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Building Products March 2018

CONTENTS MARCH 2018 @BPmagUK www.buildingproducts.co.uk CONTENTS 4 Editor’s comment 8 News Latest news from the construction sector MARCH 2018 | BUILDING PRODUCTS 3 10 Showcase Company and product news 18 Bricks, Blocks and Pavers A look at how modern materials can create a sympathetic finish in an established area 23 Doors, Windows, Glazing and Accessories Art Deco-style partitioning and the benefits of correctly specified lintels are explored 31 Insulation and Acoustics Smart membranes and ‘the art and science of acoustics’ are investigated 40 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Why it pays to be prepared for the ErP directive; how to improve air quality and ventilation in new homes 47 Drainage, Plumbing and Water Supply The benefits of rainwater harvesting and the reasons behind increased CPD course uptake for aluminium rainwater systems are in focus 56 Commercial Cloud-based wireless technology; current trends in washroom design and specifying a commercial flue system are all explored 65 Education A look at early integration of building products and the use of contrasting rainscreen cladding material in educational buildings 74 Final Word A call for a ‘collaborative approach’ when it comes to the future of housebuilding PLUS Plenty of general product news on pages 14-17, and 72-73 p.23-24 p.68-69 p.34-35 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 March 2018
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