The Building Envelope

Cladding that works

 

 

System selection should be based on proven performance and delivered by a specialist contractor with outstanding track record.…

Renovation ensures Council tenants have efficient homes for the future

 

To complete an award-winning renovation scheme, the London Borough of Islington retained a tried and tested team to deliver a continued single…

Marley strengthens roof system offer through acquisition of Viridian Solar Ltd

 

Solar panels have formed an ever-expanding feature of the UK roofscape, and regulation changes, allied to the Government’s Future Homes Standard,…

Smart specification to stamp out hidden roof fires

 

As concerns about inadequate roof fire barrier installation grow, Marley’s Roof Defence can help housing association specifiers deliver guaranteed…

Construction membranes are hidden protectors

 

A combination of wall and roofing membranes from Glidevale Protect has been specified and installed on a new build social housing scheme built by…

Sound engineering

 

 

Noise pollution can have a significant impact on resident quality of life, so should housing associations and commercial…

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…