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  • Armstrong Ceiling Systems: Armstrong Ceilings extends its canopy range
    Armstrong Ceilings extends its canopy range
    Armstrong Ceiling Systems
    Curved Optimas to complement Armstrong Ceiling’s canopies portfolio. Leading interior solutions provider Armstrong World Industries has extended its portfolio of canopy ceilings with the launch of a unique curved system which can be used either convexly or concavely to give ultimate design flexibility. Manufactured from 82% recycled content, the...
    23 July 2013
  • Knauf: Bag yourself a van in £20,000 Knauf promotion
    Bag yourself a van in £20,000 Knauf promotion
    Knauf
    Bag yourself a van in £20,000 Knauf promotion Knauf – the UK’s leading manufacturers of lightweight building materials and systems – is reprising its popular Golden Ticket competition from last year with another stunning prize promotion worth over £20,000. Top of the prize list is a VW Caddy Van, which retails at over £14,000. Runner Up prizes...
    19 July 2013
  • Hunter Douglas: Inspiration at new college from Hunter Douglas
    Inspiration at new college from Hunter Douglas
    Hunter Douglas
    The landmark Newcastle Sixth Form College, designed by RMJM, is not only providing a state-of-the-art education facility but also makes a bold and impressive design statement. Hunter Douglas worked with contractor BAM and ceiling contractor Brebur Ltd to provide stretch metal LS8 1200x600mm tiles in white and grey, which were specified along with...
    08 July 2013
  • Armstrong Ceiling Systems: HRC (High Recycled Content) one-step ceiling solution
    HRC (High Recycled Content) one-step ceiling solution
    Armstrong Ceiling Systems
    Armstrong Ceilings has launched a unique high recycled content system that combines an eco-friendly grid with tiles. An all-in-one ceiling system solution with the highest recycled content available on the UK market has been launched by Armstrong Ceilings to help architects and interior designers with the green specification process. Armstrong’s...
    28 June 2013
  • Hunter Douglas: Techstyle ceiling panel at Netherlands' Defence Ministry
    Techstyle ceiling panel at Netherlands' Defence Ministry
    Hunter Douglas
    Hunter Douglas has worked with Sander Architects to develop a new type of Techstyle ceiling panel for the recently renovated Netherlands' Defence Ministry. The flat, lightweight Techstyle panels have a plaster-like surface and their cellular structure and non-woven material means they absorb both high and low frequencies, providing highly...
    25 June 2013
  • Hunter Douglas: Synagogue refurb benefits from Hunter Douglas' expertise
    Synagogue refurb benefits from Hunter Douglas' expertise
    Hunter Douglas
    London’s Mill Hill Synagogue, which formed more than 60 years ago and now serves a 1,200-strong community, has undergone an extensive refurbishment that includes bespoke ceiling solutions from Hunter Douglas. Liaising with PCC Interiors, the main installers, Hunter Douglas provided 350m2 of solid wood - Siberian Larch - in the linear open system...
    20 June 2013
  • Hunter Douglas: Social consciousness among talented, young architects
    Social consciousness among talented, young architects
    Hunter Douglas
    Seven winners were honoured at the seventh edition of Archiprix International in Moscow this May. The biennial event under the patronage of Hunter Douglas offers universities and colleges from around the world a platform to present their best graduation projects in the field of architecture, urban design and landscape architecture. Seven of the 25...
    19 June 2013
  • Armstrong Ceiling Systems: Armstrong Ceilings wins another green award
    Armstrong Ceilings wins another green award
    Armstrong Ceiling Systems
    Armstrong Ceilings has won the 2013 Sustainability award from Willmott Dixon. Armstrong Ceilings has won yet another award for its recycling schemes, this time for a demonstration trial with the exemplar organisation WRAP. The leading manufacturer of interior building solutions was presented with the 2013 Sustainability Award by Mike Hart, chief...
    23 May 2013
  • Hunter Douglas: Hunter Douglas to create major new operations site
    Hunter Douglas to create major new operations site
    Hunter Douglas
    Hunter Douglas is to consolidate its position as one of the country’s leading and most innovative architectural products manufacturers with a new operations base. As a market-leader in architectural systems, the company is to transfer all sales and production at its Hednesford office to the Hunter Douglas Faber site in Northampton, creating a...
    21 May 2013
  • Armstrong Ceiling Systems: Armstrong Ceilings heads up our bright green city
    Armstrong Ceilings heads up our bright green city
    Armstrong Ceiling Systems
    Armstrong displays its bright green building solutions through a new interactive knowledge port. An interactive knowledge port that gives architects and interior designers all the help they need to specify a green building, all in one place, has been launched by Armstrong Ceilings. “Our bright green city” knowledge port is designed to complement...
    01 May 2013
  • Armstrong Ceiling Systems: Daiwa banks on Armstrong’s metal ceilings
    Daiwa banks on Armstrong’s metal ceilings
    Armstrong Ceiling Systems
    Armstrong metal Ceilings are being used throughout the refurbishment of a listed London office building. Work is drawing to a close on the installation of more than 5,000m² of Armstrong metal Ceilings as part of the refurbishment of a listed London gem. Armstrong’s micro-perforated Microlook 8 metal tiles with acoustic fleece are being suspended...
    24 April 2013
  • Hunter Douglas: New ceiling solution to be launched by Hunter Douglas
    New ceiling solution to be launched by Hunter Douglas
    Hunter Douglas
    Hunter Douglas has a long tradition of innovation and is launching a Baffle ceiling solution to the UK that is ideal for large spaces, offering an adjustable and design-led system that make them the perfect bespoke solution for major developments. The Baffle ceilings are created for both indoor and outdoor commercial applications and works well...
    11 April 2013
  • Lindner: TIPCHECK – Lindner Isoliertechnik forges new paths
    TIPCHECK – Lindner Isoliertechnik forges new paths
    Lindner
    Save energy, save money and protect the environment. TIPCHECK is a seal of quality and the standard that EIIF uses to evaluate the technical insulation performance of an industrial installation. The certified TIPCHECK engineers of Linder provide clients with an independent report on the state of their insulation. But what's so special about the...
    05 April 2013
  • Armstrong Ceiling Systems: Armstrong Perla pioneers Cradle to Cradle® certification
    Armstrong Perla pioneers Cradle to Cradle® certification
    Armstrong Ceiling Systems
    Armstrong Ceilings has manufactured the first mineral ceiling tile to win Cradle to Cradle status. A mineral fibre tile from Armstrong Ceilings has become the first in the world to be granted Cradle to Cradle® certification. Armstrong’s Perla OP 0.95 tile, which contains 53% recycled content and is 100% recyclable, won Basic accreditation after...
    03 April 2013
  • Armstrong Ceiling Systems: Peerless recycling schemes turn others green with envy
    Peerless recycling schemes turn others green with envy
    Armstrong Ceiling Systems
    Armstrong Ceilings has taken its recycling schemes to new heights by extending them to include non-Armstrong tiles. Armstrong World Industries is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the launch of its award-winning ceilings recycling schemes with a series of significant developments that truly place the programme at the forefront in the UK. Among...
    27 March 2013