The Business Garden Wrocław is a remarkable 17,000 square metre development in the heart of Wroclaw, Poland. Comprising nine offices and service buildings along with retail units, this LEED Platinum development includes the new headquarters of Santander Bank, designed by architects Workplace Solutions.

Passivent, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of natural ventilation solutions, has appointed Huw Poppy to the role of business operations manager.

Whilst best known as a phrase used in film making to signify that a particular scene or film has finished, it’s also an important term used on site. Importantly, it’s a term worth remembering - it will prevent a problem that can otherwise support wet ingress.

Access 360, one of the UK’s leading access solutions manufacturers, delivered over 150 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars throughout 2022, sharing expert knowledge and advice with over 3,000 architects, specifiers and contractors.

Three years ago, COVID was a new disease that was hitting the headlines and would lead to a global pandemic and national lockdowns. The benefits of using ventilation to fight the virus were clear from the start, and the vital importance of ventilation in combatting COVID only continued to grow. Specifiers and architects have taken on board the ventilation changes needed for effective infection control, but what do they need to consider going forward? David Cook, Technical Product Manager at Vent-Axia, explains more.

Smart Architectural Aluminium will display a wide range of new products and systems at this year’s Futurebuild exhibition.

The Scottish Government has this week published its draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan which sets out a vision for Scotland's energy system to 2045.

On the heating front, things have never been more interesting in the UK heating industry. Renewables are becoming more important by the day. The decision to ban the use of fossil fuel heating systems in new build homes from 2025 was the first serious change that made us all sit up and take notice.

Glidevale Protect is putting its specialist range of energy efficient building solutions to the test by providing a range of products for use at the new Energy House 2.0 development and embarking on a collaborative research partnership with the University of Salford and national housebuilder Bellway Homes.

The beauty, practicality and durability of glass has made it indispensable in construction projects for many centuries. More recent advances have multiplied the purposes to which it can be put, making it one of the most versatile materials in common use, as Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group, explains.

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