The Latest Building Product News

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

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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When it comes to waterproofing, installing OTL wet room systems is like water off a duck’s back.
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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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A blog post about the bespoke options available to Contour customers to create the safest heating solution for them.
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A blog post looking at LST radiators and if they and the materials that they are made from can be recycled.
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Manthorpe Building Products has awarded a three-year waste management contract to Titan Resource for their manufacturing facility in Ripley, Derbyshire.
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A blog post exploring the different types of grilles that you can have on an LST radiator to make it safe for any environment.
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Founded in 1875, Liberty London's long history has been built on innovation, craftsmanship and above all, incredible talent.
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Luxury Vinyl Tiles or LVT are a common option for flooring within households, but find out about our acoustic underlay that can be laid directly, without any other products, which is the only product on the market to be able to do this.
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Find out how we made the new primary school in cheshire fit for purpose acoustically.
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A blog post exploring if heated towel rails can be low surface temperature and where they are likely to be installed
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Our roof hatches can now be specified with a Non-combustible mineral wool insulation alternative to Polyisocyanurate insulation. We explain the advantages and disadvantages of switching insulation type.
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A blog post looking at the safety levels of traditional radiators and comparing them to LST radiators.
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A blog post exploring the suitability for LST radiators in wet environments such as bathrooms, shower rooms and toilets.
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