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Says Tony Gittings, managing director of Rinnai, a global leader in the manufacture of hot water heating units and systems. And it is the end user that is emerging as the determining force in making changes to suit today’s demands and expectations.

In the past several years we have seen some extraordinary changes in our little patch of the wide heating and plumbing arena. Gone are the established supply lines, gone too, is the dominance of the ‘traditional’ products in the supply of hot water in commercial and institutional sites.


Schueco UK, Britain’s leading specialist in aluminium systems for the residential market, now has a permanent static display at the National Self-Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon, Wiltshire.

Schueco UK’s stand (no: TV 82) features their very latest slimline sliding door system, a contemporary panoramic design façade with narrow sightlines and glass-to-glass corner, a concealed vent window system, entrance doors with designer panels and door control system. In addition, there is a TV monitor showing a gallery of project installations.


Sika® FastFix All Weather is a new self-setting paving jointing compound from Sika Everbuild, providing the ideal solution to perfect pointing on paving, paths and patios.

With a unique formula containing Active Resin Technology for advanced durability, Sika FastFix is supplied ready to use with no mixing required, is easy to apply in all weather conditions; even in the rain and won’t shrink or crack over time.

GEC Anderson Stainless Steel Tea Points for UCL Bartlett School of Architecture @Gecanderson

The new UCL Bartlett School of Architecture features a number of communal tea points and break-out areas for students and lecturers. A central feature to these areas are GEC Anderson purpose-made stainless steel worktops with integral sinks and wet zones. Set within, neutral, birch ply cabinetry, the brushed satin stainless steel worktops provide a practical, attractive and highly durable sink / worktop solution. Stainless steel splashbacks were also included.

Revolutionise your home with our technology @Pro_Display

The adoption of technology in the home can offer a lot more in the way of style and functionality than many other traditional solutions on the market, whilst giving your home a stylish, cutting-edge and refurbished feel. The Pro Display Group offer a wealth of products manufactured with care and expertise which can heavily contribute towards pushing your home into that next level of comfort and class.

Kallisto Stairs deliver breath-taking centre piece for Weston Homes development. @MilbankConcrete

Work has now completed on the stunning Denham Films Studios development in Buckinghamshire where Kallisto Stairs manufactured and installed two stunning precast concrete helical stairs with attached solid concrete balustrades, the first in the UK of its kind.

About Kallisto

Milbank Concrete Products, who have over 70 years’ experience in the production of high quality precast concrete products, would like to introduce you to Kallisto Stairs – a new concept in the United Kingdom for precast concrete curved stair design. Kallisto’s expertise has been commissioned for luxury staircase installations in some of the most prestigious venues in the UK, working with architects, engineers and designers on a daily basis to produce stunning, durable precast concrete helical staircase installations. 

Fire Rated Systems

Fire Rated Systems – The passive fire protection company for your project! Offering aluminium framed glazing with fire resistance EI15 to EI120 specifications. Ensure full compliance with Building Regulation and satisfy Building Control by having a Fire Rated System in your project design. Fire resistance doesn’t compromise the aesthetics. Our 60-minute fire resistant windows have a site line of just 61mm!

Design & Display Ltd – joinery manufacturer @D3DesignLtd

Design & Display Ltd – joinery manufacturer, are proud of our Yorkshire roots and of maintaining the great British tradition of manufacturing.

Manufacturing out of a purpose built 80,000 sq. ft. factory in the beautiful Calder Valley, we have been supplying furniture and product displays for over 25 years and we are incredibly proud of our client list which includes Radley, O2 and Fortnum & Mason.

A contracts division was added to the business in 2016 and whilst retail remains at the heart of the business, the company has forged strong links with property developers and construction companies.  As a result, d3 has supplied and fitted bedroom & bathroom furniture to a number of apartment hotels and luxury residential developments in London and the South East.

What to expect at The Smart Home Expo @SmartHomeExpo

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 in mind and integrated into spaces as a key part of the overall design, and we are delighted to be partnered with the show this year. It is completely free to attend and will be providing you with all the innovations changing the face of connected and independent living.


