16 January 2015

Modular roof light specified for Cambridge college

With its minimal framework and clean finish, Glazing Vision’s Flushglaze modular roof light complemented the interior of the new auditorium The McGrath Centre is a multi-purpose building, accommodating facilities such as meeting rooms, bars and auditoriums. Built within a courtyard, the Centre sees little natural light. The RHP architects, who worked on the site during[…]

  • 16 January 2015

16 January 2015

Export success for UK manufacturer of powder coatings Thermaset

Export boost for Thermaset The export orders from Norway and Spain for Thermaset Limited, a Tamworth based manufacturer of powder coatings, follows the recent announcement of plans to invest three quarters of a million pounds in plant and production machinery in 2015 which will help double production capacity. Traditionally, powder coating has not been regarded[…]

  • 16 January 2015

16 January 2015

High-specification curtain wall and window systems installed at art college

Edinburgh’s College of Art has benefited from the installation of Senior’s SMR900 and SPW600e systems Built in the 1970s as a teaching facility for students, the Hunter Building accommodates activities such as art and design, silver smithing and jewellery and printed textiles. The systems from Senior, which were installed by Gardiner Window Services, helped to[…]

  • 16 January 2015

15 January 2015

New Schueco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation 2015

Schueco Excellence Awards for 2015 New Schueco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation for 2015 Launched in 2014 to celebrate the very best in UK building design, the Schueco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation will be presented at a special lunchtime event to be held in June at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea. winning[…]

  • 15 January 2015

15 January 2015

MCRMA offer snow load guidance for metal cladding

MCRMA’s ‘Guidance for Snow Loading on Cladding’ is available for all those involved in the cladding specification process to read Heavy snow has the capacity to cause damage to buildings but a resistance to snow loading can be established if the roof cladding and supporting structure are specified correctly. MCRMA’s ‘Guidance for Snow Loading on[…]

  • 15 January 2015

14 January 2015

High-speed doors from sara aim to help warehouses run smoothly

sara LBS’ high-speed doors are able to operate quickly and smoothly with its MCC Vector Frequency Control system With a MCC Vector Frequency Control System, sara LBS’ Sprint Range of high-speed doors are able to open in speeds of up to 3.2m/s. To improve thermal insulation and reduce energy consumption, the doors will only remain[…]

  • 14 January 2015

12 January 2015

Alumasc’s innovative easy-to-apply Traditional Brick Slip system

Alumasc’s Traditional Brick Slip is a patented durable, lightweight system that uses a preformed template mesh to assist speedy and accurate installation, achieving a premium quality and uniform result. It is easy-to-apply, with minimal site handling required. Traditional brick slips can be cut on site to accommodate detailing requirements and are highly resistant to impact[…]

  • 12 January 2015

12 January 2015

Security door from Abloy approved by LPCB

The new Abloy Door provides access control and security Fire rated to standards BS 479 Part 22 and EN 1634-1:2000, the Abloy security door has been manufactured with an EL160 Mechanical Lock Case with automatic deadlocking and a Lever Handle Set. The door-set has also been constructed with a Panic Bar and Protec2 Euro Profile[…]

  • 12 January 2015

09 January 2015

Aperam stainless steel solutions at [email protected]

Aperam will be showcasing the UGINOX® range of high-grade stainless steels for roof and facade, in particular new ferritic grades which have greatly reduced materials costs. [email protected] are specially tailored contact days with a focus on innovation for architects, interior designers and other specifiers. This is time-efficient exhibition which provides an opportunity to meet an[…]

  • 09 January 2015

09 January 2015

Contemporary add-ons for composite doors

Door-Stop’s new hardware suites for composite doors will be released throughout January 2015 Door-Stop is launching four new contemporary hardware suites for its composite doors, which will be available from January 2015. The new furniture will include Long Bar and Bow handles, ascetically suitable for modern properties, and Classic round central doorknobs, which have been[…]

  • 09 January 2015