Help lift accessible housing issues

Creating accessible homes can alleviate pressure on health and social care, ease the 1.2million days lost through delayed discharge (bed-blocking). So says leading social housing provider Habinteg, in its latest Accessible Housing Policy Update. And with the portfolio from Closomat,... View Article

Something in the aïr

aïr, the most impressive range of bi-fold and lift & slide doors has added a new ultra-slim minimal frame sliding door to its product range – the aïr 20SL. The door meets demands from architects and homeowners alike, looking for... View Article

SterlingOSB SiteCoat for easy-to-brand site hoarding

In today’s brand-heavy world, contractors use site hoardings as advertising or branding billboards to project the best possible public image; Norbord’s SterlingOSB SiteCoat has been designed for this specific application. “Bare” SterlingOSB has long been the preferred material for hoarding.... View Article

Vortice twin fans selected for Axiom Belfast

The prestigious Axiom building situated in Great Victoria Street, Belfast has undergone an upgrade of its washroom and shower areas across five floors and Vortice fans have been chosen for the ventilation installation. Belfast based Crystal Air undertook the project... View Article

CIC publishes Users’ Guide to Adjudication: Ireland

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has published a Users’ Guide to Adjudication: Ireland. The Users’ Guide is for participants in adjudication, specifically in Ireland, conducted under the Construction Contracts Act 2013. Adjudication was envisaged as a process that the construction... View Article

Isover rolls out Sound Good Factor to support housebuilders

Leading glass mineral wool insulation manufacturer, Isover UK, has launched a new campaign – The Sound Good Factor – to support housebuilders in creating homes with superior acoustic properties. The sound-focused campaign has been developed to raise further awareness of... View Article

Super strong Gyproc Habito Plasterboard

British Gypsum’s superior new plasterboard, Gyproc Habito, is helping housebuilders to raise the standard of their new build homes.  The strength and robustness of the plasterboard offers an easier solution for fixing heavy items and for housebuilders, a unique selling... View Article

Largest wet room former range on the market thanks to AKW

AKW, a leading provider of accessible showering solutions, has the largest range wet room formers on the market.  The company’s TriForm, Sureform and Duraform ranges offer installers 20 easy to fit, robust formers that deliver in terms of quality and... View Article

Grey and black are the new white

Optimum use of natural light, thermal performance and the colour grey were the requirements on a high specification project in the SE for frameXpress. The company’s range leant itself perfectly for this property with shaped format windows, bifold doors, French... View Article

Heating controls – a wealth of options

Effective heating controls are a vital part of an efficient central-heating system. With the requirement now for condensing boilers, for ErP compliant heating systems and circulating pumps in the majority of applications and ever more energy efficient radiators or under... View Article

Vent-Axia is a Finalist at London Construction Awards

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is delighted to announce that it is a finalist in the London Construction Awards 2017. Its revolutionary Sentinel Kinetic Advance Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) has been selected for the final line-up in the... View Article

Saint Gobain Isover presents: The Sound Good Factor

Unwind in one room… let loose in another. Improve build quality with superior sound solutions. Surpass building regulations. Create more desirable living spaces. And harmonious homes. With acoustic solutions from Isover. Watch the video or visit to find out... View Article