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Latest Issue : April 2017

The April issue of HbD includes our regular ‘product round-ups’ which, as always, showcase the latest exciting and innovative products available.

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Features in this issue include:

  • Accessibility: Incorporating accessibility
    As the population ages and the number of people living with disabilities increases, it is crucial that developers incorporate accessibility into properties now, says Stuart Reynolds of AKW. See page 25…
  • Bricks, Blocks & Cement: Colour it in
    Opting for coloured mortar can give housebuilders an edge and create buildings that stand out from the crowd. Iain Betts of Tarmac explains how. See page 36…
  • Ground Reinforcement: Sustainable drainage savings
    The trade body Interpave explains how concrete block permeable paving helps meet the latest regulatory requirements for sustainable drainage while cutting costs and avoiding land-take. See page 43…
  • Smoke & Fire Protection: Making fires work
    While being popular among homeowners, fireplaces are still not a top choice in new builds. Stovax’s Tim Pockett examines the options. See page 51…
  • Underfloor Heating: Hot knowledge
    Toby Howard-Willis of JG Speedfit explores some of the key considerations surrounding smart heating controls and how they vary between retrofit and new build projects. See page 57…

This issue also includes a show preview for The Natural Stone Show.

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