Rada top of the class with Cambridge University appointment

Rada, the experts in commercial showering and washroom controls, has supplied its market-leading products for the refurbishment of six Cambridge University colleges. Students, fellows and faculty at the sites, which include the world renowned King’s and Jesus Colleges – will... View Article

ISO-Chemie tape seals it at new Bath Technology College

ISO-Chemie’s high performance expanding foam sealing tape has been specified for an innovative low carbon technology college in Bath. The ISO-Bloco One tape has been specified to provide a high performance airtight, acoustic and thermal interior and exterior seal between... View Article

Kaldewei – Sound Wave

Sound Wave is the first audio system for Kaldewei 3.5mm steel enamel baths that plays music from Bluetooth-enabled devices such as tablets, smartphones or laptops. With the bath acting as the sound box, it provides an audio experience with a... View Article

Tensar welcomes new Vice President

Tensar International, a global leader in providing value-engineered solutions to stabilise and reinforce soil and pavements, has today announced the appointment of Tim Oliver as its new Vice President for Global Technology. Having spent more than 30 years with Tensar,... View Article

Brick Awards 2013 shortlist revealed

The Brick Development Association (BDA) has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Brick Awards, one of the top design and construction awards in the country. There are 13 awards split into three categories: housing, building and landscape, and technical and... View Article

Ancon updates technical literature with CE mark

Stainless steel fixings specialist, Ancon Building Products, has updated its technical literature to highlight the products that now carry CE Marking under the Construction Products Regulation. The new Ancon publications, which can now be downloaded from www.ancon.co.uk, or are available... View Article

Metal Technology issues guides to CE marking

Architectural aluminium systems manufacturer Metal Technology has issued comprehensive guidance for its customers on CE marking. Available for download from the company’s website, the guide is intended for manufacturers who make curtain walling, external windows and doors but excludes fire... View Article

400 kg. That’s heavy, isn’t it?

Of course, you’ve guessed we’re about to talk about some hardware that can carry a door of that weight. It’s called Patio Life. Impressive? Sure. But what’s in it for you? How does it offer you more selling power? After... View Article

IDG wins £8.5Million second phase at Mill O’Mans

Following the successful completion of the first phase of Home Scotland’s £multi-million regeneration project at Mill O’Mains in Dundee, ISG has been instructed to undertake the second phase of the development, which represents a further investment of £8.5million by the... View Article

Correct specifying for heavy traffic tiling

The BAL CPD Seminar, ‘Specifying tiling in heavily trafficked areas,’ gives architects confidence in specifying for any tiling project where traffic levels mandate high durability. It is fully approved for CPD by RIBA and can be booked at www.bal-adhesives.com/specifiers/cpdSeminars. The... View Article

Simple changing places

National Building Specification (NBS) specification of, and architectural drawings for, ‘state-of-the-art’ accessible toilets is simplified with a new facility. The National Building Specification (NBS) service has used expertise from Clos-o-Mat, the UK’s leading disabled toileting solutions provider, to add a... View Article

£10Million development completed in Runcorn

Residents have already started to move in to new homes in Runcorn after a three year regeneration project is completed. Woodland Walk, Runcorn has been transformed from a 1960’s eyesore thanks to a £10million investment from Liverpool Housing Trust (LHT)... View Article

Composite doors get a new face

VBH’s customer The Door Factory:, based in Staffordshire, has developed a brand new concept for composite doors. The external face of the company’s rebated doors can now be clad with a series of aluminium extrusions which lock together to replicate... View Article