Permarock External Wall Insulation Systems For Multistorey Housing

A recent example of the how PermaRock External Wall Insulation has brought an Improvement In energy efficiency and a complete transformation in aesthetics to multi-storey high rise homes is demonstrated by the refurbishment programme being undertaken by Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) in conjunction with Wates Living Space. Glasgow Housing Association has taken a prominent lead in the use of external wall insulation for high rise re-development and has taken full advantage of the design...

Martin Wright Technical Manager Ward Insulated Panels

In light of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, which shifted responsibility for fire safety to building owners and occupiers, independent fire tests such as LPCB and FM have proved a useful tool for specifying suitable building materialsand in making risk management decisions. Indeed, the LPCB's LPS 1208 and 1181 are widely regarded as among the most stringent and trustworthy indicators of fire performance and safety. However, misconceptions concerning the fire performance of certain...

New Cp Combi Boilers Launched By Eca Heating

ECA Heating, the new UK subsidiary of the Turkish manufacturing group Eiginkan, is launching a new range of CP (Confeo Premix) Combi Boilers for domestic heating applications. The boilers, which already have a proven track record in Europe and are supplied from ECA operations in Turkey and Germany, are available in 24kW and 30kW models. They offer a number of advanced features including boosted hot water flow rates, a built-in filling loop, intelligent preheat and easy installation. Featuring...

Rhinorail Guardrail System From Roofco

Roofco Ltd specialises in solving safety problems associated with roofs. Its RhinoRail guardrail system, designed to provide edge protection without the need to mechanically fix the system to the roof substrate, is at the forefront of roof safety technology and has successfully been tested to the latest British Standard 13374 2004 and passed, even for use on single ply PVC. Environmentally friendly, lightweight and virtually maintenance-free, the RhinoRail system has been successfully installed...

Get The Wetroom Look In Your Vinyl Floor

Following on from the success of the BL CHER Waterline channels for tiled floors, BL CHER have released the WATERLINE Vinyl range of channels for use with flexible sheet flooring. Manufactured from high quality AISI 304 grade stainless steel and maintaining all the benefits of the standard range of channels, including a choice of grates and a removable built in water trap, the BL CHER Waterline Vinyl range uses a mechanical clamping flange to effectively fasten the sheet flooring to the...

Clark Drain

The Complete Channel is the title of new literature releases by Clark-Drain on its CLKS 400 Series of thermoplastic linear drainage channels. Designed for driveways, patios and landscape applications, the range includes 1000 mm channels with a choice of standard, slotted mesh grating or galvanised slotting grating. The Complete Channel provides detailed information on how to lay channels and is an ideal guide for the professional and homeowner. The literature also provides details of their many...

Brunswick Towel Rail From Jis Europe

J IS EUROPE have just launched a new and exciting range of heated towel rails under the banner of their Sussex Range. Named The Brunswick, the towel rails are manufactured In an elegant square section shape displaying an appearance of refined luxury. The rails are available with two distinctive types of valves and can be used In central heating, electric or dual fuel formats. The Brunswick towel rails are manufactured In 100 o stainless steel and are available In brushed satin or polished...

New Fencing Literature From Zaun

Zaun's new brochure covers all of its products play area fencing, high security fencing and everything inbetween. The security section has grown considerably as Zaun are now heavily involved in the security industry and offer some of the most secure systems on the market. There are many sports systems, including new hockey fencing, the advantage tennis system and now the Colosseum modular MUGA and the Sports Barn. A wide variety of perimeter fencing including the 3m wide panel Duo6 system means...

Red Hoppe Handles Help Kick Off Liverpool Fcs New Retail

Leading independent North West architectural hardware specialist M J Whiteside ft Co Ltd has supplied HOPPE door handles for the new Liverpool FC club superstore at the city's prestigious Liverpool One retail complex. HOPPE nylon pull handles, which were selected to colour co-ordinate with the club's world famous red, were supplied for the 10,000 sq ft store which stocks an extensive Liverpool FC merchandise and product range. Says Stephen Tadeo, Operations Director at M J Whiteside. IOur...

New Colours From Compac Marmol Quartz Guaranteed Temptation

Temptation, beauty and innovation arrive in the kitchen with the launch of 6 new quartz worksurface colours from COMPAC MARMOLEtQUARTZ. Lila (featured) offers natural vibrancy and elegance, Fucsia simply sizzles, Passion warms to the touch, and Chocolatand Wine have rich personalities of their own, or for something innovatively different, take a look at Cement. Six irresistible, avant-garde colours that are guaranteed to make the kitchen the most tempting room in the house. Available in 3m long...

Trimo Launches Ecosolar Photovoltaic Systems For Roofs And Facades

With all areas of construction under social and legislative pressures to explore renewable energy sources, Tri mo, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of construction products has launched EcoSolar- an integrated Photovoltaic system for its roofing and fa ade panels. Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) are one of the most cost-effective ways of designing in a renewable energy systems, with the potential to off-set building costs almost from day one. Making use of the tremendous surface...

