09 April 2015

Bouygues UK housing projects incorporate Schock Isokorb

Schock verifiable performance for Bouygues UK The latest development in The Mall, Kingsbury The completed design and build developments are part of a scheme being delivered throughout the borough for the Brent Private Finance Initiative (PFI) housing project by Bouygues UK in partnership with Hyde Housing.    The two developments in question respectively offer 88 Flats[…]

  • 09 April 2015

09 April 2015

Galvanised steel for penguin enclosure at aquarium in Hull

Galvanised steel for the penguin enclosure at The Deep Aquarium in Hull Wedge Group Galvanizing The project saw the plant commissioned to treat steel that formed the outdoor balcony in the new enclosure situated in the aquarium’s Kingdom of Ice, home to five Gentoo penguins (four male and one female, with more to follow in[…]

  • 09 April 2015

09 April 2015

Structural Timber Awards for the best in timber innovations

Tuesday 06 October 2015 National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham Structural Timber Awards The awards will be presented at a high profile dinner, the awards are taking place on Tuesday 06 October 2015 at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham. This major inaugural event will attract 500 national business leaders and high profile decision makers from[…]

  • 09 April 2015

09 April 2015

Festool cordless products at the Build Show in UK Construction Week

Festool new cordless products at the Build Show Festool ‘Unplugged’ range at UK Construction Week Build Show is one of nine shows taking place at UK Construction Week UK Construction Week will take place at the Birmingham NEC from 6 – 11 October (with the trade days from 6 – 8 October). Festool ‘Unplugged’ range[…]

  • 09 April 2015

09 April 2015

Manage the entire ECO journey with STROMA integrated software

Stroma Certification consolidates the ECO 2 journey in one system Stroma Certification consolidates the ECO 2 journey in one system The Energy Companies Obligation has been extended to March 2017 and Stroma has ensured its existing user base and prospective new customers are equipped with the requisite tools to calculate ECO scores and facilitate funding[…]

  • 09 April 2015

08 April 2015

New paint products added to Purdy’s range

L-R: Purdy’s new Revolution Frame, Power Lock Extension Pole and Marathon Sleeve The Revolution Frame has an open design to allow for smooth roller action. This feature has been included to simplify the application and cleaning processes, preventing water and paint from sitting inside the frame. The Revolution Frame can be used in conjunction with[…]

  • 08 April 2015

08 April 2015

Estate made energy efficient with external wall insulation

The houses at Devonway have benefited from the installation of Alumsc’s Swisslab External Wall Insulation The estate, known as Devonway, in located in Clackmannan and consists of over 140 terraced houses and bungalows, used for both private and social housing. The homes have recently been targeted for improvement; they have received a range of energy[…]

  • 08 April 2015

08 April 2015

Structural support for new student accommodation blocks

NVELOPE’s NV2 system has been used to provide structural support for the new accommodation blocks Nottingham Trent University has recently invested in the re-development of its student accommodation facility, Byron House. The re-build has led to the creation of four new accommodation blocks for the university’s students. Located near to Nottingham’s city centre, the new[…]

  • 08 April 2015

08 April 2015

Installing single ply roofing with ‘how to’ video guides

Protan’s ‘how to’ video series is now live The collection includes nine videos which each demonstrate how to install different elements of single ply roofing. Designed to offer step-by-step guidance to areas that have the potential to be problematic, the videos cover tasks such as flashing an edge or parapet. They also show how to[…]

  • 08 April 2015

08 April 2015

External wall insulation helps homes obtain thermal efficiency

EpsiTherm external wall insulation has been used in the refurbishment of Cadbury Heath’s thermally inefficient homes After the Second World War, a series of homes were built to solve the shortage of housing in the Bristol Suburb. Merlin Housing Society owns around 1,500 of these non-traditional homes. As time has passed, many of the houses[…]

  • 08 April 2015