30 April 2015

External wall insulation systems specified to increase energy efficiency

The large housing estate of terraced properties is managed by Wakefield and District Housing (WDH) who appointed Effective Energy to deliver funding under the ECO initiative for EWI as part of its on-going programme of development at Victoria Estate. CPM Contracts installed Alumasc EWI systems to 109 properties in order to provide an energy efficient,[…]

  • 30 April 2015

30 April 2015

Coatings brand selected for Fusion21 framework

Frameworks are a pre-completed route to market which provide a vehicle to centralise procurement spend. Fusion21 evaluated a number of manufacturers’ products before selecting Johnstone’s Trade. Using frameworks enable Fusion21 members – which include a range of registered social landlords, local authorities and NHS bodies – to avoid the high cost and time constraints of[…]

  • 30 April 2015

29 April 2015

Creating 3D building envelopes with new façade system

Schueco is constantly working to develop its system façades into three-dimensional geometric building envelopes. With its new Parametric Façade System, it is able to offer architects a higher level of design freedom. Designed to make the bespoke mass production of free-foam façades affordable for all, the system allows architects to design geometrically complicated system solutions[…]

  • 29 April 2015

29 April 2015

Rainwater system manufacturer offers its support to merchant partner

Alutec intends to honour its long-standing relationship with Huws Gray by supporting its birthday celebrations. Alutec supplies its aluminium rainwater systems to Huws Gray Charitable donations To mark its milestone anniversary, Huws Gray will donate a total of £25,000 to six children’s hospices located throughout its branch network. The merchant will continue to support the[…]

  • 29 April 2015

29 April 2015

Siberian Larch Cladding chosen for observatory

Home Farm Observatories used the sustainable, old-growth timber due to its impressive performance characteristics. Siberian Larch’s popularity lies in the fact that it is aesthetically beautiful, naturally durable and long lasting. Living in an ideal location to better observe celestial events, Nick Tanton contacted Home Farm Observatories wanting to take advantage of the elevated obvserving[…]

  • 29 April 2015

29 April 2015

ClearShield System added to Morley Glass range

Ritec’s award-winning ClearShield System is developed for the renovation, protection and maintenance of both new and previously installed glass. Before ClearShield system has been applied to glass. Low-maintenance solution The system has been designed to reduce the amount of window cleaning required by up to 70%, without affecting the transparency or solar gain of the[…]

  • 29 April 2015

29 April 2015

Butlins benefits from timber windows and doors installation

After entering into a contract with McGoff & Byrne, NorDan has contributed to the completion of a project for a Butlins resort, located in Minehead. NorDan’s timber windows and doors have helped to fill the chalets with light The company has supplied its series of windows and doors for the 117 lakeside chalets that were[…]

  • 29 April 2015

28 April 2015

PVC-U windows are key element for Glasgow renovation

The 60 year old bakery has stood empty since 2012, and has been chosen by the civil engineering and ground works specialist as its new Glasgow headquarters. REHAU PVC-U windows are a key element of Deans Engineering’s new headquarters Perfect Glazing was chosen to assist with the refurbishment on the basis of recommendation and the[…]

  • 28 April 2015

28 April 2015

How buildings impact our health, wellbeing & comfort

  Stacey Temprell, Residential Sector Director at Saint-Gobain, explains how a holistic approach to building can improve occupant health and wellbeing.     My Comfort – the Multi-Comfort building concept When we typically spend 90% of our time indoors or in vehicles, it’s fair to say that the buildings we live, work or play in[…]

  • 28 April 2015

28 April 2015

Crown Paints reveals exhibit at The Building Centre in London

Based on Store Street, Central London, The Building Centre was established in 1931. Crown Paints hopes its exhibit at The Building Centre will extend its services across the South East. The independent forum attracts approximately 2000 visitors every week to their architecture and design galleries. The Product Exhibition space Crown Paints’ display will join the[…]

  • 28 April 2015