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15 April 2015

Building envelope contractor invests in BIM

BIM will become mandatory for public sector building projects in 2016 The Building Information Modelling (BIM) process allows architects and contractors to create and share 3D graphical representations of models. Becoming increasingly popular, BIM is often used by architects to create designs; soon, it will become the norm to use BIM in all construction design[…]

  • 15 April 2015

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30 March 2015

G-Cloud 6 framework requirements met by Causeway eTrading

Causeway Tradex and MyRegister meet G-Cloud 6 requirements Causeway eTrading and Supplier Management solutions meet G-Cloud 6 The G-Cloud framework provides a general term for agreements with suppliers and sets out terms and conditions under which purchases can be made. Tradex Causeway’s Tradex eTrading solution enables supply chain partners to electronically send and receive trading[…]

  • 30 March 2015

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30 March 2015

Thermal break units made into BIM models

Schock’s Isokorb range is now available in the BIM exchange format IFC 2×3 Schock’s CAD service portal Schock’s website has also been developed to include a new CAD service portal, which its users can now access. The portal features Schock’s Isokorb types K, KXT, KS and KST as BIM models. The Isokorb range – which[…]

  • 30 March 2015

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17 March 2015

Pocket thermal camera for building inspectors & professionals

    FLIR’s C2 thermal camera weighs 30 grams and is 125mm X 80mm X 24mm in size, making it small enough to fit inside a pocket. The camera features FLIR’s MSX image enhancement technology, which is able to add details to the C2’s thermal images. This makes numbers, letters and textures recognisable without compromising[…]

  • 17 March 2015

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11 March 2015

Crown Trade re-design website for decorating professionals

Crown Trade’s re-designed website is now ready for use by decorating professionals The company wanted to update its site to be more aesthetically pleasing and easier to navigate around. It has been developed to include a new ‘pick list’ service, which allows users to select the products they want to purchase and print out an[…]

  • 11 March 2015

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02 March 2015

New website for UK bathroom solutions provider

The new website was developed to provide users with quick access to information. It features a blog, which is focused on QS Supplies’ latest trends and articles which can be found in the bathroom articles section of the website. A glossary section for bathroom products and accessories has also been developed along with a look[…]

  • 02 March 2015

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19 February 2015

Construction companies advised to prepare for Generation Z

Construction companies must make use of today’s technology to attract the generation that will not be able to remember what life was like without the internet Skill shortages are having a detrimental impact on the construction industry with 43 different sectors now experiencing the effects. Recent results from the Construction News Barometer have shown that[…]

  • 19 February 2015

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13 February 2015

Growth in the GGF’s online presence

With 36 million British people using the internet every day, it is no surprise that the GGF’s online presence has grown Since 2011, the Federation has launched a new website, downloadable technical publications, technical microsites and its Energy Savings Calculator. CE Marking flow charts and templates from the company have also been released online. The[…]

  • 13 February 2015

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06 February 2015

BIM content from Harmer Drainage

By introducing Level 2 compliant BIM content, Harmer Drainage will meet Government requirements and be considered for future Government project work The SML cast iron soil and waste pipework system, which has been certified by the British Board Agrément and meets the European Standard BS EN 877, is now BIM Level 2 compliant. This means[…]

  • 06 February 2015

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04 February 2015

New CAD drawing for hygiene rooms in schools

Clos-o-Mat’s new CAD drawing is for hygiene rooms that have to meet size and equipment requirements The latest edition of the Department for Education’s Building Bulletin 103 declares that a specialist hygiene room of 12 square metres must be included in all mainstream secondary schools. The hygiene rooms must be built with enough space for assistants to[…]

  • 04 February 2015

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