05 February 2015

Data collection digitalised by Stroma Certification

Stroma’s data collection software, Capture IT, has been released for workers in the energy efficiency industry to use on Android devices Capture IT has been designed to store all information collected from assessments and visits. No internet connection is required to access the software. A series of pre-built forms that can be customised by users[…]

  • 05 February 2015

05 February 2015

Roofing system from Sika Liquid Plastics installed at train station

  Briggs Amasco were issued a contract for the station’s roof repairs by Network Rail under CP4 funding. The station’s original canopy was prone to leaking and beginning to fall apart with material often dropping onto the platform below. There were also traces of chrysotile asbestos found in the roof coverings, meaning it had to[…]

  • 05 February 2015

05 February 2015

Replacement window industry let down by Green Deal

The new statistics that suggest the replacement window industry is not profiting from Green Deal and ECO schemes were released by the DECC According to the statistics, only 17 window installations had taken place using Green Deal Finance by November 2014. The number of windows installed using ECO funding included 999 via the Carbon Saving[…]

  • 05 February 2015

04 February 2015

Biomedical Center protected by Aperio wireless lock technology

Aperio wireless lock technology has been installed in the Biomedical Center, which will carry out research on organ replacement and regeneration The facility’s new doors have been fitted with ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio E100 and E100 Premium escutcheons, in addition to EL160 electric strikes. The Aperio Technology enables access control providers to integrate non-wired doors with mechanical locks[…]

  • 04 February 2015

04 February 2015

Weed control barrier from DuPont used to de-contaminate solar park

DuPont Plantex Gold weed control barrier was used by SUNTEC Energiesysteme GmbH in the construction of its solar park The construction of the photovoltaic park began in 2013 on the site of a former contaminated railway sleeper production plant. SUNTEC Energiesysteme GmbH chose DuPont Plantex Gold non-woven weed control barrier as a solution for use[…]

  • 04 February 2015

04 February 2015

New CAD drawing for hygiene rooms in schools

Clos-o-Mat’s new CAD drawing is for hygiene rooms that have to meet size and equipment requirements The latest edition of the Department for Education’s Building Bulletin 103 declares that a specialist hygiene room of 12 square metres must be included in all mainstream secondary schools. The hygiene rooms must be built with enough space for assistants to[…]

  • 04 February 2015

04 February 2015

Glass products for digital signage at ISE Show 2015

The NGS Group’s glass products have been designed for use in digital signage and touch screen applications This year’s show will take place in Holland’s capital, Amsterdam and run from 10th to 12th February. Pilkington OptiView Protect is one of the products scheduled to be unveiled on the NGS Group’s stand. It is a laminated[…]

  • 04 February 2015

04 February 2015

New online CPD from Newton Waterproofing Systems

After conducting market research, Newton Waterproofing Systems found that architects and specifiers wanted a CPD they could watch in their own time Newton Waterproofing Systems’ latest CPD was filmed in its training facilities. It features Tony Champion, the company’s commercial director, conducting a 20 minute presentation on the ‘Structural Waterproofing Design Strategies to BS8102:2009’. By[…]

  • 04 February 2015

03 February 2015

Reclaim bricks from Northcot selected for Pret A Manger

Northcot Brick has supplied Pret A Manger with reclaim bricks across the country The company combine a variety of its products with warm tones and different textures when creating reclaim bricks for Pret A Manger. The double-faced, traditionally made bricks are tumbled to create an authentic look. Reclaim bricks are designed with a natural appearance[…]

  • 03 February 2015

03 February 2015

Black Millwork fenestration at Homebuilding and Renovating Show

Fenestration for new-build developments and classic renovations will be showcased on stand D179 of the Homebuilding andamp; Renovating Show, at the Birmingham NEC, 26- 29 March. Black Millwork fenestration products at the Homebuilding and Renovating Show The Black Millwork range Incorporates a variety of timber framed, high quality aluminium and aluminium clad windows and doors,[…]

  • 03 February 2015