Date archive forFebruary, 2015
By Editor On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Apprenticeships help Persimmon build for the future

A North East housebuilder has laid the foundations for a successful future after taking on a raft of talented teenage apprentices.  Persimmon Homes, which is preparing to kick-start several new-build residential More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Student homes some of the worst affected by mould reports EnviroVent

A recent report by the National Union of Students (NUS) revealed that half of all students have a problem with condensation (52 per cent), whilst 47 per cent have issues with mould and 41 per cent with damp in their More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Hager responds to amendment 3 with ‘Design’ Range of metal consumer units

In response to Amendment 3 to the wiring regulations, Hager UK has launched its Design Range of metal consumer units aiming to alleviate electricians’ fears that they will be more difficult to install than the More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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AKW expands Larenco® range to achieve optimum flexibility

Independent living solutions provider AKW, now offers customers further flexibility after expanding its existing range of Larenco® Glass Screens with its innovative Modular Glass Screen System. Clean and contemporary More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Class Act by Twinson Cladding from Deeplas

Twinson premium cladding from Deeplas has been specified on nursery and classroom buildings at three schools in Ireland.  Being made from a blend of wood and PVC-U, Twinson premium cladding will ensure that the More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Isover solutions deliver efficient results in home retrofit study

Saint-Gobain Isover has provided an innovative airtightness membrane and floor insulation for the Salford ‘Energy House’ project — an in-depth study into the impact of whole-house retrofit on thermal performance. More...

By Editor On Friday, February 13th, 2015
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A multi-dwelling heating solution with proven results from Giacomini

The evolution of community heating schemes within the UK over the last thirty years has triggered a growing need for the development of heating solutions that can fulfil the demand of multi-dwelling sites. Heat More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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No Glass Ceiling for Employees as Walker Profiles Rewards Excellence

Fifteen workers from Scotland-based Walker Profiles were recognised with three different SVQ qualifications at a special Skills Excellence Award ceremony attended by MP for Motherwell and Wishaw, Frank Roy. The More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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ISO Chemie tape for air tightness joints at unique Passivhaus project

A unique modular new build project has been completed using ISO-Chemie’s ISO-TOP Flex Tape to provide improved airtight sealing of internal joints.  Schoolmasters is a low energy pre-fab house which was built More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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BOC opens world’s first Drive-Thru retail ‘Gas & Gear’ store

BOC, the UK’s leading industrial and medical gases business and the largest welding products distributor in Europe, has opened the UK’s and the world’s largest Gas & Gear and the first Drive-Thru More...