• Compliant emulsions

    Compliant emulsions

    Specifiers seeking to certify a fit-out for sustainability best practice, increasingly use the SKA Rating system operated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Earthborn‘s Ecopro Matt Emulsion, Lo Sheen Emulsion and Eggshell are all now compliant. Available in all 98 shades of BS4800, plus black and white, they are all made in

  • Bakerhicks appointment

    Bakerhicks appointment

    BakerHicks, the specialist design and engineering business, has appointed John Griffin to the newly created role of managing director for Nuclear and Defence. John has spent the last 15 years delivering a range of high-profile multi-disciplinary projects within the Nuclear industry. John is tasked with further expanding and diversifying the company’s Nuclear and Defence capabilities,

  • Revolutionary tech from Hueck

    Revolutionary tech from Hueck

    Architectural aluminium specialist Hueck UK has added to its commercial offering with the launch of a new product set to revolutionise façade technology. Trigon GSP is a glass-sandwich system that allows architects to create complex office and store facades quickly and cost-efficiently. Opaque glass-sandwich panels and concealed mounting offers seamless glass looks without visible structural

  • BRITA Vivreau offers a designer twist

    BRITA Vivreau offers a designer twist

    BRITA Vivreau’s reusable Designer Twist bottles are an ideal addition to boardrooms across the UK this summer. The Twist bottle has a wide neck and twist cap design, easily allowing for fruit to be placed inside, combined with purified chilled still or sparkling water for ultimate refreshment. Fruit infusions in BRITA Vivreau’s 700ml reusable Designer

  • Wilo shares Brexit insight

    Wilo shares Brexit insight

    Pump manufacturer Wilo, shares the company thoughts on progress amid Brexit negotiations. “Whatever direction you voted in, for or against Brexit, we must all abide by European Directives until the separation from Europe becomes a reality. With many of the day-to-day products in use in the heating and plumbing sector being manufactured by European companies

  • Flexible flames with Valor fires

    Flexible flames with Valor fires

    Valor has launched the latest model in the Inspire collection of landscape gas fires. The new Valor Inspire 1000 completes the range of four Inspire models. Bringing together all the design choice, controllability and ease of installation offered by the popular Inspire collection, the new 1000 model is the largest model in the range. It

  • Specifying heat with Schluter Systems

    Specifying heat with Schluter Systems

    Schlüter-Systems offers a variety of solutions for underfloor and surface heating. The company recognises that one size does not fit all and so have developed two technologies to fit architects’ briefs. The two system technologies available on the market today have differing benefits and features. Why use electric? Electric systems are ideal for providing additional

  • Hand applied render

    Hand applied render

    Mapei’s external render system has been installed on a plot of 10 new build properties for a housing project in Plymouth. 3000m2 of Mapei’s render system was hand applied using Mapewall GPR reinforced with Mapetherm Net to provide a water repellent basecoat. Finishing products Silancolor Base Coat primer and Silancolor Tonachino 1.5mm silicon topcoat were

  • Mapei brought colour to Clerkenwell

    Mapei brought colour to Clerkenwell

    Mapei’s Specification Centre on Great Sutton Street played host to a “trends in colour” themed Clerkenwell Design Week for 2017. Leading key figures from the world of design such as the BBCs Daniel Hopwood, Ian Hunter from The Materials Council, and trend forecaster Laura Perryman, celebrated Mapei’s product range and newly unveiled “Set The Mood”