Welcome to the July edition of Specifier Select.....
in which you’ll find a selection of the latest building products and systems. It’s quick and easy to use - you can read through the magazine page-by-page, or click a product group icon to take you directly there.
ESG Helps Give Estee Lauder The Beauty Treatment
Over the years ESG has used its skill in glass processing to turn the designs of high profile architects and companies into the glass at the heart of many spectacular modern work spaces.
New VEKA Vertical Slider raises the bar
The brand new VEKA Vertical Slider was one of several innovative and exciting window and door systems debuted by VEKA Group at the FIT Show 2017, and it has all the hallmarks to become a modern classic.
Yeoman Shield Fire Rated Door Protection Products Can Help With Fire Door Safety
Expensive fire doors are like sitting ducks when it comes to impact damage. Vulnerable glazing beads can be splintered and split, door edges can be carved up whilst door surfaces can experience dents and holes. The very kind of impairment which can render a fire door ineffective - risking the safety of lives and buildings.
Why Hydrogen Rich Water In Your Home?
Over the last few hundred years, hydrogen gas has demonstrated a therapeutic effect on over 150 human diseases, as well as enhanced health and wellbeing. As revolutionary as this may be, what exactly is hydrogen? Furthermore, why should hydrogen be included in your water?
HEATING CONTROLS – A WEALTH OF OPTIONS
If you’re looking for even more energy efficiency for your customers, you have limited options. Heating controls manufacturer ESi says it makes huge sense to look more closely at heating controls.
Coloured Radiators Becoming Mainstream...
Coloured radiators are becoming mainstream with the arrival of the Stelrad Vita Column Concept radiator – a 600mm high traditional column radiator that is now available from stock in Anthracite grey. The new radiator has joined Stelrad’s Vita Series range.Interior Decorators have seen the benefits of coloured radiators for some time and been willing to order them with the eight-week lead time that special paint jobs require, but the interest in coloured radiators is growing and we have begun what we see as an inevitable trend towards stocking a small number of those colours and models that we see ordered regularly, for immediate delivery. The first of these is the Vita Column Concept in Anthracite grey, but others will follow.
Gaia Spa & Gym at Boringdon Hall Hotel
The Grade one listed Boringdon Hall Hotel in Plympton, near Plymouth is a former medieval Manor House where style and luxury meet the Elizabethan architecture. The hotel aimed to create luxurious fitness and spa facilities, therefore a high quality finish was paramount. Approximately 900 square metres of new flooring needed to be installed throughout the new Gaia Spa including treatment areas, gym, boutique, restaurant as well as the reception and interconnecting corridors. The builders had used an anhydrite screed for the installation and the moisture levels were over 75% relative humidity (RH). The flooring contractor, Russells Flooring Ltd had a good working relationship with UZIN and have 100% trust in UZIN’s product systems. After learning about UZIN’s new system to protect calcium sulphate screeds against residual moisture up to 95% RH, Russells Flooring Ltd decided to specify the unique system to help expedite the project.
NEW GUIDANCE ON WASHROOM LEGALITIES AND GOOD PRACTICE
By law (Equality Act 2010), venues need to make anticipatory ‘reasonable adjustments’ to the built environment to prevent disabled people being put at a ‘substantial’ disadvantage- that includes suitable toilets!
A Burning Passion For Fire
The German premium manufacturer of firing technology Spartherm proudly presents an exclusive range of bioethanol fireplaces branded ebios-fire® which are now also made available for the discerning customer in Great Britain. Made And Tested In Germany - In order to provide an optimum of customer service, the expansive range of ebios-fire® models comprises both standard and made to measure built-in fireplace models in almost any thinkable layout.
Thomas’s dream bathroom becomes reality
A teenager with quadriplegic cerebral palsy has had his dream bathroom fitted out with adjustable products from Pressalit Care.
Aquatiere Launches New Website With A Special Page For Architects
Aquatiere is a supplier of domestic and commercial water filters and water treatment units. Aquatiere blends its own patented filter media with traditional filter medias to produce the best possible filtered water in the UK.
WE’RE IN! Network VEKA evolves into Independent Network
Network VEKA has announced the next phase in its evolution, rebranding as Independent Network.
Kawneer systems prove their conservation area adaptability in St Andrew Square
Architectural aluminium glazing systems by leading UK manufacturer Kawneer have been specified for a landmark office building in the Edinburgh New Town Conservation Area.
ArcHaus Receives a Facelift from Remmers
The exterior of this iconic building was suffering with high levels of damage, including salt ingress and excessive cracking to the render and brickwork.
Glass balconies add style to coastal location
Another development of luxury apartments – this time on the scenic coast of Yorkshire - has specified Neaco’s range of glass balconies, balustrade and aluminium decking.
Remmers Sets Sail at Red Wharf Bay
Red Wharf Bay Sailing & Watersports Club is set in an area of outstanding beauty at Traeth Bychan on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. The member’s clubhouse has been sited here for over 50 years due to its suitable sailing waters.
Trapac Tile And Snow Guards For £3 Billion Chelsea Barracks Development
The first phase of construction of 448 homes at the former Chelsea Barracks includes 123 designated as ‘affordable’. Eight years after being sold by the MoD for almost £1 billion the development, designed by architects Squire and Partners, consists of three blocks of up to eight storeys. Klober Trapac® Tile and Snow Guards were used on the ‘super-prime’ 13-acre site as an easy-to-fit means of preventing tile fragments, snow or débris from falling to the ground. Suitable for installation with flat or profiled concrete interlocking tiles, support brackets are linked using grid connectors and need no support batten.
Green Roof Habitat Creation
The green roof is now a reasonable option in urbanised areas for those wishing to do their bit for the environment. With habitat loss being one of the main reasons in the decline of the UK's flora and fauna, the green roof is now an important part of the solution to help provide new habitats.
Shedding Light On Education At Ayrshire College
Metal Technology supplied a comprehensive suite of architectural aluminium systems which complemented the creation of a futuristic look to the world class educational facility for Ayrshire College, Kilmarnock.
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