Something in the air….

As standalone heating options, air source heat pumps offer cost effective, energy efficient, low maintenance heating. It’s no surprise that these benefits have seen them increasingly used in social housing developments, and as replacement heating systems in refurbishment projects. The... View Article

Proving permeable paving

The trade association Interpave has just launched a new case study showing how concrete block permeable paving provides a comprehensive and cost-effective sustainable drainage system (SuDS) for a new housing development without additional land-take. The case study explores a SuDS... View Article

McAvoy wins major industry award for BIM

The McAvoy Group has won a major industry award for its commitment to adopting and implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) in its offsite construction projects. McAvoy was presented with the award for Best Virtual Reality BIM at the third annual RICS BIM4SME... View Article

Clearstone resin bound for rural site

At Cowfold in West Sussex, developers Hellett & Holden took on the task of refurbishing a grade-two-listed Georgian house and stables, and constructing an adjacent new house. This rural location, in the heart of the Sussex Weald, called for a... View Article

SAE joist hanger – four million and counting

This Autumn, construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie is celebrating the pressing of its four millionth ‘ SAE’ joist hanger. The UK’s most versatile, heavy duty timber connector is going from (load bearing) strength to strength, increasing in popularity as builders... View Article

Tap, strike, knock, whack, bang, pound, smash

Whatever type of hammering jobs you have to do, the Hultafors Tools range of Hammers delivers all the power and precision you’ll need. In this new generation range you’ll find Ball Hammers, Carpenters’ Hammers, T-Block Hammers, Electrician’s Hammers, Sledge Hammers,... View Article

Stannah passenger lift powers access to Luton culture

Wardown House Museum & Gallery, in Luton, Bedfordshire, has flung its doors wide to visitors of all mobilities – including wheelchair-users – thanks to a Stannah Maxilift MRLi (motor room-less) passenger lift. Built for busy environments, the 13-person hydraulic lift carries... View Article

Crittall reinforces Mayfair chic

One of Mayfair’s most prestigious apartment blocks has undergone a transformative refurbishment with a major contribution from Crittall Windows. Chesterfield House, close to Park Lane, was built in the late 1930s on the site of a Georgian mansion of the... View Article

The best solution to hard water problems

A Dualflo Water Softener is the best solution to hard water problems. As the trade brand of Harvey Water Softeners, it protects homes from limescale and completely eliminates any existing scale. It also makes appliances live longer, as well as... View Article

Cor-Vision Plus takes centre stage

Alumen Ltd’s recently launched sliding aluminium door set, Cor-Vision Plus, is set to take centre stage in their brand-new showroom, following their recent expansion to a new 15,000ft² facility in Kettering. Alan Robinson, Alumen’s MD comments: “The Cor-Vision Plus offers... View Article

P C Henderson releases new corporate video

Sliding and folding door hardware manufacturer, P C Henderson, is pleased to announce the launch of its new corporate video which allows potential and existing customers to gain an insight into the company, the people and the products. The video,... View Article

Select the best with Sika PRO Select

The sealants and adhesive range from Everbuild – A Sika Company is growing with the launch of Sika PRO Select, a fantastic new range bringing the renowned Sika technical expertise to the trade user. This extensive new range consists of... View Article