Latest news from the world of construction product manufacture

British Gypsum has relaunched The Fire Book, its passive fire protection solutions guide. The book is designed for anyone specifying, approving or installing structural fire protection in building systems and includes more than 140 pages of theory, advice, construction details and product information to show how British Gypsum Glasroc F specialist board products can be used to meet all Building Regulations and insurance requirements.

Pland Stainless, maker of washroom and sanitaryware equipment, has recently updated its Stainless Steel Compendium brochure, which now includes many product additions. These include stainless steel bowls, sinks, basins and other equipment for washroom, healthcare, veterinary and janitorial use.

Recolight, the specialist WEEE compliance scheme for Gas Discharge Lamps, has launched a comprehensive guide to lamp recycling. The guide has been developed to provide help with complying with the WEEE Regulations and also looks at the environmental benefits of recycling and the different methods used to safely recycle lamps.

Paint maker Johnstone’s is now providing guidance on choosing the right colour scheme on projects across all commercial sectors. Aimed at specifiers and professional decorators, the service offers advice on issues such as the psychological effects of colour and wayfinding, as well as aesthetic issues. It also gives advice on creating designs that help meet the requirements to aid the manoeuvrability of partially sighted people, as outlined in the Building Regulations Approved Document Part M.