H+H has donated 1000 Celcon Blocks to the Gilead Foundation. The blocks are being used to build private counselling rooms and offices as part of an expansion of the foundations drug rehabilitation programme.
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H+H, manufacturer of Celcon Blocks, has launched a new technical support package to help smaller building contractors and those involved with self-build projects. The Masonry House Package is designed to take the hassle and worry out of building the fundamental elements of a build project – the walls and foundations.
H+H is again at the forefront of increasing levels of efficiency in UK house building after findings from the AIMC4 project revealed Retro Fit Joist Hangers to be a faster and more airtight way of hanging supporting floor joists. Retro Fit Hangers are now being recommended as an alternative to traditional methods when using the H+H Thin Joint System.
A prestigious development of five luxury apartments has been constructed to Passivhaus principles using H+H aircrete Jumbo Blocks, Foundation Blocks and the H+H Thin-Joint System. Oyster Reach in Whitstable, Kent, was built by contractor Masonry Frame Systems Ltd in a prime central location facing out to the sea.
Course Date: 18th June 2014 commencing 9.30 am All those interested in the design of masonry to the Eurocode. This course will provide an overview of the changes in both the design procedures and supporting documents resulting from the introduction of the European Codes and Standards and compare the new requirements with the previous British Standard BS 5628.
Responding to the Chancellor George Osborne’s budget announcement regarding the extension of the Help to Buy scheme and the development of a new garden city, Mark Oliver, managing director of H+H, has welcomed the short term stability the scheme brings for the construction sector.
H+H has produced a technical update for the new Approved Document Part L, which comes into effect on 6th April 2014. The document explains how Celcon Blocks can be used to meet the new regulations in different types of construction.