22 September 2014

Ecological Solutions range of paints and coatings used at new building

The products have contributed to the centre achieving a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating after the 12 month decoration programme was carried out by main contractor Allenbuild, with Acrylic Durable Matt and Covaplus Vinyl Matt being used. The Ecological Solutions range covers 14 products that all carry the EU Ecolabel accreditation, meaning their environmental credentials have been[…]

  • 22 September 2014

22 September 2014

Ecological Solutions range of paints & coatings used at new building

The products have contributed to the centre achieving a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating after the 12 month decoration programme was carried out by main contractor Allenbuild, with Acrylic Durable Matt and Covaplus Vinyl Matt being used. The Ecological Solutions range covers 14 products that all carry the EU Ecolabel accreditation, meaning their environmental credentials have been[…]

  • 22 September 2014

22 September 2014

Self primer with 8 years protection for wood popular with clients

The businessman recommends Sadolin’s complete package of wood protection, colour selection, technical advice and online product videos to customers searching for garden cabins that will endure against unpredictable weather conditions and blend into its surroundings. The product is designed to offer a highly durable opaque finish which erodes naturally by weathering to ensure that the[…]

  • 22 September 2014

17 September 2014

Waterproofing membrane combats water ingress at new build property

Contractor CCL installed the Newton 500 internal Type C Cavity Drain Membrane system to the Type B reinforced concrete box structure, working together to capture any water ingress that may occur through joints in the concrete structure. The Newton Titan-Pro sump system, complete with full battery backup protection, was fitted alongside the Newton Acriflex via[…]

  • 17 September 2014

17 September 2014

Flooring Show 2014 features seminars, live demos and celebrity designers

Aimed at flooring retailers, wholesalers, designers, architects and facilities managers, the show will feature a series of seminars, demonstrations and live installations for visitors to attend across the four halls. The range of events being held at The Flooring Show will include; • The Wool Trends Centre – Situated by the front entrance on the Sunday[…]

  • 17 September 2014

16 September 2014

PVC panelling system creates stylish interior and reduces maintenance

The panelling was installed in each ensuite in the 87 bedrooms over a 12 month period, specified in Pastel Grey and Black Marble for the bath panels to create a stylish and clean interior that will appeal to visitors. The Geopanel interior decorative panelling system includes a standard 250m panel for walls and ceilings and[…]

  • 16 September 2014

15 September 2014

Low energy house incorporating open air design specifies Crown Trade

The company’s Scrubbable Matt Emulsion has been used throughout the building, producing a durable, stain resistant, contemporary matt finish with excellent aesthetic qualities that does not require regular maintenance. Wikihouse 4.0 is being erected just outside The Building Centre in preparation for the London Design Festival 2014 and aims to introduce open-air design into the[…]

  • 15 September 2014

15 September 2014

Wind barrier system seals a home 12 months prior to cladding installation

The Wintec system allows for easy installation and on site handling and comprises a 7.5mm thick cement based panel 900mm x 2400/3000mm or 1200mm x 2400/3000mm that can be scored with a knife then snapped. Wintec also features bespoke wood screws and air-tight, windproof aluminium foil tape, with the system created to be fitted horizontally[…]

  • 15 September 2014

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12 September 2014

Roofing & cladding categories at UK Roofing Awards sponsored by MCRMA

Founded in order to recognise the dedication, safety and workmanship of roofing companies, a panel of independent construction professionals will undertake the judging with guidance from trade association experts. The deadline for entries is Friday 23rd January 2015, shortlisting will take place in February and the finalists will be announced in March prior to the[…]

  • 12 September 2014