The future of home accessibility

While accessibility has come on leaps and bounds over the years, seven in every 10 people believe that their homes would not be accessible to wheelchair users according to a YouGov poll. With 8.2 million households also set to house... View Article

NHIC launches second COVID19 impact survey

Following its successful COVID19 impact survey, the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) has launched its second nationwide industry survey to better understand the impact the COVID19 pandemic is having on householders. The COVID19 impact survey, launched on 9th April 2020... View Article

Contractor Novus reopens first phase of construction sites

Stoke-based building contractor Novus has reopened a number of its construction sites across the UK as it starts the first phase of its coronavirus mitigation plan. The business operates on a national level and has re-opened around half of its newbuild sites... View Article

Redrow announces sites to reopen in May

Redrow has announced that it will be reopening some of its sites in May, with a phased return to construction from 18 May. The housebuilder closed its sites on 27 March, but recently said it was “satisfied” it could comply... View Article

New homes builder chooses Stelrad

Acorn Property Group in South Wales has selected Stelrad’s Compact with Style radiators for its new development at Bonvilston, near Cardiff. The design of the radiators with the horizontal line on the fascias, mirrors the design of the doors being... View Article

Future-proofing newbuild homes

The impending changes to Part L1A and Part F of the Building Regulations for new dwellings will increase energy efficiency requirements for new homes. Trevor Richards, Operations Director of offsite experts Cogent, discusses the potential implications for lightweight structural solutions.... View Article

exodraft releases new ESP wood stove filter

The highly effective wood stove filter, or electrostatic precipitator, is the latest development to ensure the future of wood stoves as a clean and CO2-friendly heat and energy source. exodraft, a Danish-owned company that for over 60 years has developed,... View Article

Glidevale Protect – here to support and supply!

As the construction industry adapts to the changing environment due to COVID-19, and with supply chains reviewing ways of working to keep their employees and customers safe, we wanted to make you aware that Glidevale Protect is open for business.... View Article

ASFP welcomes Government Building Safety Bill proposals

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) welcomes the Government’s plans to reform building safety and undertake a major review of the building regulations, a move which the Association believes is long overdue. The Association also welcomes plans to establish... View Article

Futurebuild thanks industry for a successful event

Putting the climate emergency front and centre in 2020 Futurebuild would like to take this opportunity to thank the industry for attending its 2020 event during such a time of uncertainty. There’s no question that this year’s event brought together... View Article