10 June 2014

Powerpanel H20 – the cement board for all seasons

This dual-use from a single product makes Powerpanel H2O the obvious choice for specifiers looking to simplify their product selection and distributors managing their stock levels.  More about Powerpanel H2O 12.5mm cement-bonded light weight board reinforced with glass-fibre mesh suitable for domestic and commercial builds can be installed as the internal lining – or as[…]

  • 10 June 2014

10 June 2014

Why is rubber the new go-to material for low maintenance, long-lasting roofing?

For starters, EDPM rubber (or, to give it its full name, ethylene propylene diene monomer (M-class) rubber) roofing is exceptionally easy to install. Unlike traditionally utilised flat roof coverings, such as bitumen felt/mineral felt based roofing solutions, EDPM rubber roofing does not require torching or welding to be installed, drastically increasing the safety of the[…]

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03 June 2014

FAKRO invitation to enter European loft conversion design competition

2nd Prize 2013 – Wijciech Okrzesik, Katarzna Penar     3rd European loft conversion design competition from FAKRO  To mark the 3rd ‘New Vision of the Loft’ design competition organised by FAKRO and European architectural design magazine ‘A10′, 2013 entrants were invited to Fakro’s Nowy Sacz HQ. Visitors from throughout Europe including the UK met[…]

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02 June 2014

Sustainable Drainage System legislation faces further postponements

Local authority Approving Bodies have been informed that work approving SuDS schemes on new developments will not be given the go ahead from October 2014, but instead plans for implementation of Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act will be announced in the summer. Alex comments, “SuDS legislation is a vital element of[…]

  • 02 June 2014