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  • H+H UK: H+H builds its sustainability credentials
    H+H builds its sustainability credentials
    H+H UK
    H+H has been awarded an “Excellent” rating in the BES 6001 Framework Standard for responsible sourcing of construction products. This is a further step up from the company's previous certification and is in recognition of H+H's continued efforts to build on its environmental performance. The BES 6001 standard recognises that each individual...
    04 November 2019
  • Westgate: Westgate’s circular economy initiative minimises waste
    Westgate’s circular economy initiative minimises waste
    Westgate
    Westgate is proud to announce our Hoardfast sustainability promise. Centred around the ethos of reuse, relocate and recycle, it aims to minimise waste during construction projects and the money that is generated from the sale of the recyclable internal hoarding panels is donated to the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). Working extensively within...
    16 September 2019
  • GEZE UK: GEZE UK sets new standards
    GEZE UK sets new standards
    GEZE UK
    GEZE UK is setting new standards having achieved the ISO 45001:2018 accreditation for Health and Safety, one of the first in the industry to gain the new award and the first of GEZE’s worldwide subsidiaries to gain the accreditation. ISO 45001 is an international standard that specifies the requirements for a management system that uses robust and...
    14 June 2019
  • GEZE UK: New SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass brochure from GEZE
    New SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass brochure from GEZE
    GEZE UK
    GEZE UK has produced a new product guide and price list for toughened glass. SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass is a comprehensive guide to an extensive range of products available for fitting frameless toughened glass doors. The brochure includes full glass preparation diagrams and technical performance information and is designed to enable...
    05 November 2018
  • GEZE UK: Cockpit launched to control access and safety systems
    Cockpit launched to control access and safety systems
    GEZE UK
    GEZE Cockpit is being launched by GEZE UK at the Smart Buildings Show at the Barbican, London from 7-8 November 2018. GEZE cockpit is a smart hub that lets you take control of door, window and safety systems - intelligently integrating door, window and safety technology into building management systems – and giving building designers greater...
    01 November 2018
  • Westgate: Structural changes for car manufacturing facilities?
    Structural changes for car manufacturing facilities?
    Westgate
    The government has announced that Britain is to ban the sale of all new diesel and petrol cars by the year 2040. The ban is intended to tackle the issue of poor air quality in Britain, which is believed by ministers to be the biggest environmental public health risk, costing the country £2.7bn in lost productivity each year. The UK is following in...
    29 August 2017
  • Westgate: The complexities of industrial noise reduction
    The complexities of industrial noise reduction
    Westgate
    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) outlines that the purpose of Noise Regulations 2005 is to ensure that workers do not suffer damage to their hearing. With that in mind, it’s necessary for employers to control noise risks and noise exposure for their employees. HSE also highlights certain ways that employers can reduce noise for its workers...
    22 August 2017
  • Westgate: Westgate gets Achilles BuildingConfidence Accreditation
    Westgate gets Achilles BuildingConfidence Accreditation
    Westgate
    We’re proud to announce that we recently achieved Achilles BuildingConfidence accreditation for the third year running. Achilles is the global leader for supply chain risk and performance management in Natural Resources, Industrials and Infrastructure sectors. It specialises in providing pre-qualification programmes, industry audits and risk...
    16 August 2017
  • Westgate: Westgate Group celebrates 40 years in business
    Westgate Group celebrates 40 years in business
    Westgate
    Westgate Group has evolved significantly from its beginnings and is pleased to be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The company started in 1977 selling door to door with samples of window film. Today Westgate have a recognised multinational client base across their three divisions; Westgate Factory Dividers, Site Segregation, Solar...
    03 August 2017
  • H+H UK: A guide to fire detailing
    A guide to fire detailing
    H+H UK
    This new guide has been produced by Building Alliance CIC and has been endorsed by LABC. The document covers fire details for non-combustible building masonry structures and is the first of its kind. It covers: building design - understanding the regulations; cavity barriers...
    10 May 2016
  • GEZE UK: MSW from GEZE UK
    MSW from GEZE UK
    GEZE UK
    GEZE has enhanced its Manual Sliding Wall (MSW) system eradicating the need for a swing door end panel so all the leaves can be hidden from sight when not in use. The company has developed SmartGuide technology, which allows the leaves to glide easily around corners and stored away, making it ideal for creating large open entrances or for spaces...
    06 November 2015
  • Style Door Systems: Flexible dining at historic boarding school
    Flexible dining at historic boarding school
    Style Door Systems
    The dining area at Charterhouse boarding school in Surrey now features a complex partitioning system installed by experts, Style. Adapting to the curved contours of the building using angled elements, Style maximised the use of the space by allowing the four separate areas required for daily meals to be quickly opened up into one large function...
    25 February 2015
  • Style Door Systems: SOUND SWALLOWED WITH DORMA HÜPPE PARTITIONS
    SOUND SWALLOWED WITH DORMA HÜPPE PARTITIONS
    Style Door Systems
    Greatly improving the acoustics of a room divided using a DORMA Hüppe Variflex or MOVEO sliding, partitioning wall system, the new DORMAcoustic panels maximise sound absorption in the frequencies from 250 to 1,600 Hertz, the range most relevant for good speech audibility and intelligibility. Exclusive in the UK to partitioning experts Style, the...
    29 January 2015
  • Style Door Systems: Style launches Multiroll partition for sports halls
    Style launches Multiroll partition for sports halls
    Style Door Systems
    Style’s new Multiroll partitioning wall system, delivers a practical and affordable solution for dividing school sports halls and other leisure facilities. Activated by a simple push of a button, the Multiroll can either be mounted in a beam area of the roof or invisibly fitted within a suspended ceiling. Alternatively it can be installed as a...
    18 November 2014
  • Style Door Systems: Best for Business
    Best for Business
    Style Door Systems
    Aston University conference facility & restaurant divided by Style A new conference venue and a refurbished dining facility at Aston University benefit from a combination of DORMA moveable walls, designed and installed by partitioning experts Style. The systems successfully maximising the use of the spaces at all times by allowing fast...
    06 November 2014