Orbis Premier Door Hardware And Timber Doorsets Guides From Laidlaw Solutions

A ENQUIRY CARD ONLINE NO 52 www.ebpr.co.uk card Orbis Premier is a fully co-ordinated, comprehensive range of door hardware from Laidlaw Solutions, available in either Satin or Polished Stainless Steel finishes. The range comes with a standard 15-year guarantee and includes new and unique lever and pull handle designs with a distinctive dual-finish backplate system. Its components are interchangeable, allowing the two finishes to be mixed if required. Available as a complete door package with...

Breeam A Rating First For Flag

For individual products, specifiers of single ply membranes will currently find only one with a BREEAM 'A' rating. Flag UK's FLAGON TPO roofing membrane was confirmed as combining exceptional flexibility at low temperatures with high puncture resistance. It is non-toxic and contains no harmful chlorine, bromine or halogen compounds. Environmental impact assessment was made throughout the product's design life in relation to re-use, recovery and disposal of waste from the manufacturing process...

Architectural Ceramics

An energetic collection of brightly coloured porcelain floor tiles with an eye-catching glint of metallic flecks. Available in a natural matt or polished finish to size 900x900 or 600x600mm, with wonderful matching d cor tiles in 600x600mm. Plus a variety of special pieces for those special finishing touches. From extraordinarily large format floor tiles and stylish designer wall coverings, to beautiful mosaic and stunning natural stone, Architectural Ceramics are the UK'S leading project...

Jcb Grab Toughest Floor

An extension to the JCB Cab Systems manufacturing site has been installed with a specialist industrial floor surface produced by Sika Ltd. The site in Staffordshire manufacturers the highly sophisticated cabs for the JCB range of diggers, loaders and earth moving equipment. The 2,500 square metre floor area needed to be durable enough to withstand continuous heavy industrial usage on a daily basis without succumbing to the wear associated with regular concrete floors. The dry shake flooring...

Reduc Sound Mat

Reduc SoundMat is the proven acoustic product for use as an overlay to existing floors where Building Regulation approval is not required. Ideal if you are replacing carpets and want to reduce impact sound. New carpets can be re-laid straight over the top. Reduc SoundMat has been developed by our acoustic engineering team to give landlords and hoteliers an economic answer to noise complaints. It's great for stair treads too. E-Mail info hodgsongroup.co.uk for further advice Browse the Reduc...

Surespan Launches 140 Opening Roof Smoke Ventilator

Leading access hatch manufacturer Surespan Ltd is proud to launch its new 'A0V140' 140 roof smoke ventilator, which meets the new BS EN 12101 requirements. The smoke ventilator automatically opens when a fire alarm is activated to allow smoke to escape from the building. Unlike standard smoke vents which are only able to open to a 90 angle, this vent is designed to stay open at a 140 angle to disperse the smoke more efficiently. The ventilators are operated by 24v DC actuators and can be...

Polypipe Partners Innovation

Products from Polypipe Building Products have been used extensively in the latest phase of the innovative and sustainable the BRE Innovation Park in Watford. In the existing structure the floor heating is Polypipe's Overlay system which is a low profile panel floor heating system, designed for quick installation into existing spaces. The floor height is hardly raised as the system is only 18mm in depth. In the new build section of the centre another system again from Polypipe was used this time...

Sapa Is A Slim Line Tonic For Art Deco Treasure

A treasured landmarkArt Deco building in Glasgow has been transformed into contemporary private apartments with the highly distinctive facade carefully retained and updated. The eight-storey building was built in 1938 as the Beresford Hotel and was described as Glasgow's first skyscraper. The hotel was originally used for visitors to the Empire Exhibition, and then became a favourite rendezvous for American servicemen during the Second World War. After the war, the building became an office...

Marshalls New 1 Metre Mini Beany Comes Out Number

Marshalls new, cost-effective, 1 metre Mini Beany combined kerb and drainage system has just been launched. It comes in two parts per metre, not three, reducing time and labour costs, and by hydraulically pressing the 1 metre base units during manufacture, the core strength, has been greatly improved. The design removes the need for in situ concrete haunching at the front of the channel, ensuring substantial savings in labour, shuttering, the disposal of soil and, most importantly, concrete. By...

Ground Heave Protection Now Even Better

Users of products which combat the effects of groundheave, particularly prevalent on the clay soils which predominate In the south east of the country, are already familiar with the benefits of using the collapsible type, such as Dufaylite Clayboard, over the compressible fill alternatives, made from polystyrene. The difference Is that Clayboard Is much thinner, allowing for more panels per lorry to be delivered and means less soil has to be excavated keeping down the muck away costs and the...