Getting best value from your LED manufacturer

The lighting market is moving fast and pressure is increasing to ditch traditional fluorescents and make the switch to energy-efficient lighting such as LEDs. With building lighting representing 15 to 19 per cent of total global energy consumption, it clearly... View Article

HI-MACS® sparkles with Karim Rashid colours

Five vibrant new colours from the solid surface HI-MACS® creators LG Hausys will be fully available from the start of 2014. Strong tones and a distinctive glittering effect like a distant galaxy are the unique hallmarks of the new colours,... View Article

New industry partnership prolongs lifetime of luxury floorings

UK flooring manufacturer Amtico has appointed Beaver Floorcare as approved aftercare specialist for both its commercial and residential installations. The aim of the new collaboration is to maximise the longevity of Amtico’s product range. The announcement comes following an 18... View Article

Howarth Timber signs exclusive HazardCo agreement

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies is continuing to provide its customers with the most comprehensive service on the market after signing an exclusive agreement with on-site health and safety provider HazardCo. HazardCo provides builders and other contractors with simple and... View Article

Warmcair takes warm air heating to a new level

One of the first installations of Johnson & Starley’s WarmCair condensing Warm Air Heating system is already demonstrating its energy efficiency and home comfort benefits in a modern residential property in Northampton. For the owners, Mr & Mrs Inwood, the... View Article

Delivering safety in spades

Damaging hidden pipework and cabling when digging can cost time, money and in worse case scenarios, even lives. To help eliminate these risks, Olympia Tools, distributors of the Roughneck brand of hand tools and workwear, has introduced a new solution.... View Article

LDL introduces ‘bright, shiny new stars’ from Furnipart

LDL Components Ltd is delighted to unveil the new 2013 collection of contemporary, design-led handles from Furnipart, the leading Danish manufacturer. Available exclusively through LDL, the new range continues the ‘The Star on Your Furniture’ theme and is entitled Bright,... View Article

H+H meeting clients needs with solid wall construction

A private four bedroom, custom built house has been constructed using H+H Celcon Blocks Standard Grade and Celcon Foundation Blocks with traditional mortar. The house in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, was built by Chris Page Building on the site of the... View Article

Gorilla Glue invests in £500,000 national marketing drive

The world’s toughest all purpose adhesive brand, Gorilla Glue, has embarked on its first national marketing campaign with a £500,000 investment supporting the brand’s rapid UK growth. Already the number one polyurethane adhesive in the UK, sales of Gorilla Glue... View Article

VEKA gets an A+ (or three) from the BFRC

VEKA has updated its WER calculators to reflect the new BFRC SEL A+ scheme. The BFRC is now accepting applications for the new ‘A+’ band, which applies to windows only. Any BFRC ‘A’ rated product which achieves a rating index... View Article