A range of products from leading manufacturer Glidevale Protect has been specified and installed to help create energy-efficient and healthy homes by property development specialists Castell Group on a new affordable housing scheme constructed in Llansamlet, Swansea.

As the UK’s largest privately owned aluminium fenestration systems manufacturer and winner of a prestigious Kings Award for Enterprise in Innovation, Senior Architectural Systems is not a company to stand still. Here we take a look at two of the company’s recently completed contracts both of which are leading the way in sustainable construction methods to become ‘firsts’ in their sectors.

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is rapidly becoming crucial to long-term business value creation. This is thanks to a growing emphasis on sustainability, ethics, and corporate responsibility.

Leading UK building products manufacturer Glidevale Protect has published third party, independently verified Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for three of its construction wall membranes to assist specifiers by providing clear sustainability and life cycle assessment data.

Calculating prospective U-Values is a routine part of the building design process, so routine that you could be forgiven for not giving all that much thought to the intricacies of each and every calculation.

A “once in a generation” opportunity to reconceive the concept of a museum is entering a new phase of realisation with the completion of crucial enabling works, supported by leading air movement specialist Gilberts.

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.

From 1st February 2024, the government will put a ban in place for the UK sale of T5 and T8 linear fluorescent lamps.

The Sash Window Workshop specialise in upgrading traditional timber windows and doors to be more energy efficient. The company offer installation and draught proofing services across London and Southern England and a supply only service across Great Britain.

A new ventilation with heat recovery option can achieve performance better than anything else on the market, meaning massive savings on energy bills.

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