Beyond energy efficiency

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Paul Barrett of Rockwool explains why housebuilders need to consider insulation that delivers safety and acoustic performance alongside maximising onsite benefits for installers, not just thermal factors Primarily driven by Approved Document L (ADL) of the Building... View Article

How to secure your funding in 2021

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Simon Chapman of Pluto Finance gives expert insights on the key steps developers need to take when attempting to secure finance for their residential schemes, and what challenges might be in store currently In this extraordinary year,... View Article

NHBC training surpasses 5,000 NVQs in landmark year

NHBC, the leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK, has this month passed a major milestone, having welcomed more than 5,000 candidates through its NVQ training programmes, 20 years since they were first introduced. Over recent years... View Article

Despite investment in northern regions being a key focus, more infrastructure and housing projects are currently proposed in the South, Randstad COO Owen Goodhead comments on today’s ONS Construction Output

Owen Goodhead, chief operating officer at Randstad, comments, “Construction is a clear priority for the Government, and they have been resolute that it must remain open for business. Infrastructure and housing delivery is a driving force in the economy with... View Article

A modern wood stove experience

Island Pellet Stoves offer a range of British manufactured innovative and efficient wood pellet stoves and boilers. Our stoves offer a modern wood stove experience with quiet operation, beautiful wood flames and very low emissions. We are first to offer... View Article

Bespoke oak frame buildings by Welsh Oak Frame

Welsh Oak Frame design and build bespoke oak frame homes, extensions, garden rooms and outbuildings. We offer a full architectural design and planning application service, taking the strain of the planning process away from you. Our architectural designers will work... View Article

Mayor visits affordable housing site

A leading housing providers affordable homes development on the site of a former Coventry school has been given a mayoral seal of approval. Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, paid a visit to the site of the former Dartmouth... View Article

Senior’s supply chain success

Leading aluminium fenestration solutions provider Senior Architectural Systems has received a supply chain award from main contractor Morgan Sindall in recognition of the manufacturer’s commitment to offering a consistently high and reliable level of service and support. Senior was named... View Article

Post-Brexit compliance in procurement: what will change?

THE end of the Brexit transition period has passed, and with it many rules and regulations are changing across the board for many industries – including construction. Jonathan Oram, national framework manager at Pagabo, discusses the changes expected in public... View Article

The art of render

Strong colours, silicone technology, textured effects and brick slip combinations – James Ormerod of Aliva UK sets out the ‘art of the possible’ with insulated render When looking for a cost-effective cladding option that can be applied quickly and easily,... View Article