REHAU has posted a new animation on its dedicated YouTube channel to show specifiers that, while its Polytec composite curtain walling system might look just like aluminium systems from the outside, its real secret lies underneath.

REHAU’s expertise in the Passivhaus sector has been perfectly demonstrated with an installation of windows and doors in one of the UK’s first Passivhaus certified social housing projects.

Leader in hinge innovation, Cooke Brothers, has launched a new three-way adjustable concealed hinge; the latest addition to its Pivota range. The Pivota DX 30 3-D allows specifiers to achieve sleek, minimalist designs on flush doors up to 40kg with full-adjustability for easy, accurate installation.

Recent changes to Building Regulations Approved Document Q: Security in Dwellings means that anyone wishing to install rooflights in ‘easily accessible areas’ will need to ensure that they specify a product which is compliant with Part Q.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 00:00


FPP-V U3 top hung and pivot and FTP-V U3 centre pivot roof windows have been used in Heb Homes design of a bespoke SIPS home in Abernethy, Perthshire.

Clement manufacture an innovative range of steel windows, doors and screens for both private residences and commercial projects.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 00:00

Evolution and innovation from Komfort

Komfort Partitioning Limited, the UK’s market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of partitioning systems, specialist internal glazing, doors and access panels has launched the next evolution in frameless glazed partitioning systems, Polar Evolve.

Last year’s Autumn Statement included welcome plans to invest in innovation and infrastructure. However, while this will have a significant effect on the construction industry, Duncan Green, Managing Partner at Pick Everard, considers what the investment means for SMEs.

GEZE UK has reinforced its presence in Scotland with the appointment of Rodger Allan as Area Sales Manager for automatic door systems.

Monday, 01 August 2016 00:00

Steve Purcell joins Lomax + Wood

Lomax + Wood is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Purcell as Regional Sales Director who will be based at the company’s Essex showroom and administrative offices.

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