Fenestration is an important part of the building envelope and one that needs careful consideration to ensure that aesthetic appeal is carefully balanced with increasingly stringent performance requirements. Andrew Cooper, National Specification Manager from Senior Architectural Systems, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned manufacturers of aluminium windows, doors and curtain wall solutions, provides a checklist for compliance and how early engagement can help.
Vent-Axia has launched the next generation of commercial heat recovery ventilation with the Sentinel Apex, to help specifiers create low carbon buildings as we head towards the UK’s 2050 net-zero target.
Condensation and mould specialists, Airtech Solutions, is offering expert advice and help to social housing providers and private landlords following the publication of the Government’s guidance, ‘Understanding and addressing the health risks of damp and mould in the home’.
There’s more to meeting the latest requirements of Part L than meets the eye and, as John Mellor from leading UK building materials manufacturer Glidevale Protect explains, ‘hidden protectors’, such as reflective breather membranes and vapour control layers, can make a difference to the thermal efficiency of a building.
Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ: TILE), the global flooring solutions company and leader in sustainability, today unveils its newest carpet tile collection, Past Forward, offering new modern classics inspired by decades of iconic design.
Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is celebrating winning ‘Commercial/Industrial Ventilation Product of the Year’ category at the prestigious HVR Awards 2023.
Two employees from Breathing Buildings walked Peddars Way to raise vital funds for the charity Young Lives vs Cancer. Together, James Lupson, Factory Supervisor, and Mark Thomas, Purchasing Assistant, walked the long-distance footpath through the Suffolk and Norfolk countryside to raise an impressive £210 for the charity.
Join Resibuild and The Institute of Construction Management (ICM) for an incredible joint visionary conference and expo in the Royal Suite at the iconic Wembley Stadium!
Behind every modern, imaginatively-designed brick facade is likely to be a range of innovative masonry support. It’s the unsung hero of many wonderful private and public buildings; the unseen aesthetic and structural aid. But what else do we know about these vital, non-visible products? This feature provides an overview of how and why masonry support is needed in buildings and how it has allowed architects to set new parameters in brickwork design, says Ovidiu Bruzan, Senior Structural Engineer at IG Masonry Support.
British heating and cooling equipment specialist Diffusion is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in the RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2023. The company has reached the final line up in the Air Conditioning Innovation of the Year category for its New Modular Highline 235 Fan Coil Range.