Renson® Cilium®: dynamic sun protection in aluminium

A building with large glazed surfaces facing south offers many advantages during the autumn, winter and spring. In the summer, however, it can lead to an uncomfortable indoor climate and irritating light reflection. Structural solar shading and screens prevent this... View Article

BM TRADA helps Reisser achieve CE marking

Reisser, a leading UK distributor of high performance screws, has achieved CE marking for its R2 and Cutter series of wood screws with the help of BM TRADA. BM TRADA conducted initial type testing for the high performance wood screws,... View Article

Black Watch Museum extension to castle – Perth

The A. Proctor Group’s Roofshield breather membrane has been specified and supplied to the Black Watch Museum at Balhousie Castle in Perth which recently underwent a £3m revamp and re-opened on the 25th June. Roofshield is recognised by NHBC as... View Article

Rainwater harvesting from Polypipe

Polypipe offers Rainstream – a range of rainwater harvesting options. Ideal for new build, for retrofit and already seeing major interest from the self-build marketplace, Rainstream is a very simple straightforward rainwater harvesting ‘package’. The Polypipe Rainstream system is available... View Article

Market leader, JT, launches anti-slip solution

Leading UK shower tray manufacturer, JT, has launched an Anti-Slip solution for their extensive range of trays. The colourless application can be ordered and added to the full range of JT’s British manufactured trays. The new Class C, independently tested,... View Article

Nominations open for ARCH Awards 2013

The ARCH Tenants’ Group has opened nominations for its annual awards that celebrate success and recognise inspirational tenants and initiatives from councils with housing. There are three awards: Innovation and Sustainability – open to any local authority that has successfully... View Article

Combi King uses eliminator

Installer Brian King from Grimsby always uses Sentinel water treatment products: “Sentinel X100, X400 and X800 are part of our staple diet,” says Brian. “So when Sentinel launched its new Eliminator heating system filter product last year we were happy... View Article

Kitchen Trends 2013

“When deciding on the right kitchen for the job, be aware that a white kitchen has been one of the most popular kitchen colours over the last decade. This prolonged popularity with consumers and tradesmen alike, is largely due to... View Article

Knauf grows ready-mixed and spray range with Sheetrock

Knauf – the UK’s leading manufacturers of lightweight building materials and systems – is now offering the Sheetrock range of ready-mixed jointing compounds and spray fi nishing plasters, along with the Tuff Hide primer/surface, following its acquisition of USG Corporation’s... View Article

Slough Borough Council grants go ahead for Slough regeneration

Slough Borough Council has granted detailed planning consent, subject to the signing of a Section 106 Agreement, to Countryside Properties working with Catalyst Housing, Slough Borough Council and the Homes and Communities Agency, for the regeneration of the Britwell estate... View Article

Pennine Stone expands to open new office in Preston

Pennine Stone, the UK’s leading supplier of cast stone to the house building and construction sectors, has expanded to open a new office in Preston to service clients in the North West. The office will be the base for Mike... View Article

New towel rail products join Stelrad portfolio

Stelrad Radiators has unveiled two stunning additions to its collection of towel rails – range extensions to existing radiator designs. Available now from Stelrad Radiator stockists around the country are the Caliente and Concord towel rails, both high quality exquisite... View Article

New guide from Simpson Strong-Tie provides installation help

Simpson Strong Tie, world leader in connectors for the construction industry, has compiled a new Installation Guide to help building designers and carpenters use its extensive range more efficiently and correctly. Available as a download in PDF format, the comprehensive... View Article