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10 April 2015

Ecological self-build benefits from fibre cement corrugated sheeting

Over 200 fibre cement corrugated sheets have been fitted on the walls and roof of Michael Montegomery’s energy efficient self-build In 2012, Michael Montgomery began work on his self-build project; after years of work, the upstairs and landscaping is currently being finalised. Michael decided to use fibre cement corrugated sheeting on the walls and roof[…]

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10 April 2015

‘Make sure contract terms are legal’ GGF warns industry

GGF warns glass & glazing industry: ‘Make sure contract terms are legal’ Last June the Consumer Rights Directive was implemented in the UK via the Consumer Contracts Regulations, which meant that all companies who deal with consumers needed to change their contract terms and conditions. The GGF has learned of cases where companies have continued[…]

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10 April 2015

Schöck Isokorb meets structural challenges at NEO Bankside

Schöck meets structural challenges at NEO Bankside NEO Bankside development of luxury apartments, penthouses and retail units, Southwark has experienced significant regeneration in recent decades, with Bankside in particular home to such iconic developments as the Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Millennium Bridge.   Now there is a new neighbour on the block, NEO Bankside. […]

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09 April 2015

Crown Paints offer ‘Effective Paint Specification’ CPD seminar

Crown Paints brings ‘Effective Paint Specification’ CPD to Leeds and Manchester The Crown Paints seminars: Manchester – Wednesday, April 15, 10:00 until 11:00 at the Ramada Manchester Salford Quays, Trafford Road Leeds – on Thursday, April 16, 15:45 until 16:45 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Wellington Street Book through the Crown Paints’ Specification Team services[…]

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09 April 2015

Bouygues UK housing projects incorporate Schock Isokorb

Schock verifiable performance for Bouygues UK The latest development in The Mall, Kingsbury The completed design and build developments are part of a scheme being delivered throughout the borough for the Brent Private Finance Initiative (PFI) housing project by Bouygues UK in partnership with Hyde Housing.    The two developments in question respectively offer 88 Flats[…]

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09 April 2015

GAI architectural ironmongery training at GEZE UK

‘Foundation in Hardware’ qualification GAI architectural ironmongery training at GEZE UK More than 20 members of staff from GEZE UK are undertaking the ‘Foundation in Hardware’ qualification from the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI). designed to provide a basic insight into many of the aspects of architectural hardware, including hinges, closers, locks and furniture 12[…]

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09 April 2015

Improve carbon calculations with PURe aluminium windows

PURe window range patent-pending energy efficient aluminium window system some of lowest U-values available to the UK market potential to achieve U-values as low as 0.71w/m2k exceeds requirements of Part L generic Green Guide rating of ‘A’ for use in commercial projects life expectancy in excess of 40 years designed to meet the PassivHaus standard[…]

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08 April 2015

Structural support for new student accommodation blocks

NVELOPE’s NV2 system has been used to provide structural support for the new accommodation blocks Nottingham Trent University has recently invested in the re-development of its student accommodation facility, Byron House. The re-build has led to the creation of four new accommodation blocks for the university’s students. Located near to Nottingham’s city centre, the new[…]

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07 April 2015

Direct Trade select Pilkington as its primary glass supplier

Pilkington energiKare™ insulating sealed glass Pilkington energiKare™ insulating sealed glass Direct Trade has selected Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, as its primary glass supplier, including for Pilkington energiKare™ insulating sealed glass units for all of the windows, doors and conservatory walls it fabricates Yorkshire based Direct Trade has already offered Pilkington energiKare energy-efficient glazing as standard[…]

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