Better Floors in Social Housing

There is a growing amount of research that highlights the benefits on tenant wellbeing through the provision of floor coverings within social housing. Regulations in Wales stipulate floor coverings, but social housing landlords looking to provide their tenants with a... View Article

Old meets new in the Cotswolds

Combining traditional craftsmanship with the latest building design techniques, this stunning property, set in the heart of the Cotswolds, comprises a period cottage with a contemporary extension built into the hillside. However, when the property is empty, such a remote... View Article

Truly sustainable style in the bathroom

Tom Reynolds of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association, urges specifiers to adopt accredited wood products to provide a genuinely sustainable bathroom solution for customers and the environment British consumers are increasingly attuned to the environmental impact of their choices, from packaging... View Article

Future-proof your residential facade

Mark Snowden from Rockpanel outlines the benefits of ventilated facades, why their specification can help ensure the wellbeing of occupants and how substandard external cladding systems can lead to hidden costs and uninsurability 2017 marked a defining moment in the... View Article

Contemporary fluted interior doors

JB Kind’s new ARIA door range takes its inspiration from the current trend for fluted wall panels and furnishings. Available in three attractive laminate finishes with striking black painted grooves, plus a white primed option that can be customised to... View Article

Origin launches new generation bi-fold door

The new Soho External Door (OB-36+) represents the pinnacle of luxury fenestration by seamlessly combining cutting-edge steel-look design with unparalleled quality and thermal performance. Handcrafted to customers’ exact specifications in the UK, it marks the beginning of a new era... View Article

Marley enhance renewable energy system solution

Solar Inverters and Battery Storage products We all know that the desire for more energy efficient, less grid reliant properties continues to be a key consideration for housebuilders, landlords and homeowners throughout the UK. That’s why the specification and installation... View Article

Origin unveils the Soho External Door

The Soho External Door is the first launch in Origin’s new generation of products, setting a higher standard for fenestration excellence. Tailored Aesthetics Steel-look design meets unparalleled thermal performance. Fully bespoke, the door allows clients to personalise the glazing bar... View Article

Changing metal: what’s on the Horizon?

Product program lowers the embodied carbon of fit-out products by as much as 60% compared to regular steel. Metal is known for having high embodied carbon, but it possesses outstanding circularity properties. Metal is infinitely recyclable and has proven to... View Article

Kingfisher Louvres launches new look website

Specifiers, contractors and consultants looking for high-performance aluminium architectural louvres can now find a wide range of solutions via leading manufacturer Kingfisher’s new look website – Part of the Building Product Design group, Kingfisher offers a comprehensive collection of louvres... View Article

12mm Magply boards ensure sustainable SIPS panel passes fire test

IPP Ltd.’s widely specified Magply Boards have been successfully employed by the Surrey based manufacturer of an innovative new Structural Insulated Panel – or Bio-SIP™ system – in order to achieve compliance with EN-1365-1 and demonstrate the environmentally produced solution... View Article

Wykamol launches ultra-thin ISO-THERM retrofit insulation

Wykamol has launched an innovative, patented textile-based thermal wall insulation which is ideal for creating dry and warm walls, primarily in retrofit situations, with the potential to save energy and protect properties from penetrating damp. ISO-THERM is an ultra-thin –... View Article

New: EPDs available for three Glidevale Protect membranes

As a UK producer for 40 years with a strong reputation for technical transparency, we are pleased to confirm that we have now achieved third party, independently certified Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for three of our most frequently specified construction... View Article