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Manage solar shading devices with P C Henderson hardware

With summer upon us, longer days mean an extended admission of sunlight into our buildings.Access to natural light has been linked to improved occupant productivity and reduced energy usage.However, elements such as solar gain, glare and disparities in daylight availability during different times of day can negate all the positive benefits. Utilising sliding hardware from a manufacturer such as P C Henderson when installing solar shading systems such as shutters and louvres can help manage the need for natural light and views.Fergus Pickard, Product Development Director at P C Henderson, comments: “Solar shading devices are seeing a growth in popularity...

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Uncertainty ahead of Brexit vote hits project starts

The value of work starting on site in the three months to June was 10% up on the same period of a year ago, according to the latest Glenigan Index.Commenting on this month’s figures,...

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Videx launches new GSM PRO door entry system

Videx has launched a new GSM door entry system that uses mobile technology to communicate and operate doors, automatic gates, car parks and remote site applications.The GSM PRO...

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Hydro-Brake® Flow Control Series Launch Delivers...

Hydro International is launching The Hydro-Brake® Flow Control Series, a versatile... Read More

MCS Corporate Strategies makes specialist support pay...

MCS Corporate Strategies is a very specialist company working in Research and Development Tax... Read More


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LAS8013 si drop seal -

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A heavy duty automatic drop seal designed for...

LAS8002G Drop Seal - glass application -

By Lorient Polyproducts Ltd


A face-fixed drop seal suitable for glass doors -...

Public Sector

Marmoleum delivers multiple benefits for new CAMHS unit

Four designs and eight colourways from Forbo’s extensive Marmoleum floor collection have created a durable, design-led, resilient surface flooring solution for NHS...

Insulation gives new lease of life to Cornish units in Wales

Social housing provider, RCT Homes, has accessed Phase 2 Arbed funding to carry out a range of improvements on 30 Cornish Units in Cwmbach, Wales, including the...


Housing

Housing

Wickes expands Setcrete range as demand grows

Wickes is now stocking an extended range of Setcrete easy-to-use floor preparation products at its branches nationwide, as demand for the range continues to grow.Setcrete...

Flow Controls Deliver SuDS Design for Challenging Llanelli Housing Development

Engineers took a pragmatic approach to designing surface water drainage at Taylor Wimpey’s new Parc-y-Strade housing development on the outskirts of Llanelli, South...


Hotel, Sport & Leisure

HSL

Blackpool Pleasure Beach thrilled with Kemper System solution

Two of the popular rides at Blackpool Pleasure Beach have been upgraded to ensure they continue to thrill families of visitors for another generation thanks to Kemper...

Changing City Centre Accessibility

Edinburgh’s historic city centre is delivering optimum accessibility with the opening of a new pub by Waverley Station. JD Wetherspoon has spent some £2.4million...


Health

Health

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions supplies hospital

A South Yorkshire District General Hospital has been supplied with a range of hardware by ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in...

The Meath chooses Pressalit care bathrooms

Bathrooms in the new-build residential accommodation at Bradbury House, run by The Meath Epilepsy Charity, features specialist equipment from Pressalit Care. The twelve...


Education

Education

Singing the praises of BREEAM at university's Berkeley Square refurbishment

A Grade II Listed Georgian townhouse at the heart of Bristol’s historic conservation district has demonstrated that it is possible to sustainably enhance the...

Eaton’s CrystalWay exit luminaires lead the way

Eaton has launched a range of attractive exit sign luminaires, providing commercial buildings with a way to highlight evacuation routes without compromising interior...


Sustainability

Sustainability

Isover launches advanced airtightness solution

Saint-Gobain Isover has introduced a new airtightness and moisture management system, the most advanced solution of its kind, to help specifiers exceed UK Building...

Singing the praises of BREEAM at university's Berkeley Square refurbishment

A Grade II Listed Georgian townhouse at the heart of Bristol’s historic conservation district has demonstrated that it is possible to sustainably enhance the...


Regeneration

Sika delivers long-term solution for lab facility floor

When the concrete floor of a large industrial warehouse in Warrington began to show signs of failure, a new, hard-wearing flooring system was required to provide...

Venture's advanced street lighting creates great energy savings

Since its launch in 2015, Venture Lighting Europe’s advanced VLED Westminster Retrofit Street Light engine has seen a successful period of installations around the...


Ecobuild/Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Leading paving specialist launches EWI division

Kilsaran International, the market-leading concrete and paving manufacturer, has set up a brand new division to specialise in the external wall insulation market....

Inta goes digital at Ecobuild

Inta is getting into the spirit of Ecobuild, making its leaflets, information and even access to giveaways digital. The firm, which is showcasing products from its eco,...