05 December 2013

Ventilation specification app launched by greenwood Airvac

The new app features a compilation of the company’s literature, including product brochures, installation guides, Building Regulation documents and operation and maintenance handbooks for homeowners. The app is designed to be a quick and easy tool for anyone needing help with ventilation specification and will include regular updates on Greenwood products.

  • 05 December 2013

04 December 2013

Decorative flooring BIM objects added to national library

The introduction of BIM is expected to save the UK construction industry an estimated £2 billion per year, with the online library designed for downloading free to use BIM objects, including Sika CompactFloor, Sika DecoFlake, Sika DecoFloor and Sika DecoQuartz. The company has recently included Sika Sarnafil Flat Roofing Systems as BIM objects and will[…]

  • 04 December 2013

04 December 2013

SikaScreed HardTop-80 floor screed for repair in 24 hours

Suitable for large surface areas and minor repairs, the solution can be used to fix bridge decks, car parks, distribution yards, factory floors and concrete hardstanding. The single component system is compatible with a range of applications and only needs water added to begin application, with a resin or overlay suitable for use just five[…]

  • 04 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

29 November 2013

Powershield steel doors to be installed at new Life Sciences building

The company will be providing Powershield steel doors and ironmongery for the project, which will regenerate 13,500m2 of space in the heart of the city. Nigel Cronin, Sales Manager for ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, said: “Our Powershield doors meet rigorous legislative demands, which will ensure that security and access is effectively balanced in the School[…]

  • 29 November 2013

28 November 2013

Clearing the air

Housing refurbishment projects are multiplying as local authorities strive to improve the condition and efficiency of their housing stock. Cutting energy bills for tenants is a pivotal part of these projects and often involves improving the airtightness of a property. However, this can result in reduced air quality and condensation forming. An estimated 50% of[…]

  • 28 November 2013

27 November 2013

Arctic Glass installs Deceuninck PVC windows into purpose built unit

The anti-ligature hardware specified for all the windows was an unusual feature of the project. Arif Roker, MD of Arctic explains: “It’s a unique concept in PVC windows, so we had to adapt the window for the required hardware, which called for some unorthodox manufacturing techniques. But we knew Deceuninck’s profiles would be up to[…]

  • 27 November 2013

27 November 2013

Fire doors – top ten tips

Fire safety in public buildings is of paramount importance due to their high usage, but also because of our unfamiliarality with these buildings’ fire escape routes and procedures. For all involved in designing, constructing and running these buildings, fire safety routes and devices need to be well thought out to meet the requirements of the[…]

  • 27 November 2013

27 November 2013

Composite door and lock system TS007 3* available to customers

The high level security door uses Yale’s Superior cylinder and Platinum handle combination and is approved by the Secured by Design Scheme. The door and lock combination has been given a 3* standard for its cylinder which is kitemarked to TS007 1* security, and the armoured Platinum handle to TS007 2*. The platinum handle is[…]

  • 27 November 2013