James Latham Ltd (Lathams), one of the UK’s leading independent distributors of decorative products and materials, has added premium surfacing brand Transformad®’s latest surfacing ranges, Tmatt and Crystal, to its collection.

Following significant growth in recent years, Reynaers Aluminium UK has invested several million pounds in the extension of its UK headquarters to optimise lead times and to future-proof the business in line with its growth strategy.

With the latest iteration of Part L of the building regulations in place, industry focus has moved to 2025 when the next stage of emissions targets need to be met.

Reynaers welcomed 150 visitors to its UK headquarters for a series of Innovation Days to showcase its products and plans for the future.

FC&A speaks to Sarah Peake, Sustainability Manager at Sika UK, about sustainability regulations and initiatives affecting architects and specifiers and the roofing systems that can meet their requirements.

The H2-Office-Tower is part of a redevelopment site located on Wiesbaden’s Rhine riverfront that serves as a model for sustainable, smart and future-oriented urban development. The project involves converting a former industrial wasteland into a campus-like site that considers all the requirements of a modern office and work culture in a densely-populated urban environment. The CO2-reduced and resource-saving redevelopment and green densification create urban biotopes and encourage micro-mobility.

With the 2030 deadline of reducing carbon emissions by 45% quickly approaching, every industry feels the pressure to transition to greener ways of working. Building and architectural product manufacturers are no exception.

Driving deeper understanding of the far-reaching impacts of intelligently considered light and lighting was the focus of a highly successful one-day thought leadership event at London’s iconic venue The Shard last month.

The Sct. Hans Hospital in the Danish city Roskilde is a psychiatric facility specifically designed to provide the healthiest of environments for staff and patients and which has just won the prestigious Danish ‘Health Building of the year’ award.

Using a step-ladder to access a loft is not convenient or safe. As such, it is not surprising that Lydia was not confident taking items in and out of her loft. To make the most of this valuable storage space the ‘Elite ladder’ from Premier Loft Ladders was fitted above the existing hatch. This easy-to-use, heavy-duty loft ladder instilled the confidence that was previously missing.

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