Johnstone’s Trade has launched UltraLast Matt, a premium quality matt wall paint that is resilient to initial scuffing and marking, and easy to clean, helping specifiers extend maintenance cycles on their projects and keep high-footfall interiors looking their best for longer.

Saint-Gobain Weber is the first manufacturer in the UK and Ireland to release an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for monocouche render, helping specifiers make informed, sustainable choices when selecting finishes.

Tallest tower in London’s financial district uses market-leading SonaSpray for acoustic perfection

Fit-out experts, Tétris Design x Build, opt for fire-rated SonaSpray to achieve optimal acoustic performance and exceed BREEAM targets.

According to The Building Research Establishment (BRE), a BREEAM certificate “demonstrates to everyone that claims of sustainability – and the benefits and value it brings – can be confidently accepted”. Achieving an outstanding result in the BREEAM assessment process is something at the top of the agenda for responsible specifiers and architects.

103 Colmore Row in the heart of Birmingham’s business district is the city’s tallest office building, and “one of the cleanest and greenest”, achieving BREEAM Excellent.

Baca Architects has released visuals of a floating island, the design of which was inspired by the water lilies that abound in the surrounding lake. The island will comprise units of holiday apartments and forms part of Baca’s master plan for Ashwicken Lake, a proposed new eco-resort in Norfolk, UK, which has recently been submitted for planning.

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has successfully transformed a Grade II Listed hotel into three of the most sustainable, energy efficient apartments for rent in the UK, with the assistance and expertise of Selectaglaze.

In this article, FC&A speaks with Dr Sarah Peake, Sustainability Manager at Sika UK and market-leading, single-ply roofing manufacturer Sika Sarnafil, about the latest BREEAM standard updates.

As part of a £30 million project to provide self-catering accommodation for 645 students at the University of York’s Langwith College, CJCT Architects specified VMZINC® façades in QUARTZ-ZINC PLUS®.

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