News - 29 Jan 2007
The OSMA StormLine rainwater system from Wavin can cope with extreme conditions while offering an attractive profile to modern townhouses, apartment blocks, detached homes and...
Article - 7 Jul 2006
Design Guide for Using Celcon Aircrete Block in Foundations and Flooring
News - 20 Dec 2007
Celcon blocks have been chosen to provide a high level of both thermal and acoustic insulation for a new ‘green’ school, Winston Way Primary School in Ilford, Essex, for Redbridge Council....
News - 14 May 2009
An energy-saving steel that can dissipate heat from solar radiation will enclose the buildings at the Swedish pavilion at Expo 2010 in Shanghai next year. Prelaq Energy from SSAB is a newly developed...
News - 18 Apr 2008
Experience of using Modern Methods of Construction on housing association projects is paying off handsomely for Wellington Construction of Lowestoft. About 60% of Wellington’s business is...
News - 24 Apr 2007
A first-time user of Celcon aircrete blocks has cut his usual build time by 30%, as well as requiring less manpower, for a development of nine flats in Derby.
The three-storey block has three...
News - 14 Aug 2005
Abloy Security has launched a new, innovative push bar from panic exit device specialists JPM, suitable for all types of both public and commercial buildings.
Called FAP8, this latest concept in...
News - 3 Aug 2005
Abloy Security has launched a new heavy-duty door operator, which has been specially designed for use in high density pedestrian traffic areas, including hospitals, airports, hotels, shopping centres...
News - 9 May 2005
According to BSRIA, cold bridging in the building fabric is a major cause of condensation and mould growth in buildings. Good design, specification and workmanship as well as thermal imaging on...
Article - 15 Sep 2006
This article discusses the outer and inner leaf brickwork of aircrete blocks.