Category Archives: December 2020

Snickers Workwear Sustainable Merino Wool Clothing @SnickersWw_UK

Mulesing-free, 100% All-natural and sustainable undergarments.

Stay warm or cool in our 100% All-Natural Merino Wool mid- and base-layer clothes that deliver optimal comfort for all kinds of working environments and leisure activities when the weather gets chilly.

Changing the face of facades: Millboard launches ground-breaking cladding collection @Millboard_UK

A major new range from the award-winning company

This week, Millboard has launched a suite of cutting-edge cladding materials that will cement the company’s reputation as one of Britain’s leading home and garden material manufacturers.

In its thirteen-year history, Millboard has continually broken new ground, notably for its flagship UV, split, rot and slip-resistant decking product that has been used in builds as prestigious as the Burj Al Arab, Kew Gardens and Wimbledon.

Learn about Living Walls for interior and exterior specification in our Living Wall CPD, delivered by Webinar @ScotscapeWalls

Do you want to inject the power of plants into your projects?

Book in a living wall CPD for your team with Scotscape Smartscape to learn about the Fytotextile living wall system covering specification, design, installation and maintenance of vertical gardens.

Geberit grows its offering with two newly-named Collections – Select and Aspire @GeberitUK

Geberit has extended its offering to housebuilders and developers following the launch of two newly named bathroom collections.

The announcement marks the start of an exciting new chapter for Geberit in the UK. The new Geberit Select Collection offers developers more choice across the mid-market and, with 11 ranges, the new collection embodies the very essence of Geberit – opening up a host of functional, affordable and on-trend design solutions including slim-rim basins, new furniture options, space-saving concealed cisterns and wall-hung technology.

UK’S FIRST HYDROGEN HEATING DEMONSTRATION TAKES PLACE @baxiboilers

First houses heated by hydrogen gas are showcased, with the use of innovative prototype boilers.

Boiler manufacturers Baxi Heating and Worcester Bosch have installed hydrogen burning boilers at ‘HyStreet’, in specially built demonstration houses at DNV GL’s specialist test site at Spadeadam in Northumberland.

The site has been used to complete over 200 tests, researching and proving the safety of converting homes and gas networks to hydrogen.

Weatherproofing the UK’s most northerly home – House of the Northern Gate @lime_products

The House of the Northern Gate is an imposing charming and dramatically sited 10-bedroom country house set in the moors of the Dunnet estate, overlooking the breath-taking Dunnet Bay.

It is located on the UK mainland’s most northerly headland and enjoys a royal connection. Following the death of King George VI, the Queen Mother stayed at the House of the Northern Gate for a short time in 1953.

CT1 – The Snag List Eliminator, voted many times and regarded as the UK’s Number 1 Sealant and Adhesive, have again secured their position in the industry as the leader of technology in the building industry. @CTec_NI_Ltd

CT1 who were the first to introduce the Hybrid Polymer 20 years ago, listened to the industry and realised that Hybrid technology was becoming dated. CT1 were the first to introduce a product that replaced several products in one and could work in wet. CT1 can actually seal and bond under water, with competitor sealants trying to imitate and match the technology.

Putting the correct HSE measures in place to protect workers from harmful silica dust and airborne viruses @DustcontrolUK

With the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) having launched a month-long inspection on construction throughout October 2020, contractors up and down the country have been urged to have the correct measures in place to protect workers from harmful silica dust and asbestos. Inspectors have also been checking businesses are doing all they can to protect workers from the risk of Coronavirus by making workplaces Covid-19 secure.

According to the HSE, there are approximately 500 silica dust-related deaths every year1, with construction workers having a two to three times greater chance of contracting chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases such as bronchitis and emphysema.

NHBC welcomes IKEA and Skanska’s BoKlok to its new MMC scheme @NHBC

NHBC, the leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK, has announced that BoKlok has been officially welcomed to NHBC Accepts.

NHBC Accepts is an all-inclusive, end-to-end service launched this summer, that will help to build confidence in innovative construction and enable MMC systems to be fast-tracked for NHBC warranty.