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BP 10 October 2016

PRODUCT PROFILES | GENERAL PRODUCTS 54 BUILDING PRODUCTS | OCTOBER 2016 Essential furniture The recently introduced bathroom furniture collection from Essential Bathrooms has proved an immediate hit with retailers and as a result, the company has made a significant additional investment in promotional support material for showrooms. New aspirational room set photography highlights various different ideas to use furniture to best effect and to create customers’ ideal bathrooms. These new images feature in a 64- page brochure showing the complete Essential Bathrooms portfolio of suites, furniture, baths, towel rails, showers, accessories, vessel basins and brassware. The Essential Bathrooms furniture range offers consumers sleek style coupled with convenience, whilst providing storage space. There are three ranges in the Essential Bathrooms furniture collection - Nevada, Hampshire, and Vermont. All three ranges offer matching bath panels and mirrors to complete the look and have luxury features throughout including ceramic basins, solid cast iron handles, soft close drawers or doors and are supplied fully assembled. www.essentialfromideal.com With homeowners wanting to maximize every inch Mendip Stoves offer a flexible and space saving option. Mendip stoves only need a 100mm minimum gap all of which will fit comfortably into both contemporary and classic interior design schemes. The Churchill range is made for modern living and is available in a choice of heat outputs, from 4.6kW to 10kW. The Churchill 10 is compact in size but big on heat with a 10kW output. It also comes with a large curved glass door for a view of the flicking flames. The Loxton collection is a range of cast iron firebox styles that come with a variety of features such as a fully insulated vermiculite chamber, large ash pan, optional stand and a choice of heat outputs. There’s also the Woodland, an award-winning design with large windows and low heat outputs perfect for today’s well-insulated homes. www.mendipstoves.co.uk 01934 750500 Maximising space See it first at Timber Expo Some of the sectors largest brands have released details of exciting new product launches at Timber Expo in October. Some of the exhibitors signed up to display their latest products include Metsä Wood, White Haus Bespoke Timber Frame, Forgefix Ltd, Arch Timber Protection, Vandecasteele, W.Howard Group and Hanson Plywood to name but a few. Visitors will get to see exhibitors covering the entire breadth of the industry from timber frame to sawmills, merchants, glulam, SIPs, CLT, fixings and fastenings, cladding, doors and windows, mouldings, skirtings, flooring and more. Nathan Garnett, event director for Timber Expo, said: “The role of timber in the construction industry has never been more important and it’s great to see so many new innovations being launched. Timber Expo will be full of new products, services, workshops and competitions making it a valuable day out for those within the industry or looking to learn more about the sector.” www.timber-expo.co.uk Commitment to training confirmed with RIBA-approved CPD’s Architects and construction professionals can use Laidlaw’s high quality RIBA-approved material to get ahead with their careers. And because Laidlaw is an approved member of the RIBA CPD Providers Network, it means that any of the four modules available are worth double the points under the RIBA CPD system. Access for All, which is an approved core curriculum subject, focuses on the requirements of the Equality Act and covers topics including door opening force, accessibility and performance criteria. Handrails and Balustrades: The Specifiers’ Guide also looks at the Equality Act and requirements for handrails and balustrades, while the Helping to Specify Architectural Ironmongery module, covers specification procedures, Declaration of Performance Certification and how to schedule a typical building. The fourth CPD module on integrated doorsets looks at the meaning of CE marking, the benefits of an integrated doorset, standards, finishes, hardware selection and specialist requirements. Each module comprises a 50- minute seminar, working models, literature and handouts. www.laidlaw.co.uk


BP 10 October 2016
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