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New light on ventilation

Gilberts Blackpool, the UK’s leading air movement specialist, has continued its reputation for innovation by now combining a roof light into its rooftop penthouse terminal.The option is available with Gilberts’ standard or bespoke designs, and encompasses glass or polycarbonate glazing to the roof top of the turret. It can be fitted in both new build and refurbishment schemes.The development means build and operational costs, and potential weak points on the roof, are all reduced, whilst the internal environment below still benefits from natural daylight and natural ventilation- both key requirements for eco-friendly strategies, particularly in schools....

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Construction rebound continues in November

The seasonally adjusted Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) picked up slightly to 52.8 in November, from 52.6 in October, thereby signalling an expansion of...

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New home registration levels remain stable

More than 12,000 new homes were registered to be built in the UK in October according to NHBC’s latest registration statistics, resulting in levels consistent with the same rolling...

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Providing a route map to a greener world

Our new EcoHub has been developed with Mitsubishi Electric Living Environmental Systems
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Safety, speed and efficiency on tap

When it comes to the provision of drinking water in commercial environments, the key... Read More


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Sika delivers structural strengthening frp training to leading construction engineers -

By Sika Refurb


Global building product manufacturer, Sika, held...

Anodes to prove sacrificial successors in treatment of carbonated concrete -

By Sika Refurb


Galvanic, sacrificial anodes have proved a...

FM Lintels -

By Lignacite Limited


Facing Masonry Reinforced Concrete Beam Lintels to...

CPD Online

Laidlaw’s commitment to training confirmed with RIBA-approved CPDs

By Laidlaw Limited


Architects and construction professionals can...

Fire Protection for Timber

By Lonza Wood Protection


Lonza Wood Protection offers a RIBA accredited...

The Flexible Space Road Map CPD

By Advanced Ergonomic Technologies Ltd


Karl Stauss, Sales Manager at AET Flexible Space...

Public Sector

Aico releases new information on fire alarm system integration

Launched in 2014 and immensely popular in the social housing sector, the Ei414 Fire/CO Alarm Interface from Aico provides a cost-effective, convenient means of...

Housing agency refocus to help get more homes built

The government has published a wide-ranging review of the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) that will help improve its efficiency and provide greater focus to its...


Housing

Housing

Solus Ceramics launches wood effect range

Leading tile supplier, Solus Ceramics has launched a unique wood effect tile range, inspired by the rustic beauty of weathered driftwood.The Timberland range is a...

Sika provides total corrosion management at £12.9m Four Squares restoration

Over the past four years, Southwark Council has invested £326 million into ensuring every one of its homes is warm, dry and safe (WDS) by 2016. At the Four Squares...


Hotel, Sport & Leisure

HSL

Sika supplies concrete solution for Victorian tourist attraction's failing roof

Global building product manufacturer, Sika, is providing a long-term concrete repair and Total Corrosion Management (TCM) solution to strengthen the roof of the world’s...

Sika's concrete repair system proves vital in landmark Victorian building's 21st...

A Grade II-listed Victorian building once home to public baths for London’s poor has been transformed into a state-of-the-art leisure centre, with global product...


Health

Health

Preventing downtime in leading laboratory

Geberit Mapress' no hot works benefits allowed the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), one of the world's leading research institutions, to stay operational while...

Ground-breaking BIM project gets pressed

Geberit Mapress‘ speed of installation has contributed to Northern Ireland's largest Level 2 Building Information Modelling (BIM) project, the Wellcome-Wolfson...


Education

Education

School is picture perfect with ROCKPANEL façade cladding

Natural and cultural themes have formed the inspiration for an impressive new school in rural Aberdeenshire.Midmill Primary School in Kintore features a playful façade...

Bauder delivers largest solar array in higher education sector

The University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol has recently quadrupled its solar generating capacity through the installation of 1,731 solar panels, which will...


Sustainability

Sustainability

Daikin UK hosts Arup factory placement

Leading climate control specialist, Daikin UK has facilitated a two-week work placement of four participants as part of the Arup graduate engineer training scheme at...

AkzoNobel Industrial Coatings press button on new website

AkzoNobel Wood Coatings, with its UK headquarters in Blackburn, have launched a brand-new website to assist the choice of the UK interior wood coatings customers.Although...


Regeneration

Mall project demonstrates Hunter Douglas’s innovative multi-panel system

Hunter Douglas’s expertise in the design and manufacture of complex metal linear ceilings has been demonstrated once again at a major £5 million shopping centre...

UK’s largest brickmaker scoops trio of prestigious awards

Ibstock, the UK’s largest brickmaker, has further cemented its position as the industry-leader by winning three awards at the 40th annual Brick Developers...


Ecobuild/Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Ecobuild and UK-GBC outline content focus for 2017

Ecobuild 2017 has announced the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) as its strategic lead partner for the third year running.Working in close partnership, UK-GBC will...

Ecobuild overhauls floorplan with new format

Turner Prize-winning architects Assemble are to headline Ecobuild 2017 bringing their award winning Granby project to the show as part of an immersive new...