18 June 2015

GEZE sliding doors specified for Bannockburn Visitor Centre

Bannockburn Visitor Centre is entered through a wedge-shaped lobby which features two GEZE ISO automatic sliding doors, powered by Slimdrive SL operators. The lobby contributes to the building’s sustainability by ensuring an even temperature is maintained inside. The Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre was recently opened to coincide with the Battle’s 700th anniversary. The Slimdrive[…]

  • 18 June 2015

18 June 2015

MR160 Thermal Imaging Moisture Meter by FLIR

The MR160 is equipped with a built-in thermal camera, and features Infrared Guided Measurement (IGM) technology driven by a FLIR Lepton thermal camera core. The MR160 can instantly pinpoint potential moisture issues and represent them visually in the thermal image. This addition allows the MR160 to instantly pinpoint potential moisture issues and represent them visually[…]

  • 18 June 2015

17 June 2015

Timber sliding doorsets specified for thermal performance

Marazin House is a block of two-bedroom flats in Woodford. Interior of Marazine House, featuring NorDan timber sliding doors. Designed to optimise the use of space on a constrained site using a digitally fabricated timber structure. Forms neat transition between neighbouring homes. Achieves an energy performance of Level 4 from the Code for Sustainable Homes.[…]

  • 17 June 2015

17 June 2015

Trespa extends Meteon range with grey wood tones

The grey wood decors in the Trespa Meteon range are distinctively designed to stand out. They feature a tactile matt surface, with a grained effect which mimics the source pattern of the original The grey wood tones are designed to seamlessly match other fa├žade elements such as doors and window frames. wood. The range also[…]

  • 17 June 2015

17 June 2015

AlertMAXX high water level alarm for pump chambers

AlertMaxx is a high level alarm powered by 240V, with an independent battery backup in case of power failure. It has been developed with easy installation in mind, requiring just two fixings and connection to mains power and float switch. AlertMaxx is suited to two applications: Ground water – AlertMaxx is supplied with a ‘broken[…]

  • 17 June 2015

17 June 2015

Galvanizing firm selected for EasyLift Manhole Covers

Working alongside the firm for more than five years, the plant has galvanized steel which forms the frames of the innovative manhole covers. These are shallow in depth and can be designed to offer an easylift drain installation and removal system. East Anglian Galvanizing is part of Wedge Group Galvanizing. The system not only saves[…]

  • 17 June 2015

16 June 2015

New Timonox flame retardant system showcased at CIH 2015

Protective coating system For over 40 years, Crown Trade’s Timonox flame retardant system has played a key role in fire safety within the social housing sector – slowing down the spread of fire, allowing more time for buildings to be evacuated. The system can help social housing providers bring premises up to the required safety[…]

  • 16 June 2015

16 June 2015

Spray foam insulation specified for WWII Ferro concrete barge

The Project Robotmother envisioned the tethered boat housing its maintenance rooms and bunking space, in addition to a mezzanine level office space. It approached Marraum Architecture with a complex, tricky brief. Originally, rigid PIR foam insulation was specified. However, at the application stage it became apparent that it would not entertain the roof’s jagged roof[…]

  • 16 June 2015

16 June 2015

Polyflor release an extended range of new BIM Objects

Free to download from the Polyflor website and RIBA National BIM Library, a selection of Polyflor’s new BIM objects includes: Polyflor’s Expona Flow vinyl flooring in Flaxen and Burnt Orange from the Cosmos collection. Expona Flow sheet vinyl flooring Expona Control Luxury vinyl tile SimpLay loose lay tile ranges The new BIM objects have been[…]

  • 16 June 2015

16 June 2015

Stormshield range offers exterior trim protection

The range includes Flexible Primer Undercoat, Flexible Satin and Flexible Gloss, available in over 16,000 colours. It provides decorators with products designed to provide long-lasting protection to exterior wood, including windows, doors, fascias and timber cladding. Johnstone’s Stormshield range has been developed to offer reliable and lasting protection for external wood trim. When used as[…]

  • 16 June 2015