10 June 2015

GGF announces presence at the FIT Show 2016

At FIT 2016, the GGF has committed to a support package that will include: The GGF Group is making its third appearance at the FIT Show. technical presentations in the seminar programme FENSA sponsorship of the Master Fitter Challenge a perimeter stand space in Hall 3 which will promote all the brands within the GGF[…]

  • 10 June 2015

09 June 2015

Moving forward – Maria Powell appointed as new President for the GAI

The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) AGM and Conference Maria Powell, Managing Director of the Lorient Group The event in May attracted the industry’s key players from both the manufacturing and distribution sectors. Maria Powell, Managing Director of the Lorient Group – a respected designer and manufacturer of architectural door seals was appointed Guild President[…]

  • 09 June 2015

08 June 2015

Microbarr paint limits the spread of infection at NHS facility

Hawthorne Court can accommodate up to 18 patients and provides rehabilitation for people experiencing severe and enduring mental illness. The centre provides a range of therapy rooms, including an arts and crafts room as well as patient bedrooms, communal dining, living room areas and a secure garden space. Feature walls in green and blue were[…]

  • 08 June 2015

  • 08 June 2015

08 June 2015

New website for roof windows, loft ladders and accessories

The website fulfils the latest contemporary design with an intuitive navigation for a user friendly experience, and is compatible with all mobile devices. Fakro’s extensive range of products is available online. Content has been developed to meet the needs of general browsers, installers and specifiers with scope provided to compare product features on the page[…]

  • 08 June 2015

08 June 2015

Unobtrusive light tunnels by Fakro

The Fakro SF light tunnel has been developed to feature:   Light tunnels have popular for providing natural light to windowless areas. An unobtrusive design using a roof window profile. Highly efficient mirrors and light ducting, giving 98% light transference. Integrated flashing, with a self-adhesive strip to aid installation over profiled tiles. Options are available[…]

  • 08 June 2015

05 June 2015

Gilberts of Blackpool specified for orang-utan enclosure

In creating its new orang-utan enclosure, Chester Zoo wanted the ventilation to mirror air movement in the animals’ natural habitat of tropical rainforest, with air rising and blowing among the branches. However, the system needed to be orang-utan proof. Gilberts’ solution, for contractor Crown House Technologies, was to create galvanized plenum boxes each housing 3no[…]

  • 05 June 2015

05 June 2015

Portable show-suite developed using Protan SE membrane

The ‘gull-wing’ prefabricated buildings comprise two 10m x 3m sections that are easily craned into position and abutted from one site to another. Currently 22 units are being produced for sites across the country. Avant brands Ben Bailey and Bett Homes have previously specified Protan SE Each section is roofed in the factory using Protan[…]

  • 05 June 2015

05 June 2015

Vinyl floor recycling scheme offers 70 percent savings

Since 2009, over 2,300 tonnes of installation off-cuts and waste uplifted vinyl flooring have been recycled back into new flooring and other products, providing a sustainable, environmentally-friendly and cost-saving disposal option for flooring professionals. Macgregor Flooring collected more than 14 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring off-cuts from West Cumberland Hospital. Recofloor’s Certificates of Commitment aid[…]

  • 05 June 2015

05 June 2015

Sika Sarnafil specified for various award-winning projects

NFRC National Roofing Awards Sika Sarnafil at the NFRC National Roofing Awards The Joseph Black Building at the King’s Buildings Campus at the University of Edinburgh most recently won the Single Ply Roofing category at the NFRC National Roofing Awards. The refurbishment was recognised for its outstanding workmanship, as well as the aesthetic qualities of[…]

  • 05 June 2015