07 May 2015

New decorating frame offers complete coverage

Cageless design Purdy’s new Revolution Frame is compatible with several of its existing paint products The Revolution Frame’s cageless structure allows it to release paint easily to ensure an even coverage without grey streak. Its innovative design also allows for easy cleaning and maintenance, whilst avoiding the creation of mess. An extension to Purdy’s decorating[…]

  • 07 May 2015

07 May 2015

Accessible hygiene room provides future-proof solution for London college

Clos-o-Mat’s automatic wash dry toilet and height adjustable basin were included in Stanmore College’s new future-proof hygiene room The College decided to improve its accessibility when a disabled student with specific hygiene requirements asked to enrol. Although the site already accommodated several accessible toilets, they were all dated, conforming with the bare minimum of regulations.[…]

  • 07 May 2015

07 May 2015

Responsible glazing systems ensure fire safety

Wrightstyle’s Managing Director, Tim Kempster Before modern fire and building regulations, responsibility for the safety of a building and its occupants fell firmly on the shoulders of the building’s owner. Since the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 however, responsibility has shifted across all UK jurisdictions, now requiring commercial premises to have a named ‘responsible[…]

  • 07 May 2015

07 May 2015

UK contribute to waste PVC recycling scheme

A total of 474,411 tonnes of waste PVC was recycled through Recovinyl last year, with 16 European countries taking part in the scheme. 160 companies across Europe are currently involved in the Recovinyl scheme The UK performed highly, contributing to over 20% of the total. In addition to this, waste PVC-U profiles comprised over half[…]

  • 07 May 2015

07 May 2015

Thermal wheel technology is an energy efficient solution

In the current climate of stringent building regulations, ever-tightening standards in building service provisions and the ever-increasing pressure on environmental issues; Thermal wheel technology may never have been of greater significance. Thermal wheels are now being used as a leading component in support of the trend to use heat recovery as a route to energy[…]

  • 07 May 2015

06 May 2015

Stormdry and Dryzone protect and repair damp chimneys

Stormdry Masonry Protection is a colourless water-repellent cream that will protect chimney exteriors from rain penetration. Applied to brickwork in one invisible coat by brush or roller – Stormdry lasts as long as 30 years, penetrating the brickwork to form a breathable barrier against water. Safeguard Europe have developed solutions to both external and internal[…]

  • 06 May 2015

06 May 2015

Election wish-list: what the glazing industry expects from our new Government

In its survey, Pilkington UK asked its customers to identify the issues that they would like the UK’s new Government to prioritise. An emphasis was placed on new housing and planning laws; an investment in skills was also high on the agenda. After talks with businesses from across the supply chain, Pilkington’s Andy McDowell, predicts[…]

  • 06 May 2015

06 May 2015

BM TRADA present fire door seminar at FIREX

Visitors to FIREX International, held in ExCel London’s South Gallery, will have the opportunity to attend the free seminar, which will provide delegates with an excellent overview of fire door design, manufacture, testing, installation and certification. Fire Doors Explained – Understanding the essentials The seminar will cover a range of topics, including: Anatomy of fire[…]

  • 06 May 2015

06 May 2015

Trade body seeks construction sector’s views on security

British Security Industry Association (BSIA) The BSIA is seeking to understand the factors which influence security procurement and investment in the construction sector through an online survey launched this week. The survey which is open to all individuals involved in the procurement and management of security products and services aims to provide the BSIA and[…]

  • 06 May 2015

  • 06 May 2015