Marley’s roof system scoops prestigious award

Marley’s full roof system has won the Best External Product award in the highly competitive 2022 Housebuilder Product Awards. The expert panel of industry judges recognised how Marley’s complete roof system including integrated solar PV and an innovative fire safety... View Article

Aico launch City & Guilds Assured Qualification

Aico have expanded their educational offering with the launch of their City & Guilds Assured qualification on Domestic Fire & Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm Systems. As the European Market Leader in home life safety, Aico place education at the forefront,... View Article

Quick & simple pipe boxing from Pendock

The Pendock Profiles range is one of the most comprehensive available for concealing exposed pipework or services quickly & easily in a range of applications for social housing projects. For interior pipework, MX and TK pipe boxing can be used in most general applications, such as... View Article

Controlling Legionella

LISTEN HERE 🔊 The Legionella Control Association (LCA) discusses the control of the disease in housing, as well as its risks, and emerging trends. Legionnaires’ disease (LD) is a potentially fatal type of pneumonia, a bacterial lung infection. LD is... View Article

A best practice approach to fire safety

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Simon Jones from life safety manufacturer Kidde Safety Europe looks at upcoming changes to Scottish fire safety regulations, and how these will impact the requirements for domestic dwellings across the UK According to recent research, 27% of... View Article

Multi-generational bathrooms

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Yiota Toumba at Ideal Standard shares her thoughts on how to create residential bathrooms that cater to everyone, regardless of age or mobility The UK’s population is ageing, and around one in five people are now 65... View Article

Smoke, mirrored testing and 3rd party auditing

Winkhaus UK explains the importance of smoke control testing in fire doorsets, and the incorporation of smoke control into 3rd party audit/certification schemes for flat and apartment entrance doorsets. Fire regulations are often driven by disaster, with changes in recent... View Article

When is a fire door not a fire door?

Well, the simple answer is ‘when the door closer isn’t working’. If a door closer has been damaged by vandalism or tampering, the fire door will not perform the function for which it is designed and specified, namely keeping the... View Article

Fibo expands collection with new designs and decors

Leading waterproof wall panel manufacturer, Fibo, has added a selection of new, market-leading designs to its Urban, Signature and Scandinavian collections, providing its customers with even more contemporary choices. Launching at kbb Birmingham in March, a new Straight Herringbone design... View Article