HCA publishes second statistical data return

Private registered providers of social housing own 2,634,917 homes, a 1.9% increase on the total for 2012, according to the HCA’s Statistical Data Return (SDR) which has been published today for the second consecutive year. The data comes from an... View Article

Caple appoints new Business Development Manager

Caple’s business development manager Hayley Atkins Multi award-winning kitchen and appliance specialist Caple has added talented business development manager Hayley Atkins to their experienced sales team. Hayley is now working alongside specialists and retailers in the industry to develop new... View Article

Supercar for the weekend? Ferrari or Lamborghini?

Plumb Center and Stelrad Radiators are combining to offer heating installers and engineers the experience of a lifetime! Most people have the secret desire to cruise through their town or to impress their friends by turning up for a ‘do’... View Article

Geocel on fire with new B2 rated foam

Sealants and adhesive specialist Geocel is launching new B2 fire-rated foams for filling and sealing gaps and apertures where a fire-rated finish is required. Two versions are available, a gun foam for use with an applicator gun, and a straw... View Article

Latest fire & CO safety guide published

Kidde Fyrnetics has published its updated ‘Fire & CO Safety in Housing’ Guide, reflecting the new Code of Practice for smoke and heat alarms, as well as imminent and recent regulations demanding CO alarms. The comprehensive 2013 Guide aims to... View Article

Rodeca panels pass a double whammy

Cladding panels from Rodeca have passed the BRE’s non-fragility tests. Translucent polycarbonate cladding panels from Rodeca have achieved Class B in non-fragility tests (number 288-038) conducted by the BRE. The tests were carried out to ACR(M)001:2011(1) for assessing the non-fragility... View Article

EnviroVent is evolving

EnviroVent have just unveiled their ‘brand’ new logo, a historic moment for the UK manufacturer as it continues to revolutionise the world of ventilation through its innovative and award-winning products. The EnviroVent brand was first launched in 1997 when the... View Article

‘Dynamic’ glass CPD seminar receives RIBA approval

The ways in which electronically tintable glass can improve building energy performance, enable more sustainable building design and construction, and create a more comfortable environment for occupiers are outlined in a new RIBA approved CPD seminar by glass and glazing... View Article

Expert powder coating for French arrival treasures

Expert powder coating from Powdertech (Corby) Ltd is now on display in Reims, France where the company has coated over 3000 square metres of panels for a new building for the Archives of Marne, a collection of historical and contemporary... View Article

Union introduces eximo: new range of exit devices

UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, has consolidated and developed its panic and emergency exit device offering, launching a new suited range ideal for a variety of project specifications. The Eximo® range – suitable for use on both timber... View Article

Simonswerk leading the field

Leading hinge manufacturer SIMONSWERK will again be exhibiting at this year’s 100% Design Exhibition, showcasing the latest developments in its comprehensive hinge portfolio including a new fire-rated hinge and a range of products with a new PVD corrosive resistant finish.... View Article