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Press Releases from Almura Building Products (5 total)

Are Wood Pellet Boilers The Future Of Heating?

Most domestic and commercial boilers run on gas or oil – fossil fuels available in limited quantities – but the introduction of wood pellet boilers could offer a sustainable solution for our future heating needs. The National Grid has predicted that by 2013, 67% of our natural gas will be imported and by 2020 this will increase to 90%. However, the infrastructure is not in place to meet these requirements

Almura Helps Build Revolutionary 'Golden Village' For The Elderly

Almura Building Products and Richardson Projects have teamed up to create a stunning £6 million residential village in Maccelsfield; the first UK development of its type in terms of scale and design. The building blends seamlessly with its surroundings thanks to pre-coloured, timber composite weatherboarding used on the project. Ninety residents are housed in the 1.3 acre state-of-the-art three-story development split into three wings. One wing has six self-contained flats

Aspects Developments Chooses Almura For Social Housing Project

When sourcing building products for its latest social housing project in Rugby, Aspects Developments chose Almura’s durable, easy to install, low maintenance Vinyl Siding. The Warwickshire development will have 42, two-bedroom apartments, designed for modern-day living by leading architects. Craftsmen are constructing the buildings in the classic English style, and to the highest specifications. Aspects Developments needed a building product that would complement this style but would still represent good

STENI KEEPS OUT THE COLD

Britain’s first carbon-neutral village has been given the go ahead; although heating the houses could provide a major headache. The Government has laid down plans to make all new builds ‘carbon neutral’ by 2016. Experts predict this will add an average of £640 onto the cost of each new house. Just over a third of this will be spent trying to generate and conserve heat in the properties. The ‘Steni Nature’ cladding

DECKING SURVEY SHOWS ITS WORTH

The Bank of England has confirmed that the British housing market is at last slowing down. In a buyers market it will become increasingly important for vendors to add maximum value. A new survey from Almura suggests how this can be done with minimum investment. The survey of independent estate agents, commissioned by Almura Building Products, has found that decking is one of the easiest ways to add value to property.