Category Archives: August 2021

Travis Perkins builds for a brighter future with clean, ‘green’ Mercedes-Benz vans from Intercounty T&V @MercedesBenz @TravisPerkinsCo

Leading the charge: One of Travis Perkins’ new eVito vans is pictured with Intercounty Truck & Van’s eSprinter demonstrator

Most customers acquiring fully-electric Mercedes-Benz vans this year will be gaining their first experiences of the manufacturer’s zero-emissions technology – not so Travis Perkins plc.

Fast Valve Response Keeps Fowey Dry @TTPumpsLtd

Product:-  Recoil check valve

Immediate dispatch wins T-T Pumps the contract to supply South West Water for their Fowey sewer upgrade project.

LANDSCAPE – the UK’s premier landscaping exhibition @LandscapeEvent #LANDSCAPE2021

LANDSCAPE – the UK’s premier landscaping exhibition, is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary show will take place on the 3rd & 4th November 2021, at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

Welcoming over 200 exhibitors with a vast collection of industry-leading products and services, LANDSCAPE 2021 is the trade event you will not want to miss – and the best part is, it’s all FREE!

Introducing Synergised – the next big thing in decking @fh_brundle

Think decking, and you probably think timber.

But timber, as classically attractive and readily available as it is, has problems, as everyone in our sector is well aware.

A unique toilet pump solution for convoluted discharge pipe runs. @PumpTechLtd

In the ever-growing market of extensions, additional cloakrooms and garden offices, drainage for the facilities can sometimes present a real problem!


‘Blinds’ are out and ‘Solar Shading’ is in! With the advance of Solar Shading fabrics, we can now achieve g-values ( Total energy penetration degrees) of less than 20%, and that is almost, within a few % , on a par with external shading but without the maintenance issues. Solar shading has become highly technical and there really is no ‘off the shelf’ solution or a ‘one fits all’ scenario.

Exterior Osmo Finishes @osmo_uk

Most homes have wood of some sort in their garden, be it decking, door and window frames, sheds, cladding and fencing.  Wood has the ability to shrink, crack, peel and discolour – all things which will leave the surface looking old and tired. External wood requires a finish to provide UV protection in the summer and protection against wind, rain, frost and snow in the winter months.

Strategic Partners: Precast & Preformed Troughs & Fibrelite’s ‘Made to Measure’ GRP Trough Covers @FibreliteC

Composite access cover manufacturer Fibrelite has formed strategic partnerships with a number of major manufacturers of precast and preformed troughs (also known as trenches, channels and ducts) in Europe and the USA (including Fibex and Trenwa) to create new collaborative product offerings integrating Fibrelite covers and precast and preformed troughs, combining the strength and longevity of precast and preformed troughs with the easy, safe manual removal and durability of Fibrelite’s lightweight composite covers.


Chris Goggin of Rinnai reports on the need for the big changes that all of us on the planet will need to make to achieve the goal decarbonisation and Net Zero  

To deliver true decarbonisation we need a varied – and uniformed – choice of secure, accessible and affordable fuel sources which need to be internationally identified and agreed. When the manual and logistical reality of an energy transition period begins then a change in attitude and behaviour from the consumer will be necessary for the success of achieving Net Zero.