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Designing a smoke control system

Steve Knight of Whitesales explains the challenges of smoke control in multi-occupancy buildings. With 53 per cent of fire-related fatalities resulting from individuals being overcome by smoke or toxic fumes,... View Article

Thakeham and Radian form joint venture

Thakeham has formed a significant joint venture with housing provider Radian to develop more than 600 new homes in Pease Pottage, West Sussex. The development will also provide a  home... View Article

Futurebuild welcomes vision in 2019

Futurebuild is excited to partner with and welcome Vision to the 2019 event, to provide a London focused seminar programme alongside an unrivalled networking opportunity for architects, housebuilders and developers.... View Article

New homes for historic Cornish village

Work is underway on a collection of 59 new homes in the historic coastal village of Crantock in north Cornwall. The two, three, four, and five-bedroomed architect-designed houses at Halwyn... View Article

Ensuring high quality in housing

HOMES 2018 is the premier event dedicated to residential development, strategic asset management and procurement solutions. Housing sector professionals from housing associations, local authorities and the commercial sector will meet... View Article

BS 8612 – A better future for all?

Keith Plummer of ubbink explores the impact recent standards have on dry fix roofing, discussing the benefits that they have brought to projects. British Standards launched BS 8612: Dry-Fixed Ridge,... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Let it Flow

Modern bathrooms tend to be sleek, stylish and minimalist. While careful deliberation is given to the choice of sanitaryware, tiling and flooring, the practical aspects like drainage are often an... View Article

Setting the stage for the future of energy

Futurebuild and the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) are joining forces to explore the future of energy at Futurebuild 2019. This strategic partnership puts the ADE at the centre of... View Article

AICO UNVEILS NEW EXHIBITION STAND FOR 2019

  Aico – the market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms – has revealed its new exhibition stand for its major shows in 2019, which include FIREX, CEF Live and ELEX.  A new modern style has been adopted, making for a light,... View Article

AICO DONATES ALARMS TO BRISTOL HOMELESS CHARITY

  Aico, the UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection, is pleased to be supporting Help Bristol’s Homeless with the donation of Smoke, Heat and CO Alarms for use in... View Article

A force for good in roofing

As part of an initiative to attract former service personnel into the construction industry, Coleg Cambria, Deeside, North East Wales; is hosting a Forces in Construction Insight Day on October... View Article

A POLITICAL OPENING FOR H+H

Market-leading aircrete manufacturer H+H held an official opening for its newly refurbished Borough Green factory on 14 September: Tom Tugendhat, MP for Tonbridge and Malling, performed the opening itself with... View Article
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