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Building Products December 2017

CONTENTS DECEMBER 2017 @BPmagUK www.buildingproducts.co.uk CONTENTS 4 Editor’s comment 6 Cover Story Deceuninck’s Rob McGlennon looks at the future of fenestration, with a focus on the £50 million Hinkley Point Campus DECEMBER 2017 | BUILDING PRODUCTS 3 8 News Latest news from the construction sector 10 Industry Comment Douglas Masterson, technical manager at the GAI, explains why he believes the voice of the ‘forgotten professionals’ in the construction supply chain ‘must not be lost’ 12 Editor’s Choice 15 Commercial Featuring contributions from the Business Sprinkler Alliance and Ecophon 24 Supplier Focus Building Products’ George Lewis visits Cyprus 29 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning With contributions from DRU and Alpha Heating Innovation 36 Best Products Building Products looks back at some of the stand-out products of 2017 46 Roofing, Cladding and Accessories Including contributions from the Rooflight Company, the NFRC and Swish, as well as coverage of the recent RCI Show 57 Ceilings, Partitions and Boards Style highlights a ‘dramatic shift’ that is occurring in the partitioning walls market and Knauf AMF examines the acoustic ceiling requirements of multi-purpose buildings 66 Renewables and Energy Efficiency Cupa Pizarras looks at the hidden power beneath slate roof tiles and the IMA advocates a ‘fabric first’ approach 72 Showcase The latest company news 74 Final Word The FMB’s Sarah McMonagle discusses the Chancellor’s ‘Budget for Builders’ PLUS Plenty of general product news on pages 64, 65, 70, and 71 p.29-30 p.52-53 p.57-58 MISSION STATEMENT Building Products is the essential read for construction industry professionals at every level of the specification chain, providing key decision makers with all the information they need to make the best product choices in a fast-paced and ever-changing sector. Its readership is diverse, comprising architects, subcontractors, surveyors and facilities managers.


Building Products December 2017
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