The Latest Building Product News

Catch up on the latest news, blogs, events and announcements from the building product sector

A blog post explaining how to clean LST radiators and why it’s important to maintain them at all times.
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Wrightstyle is completing work on six Crossrail stations, reflecting our expertise in railway fire safety in stations, with other recent completions across the UK, Dubai and Hong Kong. The fire safety measures being installed on the Elizabeth Line are state-of-the-art, reflecting modern fire safety regulations and advances in building materials – including our own fire systems.
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Entrance matting needs to be open structure, for it to effectively prevent dirt & moisture from entering your premises. With the correct matting brushes, the open structure takes dirt & moisture below the top level, so it can’t build up, which makes the matting ineffective, and it can’t be picked up and carried into your premises, on the soles of the next customer shoes. Keeping dirt & moisture out of your premises is key to achieving high ratings, so with 85% of dirt & moisture coming in from
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A blog post looking at the way LST radiators are designed to make cleaning behind them easier and more efficient.
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In order to always perform at their best, LST radiators sometimes need to be bled to get rid of the cold air inside. Read Contour’s blog to find out more.
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In today’s built up society, natural daylight has been replaced with artificial forms of light, like electric lighting. The effects are widespread. From deteriorating health to declining performance, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that daylight isn’t just a nice-to-have resource, it’s a basic human need.
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A blog post explaining how to balance an LST radiator and why this is important to keep them working at their full capacity
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Project Overview: Kinellar Primary School is a newly built school, with attached nursery in Aberdeenshire. As part of the construction, Nu-Style Products designed, manufactured and installed various washroom and education furniture products into the new school and nursery, servicing pupils from aged 3 to 11.  Morrison Construction partnered with Nu-Style Products on this project due to our product knowledge and excellent customer service, which was demonstrated in a previous pro
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Shower pods are fast becoming the stylish, modern and problem free design solution for architects.
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A blog post explaining how LST Radiators work and the additional safety options available to Contour customers.
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A blog post detailing the factors to consider when selecting LST Radiators for any environment.
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With many areas of the UK often exposed to prolonged periods of wet weather, standing water that collects around a domestic property can not only lead to issues with building access, but in some cases can cause significant property damage if left unchecked.
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A blog post exploring the design of LST radiators to ensure that pencils can be removed if they are pushed through the covers in schools and nurseries.
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Construction of a new storage and distribution building for TROX UK at Thetford has been completed and officially handed over by the project team.
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A blog explaining the likelihood of rust on LST radiators and how Contour have designed their heating products to avoid this.
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A blog post exploring how LST radiators can be made more aesthetically pleasing for certain spaces requiring a more engaging environment such as school or children’s ward.
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In its January 2019 report RIBA stated that even though a building fire safety strategy might be a requirement of Building Regulations, there is little consistency over what information is being handed over in practice. What does this mean for fire safety in England & Wales and what can architects, designers and specifiers do to mitigate risks once the project leaves their desks?
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Staniforth House is Unite’s latest student development located in the heart of Birmingham. Previously a self-storage facility, the 15,2000sqm site provides modern student accommodation housing 586 bedrooms, plus a number of common rooms and meet and greet areas across 14 floors. The scheme utilises the panoramic views across the city of Birmingham with a roof top garden for students to relax and take a break from their studies.
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Opening 1st March 2019, Illuminate is a progressive new venue at the Science Museum designed to both anticipate and surpass the needs of the ever-evolving events industry.
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Upgrading or refurbishing cubicles in school washrooms can be a time consuming and disruptive job, it is important to get it right the first time. When designing, manufacturing and installing new washrooms in schools and even nurseries, a lot of planning and careful consideration is put into each stage of the process. There are many factors to consider when choosing the right washroom toilet cubicles for your school or nursery to ensure they are built to last. We have outlined the main ones to
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The new CPD offers a review of the latest regulatory changes in the design and construction of education buildings specifically relating to rooflights, as well as a look at the benefits of natural light and ventilation.
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Our new acoustic window ventilation range features a comprehensive selection of acoustic solutions. This includes products such as the surface mountable SM Acoustic window vent, which offers an acoustic reduction of up to 40dB while open. The latest additions to our acoustic offering is the Tunal Range which represents a series of on the frame and on the glass solutions that are ideal for high rise buildings and projects which require a superior acoustic solution.
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The Royal Academy of Arts is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London. It has a unique position as an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects.
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A blog post exploring the benefits of vertical LST radiators and the types of environments where they would be best suited.
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Inimitable  Each slate is unique, the slate texture tells the story of the forces that created it. No other artificial alternatives can compare by a product moulded by natural.  Resistance  Natural slate is the most resistant material with a life span of over 100 years and unlike artificial products the colour remains the same over time.  Performance Natural slate is resistant against extreme weather, its fireproof and waterproof. Natural slate guar
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Milbank are proud to introduce Kallisto Stairs – a new concept in the United Kingdom for precast concrete curved stair design.
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VELUX Modular Skylights brightens the experience for visitors at The Old Royal Station Ballater.
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