Signs look good for SK sales

SIG today announced the acquisition of SK Sales, a UK leader in the supply of specialist Air Handling products. The move will result in the rebranding of existing Air Trade Centre branches in the coming months which, once rolled out,... View Article

British Gypsum unveils new ‘repair and renovate’ guide

British Gypsum has launched a new guide to repair, maintenance and improvement. The WHITE BOOK Repair and Renovate gives an overview of the most effective ways to upgrade and maintain buildings using solutions and support services from the plaster, plasterboard... View Article

Loft Legs give householders a warm home and a useful loft

Compressing insulation with storage items in the loft can reduce its thermal effectiveness by over 50%. Installed in the loft, Loft Legs allow a simple storage deck to be constructed above the height of the insulation, maintaining its energy-saving benefits,... View Article

Simpson Strong-Tie EU test lab dedicated to visionary

Simpson Strong-Tie has renamed its ISO17025 accredited world class EU testing facility in honour of the man who was responsible for the growth of the company in Europe. The purpose built testing site, which was opened in 2009 and conducts... View Article

Style a strength for steel windows

Many specifications and orders received by members of the Steel Window Association (SWA) are prompted by a project’s need for strength and security – physical characteristics where steel frames are unmatched amongst fenestration solutions – yet there are countless others... View Article

Showering simplicity with Triton’s T75

Building on its established credentials as the leading UK manufacturer of electric showers, Triton, The Great British Shower Company, has brought the ultimate in showering simplicity with the introduction of T75. Triton understands that an ever increasing majority of specifiers... View Article

Xpelair launch Contour

Xpelair, a leading provider of ventilation solutions, has launched the new Contour portfolio of discreet extract fans. Available in both AC and DC versions, the new range provides a solution for all domestic bathroom applications. Contour is the first 100mm... View Article

Ingersoll Rand expands range of high security CISA Cylinders

Leading global provider of security and safety solutions Ingersoll Rand has extended its advanced range of high security cylinders with the introduction of CISA Astral Tekno Cylinders. The new cylinder range is patented until 2026 ensuring the highest possible levels... View Article

Reflex Systems goes all Gold

Reflex Systems, the specialist provider of integrated security and fire life safety systems, is pleased to announce it has secured two Gold accreditations from NACOSS (National Approvals Council for Security Systems) and BAFE (British Approvals for Fire and Equipment). The... View Article

Award-winning Tremletts Close meets code for sustainable homes

An affordable housing development at Tremletts Close, Tedburn St Mary, in Devon, which has won the LABC (Local Authority Building Control) South West Building Excellence Award for the ‘Best Affordable Housing Development’ has included Daikin Altherma heat pumps to provide... View Article

New look for BM TRADA Group

BM TRADA Group, the UK-based international testing, inspection, certification and compliance body is introducing a new name and visual identity from 1 July 2013. The move, aimed at improving clarity of communications and emphasising the group’s strengths, will see all... View Article

Setcrete raises expectations in home refurbishment

Setcrete’s Deep Base Levelling Compound has demonstrated its effectiveness and suitability as a fast track economical solution for levelling uneven floors, as illustrated by its use in a residential property in Hagley, Birmingham. Applied to raise the floor to create... View Article

Class topping

A little sunshine, warmer temperatures followed by the usual bouts of rain and the grass and weeds are up and away. It’s the same every year, this sudden spurt of growth in the paddock, around the estate, the meadow, all... View Article