Polypipe Building Services has launched Terrain Q, a polypropylene, easy-to-install push fit system with multi-layer technology designed for a variety of commercial and high-rise residential buildings. Sitting alongside well-known Terrain drainage systems within the Polypipe Building Services portfolio including Terrain PVC and Terrain FUZE, Terrain Q brings a new dimension to the commercial drainage portfolio in the form of a drainage system that offers both noise reducing and fire retardancy benefits.
Marshalls has this month launched a collection of four carefully curated black granite ranges, developed to provide unprecedented variety in the sought-after material colour, when added to the brand’s existing Proteus range.
Mapei is pleased to announce it has made the list of finalists to be considered for Adhesives Manufacturer of the Year in the CFJ/CFA Awards 2021. It comes following an international re-branding of some Mapei adhesives, and brand new additions to its current UK market.
Throughout the UK, showers account for the largest use of water within domestic properties, totalling over 840 billion litres per year. As the nation’s water supply continues to face significant stress, Martin Walker, CEO of Methven, explores the opportunity architects, specifiers and designers have to help protect the UK’s diminishing water supply by improving the water and energy efficiency of upcoming residential and commercial developments.
Senior Architectural Systems is well placed to help its customers achieve the new lower U-value targets required by Approved Document Part L of the Building Regulations and the new Future Homes Standard thanks to its established thermally-efficient PURe® aluminium window system.
ROCKWOOL solutions given British Board of Agrément approval for durability, fire and thermal performance.
The Spine, located in the heart of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool – a central hub for higher education and research in the city – includes the new northern home of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP). Designed by renowned architecture and building consultancy practice AHR, the building has been hailed as one of the healthiest workplaces in the world, thanks to the pioneering research in biophilia, health and wellbeing that has been drawn on for its creation.
Leading UK supplier of foam sealant tapes for windows and doors ISO Chemie has won an international innovation award.
The construction industry is witnessing a significant and understandable shift in almost every sector towards using non-combustible insulation materials. For some, this is a continuation of policies that have reduced risk in building portfolios. For others, it is a low-risk approach, using products with genuine passive protection, in the face of ongoing regulatory reform. For all, the question of insurance is an important aspect–both for building insurance and for professional indemnity.