Warming up to a long-lasting solution

Our Technical Manager Richard Aylen re-visits the issue of underfloor heating Over the last fifteen years there has been a marked increase in the popularity of underfloor heating in the UK. As an efficient and cost-effective heating system, underfloor heating is very often specified for new build projects and multi-unit developments, but also increasingly in... Continue Reading →

Net-zero carbon, the environment and Junckers floors

The role of the contractor in net-zero carbon buildings by Richard Aylen, Technical Manager, Junckers Ltd Junckers products have excellent environmental credentials and the purpose of this bulletin is to highlight the accreditations that we have for our products, and to summarise the information that is available when Junckers floors are being specified. Low or net-zero... Continue Reading →

Senses Wellbeing Centre

This is a story about one woman’s quest to provide a safe and happy space for the community of Skelton, East Cleveland. Having worked in the local community for a number of years, Karen Winspear, who specialises in SEN fitness and wellbeing, began exploring the idea of a purpose-built venue open to everyone who wouldn’t... Continue Reading →

Time to replace?

How do you know if a multi-purpose or activity floor needs replacing? Our technical supremo Richard guides you through the signs. You can usually see the signs when a sports or activity floor has reached the end of its days - it may have borne all the repairs it possibly can, it could be unsafe... Continue Reading →

Taking responsibility for your actions

How relevant is the CSR, a company's Corporate Social Responsibility report, to the flooring industry? Our Technical Manager Richard Aylen discusses the issue. Along with the growth of environmental issues customers are beginning to focus their interest upon the ethical and moral standards companies adopt; who do they buy materials from, who are their investors... Continue Reading →

Using your sports hall as a classroom

Adapting your sports hall for use as a classroom is a smart idea many schools are looking into at the moment - will your hardwood floor be up to the task? The current situation has created a need for greater flexibility and many schools will be investigating how best they can adapt existing, useable spaces... Continue Reading →

Top of the class

Over the past few years, there has been a substantial change in the flooring specification guidelines for schools by the Education & Skills Funding Agency, particularly with regards to sports flooring. To qualify for Government funding to build, improve or upgrade a sports hall, a school has to specify an area elastic floor as the... Continue Reading →

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