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Achieving a brick finish on a flying gable

Installing traditional brickwork above an intersecting roof line to cover a “flying” gable can be problematic as supporting the weight can call for the addition of complex engineering detail.To reduce the weight loading, brick slip cladding offers a lightweight solution which provides the desired real brick finish. Eurobrick’s X-Clad system has been specified in just such circumstances for over 25 years.Popular with both housebuilders and commercial building contractors, X-Clad has an installed system weight starting at 36 Kg/m² and a slim profile from 33mm thick. The extruded polystyrene backer panel is not only light, it is easy to handle and...

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New home registrations 20% up for August

Almost 12,500 new homes were registered to be built in the UK in August according to NHBC's latest registration statistics, an increase of 20% compared to the same month last year.A...

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New UK construction industry mascot launched

The UK construction industry now has a female mascot called Honor Goodsite - created by the Considerate Constructors Scheme - the national organisation established to improve the image...

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Get in the frame with Garador

Fit a garage door fast and easily thanks to precision engineered steel frames from... Read More

Optmise use of space to attract custom

Making better use of existing toilet space could help grow the customer base.Research shows... Read More


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Limelite – The durable, breathable alternative to gypsum based plaster -

By Tarmac


Limelite is the lightweight, easy to work range...

Vertical Sliding Sash Hardware -

By J. Banks


Cam-Lok - Manufactured in two options for either...

Door Hardware -

By J. Banks


Designed and manufactured in the UK, the J.Banks...

CPD Online

Limelite CPD Module

By Tarmac


This Limelite CPD module explores how the use of...

RIBA approved CPD ‘STEP ON IT!’ stairway safety

By Quantum Profile Systems Ltd


This CPD looks at the guidelines for the...

Learn how and why to specify flat glass rooflights

By Roofglaze Ltd


Do you have a requirement for Flat Glass...

Public Sector

Anti-slip decking fits seamlessly into neighbourhood scheme

JB Antislip Plus decking from Marley Eternit is helping to keep the residents of a new neighbourhood scheme in Nottingham safe.The new development in Lenton, Nottingham...

Four new soft mud bricks added by Wienerberger

Wienerberger, the UK’s leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations, has added four new soft mud bricks to its ever-expanding product offering.The new...


Housing

Housing

The roofs of today are the plots of tomorrow

The demand for housing in urban areas continues to grow. One alternative for creating housing in large cities is to add additional floors onto existing buildings.Research...

Solus Ceramics launches quartzite inspired range

Leading tile supplier, Solus Ceramics captures the elegance of natural stone with its recently launched tile range inspired by quartzite.The Intrinsic range encompasses...


Hotel, Sport & Leisure

HSL

Knauf extends ceiling offering to customers

Knauf has added to its ceilings portfolio with the Knauf Slimgrid suspended ceiling system, providing customers with a rapid way to install suspended plasterboard...

MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME creates beach huts for all seasons

MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME provided the high-performance, water-resistant cladding to ensure a stunning and exclusive set of beach huts retain an attractive exterior despite...


Health

Health

Altro sets clinical standard for new Medical Centre

Altro’s flooring and wall cladding systems are proving their clinical capabilities in a new state-of-the-art primary healthcare facility in Maidstone, Kent, where...

Bostik cures Hope Health Centre’s flooring requirements

A range of subfloor preparation and adhesive products from Bostik have been chosen by OSS Commercial Flooring Ltd for the development of a new health centre, which serves...


Education

Education

Keeping it on the level with Sika

From homes to offices, schools to healthcare facilities, a new range of cementitious self levelling compounds and primers available from Sika, leaders in the development...

Glassolutions chosen for Lendlease London School

High performance glass and an excellent value engineering approach from GLASSOLUTIONS has played a major part in the delivery of the St John Bosco College and...


Sustainability

Sustainability

FM 4881 approval for PAROC panels

Paroc Panel System is the first panel manufacturer who has tested its panels in the new extended test rig, where up to 6,1 meter long panels can be tested.The actual test...

Pilkington Planar makes a powerful impression

The atrium of a commercial building is one of its key selling points. It is often its first impression with prospective investors, tenants and other visitors, so it needs...


Regeneration

The roofs of today are the plots of tomorrow

The demand for housing in urban areas continues to grow. One alternative for creating housing in large cities is to add additional floors onto existing buildings.Research...

Pilkington Planar makes a powerful impression

The atrium of a commercial building is one of its key selling points. It is often its first impression with prospective investors, tenants and other visitors, so it needs...


Ecobuild/Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Ecobuild 2017 calls for UK researchers to share latest innovations

Ecobuild 2017 has launched an industry-wide call for research that highlights the latest UK built environment innovations, to showcase at this year’s exhibition.In...

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....