29 October 2014

Timber frame seminar regional dates released from BM TRADA

Four regional seminars are taking place in London, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester, with the half-day sessions focusing on issues within the timber frame trade and specifically targeting housing associations, contractors and house builders. The benefits of constructing using timber frame, the materials history, as well as sources of timber products used for building, will be[…]

  • 29 October 2014

22 October 2014

Biomass heating benefitting the Public Sector

Biomass success at The Keep in Brighton Biomass heating system and 300kW Herz Biomatic boiler, designed and installed by Rural Energy at The Keep in Brighton This is a major new centre for archives that opens up access to all the collections of the East Sussex Record Office (ESRO), the Royal Pavilion & Museums Local[…]

  • 22 October 2014

16 October 2014

Timber Expo event sees increase in visitor numbers during 2014

Timber Expo attracts international visitors The Structural Timber Association launched their new magazine at the event, featuring in-depth case studies, introductions to structural timber solutions and articles on ‘Closing the Performance Gap.’ Architects, specifiers, contractors and engineers came from over 30 countries such as Qatar, China, Ghana, Russia, Kuwait, India, Malaysia, Canada and New Zealand[…]

  • 16 October 2014

14 October 2014

International DuPont Corian design award presented for ‘Coco Tub’

Participants were tasked with creating an interior design solution for the home environment or for public and commercial spaces using one or more colours from the new black tones of DuPont Corian, made with DeepColour Technology and consisting of Deep Nocturne, Deep Night Sky, Deep Black Quartz and Deep Anthracite. The projects were judged on[…]

  • 14 October 2014

14 October 2014

International DuPont Corian design award presented for ‘Coco Tub’

Participants were tasked with creating an interior design solution for the home environment or for public and commercial spaces using one or more colours from the new black tones of DuPont Corian, made with DeepColour Technology and consisting of Deep Nocturne, Deep Night Sky, Deep Black Quartz and Deep Anthracite. The projects were judged on[…]

  • 14 October 2014

03 October 2014

Five good reasons to visit Timber Expo

1 – Major Exhibition and International Content Nearly 200 exhibitors will be unveiling their latest products and services – increase your understanding from the widest display of new and innovative applications for timber within the built environment. 2 – Timber Focus Seminars Learn first-hand from industry experts. Over 50 high calibre speakers will speak in[…]

  • 03 October 2014

22 September 2014

Gas Inspector’s course leader recognised for gas safety training

Mr Fell was presented with The Welding Institute’s Distinguished Service Award at King’s College, Cambridge, in appraisal of his service to the course, which has been running annually since 1980.  The Welding Institute is an independent research and technology organisation specialising in engineering, materials and joining technologies, with the awards taking place on a yearly[…]

  • 22 September 2014

22 September 2014

Gas Inspector’s course leader recognised for gas safety training

Mr Fell was presented with The Welding Institute’s Distinguished Service Award at King’s College, Cambridge, in appraisal of his service to the course, which has been running annually since 1980. The Welding Institute is an independent research and technology organisation specialising in engineering, materials and joining technologies, with the awards taking place on a yearly[…]

  • 22 September 2014

18 September 2014

Timber in architectural and design projects celebrated at Wood Awards

A panel of experts have selected thirty projects to be judged for their level of excellence at the national Wood Awards 2014, taking place from 17th – 20th September as part of the London Design Festival. Over 300 British architecture and furniture projects were initially put forward for the prestigious occasion, which celebrates the use[…]

  • 18 September 2014

12 September 2014

Hybrid window, casement and curtain walling systems for award winning home

The property, named ‘High Edge’ due to its location on a steep hillside and Swiss chalet design, features timber cladding, traditional stonework and a sloping roof alongside a range of fenestration systems to offer quality aesthetics. Senior’s Hybrid lift and slide patio door systems were installed to provide a stylish finish to the balcony area,[…]

  • 12 September 2014