• How effective is your means of raising an alarm?

    How effective is your means of raising an alarm?

    The Alert Point is a stand alone, self-contained alarm system, which has been designed to provide a cost effective means of raising an alarm in the event of an emergency. The Alert point includes an integral sounder and resettable call point and can be interconnected and monitored, creating a network of protection. Once activated the

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  • Filtration Innovation

    Filtration Innovation

    One of the first UK storm water treatment solutions using Hydro’s innovative Up-Flo filtration technology has enabled developer Fairview New Homes to incorporate SuDS with two levels of treatment into the surface water drainage for a new access road. Environment Agency planning requirements sought two levels of treatment for the new commercial access road in

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  • SWIGA meets new guarantee requirements

    SWIGA meets new guarantee requirements

    Ofgem has confirmed that the Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA) 25 year Guarantee meets the ‘appropriate guarantee’ requirements laid down in its ECO guidance for suppliers published on 15th March 2013 for all SWI installations undertaken in the ECO. Mark Weaver Chair of SWIGA commented, “SWIGA is delighted that our 25 year guarantee scheme

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  • Digital mapping experts support property professionals

    Digital mapping experts support property professionals

      Following on from a successful project with Oxford Brookes University’s BSc students in the autumn of 2012, Landmark Information Group, the UK’s leading supplier of digital mapping, property and environmental risk information, is now supporting more than 30 MSc and MBA Real Estate students from the University’s Real Estate & Construction Department. They will

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  • SimpLay the best for student centre

    SimpLay the best for student centre

    Adhesive-free floorcoverings from Polyflor’s SimpLay Loose Lay vinyl tile collection have been installed in the Avril Robarts Learning Resource Centre at Liverpool John Moores University. The 24/7 facility is a valuable student resource that houses books and online catalogues for a number of faculties, while offering additional services including learner support, enrolment, student finance and

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  • Filtration Innovation

    Filtration Innovation

    One of the first UK storm water treatment solutions using Hydro’s innovative Up-Flo filtration technology has enabled developer Fairview New Homes to incorporate SuDS with two levels of treatment into the surface water drainage for a new access road. Environment Agency planning requirements sought two levels of treatment for the new commercial access road in

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  • Ener-g win innovation award

    Ener-g win innovation award

    Pioneering technology from ENER-G Switch2 helping to alleviate fuel poverty on community heating schemes has won a national housing innovation award.  The G6 provides a fair and easy fuel payment system for residents, while reducing energy bills and consumption. It has won the ‘Most Innovative New Product’ category at the Housing Innovation Awards.  The multi-functional

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  • Carlow Precast maximises resources

    Carlow Precast maximises resources

    Carlow Precast supports the Homebuilder by combining design, manufacture, delivery and installation of cost saving attenuation tanks, culverting, retaining walls and decorative boundary walls.  Available throughout the UK, solutions are optimised to maximise customer’s resources and configurable to any site or volumetric requirement including bespoke features.  With over 1200 installations to date, our award winning systems

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  • Lead-look roof blends with historic architecture

    Lead-look roof blends with historic architecture

    A Sika Sarnafil lead-lookalike roof is helping ensure a new building in the heart of Royal Leamington Spa is sympathetic to its historic surroundings. With the new Station Road student accommodation surrounded by the town’s famous regency architecture and directly facing its railway station, an aesthetically in-keeping solution was called for. Registered Sika Sarnafil roofing

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