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Recycled plastic challenge for schools

RPC bpi recycled products is piloting a recycling initiative named ‘Recycle with Riley’ with primary schools in Stroud, Gloucestershire. The challenge requires the children to collect their pre-loved polythene plastic from home, which currently is not collected by local authorities, and bring it into school to be recycled by RPC bpi recycled products into second […]

SMARTPLY ULTIMA: The new standard for OSB

SMARTPLY ULTIMA is the next generation OSB4 panel launching 24th April 2019, from innovative timber panel manufacturer, MEDITE SMARTPLY. Created with zero-added formaldehyde, as is standard across the range, SMARTPLY ULTIMA is the strongest most moisture resistant OSB4 panel ever produced by the company. Ideal for use in the most demanding structural applications, SMARTPLY ULTIMA […]

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An education in energy efficiency with Kingspan Kooltherm

The Pines Primary School in Red Lodge has been constructed to provide a flexible, adaptable and sustainable space for education, with the help of Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board. The purpose-built structure, designed by Concertus Design & Property Consultants, has been carefully planned to meet today’s educational demands, cope with changes in the future and […]

Armstrong Ceilings bring joy to young cancer patients

The refurbishment of a ward at Bristol children’s hospital includes printed ceilings. Hospital stays for children striving against cancer in the Bristol area are now more positive and stimulating, thanks to Armstrong Ceiling Solutions and its chosen charity Rays of Sunshine, a charity that brightens the lives of recovering children by granting their wishes and […]

Titon launches powerful new low profile MEV

Titon has added the new CME3 Q Plus to its range of continuous mechanical extract units, developed to meet the requirements of System 3 in accordance with Part F of the Building Regulations. The combination of aesthetic smooth lines and impressive airflow makes it ideal for ceiling installation in flats and apartments. Its compact profile […]

Stafford launderette awash in cost savings

Rinnai has just completed the installation of two HDC1500i continuous flow hot water heating units at a busy laundrette serving businesses and the public in Stafford. Rinnai were chosen on the recommendation of another laundrette owner, in Lancashire, who praised the efficiency and major cost savings because of switching to cascaded continuous flow hot water […]

Solid floor refurbishment research released

Kingspan Insulation has published a new white paper assessing how different floor insulation specifications can impact cost and floor-to-ceiling height in home refurbishments. The report is based on research from leading consultants — Currie & Brown. It shows that Kingspan Kooltherm K103 Floorboard can provide a cost-effective option for insulating solid floors without reducing headroom. […]

EQUITONE are excited to launch their brand new RIBA-approved CPD; The principles and design of rainscreen facades

This presentation covers: An understanding of how to make the correct design and specification decisions when choosing rainscreen cladding. The concept of fibre cement rainscreen cladding. An overview of the benefits to the structure and the fixing systems and some of the typical details used in these systems. An understanding of the types of facade […]