• Certified thermal details

    Certified thermal details

    In a move to help specifiers make buildings more sustainable, Sika Sarnafil has announced the launch of its BRE Certified Thermal Details, available to download via its online Sustainability Hub (www.sarnafil.co.uk/hub) and from the Certified Thermal Details and Products scheme website (www.bre.co.uk/certifiedthermalproducts). The Certified Thermal Details and Products scheme, run by BRE, gives thermal junction

  • Remmers wins big

    Remmers wins big

    Remmers have won the prestigious FeRFA Award for Large Industrial Flooring Project of The Year. The award was given for a joint submission by a Manufacturer (Remmers) and Contractor (IRL Group Ltd), for Project Hercules at CDS (part of the Rolls Royce Group), Solihull. The advanced aerospace manufacturing, research and development facility has brought together

  • Mapei supports marble

    Mapei supports marble

    Mapei products were specified for the Park Lane Marriott Hotel, with refurbishment works carried out by Superior Stone Ltd to the lobby and meeting areas, bathrooms and guest rooms. Complete waterproofing systems were installed in the bathrooms, with tile adhesives, grouts and silicone sealants specified to install marble stone slabs for an area exceeding 6,000m2

  • Go green for grout

    Go green for grout

    Developed using a sophisticated 3D imaging programme, Mapei have unveiled 51 grout colours for 2017. With the latest tile design trends in mind, the five collections of coloured grout (Serene, Traditional, Natural, Romance and Glamour) make it easy to choose the right grout according to the requirements of each tiling project. Mapei’s Kerapoxy CQ coloured

  • Are You Really BIM Ready?

    Are You Really BIM Ready?

    According to Phil Read, Managing Director of leading BIM Consultant Man and Machine, “Training is now a critical component that needs to be considered essential to the development of the UK Construction Industry. In its recent report, the Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB) talked extensively about how the UK Construction Industry has not really seen

  • Table top water solution

    Table top water solution

    Sustainability is at the core of BRITA Vivreau’s ethos, with reducing water miles a key objective for BRITA Vivreau and its clients. Not only is water transported by road, creating congestion and pollution, but there is also the issue surrounding glass and plastic packaging waste. Re-using will always be more efficient than recycling and will

  • Quartz worktop specialist takes training to the max

    Quartz worktop specialist takes training to the max

    Kitchen and bathroom surface specialist, Maxtop Quartz Ltd, has reached a landmark milestone with its training programme, having delivered sessions to more than 300 delegates. Designed to practically demonstrate preparation and installation of the product, the courses, held in Manchester, Reading and in conjunction with The Panelling Centre across Ireland, showcase how quick and easy

  • 2016 Façade competition winners

    2016 Façade competition winners

    The winners of the 2016 Façade competition organised by the Society of Façade Engineering have been announced

  • Improving farm life

    Improving farm life

    Co-operation between leading pump manufacturer Wilo UK and MCS approved installation company Renewable Heat UK has seen an existing anaerobic digestion plant on a livestock farm expanded and extended to maximise the benefits it offers the farm, Broom House Farm at Oakethorpe, north of Derby. Now all organic matter produced on the farm can go