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London Build bounces back

Leading construction event London Build is returning to Olympia London on 17-18 November, providing housebuilders and developers with an opportunity to network face to face with thousands of London’s top... View Article

Pumped up

John Morris of Grant UK dispels some of the common myths around heat pumps, which are currently being hailed as the key means of heating homes to comply with the... View Article

Shedding some light

Mark Pardoe of Roofglaze explores how housebuilders and developers can use rooflights to make the most out of the crucial benefits of daylight for their customers. Exposure to daylight has... View Article

How can SuDS Help Biodiversity Net Gain?

By Mark Manning, National Specifications Manager, SDS  THE potential for Sustainable Drainage Systems to green urban infrastructure and encourage wildlife has long been recognised as one of the four ‘pillars’... View Article

The future of living

Homes UK is returning to the London Excel on 23-24 November, and is intended to provide a ‘safe and timely’ opportunity for the housing sector to collaborate and plan for... View Article

Stay ahead of regs changes

Helen Hewitt of the British Woodworking Federation explains the importance of third-party certification in the context of the upcoming building safety legislation and the changes it will bring. The newly... View Article

Combat condensation

Condensation can be miserable and unhealthy for homeowners, and so prevention is key for any new build residential project. Martin Panes of Altaterra explores solutions, including roof windows. Water vapour... View Article

The lockdown legacy

Housebuilders, specifiers and developers are confronting new consumer demands for flexibility in post-pandemic Britain, says Louise Walters, commercial director for Designer Contracts. With the housebuilding and renovating market still booming... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Solution Fires expands into Ireland

Solution Fires, the new generation of highly efficient, authentic and stylish electric fires has expanded into its first international market, with a major distributor listing. The rapidly growing manufacturer will now... View Article


It is understanding the full and lasting impact of our design choices and reducing the carbon footprint over the building’s entire lifetime. From cradle to grave. Two phrases you will... View Article

Lifting the lid on sensory space

Good design in the bathroom or washroom space could be the key to unlocking better lives. And with new research from Geberit revealing that we are more aware of the importance of... View Article

Out with the old, in with the Ali VU

Whether helping to future-proof new build homes or improve the energy-efficiency of existing housing stock, Senior Architectural Systems’ slimline Ali VU aluminium windows have been specifically developed to offer exceptional... View Article
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