VEKA Group saves enough energy to power a village!

  After a four-day audit, industry-leading systems supplier VEKA Group was awarded the International Standard ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems. 2018 alone saw enough energy saved to power 750 average-sized houses for a full year. MD Dave Jones explains: “We’re very proud to have seen our hard work in this Continue reading

Energy saving starts here

Did you know that increasing the air tightness of buildings is one of the top rated energy saving measures? Quattro Seal draught sealing produces a bespoke high tensile gasket for every window and door which lasts for up to 20 years. Applicable to hinged, pivot, sliding sash and louver units Continue reading

Inspiring roofer recognised as local hero

A Falkirk roofer has been hailed as a ‘Local Hero’ for his commitment to raising the standards of the roofing industry by supporting new and young talent. Mark Cattanach of Rooftec Scotland was nominated in the National Federation of Roofing Contractors’ 2018 UK Roofing Awards, sponsored by SIG Roofing, for Continue reading

What to expect at The Smart Home Expo

The Smart Home Expo, the UK’s ultimate event for the smart technologies revolutionising the way we live, will be coming to the NEC Birmingham on the 26th & 27th of March 2019, and here’s what you can expect to find. Nowadays, more and more smart technology is created with aesthetics Continue reading

Sika Gives The Olive a Taste for Innovation

Global construction products manufacturer, Sika, opened its doors to the next generation of budding chemists, engineers and customer service advisors at its Preston HQ this week, when children from a local primary school arrived to explore the world of work. The Olive School is located just yards away from Sika’s Continue reading

Covers to sponsor Sussex Heritage Awards for fourth year

Covers Timber & Builders’ Merchants has agreed to sponsor the 2019 Sussex Heritage Awards. This will be the fourth consecutive year the company has supported the prestigious event. Organised by the Sussex Heritage Trust, the awards aim to recognise and reward the highest quality conservation, restoration, and well-designed new build Continue reading

When your answer is a heat pump powered by gas

Many UK homes could benefit from a super-efficient Heat Pump boiler. The Robur K18 heat pump runs on Natural gas or LPG and offers exceptionally low running costs, at least 38% below the cost of a modern condensing boiler, with the equivalent savings in carbon emissions. Hot water is produced for Continue reading