Welcome to the June 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.
Kalwall® brings light and security to Gatwick Airport
Good lighting is always essential but sometimes a well-lit interior also needs to be discreet when viewed from outside. This is the case with the very long Pier 1 which runs alongside the baggage system and gates at Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal Building. The two stringent requirements of privacy and security have been neatly solved using Kalwall®.
Rundum Meir, High-Tech & Classic Handmade Garage Doors
Rundum Meir specialise in high quality, standard and custom made, exterior door systems that are made in a range of beautiful materials including timber, copper, aluminium and glass.
Flood Defence Systems Continue To Gain Ground
During 2016, IBS continued to deliver successful installations of high profile glass flood defence systems around the UK, taking their total of successfully delivered projects past the 1.5Km milestone since the first system was installed in Keswick in 2011.
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?
Energy saving options for commercial buildings
A new brochure from Mitsubishi Electric highlights all of the central plant solutions that the company can offer to help reduce energy consumption in our built environment.
STEEL V ALUMINIUM IN RADIATOR MANUFACTURE – IS THERE A SERIOUS CONFLICT?
According to the no.1 radiator manufacturer Stelrad, the simple answer is not really. The vast majority of radiators manufactured for the UK marketplace are made from mild steel – well in excess of 95% of them in fact - and as is the case with much of current manufacturing industry, the cost of starting a brand new manufacturing plant to produce a sufficient quantity of radiators using alternative metals to have any impact on what is a very established sector, would be hugely expensive to the point of not being a viable option.
STUDOR DEVELOPS UNIQUE SOLUTION FOR UNIQUE BUILDING
It was local council concerns of the perceived risks from SARS and other airborne viruses that resulted in an innovative, new drainage solution at the iconic O2 arena.
NEW EASYFIT ALL-IN-ONE HIGH FLOW KIT
The new Tapworks EasyFit all-in-one kit has been launched in the UK offering a clip on integrated bypass and push fit hoses to the already simple to install Tapworks water softener range that has been improving owners quality of life for many years. This new kit is unique and available only to Tapworks installers and their customers and highlights again why Tapworks water softeners are the number one choice for installers in the UK.
OMNIE RENEWABLE HEATING SELECTED FOR STYLISH NEW SPARKWELL CHURCH HALL
The congregation members of a Church near Plymouth in Devon are witnessing the construction of a stylish new hall, complete with a TorFloor underfloor heating system linked to an advanced eco-friendly heat pump, supplied by Exeter based Omnie.
Council Planners opt for Flip Lid Power Units to power their market days in Stamford
Pop Up Power Supplies® supplied their range of Flip Lid Power Units to the town of Stamford, Lincolnshire, to provide a safe, secure and discreet outdoor power supply for market stalls.
Subfloor movement is a significant consideration in any tiled floor installation. In almost all build projects the surface layer of tiled flooring will expand and contract at different rates to that of the subfloor beneath it.
Because of this it is essential for flooring installations to have some sort of movement protection which comes in the form of movement joints.
Start with the needs of most…
An architect is urging her colleagues to start with what suits most and work backwards, when it comes to accessible toilet specification.
An elegant glass fireplace to rival the starry sky
The stylish Tower indoor glass fireplace in the ebios-fire designer range by SPARTHERM, one of Germany and Europe’s leading manufacturers of modern fireplaces, provides an all-round view of the leaping flames. At the same time, the unit produces fantastic light effects that are reflected all around, magically creating a starry sky in the living room.
Unique Calacatta – combining beauty and elegance with innovation
Unique Calacatta from COMPAC has a stunning grey veining design running through pure white quartz that looks and feels like real marble.
Interior Film from David Clouting proves a success in demanding NHS environment.
The Weybourne Day Unit, part of the NHS Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals Trust, provides a nurse-led oncology and haematology service.
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.
Kemmlit lockers specified for Brighton’s £3.5 million premier office refurbishment project
Mocatta House is part of the Trafalgar Place flagship development in Brighton.
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.
Join Scotscape for a Living Wall Training day especially tailored for Interior Designers.
Interior Designers are invited to join the Scotscape team for an interesting and informative Living Wall training session on the 30th June. The morning will comprise of refreshments, a CPD presentation and Q&A, hands-on experience with our living wall system, whilst surrounded by a wide variety of living wall applications on display at our plant filled HQ.
ACOUSTIC PANELS CONNECT HISTORY
London’s so-called Loom building is full of stories that unravel and offer glimpses into its rich history. It is not often that architects, in this case Duggan Morris, have the opportunity to design a perfect link between both modern and ancient.
Architectural aluminium glazing systems by leading UK manufacturer Kawneer were specified for a landmark office building in the Edinburgh New Town Conservation Area for their ability to meet a diverse range of requirements.
CDA (Comprehensive Design Architects) in conjunction with Hoskins Architects specified three types of Kawneer's curtain walling and two types of doors for the £42 million redevelopment of 3 to 8 St Andrew Square on a prominent corner of the sensitive World Heritage Site.
Sensitive Solution For Historic Castle
Visitors to Durlston Castle will never feel a chill as they take in the spectacular views of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. Electrical underfloor heating from Speedheat was chosen to overcome a potential floor height problem in the Belvedere viewing room and two cloakrooms during the £5.5 million restoration of the historic Grade 2 listed building.
REGIONAL DEVELOPER RELYING ON YBS ROOF AND WALL MEMBRANE SOLUTIONS
A property developer constructing an enclave of detached properties in an east Hertfordshire village is making extensive use of products from the portfolio of YBS Insulation.
Roofing contractor keeping quiet about the advantages of magply
A Colchester based roofing contractor has been using Magply Recovery boards as part of a high specification build up, which provided its operatives with a relatively quiet as well as safe means of carrying out re-roofing works to school classrooms during lesson times.
Abet shelters the rescuers
Abet Laminati’s MEG exterior grade laminate has been used to clad the exterior of the new offices and crew rooms of the RNLI Station in Brighton Marina.
BLOCKLEY BRICK MANUFACTURER USES MARMOX BOARDS TO SPEED PRODUCTION CYCLE
One of the country’s oldest established brickworks, located in an idyllic Cotswold village, has updated its production facilities saving not only time and money but significant amounts of energy – thanks to the use of Marmox Multiboards for the refurbishment of its drying chambers.
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