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Latest Issue : Nov/Dec 2020

The November/December issue of Housebuilder & Developer includes our regular ‘product round-ups’ which, as always, showcase the latest exciting and innovative products available.

Features in this issue include:

  • The Climate Challenge: Squaring the circle
    Marco Abdallah of planning consultancy Drees & Sommer tells Housebuilder & Developer’s deputy editor Jack Wooler what a ‘circular economy’ could look like in construction, and what concrete steps the industry can take to achieve this ideal. See page 14…
  • A new district on the waterfront
    Set to bring over 10,000 homes to the capital, Barking Riverside has been called one of Europe’s “most exciting placemaking projects.” Housebuilder & Developer’s Jack Wooler spoke to David Watkinson of BRL. See page 22…
  • Ask The Manufacturer: Adapting to change
    Though the construction industry is now back on site, Covid-19 has not left it unscarred. AO.com managing director Anthony Sant speaks to HBD’s Jack Wooler on how the virus has brought supply to the fore, and what the company has learned during the pandemic. See page 30…
  • Building Fabric: Manufacturing a recovery
    Stormking explores the challenges the pandemic has brought to manufacturing, and the way in which the UK construction industry has responded to the pressures so far, particularly focusing on the move to offsite. See page 43…
  • Heating, Ventilation & Services: The Green Homes Grant, explained
    Stewart Thompson of Global Energy Systems looks into the Green Homes Grant, and how small builders can reap the benefits of an increase in energy efficient projects. See page 51…
  • Heating, Ventilation & Services: The UK CA Mark is coming
    With the end of the Brexit transition period looming, Dennis Milligan of the British Flue and Chimney Manufacturer’s Association (BFCMA) looks at how the UK CA Mark will differ to its EU predecessor. See page 53…
  • Interiors: Improvements in the kitchen
    Dave Mayer of Reginox UK looks into how current kitchen trends will affect what’s installed in the new wave of home improvements predicted to occur. See page 75…
  • Interiors: Tiled hygiene
    The pandemic has thrown the spotlight on issues of hygiene as never before; The Tile Association explains the wide applications and important properties of tiled surfaces for helping achieve clean, healthy environments, in the current crisis and beyond. See page 79…

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