Phil Brown, European Regulatory Marketing Manager at Pilkington United Kingdom – part of the NSG Group – explains what architects need to know about the new Part O of Building Regulations, how they differ across the country and why they don’t need to spell the end of the highly-glazed dwellings favoured by homeowners.

Angus Smith studied Architecture at Scott Sutherland School of Architecture. Following his education, he went on to work in an international practice that specialised in dramatic developments for Sol Kerzner and Southern Sun Hotels. After returning to the UK and completing his professional exams, Angus joined Space Solutions, delivering the Bon Accord Shopping Centre in Aberdeen. Since then, and after marrying and having a family, he has worked widely in the North East and the central belt of Scotland.

Specialist coating manufacturer Bradite, advises on what to consider when refurbishing commercial and industrial cladding.

To comply with the government’s Future Homes Standard, all homes and businesses will have to meet strict energy efficiency targets. ROCKWOOL, the UK’s leading stone wool insulation manufacturer, has launched the new Retrofitting Rainscreen Insulation and Cladding CPD (Continuing Professional Development) module to support building contractors and specifiers with advice on how to increase the energy efficiency of existing buildings by retrofitting non-combustible insulation.

Following Approved Document L (England) 2021 coming into force on 15 June 2022, ROCKWOOL has created an easy-to-digest guide to the new building regulations to support specifiers and installers in meeting and exceeding the requirements.

Quantum Flooring’s Q-Range Stair Nosing collection is at the forefront of safety and compliance for specification. It caters for all sectors and installations, with profiles to suit any project. Quantum is delighted to announce that the brand-new Q-Range Guide is now available.

The Synergised™ aluminium decking system is the latest offering in F.H. Brundle’s extensive product range.

Injectable chemical anchoring systems from EJOT combine high strength with ease of use to provide a dependable anchoring solution for cracked and non-cracked concrete, brick and block in the most demanding applications.

Working in partnership with Jonathan Tuckey Design, Vale Southern Construction has constructed an award-winning sustainable building, which is home to a theatre in the grounds of an independent Berkshire school.

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