15 May 2015

Humanscale announce line up for Clerkenwell Design Week

The sessions will explore topics from movement in the workplace, through to the issues that leading women figures face in the furniture industry. Humanscale will also be showcasing its latest designs in an event hosted by international designer Todd Bracher. Tuesday 19th May The first day will begin with a session focusing on cultivating a[…]

  • 15 May 2015

14 May 2015

Underfloor heating installer training day at DCET

There will be practical sessions offering the chance to fit a heating system and program thermostats along with seminar sessions on Heat Mat’s electric underfloor heating and associated accessories. Heat Mat will be delivering the training sessions at DCET. Installers will also learn about add-on products they can offer to customers and a variety of[…]

  • 14 May 2015

13 May 2015

Two architectural events announced for Vision London

The RIAI Forum – part of the London Festival of Architecture – will offer visitors a chance to see the best of Irish design in architecture, construction and craft. The Vision London exhibition will take place at Olympia on 2-3 June. The exhibition will be launched at the RIAI stand on Tuesday 2 June at[…]

  • 13 May 2015

12 May 2015

Swish Building Products range at Vision 2015

Visitors to Stand 12 will experience a heritage display showing the company’s PVC-U Tudor Board alongside a ball finial and bracing bar, a concave decorative roofline with traims, and a cast iron effect Ogee gutter system with unique down pipe castings. Swish Building Products demonstrate that modern roofline, guttiering and cladding materials can work alongside[…]

  • 12 May 2015

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

12 May 2015

Consumer rights at the centre of discussion at GGF meeting

Featuring updates and presentations from the GGF Technical and Marketing staff, the meeting focused mainly on the impact of the new Consumer Rights Act, introduced in March 2015, to be implemented in October this year. Evander Glazing & Locks and Hazlemere Windows (pictured) were presented membership certificates. Mark Hanson, of Ultraframe and Chairman of the[…]

  • 12 May 2015

12 May 2015

Johnstone’s celebrate 125th anniversary with award ceremony

The annual event has become a highlight on the decorating calendar, as decorators from across the UK gather to celebrate achievements within the industry. Chris Green is the reigning holder of the Johnstone’s Painter of the Year Award. Chris Green, the reigning holder of the Johnstone’s Painter of the Year Award, has spoken of the[…]

  • 12 May 2015

12 May 2015

HVAC 2015 seminar schedule for UK Construction Week

Spanning across the first three days of UK Construction week (6-8 October), HVAC 2015 will comprise of debates, workshops and panel discussions focusing on the key issues around the HVAC industry – with participation from leading innovators, training providers and manufacturers within the sector. HVAC 2015 will take place as part of UK Construction Week[…]

  • 12 May 2015

11 May 2015

CPD presentations for effective acoustic solutions

The CPD presentations cover a broad range of topics, including; how modern architecture and building design affects sound transmission; how sound transmits itself within a building; how it is important to implement correct acoustic design from the outset and how the current minimum building standards are not effective enough for tenants/occupiers. The presentations have been[…]

  • 11 May 2015

11 May 2015

New CPD discusses compliance with Water Regulations Advisory Scheme

Many of Hansgrohe’s products, such as its Raindance Select hand shower head, demonstrate compliance with WRAS The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) is a certification mark that shows a certain product meets the requirements of the 1999 water regulations. WRAS covers all plumbing systems, water fittings and water equipment from the public water supply: this[…]

  • 11 May 2015