Kawneer launches new unitised curtain walling

Architectural aluminium systems supplier Kawneer has enhanced its curtain wall portfolio with the launch of a fast-track dry-glazed unitised system. An alternative to the AA201...

Guaranteed protection

Amanda Green, marketing manager at SIGA Slate, argues that when specifying natural slate, it is worth paying more to work with reputable suppliers, to prevent being short-changed in the event of product failure.

Barwood Products blasts Doc M non-compliant firms

Meeting requirements for the Government Approved Document M of the Building Regulations 2010 is a moral obligation and should never be a ‘tick box’...

Building a sustainable future

Darren Evans, managing director at Darren Evans Energy Assessors, says that greater emphasis must be put on sustainability training during higher education, otherwise the next generation of building professionals will struggle to cope with engineering buildings resilient to future energy demands.

Rooftop school research lab opts for Solardome

The installation of a large Solardome Pro geodesic dome at Watford Grammar School for Girls has seen the creation of one of the most unusual science...

Ibstock Brick floats on Stock Exchange

Brick manufacturer, Ibstock Brick has today announced plans to float on the London Stock Exchange. The company has a 40% UK market share in clay...

Local makeover

An injection of colour is set to provide the starting point for a major village regeneration scheme in North Wales, aimed at attracting investment opportunities to the local area. Building Products reports.

New school needed every two days, says Scape Group

Local authorities will need to build the equivalent of 11,200 classrooms and as many as 1,600 new primary schools in the next nine years,...

Wet room ventilation

Toni Wong, product marketing executive at Airflow Developments, explains why it’s important for specifiers to consider ventilation systems for wet rooms.

British manufacturers concerned about changes to renewable energy policy

The majority of British manufacturers are concerned about changes to renewable energy policy and the bureaucracy that surrounds it, according to research by npower...