Air Tight Timber Frames

Introducing the latest innovation from leading construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie – the timber frame panel closer (TFPC). This useful connector provides the quickest and most accurate way of drawing together timber frame panels and eliminating gaps – and that’s important, because those gaps contribute to air leakage and insulation issues. The TFPC features an More Info »

VELUX® Drives Daylight Discussions In London At 6th Symposium

Daylight expert and leading roof window manufacturer VELUX® hosted its 6th Daylight Symposium on 2-3 September 2015 at the historic Tobacco Dock in East London. The 10th anniversary of the VELUX® Daylight Symposium attracted a record number of attendees. Over 350 researchers, architects, engineers and building professionals from across the world attended the two-day event More Info »

Stop All Leaks With New Plumb7

Pioneers of the innovative 7 Series range of products, Contech is pleased to introduce their latest solution, Plumb7, to the independent, DIY and builders merchants market throughout the UK and Ireland. A product which can be used to restore leaks in closed as well as open heating systems, Plumb7 seals and safeguards problem areas speedily More Info »

Mapei Full System Specified At Mayfair’s Marriott Hotel

A complete Mapei system has been installed at the Marriott Hotel in London’s renowned Park Lane. Mapei products were specified throughout the interior from public areas, guest rooms and bathrooms utilising Mapei’s extensive product range from screed, render and waterproofing, to various tiles adhesives, grouts and silicone sealants. Mapei systems were utilised alongside Superior Stone’s More Info »

Mapei Uses Superior Silicone Coating System For 13th Century Castle

Mapei’s Silancolor Paint system has been used to restore Benton’s 13th Century castle, in Pembrokeshire, Wales, as part of a refurbishment to help protect the external stone-built surface. The Mapei system offers a one-stop shop system approach to façade repair with all materials being available from a single source. Approximately 800m2 of Silancolor Cleaner Plus, More Info »

Encon Proves Happy To Survey Customer Satisfaction

Specialist building materials distributor the Encon Group is launching an exclusive feedback scheme for customers of all its Encon Insulation and Nevill Long branches. The HappyOrNot® initiative had been trialled at five of its branches since the New Year and has proved so successful it will be extended to all 20 branches from May, with an exclusivity agreement making them the More Info »

Fermacell Scores A Bullseye With Darts Professionals

Fermacell, specialist manufacturer of “the ultimate building board” has signed up two equally high-performing darts professionals to help spread the message to professional builders. The company is sponsoring PDC professionals Dean Winstanley,who is ranked 26th in the world,and Daryl “Dude” Gurney, who is eyeing up a world up place alongside Brendan Dolan, on a 12-month contract which includes them being badged More Info »

Mapei Launches Mapeguard WP Adhesive And Mapeguard WP 200

Mapei is pleased to announce the launch of Mapeguard WP 200, a flexible, thin-layered waterproofing / anti fracture membrane and Mapeguard WP Adhesive, a two-component reactive adhesive to its Waterproofing and Ceramic product lines. Mapeguard WP 200 is an alkali resistant, waterproofing and decoupling membrane which is best suited for use under ceramic and natural stone tiles. It is specially formulated to More Info »