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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 […]

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New framework unveiled to help industry become net zero carbon by 2050

Building industry charity, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) have unveiled an ambitious framework for the UK construction and property industry to help us transition new and existing buildings to become net zero carbon by 2050, in line with the ambitions of the Paris Climate Agreement. The report follows six months of intense industry engagement, […]

Glass Goes BIG at FIT Show 2019

Visit Glass, the dedicated flat glass showcase set to debut at FIT Show 2019, has seen a number of high profile brands sign up to exhibit at the NEC this May (21st to 23rd). The lineup has grown considerably in recent months to include the likes of Lisec, GGR Group, Flat Glass Solutions, Edgetech and […]

Daylighting fit for Kings

Recent redevelopment of the food court at Kings Mall Shopping centre, on a five-acre site in London’s Hammersmith area, exposed up some interesting and complex challenges. As part of the ongoing development, the new residential apartments above the shopping centre were being adversely affected by light pollution and lack of privacy from visitors looking through […]

Rinnai – free training for all installers & contractors offering service & maintenance to end users

Rinnai, the UK leader in continuous flow hot water heating units and systems, is now offering FREE training courses to any installer or contractor who wants to extend their business and offer service and maintenance to their customers. The FREE courses will include comprehensive training on Best Practise of system design, sizing, installation, service, maintenance, […]

Passivhaus Estate constructed with Kingspan TEK

The Kingspan TEK Building System is providing a precise offsite building solution for one of the country’s largest Passivhaus developments in Bowthorpe, Norwich. Rayne Park is the first development by Norwich Regeneration Company, wholly owned by Norwich City Council, and will include a mixture of private and affordable housing. RG Carter are constructing 112 of […]

Formica Group brings pre-packed Scandi-style cladding to UK shelves

VIVIX® Lap in Chalet Oak Overlap cladding available in pre-packaged planks Ideal for installers, self-builders and professionals A screw fixed solution means fixings are concealed for a perfect finish No pre or post installation treatments required Available in eight colours and four wood tones Formica Group, a leading global manufacturer of surfacing products continues its […]