bathroom wall panelling

SLEEP success

SLEEP, the leading hotel design event during November has been an enormous success for Bushboard Nuance bathroom wall panelling.  The company which is aiming to change outdated perceptions about bathroom wall panelling demonstrated the product on the stand with a live water feature alongside a seamless wetroom display. Paul Findley, product manager for Bushboard Nuance says[…]

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Getting more from your space with Knauf AQUAPANEL®

Technology has drastically changed the face of the UK construction sector, bringing new materials and systems which have helped designers and architects to make the most out of the space available. Knauf boarded cladding system using AQUAPANEL® Exterior is one such option, providing design flexibility and performance benefits as an alternative to traditional brick and[…]

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Combination Edge Insulator

Insulated floor/wall junctions and potential weakness?

The provision of insulating mediums under or on top of floor slabs and to all slab edges reduces heat loss and improves the acoustic behaviour of the structure. But the question arises of whether edge insulation presence contributes towards conventional oversite membrane termination providing a weakened arrangement via which air or contaminated land gas might[…]

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Bushboard Set to Change Perception of Bathroom Wall Panelling

Bushboard is set to change perceptions about bathroom wall cladding.  The company’s NUANCE range of bathroom wall panelling products is proving popular with designers,  facilities manager and builders that are specialising in small developments, student and residential accommodation as well as general contractors. Paul Findley, product manager for Bushboard, explains: “Bushboard’s aim is to change[…]

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Nuance panels

Bushboard to exhibit Nuance at SLEEP 2017

Bushboard will be at this years hotel design event SLEEP to showcase its outstanding Nuance bathroom wall panelling. Bushboard, now part of the Wilsonart Group, and the UK’s leading producer of laminate worksurfaces is exhibiting at the London Design Centre at SLEEP.  Jo Gilhooly, marketing director for Bushboard explained  “SLEEP has gathered pace over the last[…]

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Rockfon at CDW 2017

Rockfon® Mono® Acoustic – more than a ceiling – at CDW 2017

Rockfon work at the forefront of technology, developing high quality acoustic ceiling and wall solutions. They are proud to exhibit their latest innovation, new generation Rockfon Mono Acoustic in the Project Pavilion during Clerkenwell Design Week, London in May 2017. Rockfon Mono Acoustic quickly became a preferred solution for leading architects, when the system was[…]

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Hunter Douglas

Bespoke ceiling adds unique touch to university refurbishment

The University of Birmingham is one of the UK’s leading Russell Group universities, featuring in the top 15 of the University League Tables 2017. The leafy Edgbaston campus is undergoing a series of major building projects and Hunter Douglas, the international leader in architectural building products, played its role in the refurbishment of a lecture[…]

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sustainable wall system

Mecanoo Architects use Trimo’s bespoke panel solution for HOME, Manchester City Centre

HOME, a £25m, multi-disciplinary art centre, was designed by Mecanoo Architects, based in the Netherlands. HOME is part of the development of the creative quarter in Manchester, and is the largest arts centre in the UK outside the capital city of London. It boasts a 500-seat theatre, five cinema screens, a gallery and studio space[…]

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Knauf Aquapanel

Early specification provides time savings with Knauf AQUAPANEL® Exterior

Early specification of Knauf AQUAPANEL® Exterior at the design stage of a 60-bed care home in Winnersh has provided both speed and cost savings for specialist care home developers Castleoak Group. By utilising the lightweight performance of the Knauf AQUAPANEL® Exterior panels, compared to brick and block construction, designers were able to reduce the size[…]

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ROCKWOOL helps deliver energy efficient homes at Silken Park

Residents of a new housing development in Dublin are enjoying increased levels of thermal comfort, and reduced heat loss after ROCKWOOL® insulation was installed on the external envelope. Showcasing the latest design features and a high standard of specification, the development will provide attractive low-energy housing for its residents. Silken Park, a Durkan Residential housing[…]

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Cavity Trays latest building envelope solutions at the Scotland Build Show 2016

The only cavity tray company in the UK awarded European Technical Approval and the longest-established in its specialised filed is displaying its latest products at the Scotland Build Show 2016. Cavity Trays of Yeovil has a history dating back to the 1920’s and its approved products are accompanied with a performance warranty. Its know-how and expertise derived[…]

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Expectations redefined for Knauf AQUAPANEL® Interior

Freshly redesigned, Knauf’s improved AQUAPANEL® Interior Cement Boards are significantly lighter, making them both quicker and simpler to install. Knauf AQUAPANEL® Interior Cement Boards have always had excellent performance. Manufactured from inorganic materials, the boards still demonstrate the same resistance to water, mould and mildew meaning they perform well for a wide range of wet[…]

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RCM Ltd appointed Exclusive Distributor by Extemegreen Building Products LLC for the UK market

RCM Ltd are pleased to announce their appointment by Extremegreen Building Products, LLC., to exclusively distribute their Extremegreen magnesium oxide building boards across the UK. Extremegreen is a building board manufactured using a proprietary formula that is reinforced with multiple layers of glass fiber mesh for added structural integrity and impact resistance. The sheets are[…]

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Vicaima MATCH

Wall to wall inspiration with MATCH panels

Rarely can we say that a new product, changes the face of interior design for professionals in the commercial world. However with MATCH, that statement is entirely true.  This new designer panel range from Vicaima removes the limitations experienced with more commonly used decorative finishes and allows limitless design possibilities with multiple applications ranging from wall[…]

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High Performance Building is not a ‘Back of an Envelope’ Calculation

By-lined article by Ian Loughnane, Business Unit Director for Kingspan Timber Solutions Following government calls for faster delivery, lower costs and increased sustainability from the industry, timber and offsite construction are perfectly placed to meet expanding housing demand. Ian Loughnane, Business Unit Director for Kingspan Timber Solutions, explains why.  “Achieving the design performance as detailed[…]

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EOS Facades on a roll!

One of the UK’s leading specialist metal roll-forming companies, EOS Facades, is expanding its section capability with a significant investment in new roll-forming machinery that has been specially commissioned and shipped halfway around the world to the manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. Originating from New Zealand, this Howick machine along with four others[…]

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Knauf spray-applied plasters make light work of TV superhome

Fairways, the Isle of Wight superhome showcased in September’s Grand Designs programme, features large areas of impeccable plastering made possible by spray-applied MP75 Readymix Plaster from by Knauf – one of the UK’s leading manufacturer of lightweight building materials and systems.  The effect, says designer Lincoln Miles, has been a resounding success. “It’s a joy to[…]

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Cembrit provides architects with BBA certified slates

The importance of BBA (British Board of Agrément) certification is well-known as an independent mark of approval for suppliers to the construction industry, and Cembrit has the distinction of having its complete range of fibre cement fully accredited by the organisation. The BBA is the UK’s major authority offering approval and certification services to manufacturers[…]

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Hush Acoustics: Resolving Reverberation Noise within buildings

Reverberation noise is especially common in a building where there are hard surfaces. Sound waves bounce and reverberate against hard walls, floors and ceilings creating noisy environments. Schools are a hot spot for reverberation noise: sports halls, dining rooms, music rooms, classrooms and corridors in particular. Other buildings such as: hospitals, churches, offices, communal areas[…]

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A Seamless Solution

WALLTITE® Spray Foam insulation from BASF has been specified to insulate a WWII Ferro concrete barge as part of its conversion into floating office space in Penryn, Cornwall. WALLTITE® was chosen for its ability to accommodate even the trickiest shapes and surfaces as well as its environmental credentials, helping the truly unique project achieve an[…]

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