Schueco UK, Britain’s leading specialist in aluminium and steel systems for the whole building envelope, are calling on architects, main contractors and specialist contractors to submit entries to the 2019 Schueco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation.

Established in 2013, this highly regarded annual competition continues to attract large numbers of submissions from all over the UK and Ireland, with Schueco confident that entries for the 2019 competition will top last year’s record total.


Premium appliance manufacturer, Whirlpool is encouraging households to reduce their energy consumption during Big Energy Saving Week, which takes place from 21st – 27th January.

Big Energy Saving Week is a national campaign that aims to help consumers cut their energy bills and focuses on raising consumer awareness of how to make their homes more energy efficient.


InSinkErator® supplied a 4N1 Touch tap to ‘George Clarke’s Old House, New Home’, which was broadcast on Channel 4 to 1.9 million viewers.

‘George Clarke’s Old House, New Home’ is a home renovation programme that features period properties across Britain benefitting from a modern makeover. The fourth episode of the third series, which originally aired on 22nd November 2018 and is still available on demand, saw renowned architect, George Clarke, transform a Victorian terrace house in Portsmouth.

A world of possibilities with Vicaima doors

The eagerly anticipated 2019 edition of the Vicaima Interior Door Selector (IDS) has now arrived, with an array of products designed to inspire creative interiors for modern living.   Whether for homes, commercial environments, health or educational establishments, Vicaima offers original style coupled with outstanding performance.

The 2019 IDS provides specifiers and distributors with an easy to navigate, priced guide through a myriad of styles and finishes that demonstrate the sheer breadth of possibilities available with Vicaima interior doors and doorsets. All doors are available in a variety of constructional cores, extensive choice of dimensions and of course a colour palette that allows real creative flair for new build and refurbishment projects.  Whether the vision calls for wood veneers displaying their natural specie or stained in a contemporary tone, originally designed laminates and innovative foils or even a spectrum of paint lacquers; Vicaima has one of the most comprehensive selections available.

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As if 80 pages of door models were not enough, the Vicaima 2019 Interior Door Selector goes one step further, offering a wide assortment of additional modifications.   Vicaima customisation provides the opportunity to select a door of choice from any of their Essential ex-stock solid core designs and to transform them with grooves, inlays and glazing plus many other factory servicing options.  Effectively this creates thousands of additional doors patterns, all available with shorter lead times than conventional bespoke doors.

Download a copy of the 2019 Interior Door Selector today by visiting the Vicaima website   Alternatively call 01793 532333 for further possibilities


Magnet Create is the latest, brand new way to buy a kitchen which offers a new way for you to choose your preferred style of kitchen in the colour that perfectly matches your taste.

Choose from 20 stunning painted to order colours and two styles of door for your new uniquely personalised kitchen. Whether you want bold, dark tones or calming neutrals on a traditional shaker or modern slab door, make Magnet Create part of the family with the new range of timeless shades with quality you can trust.

Surface Design Show 2019 Surface Spotlight Live: One Of A Kind @surfacethinking

From 5-7 February Surface Design Show 2019 will take place at London’s Business Design Centre to provide a platform for architects, designers and specifiers to explore the best in interior and exterior surface materials, lighting design, development and innovation.

A dedicated trend-focused installation, Surface Spotlight Live, curated in collaboration by trend expert Sally Angharad and colour forecasters Colour Hive, will return to Surface Design Show 2019. The theme, One of a Kind, will aim to inspire a kinder approach to design. A series of thought-provoking and innovative products will be showcased, all which go beyond aesthetics to promote meaningful experiences, with highlights for the workplace and public realm.

Glass Excellence

Established in 1975 Firman Glass is one of the leading independent glass processors in the UK, manufacturing toughened glass, laminated glass and specialist sealed units.

Based in Harold Wood Essex within 5 minutes of junction 28 of the M25 and half an hour from Central London we are ideally situated to service our ever growing and diverse customer base.