The Building Envelope

INCA: award-winning EWI

 

For almost forty years, External Wall Insulation (EWI) in the UK has been represented by INCA, the industry’s trade association, and INCA is now a…

Cavity tray considerations

 

When it comes to masonry wall constructions, cavity trays play an essential role alongside key elements such as cavity barriers and fire stops.…

New HardiePlank® cladding captures Beautiful + Durable design

 

James Hardie Europe GmbH, the leader in fibre cement building materials, has launched the HardiePlank® Product Family which pairs a new level of…

PVC-U windows provides Heritage colours with low maintenance

 

Heritage colours and kerb-side appeal were among the factors that persuaded the planning authorities of Bath that…

“The new normal” - Subsidence damage increasing year on year

 

With the changing climate, the past three years have seen an upsurge in subsidence affecting housing in the UK and this trend will continue. With…

Sidey’s ‘Flush’ fenestration solution for housing development

 

With more than 85 years’ experience, Sidey is in the top 10 of the UK’s biggest fenestration companies. With all round expertise in commercial,…

Eurocell helps cut noise for local workers

 

Orbit Housing’s Fordham House development in Stratford-upon-Avon is an 82 apartment block designed to shield its residents from noise,…

Steel and timber combine on stylish self build

 

The Kingspan TEK Building System of structural insulated panels (SIPs) has been used to create a spectacular, cantilevered self-build in…

Changes to Permitted Development rules welcomed

 

Langley Structures Ltd has welcomed the updates to the Permitted Development (PD) rules that will allow increased utilisation of upward extensions…

Aluminium curtain walling sets new standards in house building

 

Mention curtain walling to any specifier or contractor and it’s an odds on bet they won’t associate the term with residential projects. However,…

BMI UK & Ireland's new Active Roof Systems

 

BMI UK & Ireland has enhanced its portfolio of market-leading pitched and flat roofing technology solutions with new Green and Blue ‘Active…

Langley Structures Rooftop Development

 

Langley Structures Ltd is changing the roofscapes of our towns and cities across the country.  Whether it be the conversion of existing flat roofs…