Maximum configuration flexibility, high energy efficiency, easy and quick handling during transport and installation: these are just some of the features of the CTAE air handling unit from VORTICE.

Today, James Latham, one of the UK’s leading and most forward-thinking distributors of timber, panels and decorative surfaces, announces the launch of its powerful new online surfacing specification tool, the Digital Showroom Platform.

Leading plumbing and drainage solutions provider, Wavin, is adding its innovative new RootSeal Technology across the OsmaDrain range. The natural additive used in RootSeal Technology actively prevents root ingress in below ground drainage systems, helping minimise the chance of repairs being needed on residential and commercial properties.

A high specification office building close to Manchester Airport has been subject to a series of planned refurbishment contracts carried out by a sister company to the property developer which owns it, with the phased work including the upgrade of each floor or unit’s fire performance using smoke and flame barriers from the range of TBA FIREFLY™.

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.

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