Helifix has launched a BIM object library to support the industry’s transition to digital building modelling. Available to download from www.helifix.co.uk/downloads/bim-objects or from the NBS National BIM Library at https://www.nationalbimlibrary.com/Helifix, these Revit format BIM objects allow Helifix products to be easily incorporated into a 3D building model and its associated Continue reading

ISM launches new IP connect range

Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM), a leader in the design, development and manufacture of door entry and intercoms, has launched a new portfolio of IP-based solutions. The range comprises a selection of outdoor panels and indoor monitors to target specifiers and M&E consultants considering door entry and access control products for Continue reading

Consort Claudgen launches Landlord Control Heating System

Consort Claudgen’s RXLC Landlord Control Heating System is an ideal heating system for student accommodation, hotels, or anywhere where a central control unit is required to control the temperature of all heaters in a building or rooms. It consists of an MRXLC controller and one or more CRXLC controllers connected Continue reading

Welcome to The Hub – Mitsubishi Electric

The Hub is a free, online blog offering comment and opinion on issues affecting anyone running a building, an estate, or an entire global network. With independent contributions alongside technical experts from Mitsubishi Electric, The Hub offers you a whole host of interesting and informative articles on legislation, technology, energy Continue reading

Welcome to The Hub

A new website for anyone involved in energy use in the built environment has now reached the milestone of over 100 articles providing free, useful information on technology, legislation, lifestyle and the environment. Thehub.mitsubishielectric.co.uk is a blog site with comment and opinion on useful topics that is designed to provide Continue reading

Get multizoned with Consort Claudgen’s MRX1 controller

Consort Claudgen has launched their latest innovation, the MRX1 Multizone wireless controller, which offers ‘zoning’ of your electric heating system. This central controller can control up to 8 heating zones using the existing CRX2 controllers, where each CRX2 can control multiple Consort RX heaters in the same room or zone. Continue reading

Laser technology provides precision to your prototype

The use of a laser cutting and engraving machines for architectural prototyping provides a wide range of benefits over traditional methods such as milling, plotting and saw cutting. Trotec Laser, manufacturer of laser machines, explains how laser technology can bring advantage to architectural model making, including reducing production time by Continue reading

Pixel Perfect: CGI Visualisation Services

See your designs visualised before construction. We create photorealistic images and walkthrough animation presentations of your designs   Architectural Visualisations We build 3D models of your designs, apply materials based on your specifications and add realistic lighting to generate renders that form the basis of the visualisation. These models are Continue reading


In a move to help specifiers make buildings more sustainable, Sika Sarnafil is proud to announce the launch of its BRE Certified Thermal Details, available to download via its online Sustainability Hub (www.sarnafil.co.uk/hub) and from the Certified Thermal Details and Products scheme website (www.bre.co.uk/certifiedthermalproducts). The Certified Thermal Details and Products Continue reading

19” Cabinets, Racks and Enclosures by All-Rack

QUALITY… All-Rack range of products has been produced in our ISO 9001 quality controlled produced facility RELIABILITY… All-rack Cabinets have steel frame chassis offering strength and stability at the same time as looking good! AFFORDABILITY… Due to the vast range available All-Rack cabinets will fit your budget requirements ASSEMBLY… All-rack Continue reading

Smart Thermostat App by Ecolec

BETTER CONTROL SAVES ENERGY, SAVES MONEY Department of Energy & Climate change state (2013) that 83% of a domestic energy bill is made up of 66% to domestic heating and 17% to hot water. Managing and controlling your heat “Where you want it, when you want it” is more efficient, saving money. The app can Continue reading