• Look to the skies

    Look to the skies

    VELUX® has been selected as Best in Category – Building Shell – for its VELUX Modular Skylights (VMS) at the Archiproducts Design Awards. VMS products are designed in collaboration with Foster + Partners and with architects in mind. They offer innovative, modular and sustainable solutions for glass roofs in larger building spaces. Modular Skylights can

  • Tobermore team spreads cheer

    Tobermore team spreads cheer

    Christmas is a special time of year in bringing people together and staff at UK based paving and walling manufacturing company, Tobermore, have embraced the spirit of the season and have come together to create an exclusive ‘Merryoke’ rendition of Christmas classic, ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’ in a bid to spread some festive cheer.

  • Rapid response heating

    Rapid response heating

    Schlüter®-DITRA-HEAT-TB underfloor and wall heating with unique patented thermal break for more efficient heating is the latest addition to the award-winning Schlüter®-DITRA-HEAT-E underfloor heating range. The integration of a thermal break fleece on the underside of the uncoupling membrane pushes 80 per cent of the heat to the surface for up to 70 per cent

  • FIT for application

    FIT for application

    REHAU has announced that its AGILA fire door is now officially available from a network of fabricators. Barnsley based Euroglaze and Shepley in Manchester have all been fully trained in the manufacture of the doors and have successfully completed their fabrication trials, while Hart & Co in Skelmersdale will be completing training early in 2017.

  • Qualities of bamboo

    Qualities of bamboo

    paolo.interiors, the specialist architectural materials consultancy, introduce Floorbamboo® to the UK, as part of their on-going search for new and innovative materials. Celebrated for its enduring and sustainable properties, bamboo flooring is an increasingly popular choice for sustainability-conscious projects and clients. The ancient bamboo plant, often referred to as ‘nature’s steel’, is a symbol of

  • Canopy masterpiece

    Canopy masterpiece

    Morgan Sindall Professional Services (MSPS), the multi-disciplinary design and engineering consultancy, used the inspiration of a local artist to create a new canopy to shelter passengers from the elements and improve access to and from the platforms at the historic Waterloo (Merseyside) railway station. The station owners, Merseyrail, wanted an attractive canopy that was sympathetic

  • Consumers look to upgrade

    Consumers look to upgrade

    Kitchen and bathroom surface specialist, Max-Top, is attributing an increase in sales to a rise in the number of consumers upgrading from laminate to quartz surfaces in homes across the UK. This growing trend has led to significant growth for the company, which has expanded in to Scotland and Ireland over the last twelve months.

  • Ultrabond, ultra product

    Ultrabond, ultra product

    The range of Mapei flooring adhesives produced in the UK expands with the introduction of Ultrabond Eco V4SP to Mapei’s Eco range. Ultrabond Eco V4SP is a multi-purpose high performance professional adhesive for the installation of resilient floor and wall coverings. In commercial projects, Ultrabond V4SP can be used in the installation of PVC and

  • High spec in Chelsea

    High spec in Chelsea

    Mapei has supplied its waterproofing system build-up of approximately 7000m2 for luxury apartments, Chelsea Creek based in London. Mapeguard WP, a waterproofing and anti-fracture membrane system, Keraquick S1 adhesive incorporating Latex Plus additive, as well as Keraflex Maxi S1 cementious adhesive, were used to install the large-size porcelain and stone tiles in the luxury bathrooms.