11 May 2015

CPD presentations for effective acoustic solutions

The CPD presentations cover a broad range of topics, including; how modern architecture and building design affects sound transmission; how sound transmits itself within a building; how it is important to implement correct acoustic design from the outset and how the current minimum building standards are not effective enough for tenants/occupiers. The presentations have been[…]

  • 11 May 2015

11 May 2015

Mirka products added to Dulux Decorator Centre range

Since April, customers have been able to access the wide range of Mirka surface preparation tools and accessories. Mirka products have been available at DDC since April. Products will range from sanding kits and dust extraction kits to electric sanders, including the Mirka Direct Electric Random Orbital Sander (DEROS). DEROS is an innovative, lightweight electric[…]

  • 11 May 2015

11 May 2015

Darts professionals sponsored by Fermacell

The sponsorship was unveiled during an afternoon event in Birmingham, where over 20 Fermacell customers and employees participated in a darts tournament against professionals, hosted by TV MC Paul booth. Dean Winstanley and Daryl Gurney will be sponsored by Fermacell for the next 12 months. The amateurs had to try and match the professionals’ scores[…]

  • 11 May 2015

11 May 2015

Setting out strategies to solve the UK housing crisis

Bidwells’ Mike Derbyshire believes that a single strategy won’t be enough to solve the UK housing crisis In order to meet the UK’s housing needs, we need to deliver in excess of 250,000 new homes per annum. However, we are a long way from meeting this requirement. Bidwells’ Perspectives on Planning research highlights the current[…]

  • 11 May 2015

11 May 2015

New CPD discusses compliance with Water Regulations Advisory Scheme

Many of Hansgrohe’s products, such as its Raindance Select hand shower head, demonstrate compliance with WRAS The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) is a certification mark that shows a certain product meets the requirements of the 1999 water regulations. WRAS covers all plumbing systems, water fittings and water equipment from the public water supply: this[…]

  • 11 May 2015

08 May 2015

Safety system CAD drawings launched by C-TEC

The new collection of industry standard DWG files have been released as C-TEC’s first batch of specifier-friendly CAD drawings. Developed for use by architects and engineers, the drawings of its SigTEL disabled refuge system, NC951 disabled persons’ toilet alarm and 800 Series conventional call system can be downloaded for free. C-TEC’s new CAD drawings can[…]

  • 08 May 2015

  • 08 May 2015

08 May 2015

New London interiors showroom for CE Solutions movable walls

CE Solutions at THE VAULT To meet a growing demand for its products and services, CE Solutions has expanded into a new headquarters in Worcester plus added a southern regional office in Surrey and a new showroom in central London. This new showroom, re-named THE VAULT, is London’s latest Interiors specialist showroom, right in the[…]

  • 08 May 2015

08 May 2015

Protan SE roofing specified in andpound;4 million slum redevelopment

The development consists of a three-storey complex combining retail use at ground floor level with residential care homes above. St Annes retirement complex in Nottingham The 45 extra care homes took the building to the limit allowed by planners, so a flat roof of Protan SE single ply membrane was specified for the redevelopment. Protan[…]

  • 08 May 2015

08 May 2015

Apprenticeship opportunities from property maintenance specialists

Apprenticeship schemes have always been integral to Novus Property Solutions; the company’s current chairman and managing director both started out as apprentices. The schemes, which have been running for over 75 years, have been described as “fantastic opportunities for young people with the right attitude and potential to build a career” by Glen Speight. Glen[…]

  • 08 May 2015