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Zero added formaldehyde: why MEDITE ECOLOGIQUE is the safe option for museums and galleries

Zero added formaldehyde: why MEDITE ECOLOGIQUE is the safe option for museums and galleries

Monday 26th November 2018

The use of formaldehyde-based resins in construction materials has become standard practice because of various benefits such as low cost, and in wood-based products, dimensional stability.

However, it’s also a growing cause for concern due to health problems caused by the release of formaldehyde both over time and when cutting wood materials containing these resins, as is the case for many MDF panels. 

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BREEAM and responsible product sourcing

BREEAM and responsible product sourcing

Thursday 11th October 2018

The construction and maintenance of buildings relies on the extraction and utilisation of the earth’s limited natural resources. If we don’t adopt more sustainable forestry and building practices worldwide, there will be problems.

 With responsible management, timber is a 100% renewable natural resource. However, a recent study by the WWF found that we may have only a decade of timber left, due to huge levels of unsustainable deforestation.

 This is one of the reasons why some responsible developers are demanding that their buildings are designed and built to meet the requirements of environmental assessment certification schemes such as BREEAM.

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Creating Safe, Healthy Environments with MEDITE SMARTPLY

Creating Safe, Healthy Environments with MEDITE SMARTPLY

Friday 5th October 2018

For developers, publicly displaying ‘green’ credentials is fast becoming a must to win new business, while work on both new buildings and renovations now come with preoccupations over the sustainability of a project, the products used, and the health and wellbeing of the eventual occupants. 

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 Maintaining air quality with MEDITE ECOLOGIQUE!

Maintaining air quality with MEDITE ECOLOGIQUE!

Friday 6th July 2018

When it finally opens next year, 22 Bishopsgate will be the tallest building in London - after The Shard. It will also be the first “shell and core” office building in the UK to apply for the International WELL Building Institute’s WELL Building Standard ®.

The fact that one of the tallest buildings in Europe is being built to comply with a wellness standard is a sign that developers are starting to change the way that they think about the design and construction of buildings in order to attract occupiers. 

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Ecobuild 2018 Round Up

Ecobuild 2018 Round Up

Tuesday 27th March 2018

With the dust now just about settled following an action packed few days at the ExCel for Ecobuild 2018, we’re taking the time to look back at some of our highlights from the event.

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The Top 5 MTX Designs of 2017

Monday 12th March 2018

2017 was a standout year for design projects making use of our MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME (MTX). Our extreme durable MDF has opened up new and exciting possibilities for designers working with timber, allowing them to create for new environments while meeting impressive sustainability standards.

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MEDITE SMARTPLY to grow garden community at Ecobuild

MEDITE SMARTPLY to grow garden community at Ecobuild

Thursday 22nd February 2018

MEDITE SMARTPLY has partnered with award-winning landscape architecture and design consultancy, The Edible Bus Stop, to bring something truly unique to Ecobuild 2018. 

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