A round up of news from manufacturers and suppliers of construction and refurbishment products, including Hanson and JCP Construction Products

  • Hanson has produced a comprehensive guide to Thermalite aircrete blocks at www.forterra.com to help builders and developers choose the right block for their project. The brochure gives detailed information on Hanson’s full range of Thermalite blocks, including how their use can help meet all current Building Regulations, including Part L, and the Code for Sustainable Homes. The guide is available from builders’ merchants or can be downloaded at the address above.
  • JCP Construction Products, has launched its new product guide. The 52-page catalogue showcases over 150 products including anchors, fixings and drill bits. JCP products are available for next day delivery throughout the UK. To receive a free copy of the guide, contact jcpenquiries@owlett-jaton.com.design
  • Mira Showers has launched a website designed specifically for smart phones so customers can keep updated with information and product news. The site - www.mirashowers-mobile.co.uk - carries a full catalogue, complete with product details, and enables purchases of spares and accessories to be made direct from the phone site. It also provides maps and details of where to buy Mira products.
  • Knauf Insulation has launched a new Accredited Installer Scheme, aimed at up-skilling tradesmen in preparation for the implementation of the Green Deal. Through the scheme, Knauf Insulation offers a survey course and an installation course to provide attendees with an understanding and practical working knowledge of the Knauf Insulation ThermoShell IWI system. Installers interested in the Accredited Installer Scheme should visit www.knaufinsulation.co.uk