Study shows soffit savings with Kingspan Insulation

New research from quantity surveyors, Rider Levett Bucknall, has shown that the physical properties, specifically the enhanced thermal performance, of Kingspan Kooltherm K110 FM Soffit Board can allow installers to fit an additional 5.25 m² of insulation every thirty minutes when compared with the closest... View Article

CCL Wetrooms launch tilesure waterproofing & decoupling membrane

CCL Wetrooms have launched Tilesure, a new Butyl Waterproofing and Decoupling Membrane, suitable for waterproofing wetroom floors on timber and solid floors. Tilesure is an evolution of the market leading RIW Tilesafe bitumen-based membrane. Tilesure is a 1.4mm self-adhesive membrane... View Article

New data released from unique housing project

Initial findings from one of the UK’s most innovative pilot projects looks to be pointing the way forward for future housing developments. After early statistics from the construction element of the MMC homes built at the Gateshead Innovation Village project... View Article

Orbit scoops top industry housing awards

UK housing provider Orbit has received national recognition for its market-leading regeneration and build for rent developments In the week that Orbit completed the delivery of its 10,000th home, the firm’s Erith Park was named ‘Best Regeneration Project’, while Fordham... View Article

Snickers Workwear’s new hoodies and sweatshirts

The new range of Hoodies and Sweatshirts for craftsmen and women are probably the most comfortable we’ve ever designed. The ‘Full Zip’ or ‘Overhead’ Sweatshirt and Hoodie choices are ideally combined with Snickers’ First and Second Layer Undergarments and can... View Article

Thinking of a split?

Lucy Mangan, tax partner and property sector specialist at accountancy firm, Menzies LLP. Tough market conditions are leading some developers to rethink their business model by choosing to rent out a number of the properties in their portfolio. While this can prove... View Article

Soundproofing the homes of the future

Lisa Tomlin, CEO of Carpet & Flooring, the UK’s largest independent flooring distributor, looks at the role of acoustic underlay in reducing noise pollution in residential buildings. It is no secret that the UK is in the midst of an... View Article

Refurbish Parliament or house 1/3 of the homeless?

Research has revealed matching the cost of planned Palace of Westminster repairs could dramatically reduce the UK housing deficit. Data examined by property finance specialists Pure Commercial Finance revealed for £4bn – the estimated cost of essential repairs in Westminster – over... View Article