• Building Product Design Ltd

    Building Product Design Ltd

    As a part of BPD Holdings, innovation, experience, technical expertise are BPD's trademarks. Acknowledged leaders in roofing ventilation and construction membranes, building ventilation and specialist building products, our reputation for excellence reflects our impressive track record of success. Established for over 34 years by the building and property development company, the Willan Group, Building Product Design (BPD) offers a wealth of experience in product design, development and manufacture. Our specialist expertise and experience helps clients to bring innovative and practical new products to the marketplace.

    Our extensive range of products and systems are marketed and sold via the following divisions;

     

  • Over 30 years of Glidevale profile and colour matching for tile and slate ventilators

    At Glidevale we take pride in our vast tile and slate ventilator collection. With over 450 choices of tile or slate profile, we are one of the market leaders in tile vent manufacture in the UK. ...
  • FAQ: How do I ventilate a cold flat roof and which product do I use?

    The requirements for a cold flat roof is to provide the equivalent of 25,000mm²/m of ventilation on two opposing sides of the roof in accordance with British Standards (BS5250:2011 Control of Condensation in Buildings). The Glide...
  • Conquering Snowdon

    On the 28th April 2018 a group of hardy employees from Building Product Design and its subsidiaries (and dog!) took part in the monstrous journey up Mount Snowdon. A distance of 9 miles up the 1,085 metre high giant was covered. S...
  • Automatic Ventilation from Glidevale Trickle vents

    Glidevale’s Energy Saver Humidity Sensitive Trickle Ventilator (TVES4) automatically adjusts its flow rate in response to humidity levels in a room, negating the need for a power supply. Once fitted it requires no further user i...
  • Improved Glidevale Membrane prevents harmful ground gases in Amber 1 and Amber 2 applications

    Glidevale has improved its ground gas protection membrane, the Protect GDB10 Plus. Achieved by increasing the robustness of the material, the membrane’s puncture resistance has been boosted by more than 30%, ensuring less risk o...
  • Glidevale improves loft hatch range

    The launch of Glidevale’s new loft hatch range took place during December. We streamlined our current offer to simplify selection and identification, with new branded packaging benefiting both stockists for merchandising purpose...
  • We do like to be beside the seaside...

    The striking North Sea Observatory on Lincolnshire’s coast is a great example of how Passivent and Kingfisher Louvre products can be installed together to provide a total solution to the customer. ...
  • Passivent Aircool ventilators installed in V&A Dundee

    A range of controllable insulated Aircool ventilators from Passivent has been installed into the newly built V&A, Scotland’s first design museum. Comprising external and internal louvres, the units have been used in the externa...
  • Lite-ing the way

    The Litevent rooflight / ventilation terminal is a great way to ventilate your building whilst also providing natural daylight. This cost-effective solution allows high levels of controllable ventilation without the usual opening ...
  • Passivent's new and improved central extract fan

    In order to comply with changing ErP regulations which have come in to force recently, Passivent is offering an improved version of its A151 DC E central extract fan....
  • Multi-mode hybrid ventilation with enhanced thermal efficiency

    Ventilation specialist Passivent has introduced the Hybrid Plus2 Aircool® multi-mode ventilation system. Designed to meet the requirements of the Building Bulletin 101, “Guidelines on ventilation, thermal comfort and indoor air...
  • We Understand.

    In the construction sector, the word on everyone’s lips at the moment seems to be offsite. Recent reports show growth in delivery of volumetric and panelised modular systems. As work continues apace by modular manufacturers and...
  • Modular Certainly Matters!

    We were delighted to see a packed audience at the recent Modular Matters Conference, held at the NEC in Birmingham. As the demand for offsite construction intensifies and new entrants come into the market, the event was designed ...
  • Protect Membranes delivers U-value benefits for new modular innovation

    A variety of wall construction membranes, roofing underlays and accessories from Protect has been installed into an innovative new modular concept manufactured by Tingdene Homes, holiday and park home specialists....
  • Achieving low U-values using low emissivity membrane technology

    The use of timber in construction is now seen as a key route to address the UK’s housing shortage. The Government’s target of 300,000 homes has recently been increased to 340,000 properties to be built in England alone......
  • Protect reflective membranes help deliver Passivhaus for self-build

    A combination of reflective membrane technology and airtightness products from Protect has been used to help a self-build timber frame project to achieve Passivhaus standard....
  • Protect Membranes in sharp focus at offsite conferences

    To demonstrate our commitment as a supplier to the offsite construction market and highlight product suitability for this burgeoning sector, Protect Membranes has recently participated in two industry led offsite conferences. As k...
  • Protect TF InterFoil attracts interest at ecobuild

    Protect Membranes is pleased to report a busy 2018 ecobuild show, with many visitors attending our stand to find out more about our full product solution suited to residential and commercial sectors....
  • Construction membrane delivers thermal efficiency and insulation cost savings

    Protect Membranes, UK producer of roofing and construction membranes, has introduced Protect TF InterFoil, a CE marked, highly reflective insulating breather membrane designed for use within a timber frame wall panel to enhance it...
  • Protect Membranes used in one of the UK’s best places to live

    Protect’s TF200 breather membrane has been used throughout an innovative mixed development scheme at Little Kelham in Sheffield, to ensure water resistance, vapour permeability and minimise the risk of condensation in the wall s...
  • Protect Membranes used in Europe’s largest certified Passivhaus affordable housing scheme

    Protect BarriAir, the air barrier membrane with vapour control properties has been used throughout an award winning 68 home residential housing scheme at Saffron Acres in Leicester, achieving stringent levels of airtightness to me...
  • Protect Membranes Awarded STA Assure Gold Accreditation

    Protect Membranes, the construction and roofing membranes company, has been awarded the highest level of membership accreditation to the newly launched STA Assure scheme after assessment by the Structural Timber Association (STA)....
  • Innovative membranes deliver thermal efficiency and cost savings for off-site construction

    With the ongoing need to build more housing to meet Government targets alongside the increased requirement for energy efficient homes, modern methods of offsite construction (MMC) are being seen as the panacea to address the housi...
  • Kingfisher acoustic louvres make sound sense

    In addition to our weather protection, ventilation and screening louvres, Kingfisher is also able to provide acoustic louvres within our product range, which provide permanent ventilation combined with the reduction of airborne so...
  • Bar length louvre extrusion now available

    Kingfisher offers a custom bar length service for extruded louvres, supplied and delivered. Supplied in stock lengths of 5.0m and 6.0m, the BSRIA tested louvres are ideal for both third-party cutting and bespoke fabrication....