19 May 2015

Hybrid series windows used in UK Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015

The architects BDP specified the windows with a black powder-coated aluminium for external durability and low maintenance. The windows also feature spruce engineered timber internally for a natural look and feel. The UK Pavilion features a 14m³ aluminium lattice hive sphere, designed to resemble a honeycomb. Hepworth Framework fabricated the Hybrid frames, which were installed[…]

  • 19 May 2015

19 May 2015

New double shiplap board added to Fortex cladding range

Fortex Pro features an increased width of 333mm and thickness of 9mm creating a stronger board through improved profile design. It also offers greater coverage at 1.665sqmt per board, with a quick and easy calculation for specification purposes. The new product uses advanced skin technology resulting in superior colourfastness and long-term weatherability. Homes in Norfolk[…]

  • 19 May 2015

18 May 2015

ZARGES launches Reachmaster mobile scaffold tower

The Reachmaster boasts a range of working heights from 2.5m to 8.5m and has been developed to be setup with ease. Reachmaster is designed to reach more heights than competitors’ aluminium scaffold towers Its folding base frame can be wheeled into position when closed. Opening out the base frame and locking the folding gate is[…]

  • 18 May 2015

15 May 2015

Bespoke fire doors chosen for Surrey golf club

The stained, ebony ash veneered doors featured a bespoke curved steel inlay design. These were specified to complement the contemporary interior design of The Lodge – an eighteen room, boutique hotel set in the Surrey countryside in the grounds of Kingswood Golf Course. The Lodge has eighteen individually styled, contemporary rooms. Kingswood’s 6,900 yard course[…]

  • 15 May 2015

15 May 2015

Heat Interface Units receive WRAS approval

WRAS is the industry standard for UK approved water fittings that are compliant with the UK plumbing regulations. All products are approved by UK Water Suppliers using the performance requirements set out by the Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The WRAS approved Meibes Unit by Pegler Yorkshire Climate[…]

  • 15 May 2015

15 May 2015

Brick manufacturing increases due to housing demands

Brick production during 2014 year rose 17% compared to 2013, totalling 1.8 billion bricks – demonstrating how the brick industry has reacted to meet increased demands from house builders. The Brick Development Association – which represent 99% of the UK brick manufacturers – have estimated that output numbers will rise to 2 billion bricks in[…]

  • 15 May 2015

13 May 2015

Effective solutions for reverberation noise

Hush Acoustics has developed various solutions to reduce reverberation noise to a minimum. Reverberation noise can be disruptive in many types of building. Hush was recently involved in a project to reduce reverberation noise at a golf club bar, styled with chic timber flooring, painted masonry walls and a painted soffit. The high-tech absorbers were[…]

  • 13 May 2015

12 May 2015

Breather membrane offers discreet protection against UV damage

A period coach house, which accommodates a growing family, has benefited from the construction of a two-storey extension. Located in Long Ashton, Bristol, the property’s new structure was erected as part of a self-build project. To ensure the aesthetics of the new build were sympathetic to its surroundings, a Western Red Cedar cladding system was[…]

  • 12 May 2015

  • 12 May 2015

12 May 2015

Insulated glass façade installed in £6m Research Centre

The Babraham Institute is an independent charitable life sciences institute, based in Cambridge. The new Bennett Building is an energy efficient bio-incubator centre that houses both laboratory and office facilities, specifically designed to accommodate growing companies. DLS ECKLITE SC system is the first of its kind to be installed in the UK. DLS ECKLITE SC[…]

  • 12 May 2015