depth information on the products and benefits a wealth of inspirational case studies a comprehensive events and exhibitions calendar The site also features an updated contact form for secondary glazing requests and technical advice.

  • 10 June 2015

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08 June 2015

New website for roof windows, loft ladders and accessories

The website fulfils the latest contemporary design with an intuitive navigation for a user friendly experience, and is compatible with all mobile devices. Fakro’s extensive range of products is available online. Content has been developed to meet the needs of general browsers, installers and specifiers with scope provided to compare product features on the page[…]

  • 08 June 2015

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01 June 2015

PASS recognised as FLIR Platinum Partner for third year

Operating out of Stockton-on-Tees, PASS has been a distributor for FLIR since 2006, and has since expanded its FLIR inventory to cater for a wide range of applications, including for wildlife tracking, law enforcement and automated process monitoring. FLIR Platinum Partner status awards companies that have performed to high standards and provide FLIR products. ¬ďAround[…]

  • 01 June 2015

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22 May 2015

CAD available for assisted-access hygiene facilities in schools

Clos-o-Mat has released a free-to-download CAD for an assisted-access school hygiene room, ensuring any new project is the correct minimum size and contains the right equipment, as laid down in the Department for Education (DfE) guidelines. Clos-o-Mat hygiene room at Lonsdale School. Hygiene rooms are Changing Places assisted-access, wheelchair-friendly toilets that are not open to[…]

  • 22 May 2015

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22 May 2015

FLIR thermal imaging for damp proofing solutions

Thermal imaging factors-in hidden features and defects that have a bearing on the damp problem; these can easily be seen on a thermal image through difference in heat transfer and heat retention. Learning this information can prevent unnecessary, destructive testing. Under the recommendation of Stuart Holland of Thermographic Consultancy Limited (TCL), Brick Tie Preservation specified[…]

  • 22 May 2015

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20 May 2015

BIM objects added to Crown Paints online services

The new service can be accessed via the Crown Paints’ Specification website, or by visiting the paint manufacturer’s profile on the National BIM Library – an online library consisting of generic and proprietary BIM objects such as walls, windows, doors, foundations, cladding and roofs. BIM Objects enables users to integrate Crown Paints’ products into a[…]

  • 20 May 2015

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18 May 2015

Fermacell systems made available through bimstore

The systems are downloadable in the Revit format through the bimstore and Fermacell websites. Fermacell systems are now available through the bimstore The Fermacell BIM components include steel and timber stud partitions, steel and timber wall linings and SFS wall systems, in addition to dry floor screed and steel frame and timber ceilings. Fermacell’s BIM[…]

  • 18 May 2015

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12 May 2015

Study suggests consumers are willing to share private data

The research, conducted in partnership with Retail Week, surveyed 1,000 consumers across a variety of age ranges about their opinions of indoor positions systems (IPS) within their retail experience. IPS uses Bluetooth beacons, cameras and Visible Light Communication (VLC) to communicate with customers’ phone. Normally integrated into existing infrastructure such as lighting fittings, IPS enables[…]

  • 12 May 2015

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