The Building Envelope

Award for Southgate project encompassing flat to pitched conversions

 

As part of a wide scale refurbishment project from Enfield Council, Langley Structures Ltd delivered a series of Flat to Pitched (FTP)…

Free swing door closer for fire doors without alarm system

 

 

Although high efficiency cam action door closers enable low operating forces within and below those demanded within BS8300, some users…

Innovative cladding fire detection system undergoes testing

 

A cladding fire detection system that could offer a lifeline to thousands affected by the UK’s cladding crisis is undergoing a critical period of…

The role of roof systems in social housing

 

 

Several initiatives, including the recent publication of the Government’s Social Housing White Paper and the Building Safety Bill are…

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,…