H+H UK has published a simplified factsheet on the acoustic specifications for schools

The guide provides illustrated quick-reference construction solutions to meet all the performance criteria required by Part E of the Building Regulations, as recommended in standards set out by Building Bulletin 93. The separating wall specifications include both plaster and plasterboard solutions for constructions using traditional or thin layer mortar.

ACO Building Drainage, a specialist in drainage systems and corrosion-resistant building products, has launched a product overview dedicated to the education sector. It includes the latest drainage systems for school kitchens, shower and changing rooms, plant rooms and toilet and wash rooms.

Carpet maker Heckmondwike FB has achieved an A+ under BRE’s environmental rating system for its Supacord range of floor coverings, which are suitable for education and commercial buildings.

Zumtobel has launched a guide on the influences on lighting specification on school environments. The guide includes comprehensive information on the design, sustainability, lighting performance and energy-saving requirements needed for the education sector. It also offers advice based on current and future regulations, particularly those related to energy efficiency.

Paints and coatings maker Johnstone’s has published an interactive CD-rom with information on its product range and instant access to essential technical advice and colour scheme guidance.