The Building Envelope

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…

Climate change plans launched by Kingspan

 

Global building industry leader Kingspan has launched a major 10-year strategy to play its part in reducing the world’s carbon emissions by 45% by…

Soffit board savings with Kingspan Insulation

 

New research from quantity surveyors, Rider Levett Bucknall, has shown that the physical…

Crest's roofing system: award-winning and beautifully crafted

 

The Social Housing Project of 105 high energy-efficient homes in Goldsmith Street Norwich…

Quadcore Roofboard introduced by Kingspan

 

Kingspan Insulation is raising roof performance to new heights with Kingspan QuadCore 426 Roofboard, an innovative flat roof insulation board…

Kingspan Insulation provides new hope

 

Kingspan’s insulation products have been installed within the newly renovated Hope House, helping the new homes to achieve excellent energy…

JJI-Joists are the answer for many architects and specifiers

 

When designing social housing what are people looking for? High quality at reasonable cost? Speed of construction? Outstanding thermal performance…