Category: News

Building Innovations Awards 2022

Some organisations follow in nobody’s footsteps…

8th November 2022

Let’s call them what they are. Pioneers… without whom, we would not be where we are today as a society. That’s why it’s so vital to incentivise and recognise such innovation. In medicine, in science, in art…And, last month, it was the turn of the UK construction industry. We would like to take this moment […]

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acoustic glass windows

Silent Windows by Hugo Carter shortlisted for Most Innovative New Product (Hardware) and Most Innovative Supplier at the 2022 Building Innovation Awards

5th October 2022

Organised by UK Business Events, the Building Innovation Awards is an occasion to recognise and celebrate the individuals, organisations and partnerships that are taking UK construction to the next level. This year’s finalists are top innovators from across the sector, who are pioneering technologies, approaches and projects that deliver a greener, smarter and safer built […]

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trust pilot review

The Trust Pilot Hotel Review That Changed Everything

23rd February 2021

“If you’re looking for a good night’s sleep, this is not the hotel for you.” It’s hard to imagine a more damaging review for a hotel than the above. It’s not surprising that it’s a review that proved to be a turning point for that particular hotel. Ultimately, and perhaps surprisingly, it turned out to […]

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Hugo Carter Sponsor Ham Polo Club

7th June 2019

Hugo Carter Sponsor Ham Polo Club Hugo Carter is very pleased to announce we are an official sponsor of Ham Polo Club, in our home town of Richmond. Many of our team live nearby and we are always happy to support our neighbours. We are very passionate about Polo and love Ham Polo club – […]

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Soundproof Sash Window

Soundproof Windows versus Secondary Glazing, a Few Facts

12th March 2018

Noise is something that many of us accept to live with, a normal part of everyday life in the modern world. The city dweller may become almost immune to the roar of traffic, the revving of a passing engine, the annoying buzz of a moped. Country living too is not without its noise, perhaps a […]

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Decibels

So how many decibels are ‘healthy’?

31st October 2017

It’s not a question that many of us know the answer to. But it’s an important one, and for us, it’s an absolutely essential one – especially when we’re doing our first calculations at a property during an initial visit. ‘Zero’ decibel is the so-called hearing threshold for the human ear. (That doesn’t mean there’s […]

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Conservation area

Resolving a recurring conservation conundrum

4th September 2017

And if you’re living in an area where the outside noise level is seriously disrupting your home life, then things can get even more complicated. This was exactly the situation for a client whose young family was struggling to sleep at night. As the level of noise reduction needed was over 30dB – that’s effectively […]

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