18 November 2014

Japanese window industry visit BFRC to see UK energy ratings system

The visit was funded by the Japanese government to support the Japanese window industry in looking into creating a similar system to the one provided by BFRC and considered to be a world leading energy ratings systems. The delegation came specifically came to the UK to meet the BFRC team and find out how the[…]

  • 18 November 2014

17 November 2014

Best Digital Campaign nomination for Door-Stop International

The company has worked alongside MRA Marketing to deliver a mixture of PR, print, online advertising, direct mail, digital marketing, social media and video to direct customers. Martin Dickie, Business Unit Manager at Door-Stop, comments: “The category recognises the importance of digital media in the market. All our marketing and technical developments have one aim[…]

  • 17 November 2014

17 November 2014

Windows, doors and kitchens manufacturer exhibiting at Homes 2014

The show revolves around asset management, maintenance, sustainability and offsite construction The windows, doors and kitchens manufacturer’s customer base across the construction industry in London and the south east region includes contractors, developers, councils, public sector bodies and housing and trade associations. This year’s show is dedicated to asset management, repairs and maintenance, retrofit, sustainability,[…]

  • 17 November 2014

  • 17 November 2014

17 November 2014

Can sustainably made bricks reduce building & demolition waste?

Jim Matthews, third generation owner of family run brick works H.G. Matthews, offers insight into how choosing bricks which have been wood-fired, a process which dates back to the 18th century, can offer massive sustainability benefits. Sustainable brick manufacture Brick making is estimated to be between 6,000 and 10,000 years old but a booming global[…]

  • 17 November 2014

17 November 2014

Can sustainably made bricks reduce building and demolition waste?

Jim Matthews, third generation owner of family run brick works H.G. Matthews, offers insight into how choosing bricks which have been wood-fired, a process which dates back to the 18th century, can offer massive sustainability benefits. Sustainable brick manufacture Brick making is estimated to be between 6,000 and 10,000 years old but a booming global[…]

  • 17 November 2014

17 November 2014

Encon Group achieve two internationally recognised certifications

Pictured from left: Will Barker and Richard Prince This was achieved in just five months across all of the group’s 21 sites and its Head Office from the UKAS-accredited body NQA using an integrated management system some 15 years after Encon became the first national insulation distributor to gain the quality standard ISO 9001 across[…]

  • 17 November 2014

17 November 2014

Windows, doors & kitchens manufacturer exhibiting at Homes 2014

The show revolves around asset management, maintenance, sustainability and offsite construction The windows, doors and kitchens manufacturer’s customer base across the construction industry in London and the south east region includes contractors, developers, councils, public sector bodies and housing and trade associations. This year’s show is dedicated to asset management, repairs and maintenance, retrofit, sustainability,[…]

  • 17 November 2014

17 November 2014

Kooltherm from Kingspan Tarec for new Dunlop manufacturing facility

Kooltherm from Kingspan Tarec for Dunlop new manufacturing facility 1,000 linear metres of Kingspan Tarec Kooltherm FM Pipe Insulation were installed on the on the heating and domestic services pipework as well as on the supply vent ductwork across the building by M&E Contractors, P&R Morson. new facility achieved an EPC ‘A’ 21 rating and[…]

  • 17 November 2014

14 November 2014

Fila protects decorative floor surfaces at greenest service station in UK

Fila floor protection systems have been chosen to protect floor surfaces at Gloucester Services Greener services The new £40m Gloucester Services near the Cotswolds, on the northbound M5, was delivered by AFL Architects and includes local stone and timber lighting designs and an arched wildflower seeded roof. Gloucester Services sustainable features include electrical vehicle charging[…]

  • 14 November 2014