03 December 2013

Stroma Certification’s ECO Engine approved by Ofgem for all measures

The software carries out the approved methodology for ECO scoring by using an automated process for quick and simple calculations and features an online tool and web interface that are compatible with existing CRM systems. The ECO Engine programme forms part of Stroma Certification’s existing Green Deal and ECO software, with multiple solutions available to[…]

  • 03 December 2013

03 December 2013

Heavy duty steel glazing systems to be supplied for recycling project

A mechanical biological treatment (MBT) and anaerobic digestion (AD) plant at Bolton Road, Manvers is due to open by 2015, with Wrightstyle supplying and installing around 280 square metres of heavy duty-steel glazing systems, including curtain walling, doors, screens and windows, complete with thermal glazing.  Work will be undertaken at operational and workshop facilities, in[…]

  • 03 December 2013

03 December 2013

Aluminium door and window systems fitted at new residential site

The company fitted SPW600 windows and doors at Pannelcroft Village in Newtown, accompanied by Senior’s SFG shop front for the internal high street, which includes a restaurant and IT suite. The SMR900 curtain walling system was specified for use at the complex, enabling natural light into the building.Pannelcroft Village consists of 180 one and two bedroom[…]

  • 03 December 2013

02 December 2013

Modern precast concrete paving transformation gallery launched

The gallery showcases projects where sustainable drainage (SuDS) was enforced in the re-development from the beginning, to work carried out in a community to develop long lasting improvements. Focusing heavily on urban regeneration and master planning, the gallery features an Edinburgh housing project using concrete block paving based around shared surfaces, to an east London[…]

  • 02 December 2013

02 December 2013

Extension work carried out by Novus Property Solutions at Leek school

The maintenance specialists built two new extensions on the school grounds, including the replacement of roofing, the renewal of rainwater goods and the removal of two chimneys. The work, costing £290,000 was finished in August, with a public event attended by the town mayor being held at the school to enable visitors to look around[…]

  • 02 December 2013

  • 02 December 2013

02 December 2013

Novus painting contractors assist with re-furbishment of play area

Representatives from Novus donated their services to the project on The Foxes Den Play Area, on Fox Hollow Close, after the site was blighted by anti-social behaviour. The Bromford Housing Group owned estate was given picnic benches and planters to improve the play ground, whilst an all-weather surface has been installed to enable use all[…]

  • 02 December 2013

02 December 2013

Heather Brindle tiles from Redland fitted at Beaufield Homes property

The tile range was chosen for its purple colour, which sits alongside the orange sanded finish, and because it would help the property remain in keeping with Leatherhead Road’s premium market. The completed roof will qualify for a fifteen year design liability guarantee and all of Redland’s roofing systems meet the requirements of the British[…]

  • 02 December 2013

29 November 2013

BRE sustainability certification framework changes by the DCLG

The BRE allows businesses to achieve certification proving their ability to supply constituent materials and products that have been responsibly sourced. Despite calls from MP’s to preserve the current process, the DCLG are currently reviewing The Code for Sustainable Homes and looking to make changes to how manufacturers attain or maintain certification. The proposed actions[…]

  • 29 November 2013

29 November 2013

Demolition dangers

Thanks to the cumbersome wrecking balls of yesteryear and the cavalier attitudes towards safety and the environment that came with them, the demolition industry has developed a stereotype as the poor relation to the construction sector. However, during the last few decades, a revolution has taken place within the industry which means that when today’s[…]

  • 29 November 2013