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Everyone’s going grey!

Freefoam Building Products are delighted to showcase this recent installation using their complete range of grey PVC roofline and cladding products. The property in Leicestershire originally featured a render finish to the entire upper level. It had become patchy and... View Article

Social housing providers told to carry out urgent cladding tests

Local authorities and housing associations across England have been asked to carry out urgent safety checks on their buildings’ cladding, a Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) correspondence has revealed. In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire, Malanie Dawes CB,... View Article

Eco-housing scheme in Norwich wins top planning award

Carrowbreck Meadow, a development of 14 eco-homes, the largest of its kind in Greater Norwich, has won at the United Kingdom and Ireland’s most prestigious planning awards. This landmark scheme took the top prize in the Excellence in Planning to... View Article

Trade body releases acoustic awards shortlist

National trade body the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) has unveiled the shortlist for its acclaimed Acoustic Awards programme. Promoting and recognising excellence among UK acoustic consultants, the awards celebrate 15 projects across five categories. They include ‘Architectural Acoustics: Commercial... View Article

CROMOCON meter measures LRV and Colour

CROMOCON sells the world’s only meter that measures the Light Reflectance Value (LRV) of materials for the build and construction industry and colour matches paint references from 19 international colour libraries. The CROMOCON METER is a “must-have” clever, pocket-sized, affordable... View Article

Fawcetts Yard taps into rich seam of Neaco style

Neaco’s glass balustrade and aluminium grille systems are once again proving their value in contemporary design schemes following a specification at Fawcetts Yard, a new development of luxury homes in Harrogate. Designed by Bramhall Blenkharn and built by HACS Construction,... View Article

Nuaire Offers the Best IAQ

Ventilation designer, Nuaire has introduced a new range of in-line carbon filters that remove the highest levels of Nitrogen Dioxide from the air, as verified by the BRE. IAQ-BOX remove up to 99.5 per cent of NO2, and up to 80 per cent of... View Article

NFB: HBA welcomes new housing and planning minister

Theresa May has appointed Alok Sharma, MP for Reading West, as minister of state for housing and planning. Mr Sharma is the third housing and planning minister in three years and succeeds Gavin Barwell, who was appointed as new chief... View Article

Cembrit offers new choice for weatherboard

Today, the leading fibre cement building product manufacturer, Cembrit, is entering the UK market with a brand-new fibre cement weatherboard – Cembrit Plank. Extremely versatile, low in maintenance, and rot, rust, warp, crack, sun, heat, rain and fire resistant, this... View Article
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