17 November 2014

Best Digital Campaign nomination for Door-Stop International

The company has worked alongside MRA Marketing to deliver a mixture of PR, print, online advertising, direct mail, digital marketing, social media and video to direct customers. Martin Dickie, Business Unit Manager at Door-Stop, comments: “The category recognises the importance of digital media in the market. All our marketing and technical developments have one aim[…]

  • 17 November 2014

  • 17 November 2014

17 November 2014

Windows, doors and kitchens manufacturer exhibiting at Homes 2014

The show revolves around asset management, maintenance, sustainability and offsite construction The windows, doors and kitchens manufacturer’s customer base across the construction industry in London and the south east region includes contractors, developers, councils, public sector bodies and housing and trade associations. This year’s show is dedicated to asset management, repairs and maintenance, retrofit, sustainability,[…]

  • 17 November 2014

17 November 2014

Encon Group achieve two internationally recognised certifications

Pictured from left: Will Barker and Richard Prince This was achieved in just five months across all of the group’s 21 sites and its Head Office from the UKAS-accredited body NQA using an integrated management system some 15 years after Encon became the first national insulation distributor to gain the quality standard ISO 9001 across[…]

  • 17 November 2014

17 November 2014

Can sustainably made bricks reduce building & demolition waste?

Jim Matthews, third generation owner of family run brick works H.G. Matthews, offers insight into how choosing bricks which have been wood-fired, a process which dates back to the 18th century, can offer massive sustainability benefits. Sustainable brick manufacture Brick making is estimated to be between 6,000 and 10,000 years old but a booming global[…]

  • 17 November 2014

14 November 2014

Metal Technology architectural aluminium products enhance a Grand Design

Architect Patrick Bradley’s spectacular home created around shipping containers and featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs. The home design by architect Patrick Bradley comprised four shipping containers, welded together in the shape of a cross and cantilevered over a stream on his family farm outside Belfast. Metal Technology, working with fabricator Top Glass to Patrick[…]

  • 14 November 2014

14 November 2014

Fila protects decorative floor surfaces at greenest service station in UK

Fila floor protection systems have been chosen to protect floor surfaces at Gloucester Services Greener services The new £40m Gloucester Services near the Cotswolds, on the northbound M5, was delivered by AFL Architects and includes local stone and timber lighting designs and an arched wildflower seeded roof. Gloucester Services sustainable features include electrical vehicle charging[…]

  • 14 November 2014

14 November 2014

Expanded polystyrene makers adopt ‘airpop’ name

Airpop expanded polystyrene EPS renamed Brand name airpop¬ now replaces many names previously used across Europe including Styropor, PSE, Piepschuim and Polyfoam bringing a common European name for the material. David Emes, Chairman of the BPF EPS group: ñAirpop has been chosen because the name immediately brings to mind what the material is made of[…]

  • 14 November 2014

13 November 2014

Automatic window actuators for school’s smoke ventilation

Window actuators from SE Controls were specified for use at the Holy Rosary School in Johannesburg In the event of a fire, SE Controls’ SECO stroke chain actuators, which are fire tested to EN12101-2: Annex G Standard, are activated to provide appropriate ventilation that ensures fire escape routes remain smoke free. The actuators were commissioned[…]

  • 13 November 2014

13 November 2014

Ecophon Focus LP system creates acoustic ceiling linear design

Ecophon’s Focus Lp is the only acoustic ceiling on the market that creates the sharp linear lines in a room that designers and installers choose to provide a sense of direction.  Standard option is available in various panel sizes including a new 300mm panel. Additional options offered by Focus Lp Premium enable designers to discreetly[…]

  • 13 November 2014