External openings within cavity walls have lintels provide support, with some lintels also acting as a damp proof course. The majority of other lintels, whether metal, stone, concrete or timber, require a DPC. How, what, where and to what extent are details that are commonly assumed, in reality compromised or flawed?
With the 2030 deadline of reducing carbon emissions by 45% quickly approaching, every industry feels the pressure to transition to greener ways of working. Building and architectural product manufacturers are no exception.
Driving deeper understanding of the far-reaching impacts of intelligently considered light and lighting was the focus of a highly successful one-day thought leadership event at London’s iconic venue The Shard last month.
The Sct. Hans Hospital in the Danish city Roskilde is a psychiatric facility specifically designed to provide the healthiest of environments for staff and patients and which has just won the prestigious Danish ‘Health Building of the year’ award.
The refurbishment of two complete floors to one of the City’s largest office buildings is making use of the well proven and versatile TBA FIREFLY™ Phoenix smoke & flame barriers, to create temporary fire barriers while the work is being carried out: protecting people and property across the rest of the five storey structure where business continues as normal.
Sidey embarked on a replacement project with Scottish Borders Housing Association to replace fire doors in over 1000 properties throughout the region.
The experts at Roof Window Outlet (RWO) reveal how adequate natural light can make a huge difference on people working from home
Already well accepted across the UK construction industry as a quick and effective means of addressing cold-bridging around the perimeter of building oversites, or beneath parapet walls, Bristol based architects Marshall & Kendon have sought technical advice from manufacturer Marmox, regarding the integration of its Thermoblocks into the exterior insulation ‘wrap’ of a bespoke, near-to-zero timber frame construction.
IG Masonry Support played a crucial role in the provision of a series of innovative brickwork solutions at the award-winning Borough Yards. These solutions successfully blend the old with the new, whilst retaining South London's Victorian railway heritage.