Designer Contracts named as an Eco Contractor 2020

Designer Contracts has been named an ‘Eco Contractor’ by a leading UK flooring manufacturer. The company, the UK’s largest contract flooring provider, has received a Gold Award from eco-engineered underlay specialists Texfelt in recognition of an outstanding environmental achievement –... View Article

IVC Commercial meets the challenge of today’s young professionals

LVT floors from IVC Commercial have been used in one of Manchester’s latest build-to-rent projects, Affinity Living Trinity Riverside. Affinity Living Trinity Riverside offers luxurious PRS accommodation across a mixture of studios, one, two and three-bedroom apartments with 15 different... View Article

Controlling influence

From sophisticated users who want the latest wifi controlled options, to elderly or vulnerable people who need the simplest of controls to cope with their system – its vital that there’s a full range of complexity available in today’s heating... View Article

Freefoam support installers with digital tool kit

Freefoam Building Products has released guidelines for PVC installers on how to get ahead with all things digital. As a consequence of the recent pandemic homeowners are spending more time at home and inevitably more time online, so having a... View Article

Three is the magic number for modern housing development

An innovative combination of three reflective, insulating and low emissivity construction membranes from Glidevale Protect has been used to deliver the magic formula for a new build apartment scheme in Plymouth, Devon, helping achieve the key driver of energy efficiency... View Article

Pipe and fire sprinkler boxing made simple by UK Boxings

UK Boxings’ pipe & fire sprinkler boxing and boiler casings have been used for more than 20 years by social housing contractors, local authorities and housing associations across the UK, to conceal all types of plumbing services including fire sprinkler... View Article

A place for everything with SterlingOSB Zero

Like many of us today, Edinburgh-based joiner John Penny was planning a space of his own at the bottom of the garden. But, what started life as a “man-cave”, ended up a valuable spraying studio allowing John the space to... View Article

Signed, sealed, delivered

A sealant’s role in the quality finish of any new home Although a seemingly minute aspect of a new build project, sealants actually have a major role to play.  Used in a wide range of applications, from pipes to windows,... View Article

CaberDek flooring and PYC Construction – a perfect partnership

Welsh passive housebuilder, PYC Construction naturally selects high quality timber products to create low energy, high performance homes. A fine example of the company’s sustainable buildings is a bespoke two-storey house with vaulted ceilings which is under construction in Nesscliffe,... View Article