Expressive

The design and creation of building fa ades demands products that are functional, aesthetic, durable and decorative which can be used alongside natural materials such as timber and stone, or to contrast with other materials such as glass and metals. enquire online at www.ebpr.co.uk card The extensive range of decorative renders, coatings, finishes and effects available from PermaRock provides the designer with unprecedented freedom to create uniquely expressive fa ades and interesting...

Small

Initiatives to save energy and reduce carbon emissions are missing the massive value of using up to date home heating controls and a little common sense, says one of the world's leading environmental controls companies. Domestic heating consumes as much energy as the useful output from all UK power stations put together and produces 25 of all carbon emissions in the UK *1 , observes Richard Edwards, UK Director of Environmental and Combustion controls at Honeywell. And 85 of domestic energy is...

Prompt Delivery

Aluminium facades for curtain walling, windows, doors and ground floor treatment provide longevity and compliance to British Standards. The British designed infrastructure delivers to the uniquely demanding, time critical British construction market, ensuring consistent cost efficiencies. Comar has built its business by consistently delivering on time. It has a market leading stock holding capability with over 700 integrated aluminium profile sections ready to supply...

The Crazy Bear Takes A Walk On The Wild Side With Victorian Woodworks

The Crazy Bear in Beaconsfield has been uniquely designed to offer 'elaborate luxury', where restraint or compromise knows no bounds Documented as the oldest building in Beaconsfield, The Crazy Bear boasts luxurious accommodation, a choice of English and Thai restaurants, bar, cocktail lounge, private dining and conferencing facilities, swimming pool and terraces where even the most discerning of guests could not fail to be impressed. With an unsurpassed portfolio of prestigious hospitality...

Hunter Douglas Strikes Gold

Hunter Douglas Sun Control & Fa ades has demonstrated its advanced roll-forming technology with these gold towers that adorn the new Nottingham Contemporary art gallery. The new landmark building, in Nottingham's historic Lace Market, was designed by London architects Caruso St John and is scheduled to open this autumn. It has already been shortlisted for a Cond Nast award. Staffordshire-based Hunter Douglas supplied 800m2 of its high quality MPF (multiple panel fa ade) single-skin...

Shackerleys Glass Blocks Enhance Odeon Liverpool

The new multi-screen Odeon cinema in the award winning Liverpool One development features two distinctive facades built from large format glass blocks supplied by Shackerley, one of the UK's largest and most experienced distributors of these versatile construction materials. The blocks were specified by architects at BDP - masterplanners of the 42-acre city regeneration project, concept architects for five of Liverpool One's new buildings and executive architects for a further nine. BDP...

The Essential Biuldin Product Review

CGL - Launch A New Vision For Rainscreens CGL Systems have just launched an exciting, fully illustrated and interactive website, featuring their complete range of metal rainscreen systems for all types of wall cladding applications. The website includes a link to the company's 'Vision of the future for metal rainscreens'. The website also features CGL Systems range of membrane lined gutter systems, ancillary products and a range of product videos which can be viewed on-line. New 'All Product'...

Surespan Provides Biomass Solutions

Leading access hatch manufacturer Surespan Limited is helping to achieve Biomass solutions by manufacturing access hatches used in Biomass plants. One client who has recently benefitted from this is the National Star College in Cheltenham. Surespan designed and manufactured two hatches for the college's new Biomass plant. Each hatch measures 2800 x 3750mm, can take up to 2.5 kN m2 loading and has a simple switch to operate the 24v DC Actuators. Their frames were specially built to incorporate a...

Waste

Provides a simple solution to the complex problem of rising water tables and changing weather patterns. As most systems are installed during the summer months, when water tables are at their lowest, the resulting winter rising water table is often not taken into account. Some systems are not designed to be installed within the water table and are unable to withstand the hydrostatic pressures, resulting in their collapse. Eco-Vat Home has been designed by civil engineers to withstand these...

Record Target Future Growth

Record, the leading manufacturer of automatic doors and door systems, has extended its range of products and capabilities with the acquisition of two complementary businesses Door System UK of Batley, Yorkshire, and Metro Automatic Doors, based in Farnborough, Hampshire. Door System was founded in 1984 and focused initially on the repair, service and maintenance of automatic doors and door operators. The company specialises in disability access, public thoroughfare and controlled doors...

Windows And Doors

The recent introduction of Vision 3000 composite windows and doors by London-based Glas Facades Ltd, means that specifiers no longer have to compromise between natural light and thermal performance in a building. The combination wood and aluminium windows can be double or triple glazed and are available in Finished Pine, Natural Pine, Canadian Pine and European Oak. In addition to their excellent thermal and acoustic performance, the strength of the highly engineered timber profiles and joint...

Crown Trade Extends Scope And Versatility Of Q Timonox Flame Retardant Coating Ranee

At a time when fire safety should be at the top of every specifier's agenda, due to recent changes in fire legislation, Crown Trade has reinforced its position at the forefront of the flame retardant coatings market by launching three innovative new products to the Timonox range. The first is a coating that builds upon Crown Trade's runaway success with Clean Extreme Scrubbable Matt emulsion, a high performance product specifically formulated to extend redecoration schedules in heavy traffic...