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Bristan shows softer side with new ultimate soft touch taps

Bristan shows softer side with new ultimate soft touch taps

Bristan has continued its concerted focus on the commercial sector with the introduction of the softest touch timed-flow taps on the market to date.Ideal for schools or healthcare applications, the new soft-touch push-button range requires only a very light touch to operate compared to standard models.  This makes the range especially suitable for applications where very young, old or less-able people are a key consideration, and ease of use is imperative.Water-saving is accounted for with an integrated time flow valve restricting use to a 9-20 second shut off period after activation, depending on incoming water pressure. Given that a typical basin tap running at a mains pressure can easily deliver 12 litres per minute, the result is vast scope for water savings and assured BREEAM com...

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CPDs of the month

  • Quantum Flooring offers two valuable CPDs. The first looks at the specification of a safe and compliant stairway. The second is a Factory Tour CPD, which is freshly accredited by RIBA, this tour looks at LEAN manufacturing and how these principles can be applied to the visitors own company.

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  • For designers and specifiers of public environments, compliance with latest regulations and guidelines is being simplified, with a new CPD on specific aspects of accessible building design.

    Under the revised BS8300:2009, most buildings to which the public have access, from civic buildings t ...

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  • Portakabin Hire, the UK’s leading interim modular building specialist, has launched a new CPD programme ‘Decanting without Compromise’, to help architects, contractors, facilities managers, and other construction professionals procure and specify accommodation for ...

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  • Specifiers can learn how to maximise value with single ply membrane through participation in a CPD from Protan.

    The RIBA certified CPD “Protecting Value with Quality Single Ply Membrane” gives supported technical detail to enable designers to optimise value throughout the design & ...

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Latest Jobs

Northern Home Counties

This major global building products manufacturer are currently seeking an experienced Sales person to develop a new product range within their portfolio of above ground drainage and Rainwater systems. You will look after an already well established region and will focus on distributors/ merchants, Local Authorities & Contractors. You may have a background working for a distributor and are looking for that chance to join a major manufacturer.

Scotland & Ireland

Our client are a household name in the manufacture & distribution of Sanitary ware products. Having been established for many years now, they continue to grow and are firmly established as a major name in the market place. You will need to know how the Builders Merchants and Distributors operate within the ‘light side’ sector of the industry. Tremendous opportunity to join a major manufacturer.

M62 Corridor

This well know manufacturer have two divisions within the group. One engineering and the other building products. They are regarded as one of true success stories within the Roofing and Ventilation sector of the industry. You will take over a highly developed region in the north of England calling on Builders Merchants/ Distributors, House builders and specifiers. It is likely that you will already have experience in calling on this market place...

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Lime Street development achieves a BREEAM first

A new City of London office tower, 52 Lime Street, has been awarded the first-ever BREEAM UK New Construction 2014 certificate for building design. It has been awarded a BREEAM Excellent rating. Image of buildingDesigned by... Click here to read more



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South West Energy Centre sets a shining example

30th Oct, 2014

The SolarWall Transpired Solar Collector (TSC) technology, from CA Group Limited, has been successfully installed at South Devon College’s South West Energy Centre...
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Innovations News

Smoke venting specification explained

30th Oct, 2014

Fire Design Solutions, the experts in fire safety systems design and installation, have launched a new technical guide to provide concise information on the spe...
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Article of the Month

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Regeneration News

Senior inspires at Doncaster academy

30th Oct, 2014

An inspirational learning environment has been created for Doncaster school children, following an innovative build programme which incorporated fenestration systems from glazing s...
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Wolseley head office goes wild for excellent BREEAM rating

30th Oct, 2014

Wolseley UK has achieved an excellent Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) rating for the building management of its head office, which features...
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