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Thermal efficiency in buildings - can we afford to turn a blind eye?

Senior Engineer, Jeff Edwards explores an issue that has become common knowledge in the construction industry, that designed thermal performance figures for cavity wall constructions are rarely achieved under actual site conditions. He lets us in on how his passion for addressing this 'performance gap' resulted in the creation of the revolutionary Ancon Thermal Windpost (TWP2). Read more

What is a Head Restraint and why are Head Restraints required in masonry panels?

Head Restraints provide simple support to the top of a masonry panel by transferring lateral load (usually wind or internal pressure load) from the masonry to the primary structure, whilst allowing some vertical movement in the frame in relation to the top of the wall. Read more

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Leviat to exhibit at London Build 2021

The latest innovative product developments from each of Leviat's established and trusted connecting, fixing, and anchoring brands will be showcased on our stand at London Build 2021.

Leviat proudly sponsors the 2021 Brick Awards

The annual UK Brick Awards are back for 2021, and Leviat is proud to be sponsoring the ‘Large Housing Development’ category, one of the Awards’ most eagerly contested areas.