Rebecca Kemp

Rebecca Kemp

The construction sector is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases, with around 37% of global emissions . As the only truly renewable construction material, timber is being increasingly specified to help meet net zero commitments.

Thursday, 23 May 2024 00:00

The Path to Net Zero

“Net Zero” is the current buzz word throughout the construction industry, and as such the ‘embodied carbon’ or ‘recycled content’ within new construction products is under scrutiny, with the perception that those manufactured with lower embodied carbon, or greater quantities of recycled content, are more sustainable. Yet a better understanding of the full picture is essential when choosing products.

Tuesday, 21 May 2024 00:00

Marmox Appoints Finance Director

Continuing to plan for the future, Marmox Ltd. has strengthened its board by promoting its current Finance Manager to the newly created post of Finance Director with immediate effect.

Leading acoustic ceiling systems manufacturer OWA UK has fulfilled its largest contract to date for its OWAtecta S80 demountable metal ceiling raft, with the innovative system being used on two of the buildings that form part of Assembly – a landmark riverside commercial office development in Bristol.

Norfolk-based, Cooks Blinds & Shutters has committed to supporting its local community by extending its Community Partnership with the Canaries on a multi-year deal, marking the window treatments and solar shading expert’s 60th year in business.

Building on the success of its well-established Multiboard, the Kent based manufacturer of insulation and waterproofing solutions, Marmox has recently introduced the new Fireboard to its range.

As architects, you know better than anyone that structural components are vital – no structure, no building. But you also know that it’s the non-structural elements – the balustrades, handrails, fencing, decking and more – that make the space stylish, comfortable, and somewhere people want to be.

Thursday, 09 May 2024 00:00

Marmox Hat-trick at Installer Show

This year’s InstallerSHOW being held at the NEC Birmingham (June 25- 27th) will see waterproofing and insulation specialist, Marmox joining some 600 other companies as it showcases a selection of proven products, including its Showerlay and Minilay solutions, on Stand 4D27.

A new care home complex in Southampton, that has been designed by a sector specialist architectural practice to fulfil the needs of those with dementia or different neurological conditions, has made use of IPP’s A1 non-combustible Cemgold boards to create Memory Boxes that will help patients find their rooms and orientate themselves by storing photographs or other memorabilia.

100 years after it last hosted the games, Paris is gearing up for 2024. Having created the design for the Aquatics Centre, architect firms VenhoevenCS and Ateliers 2/3/4/ are thrilled to witness its realisation.

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