Structure-borne noise is a growing problem for multi-occupancy buildings – but there are ways to reduce it, says Lee Nichols, Product Development & Business Manager at Monarfloor Acoustics, part of the BMI Group.
Islwyn High in Caerphilly is an ambitious project to amalgamate two former schools in a new purpose-built development. Part of the 21st Century School Programme across Wales, the impressive three-storey building comprises a range of modern teaching spaces, an amphitheatre, technology workshops and science labs.
External wall insulation (EWI) can help eliminate potential problems associated with moisture and damp to create buildings that excel in terms of comfort and breathability, enhancing the health and wellbeing of occupants.
Here, Rachel Gundy, Category Manager for Ceilings and Partitioning at CCF, discusses how, thanks to product advancements, it is now easier than ever before for specifiers to meet the project requirements of public sector applications.
Landlords and housing authorities are responsible for hundreds of individuals and visitors on their premises. As such, it’s important to choose a flooring solution that not only provides safety to tenants but is reliable and low maintenance too.
Skibbereen Community School, situated on the southern tip of Ireland in County Cork, is a new state-of-the art learning facility created as part of an ambitious multi-million PPP programme. ROCKFON ceiling solutions were installed to help create the ideal conditions for learning and enhance the…
The best residential care homes need to be attractive and peaceful places where noise is kept to the minimum. Informed designers know that one of the best ways to achieve this is by installing high performance acoustic panels on the ceilings.
The new South Glasgow University Hospital and Royal Hospital for Children, which was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen on July 3rd and consequently renamed the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, is a benchmark project for many reasons.