Author: Lucy Scrivens

PSSA

Moisture, Mould and Measurement

Vapour Flow through Building Materials and Structures Vapour can be a big problem for buildings as it affects both the health of the building’s structure and the health of people who live or work inside. It has been linked to dust mites, asthma, allergies and even the collapse of buildings. To meet the regulations you need to measure the permeability…

WAVIN LAUNCHES BREAKTHROUGH REVIT PIPING PACKAGES

Wavin, the leading supplier of plastic pipe systems and solutions in Europe, announces the launch of its new Building Information Modelling (BIM) content packages for plumbing and drainage. Built in Revit, these content packages contain intelligent assistance which help the Revit modeller to arrive very easily at a full ‘as built’. This breakthrough development makes now also possible to benefit…

QRL puts safety first with LST radiator launch

New model offers best-ever efficiency, easy installation and simple upkeep QRL Radiator Group has today launched a brand new low surface temperature (LST) offering, designed to provide a safe, effective and efficient heating solution. The new NHS-compliant LST casings are built to work in partnership with QRL’s market-leading hi-lo panel radiator range – matching straightforward installation and maintenance with best-ever…

Making the Connections Count – Featuring the Unique Jointing System

Kingspan Timber Solutions are the UK’s leading supplier of premium performance building envelopes. All areas of the business are underpinned by a genuine commitment to continuous improvement and a professional approach to delivery. The Kingspan TEK® Cladding Panel is an innovative Structural Insulated Panel System (SIPs) which is capable of cladding any structure – be it timber, steel or concrete.…

JANGRO ADDRESSES KEY SAFETY ISSUES WITH LATEST TRAINING MODULE

Jangro, the UK’s largest network of janitorial supply companies, has launched a new addition to its award-winning suite of eLearning modules and is offering people the chance to receive instant access with a voucher code. The Manual Handling module has been developed by in-house experts following calls from the industry for this subject to be added to Jangro’s hugely popular…

SIKA-TROCAL ROUNDS OFF STUDENT ACCOMMODATION

A robust and high performance waterproofing solution has been specified from Sika-Trocal for the new £30 million state-of-the-art student accommodation at Bangor University in Gwynedd. The St Mary’s student village development at the university has been designed by architect FaulknerBrowns and includes five new residential blocks or townhouses, along with a café and bar, sports and fitness centre, a shop…

Introducing the New Bond

Acting on intelligence out in the field, undercover fixing specialist Ancon has launched a new super-Bond, ultra-low thermal conductivity wall tie that even SPECTRE would find hard to crack! Based on the company’s multi-award winning TeploTie with a conductivity of 00.7W/mK which virtually eliminates heat loss through thermal bridging in cavity wall construction, the new Teplo-BF basalt fibre wall tie…

Light dawns for a Cryptosporidium Problem

atg UV Technology, the UK’s leader in ultraviolet disinfection systems, has been awarded a contract by Trant Engineering, for Portsmouth Water. The contract covers supply and installation of UV units for Cryptosporidium inactivation at two water treatment works: Eastergate and Westergate. Both are 20Ml/d borehole works and each site will be provided with fully automatic duty and standby atg UV…