Nov 18, 2018 Last Updated 12:55 PM, Nov 15, 2018
Paul Hutchens is Director of Midlands-based solar specialist, Eco2Solar. He is a board member of the Solar Trade Association (STA), the UK-leading solar industry voice, and Chairman of the STA’s New Build Working Group which aims to inform Governments, councils, house-builders and consumers about sustainability…
A latest industry report has predicted the number of connected devices being used worldwide will grow to 20.8 billion by 2020*. As the development of IoT technology advances and subsequently the popularity of connected devices continues to increase, what opportunities does this present for social…
Environmentally-friendly and sustainable aren’t just buzzwords for Remmers (UK) Ltd, who will showcase their new LW-722 [eco] stain finish at the W18/Elements Exhibition which starts on 30th September. Replacing fossil fuels with biomass process technology, they have used cutting edge technology to create a coating…
Here Anthony Barnett, Technical Marketing Manager at Armacell UK, looks at how fire-rated, closed-cell materials can both insulate and create a firestop to achieve reliable protection on pipework through walls and ceilings without the need for additional firestop measures.
Following the aftermath of the Grenfell Fire tragedy, Scotland has recently reviewed its laws regarding the installation of smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms to provide a higher standard of protection throughout all Scottish homes. Here Ian Ballinger, Certification Manager for FireAngel, explores how legislation…
As we approach a year since the tragic Grenfell Tower fire, its implications for local authorities and registered providers for housing design, construction and ongoing management remain unclear, says Nigel Morrey, Technical Director at Promat – part of Etex Building Performance.
Vehicles have become the weapon of choice for terrorists and to mitigate this new threat, security experts have largely focused on erecting temporary measures, such as concrete barriers and metal barricades. But, these can create fear among the public. Jaz Vilkhu, Managing Director of Landscape…
Over 13.3 million people in the UK are currently living with a disability, equating to almost one in five of the total population*. Here James King, Sales Director at FireAngel, explores the additional considerations architects and specifiers should consider when building new housing to ensure…
Terror organisations are now increasingly focused on using vehicles to kill, maim and cause panic. But rather than erecting concrete barricades in defence, Jaz Vilkhu, Managing Director of Landscape Protection at Marshalls, argues that urban planners must consider a holistic approach focusing on protection and…
The kitchen is the most dangerous room in UK homes, whilst also being the most under protected. James King, Sales Director at FireAngel, highlights the level of risk associated with household kitchens and provides advice on the solutions available to protect not only tenants, but…
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