From increasing thermal efficiency and airtightness to reducing carbon emissions and minimising the risk of condensation, building homes that tick all these boxes can be a real balancing act. Here, John Mellor, Senior Product Manager from Glidevale Protect, discusses the benefits of taking a fabric-first approach and explains why collaboration and compliance go hand in hand.
Go is the new-generation, single-loop fire alarm control panel from Advanced. Versatile and packed with premium features, Go provides cost-effective access to MxPro 5 range performance, quality and ease of use, in a simpler, non-networkable format for complete fire protection peace of mind.
Both are regional terms used to describe a deviance in level between the two skins of a cavity wall. According to textbooks they should not occur, as every three bricks laid in the outer leaf should match the height of one block laid on the inside skin.
Leading Italian render manufacturer, Fassa Bortolo, will be exhibiting at this year’s UK Construction Week (UKCW) at London ExCeL. A first for the brand, the exhibition will provide Fassa with a valuable opportunity to meet with existing customers face-to-face and forge relationships with potential new housebuilders, contractors, specifiers and architects.
Chris Goggin reviews the measures undertaken by Norway, despite the military actions in Ukraine, to decarbonize national fuel supplies as well as the potential effect on future UK energy options.
Powdertech Corby’s unique ‘Collections’ range of powder coatings can be researched and downloaded as BIM objects from NBS Source.
In the face of the on-going energy crisis and rising energy bills, schools, colleges, and universities are under increasing pressure to reduce operational costs. Colin Lawson, Head of Market Intelligence at Tamlite Lighting says small changes can make a big difference with retrofitting the key to success.
Quantum Flooring Solutions is delighted to announce that it is launching a brand-new set of awards for 2022. The Q-Awards are open to architects, specifiers, flooring contractors, and other project leaders.
Improved levels of acoustic and energy insulation will be provided following specification of ISO-Chemie’s advanced window sealing tape for a new eco-designed residential development in Yorkshire.