Kemper System helps Huddersfield Uni build on bio-diversity

Liquid roofing and waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, has helped enhance both bio-diversity and energy efficiency at Huddersfield University by working collaboratively with the roofing contractor and green roof specialist on a series of new build green and warm roofs. Huddersfield... View Article

Derwent Living’s digital delight

Derby based Derwent Living is celebrating success after winning an award for its digital services. The housing provider won the Excellence in Digital Engagement Award at the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) Central Awards ceremony on Friday, 7 March, in... View Article

Allergy Busting Tips from ServiceMaster Clean

Ian McCormack, technical expert at ServiceMaster Clean offers homeowners some allergy busting tips on for this summer: The allergen: Pollen The solution: Pollen is in the air all around us; upholstery and capture and hold onto the minute particles. Vacuum... View Article

Golden moment for Grundfos

Back in 1964 The Beatles were topping the charts, Tokyo was playing host to the Olympics, the nation was glued to The Fugitive and it was also in this year that Grundfos Pumps opened their first office in the UK.... View Article

Green Deal boost for Grundfos circulators

The potential energy saving opportunities that are delivered by modern domestic circulator pumps have recently received an important acknowledgement. This follows on from extensive and lengthy pump industry lobbying, that means the BRE (British Research Establishment) have now agreed to... View Article

Manchester welcomes Chinese investment

Leading Manchester-based IT entrepreneur and founder of Cloud Specialists ANS Group, Scott Fletcher believes the recognition of Manchester from China is positive to the economy in the North West and praises Manchester’s Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). This comes after Beijing... View Article

GGF President’s reception a great success

Over 60 guests attended the GGF President’s Reception on the 27 February at the GGF Offices to welcome Brian Baker of Glassolutions Saint-Gobain as the 21st President of the Glass and Glazing Federation. GGF Members, Staff, Suppliers and Members of... View Article

Tender prices expected to rise as optimism returns

Tender prices fell by 0.8% in Q3 2013 compared with Q2 2013, but rose by 6.3% compared with the same quarter in 2012, according to the UK construction Tender Price Index compiled by RICS’ Building Cost Information Service (BCIS). However,... View Article

BDP appoints Tom Hewitt as International Retail Director

The Manchester studio of BDP, a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists, has appointed Tom Hewitt as International Retail Director in order to build on the success of its North West retail projects globally. Tom has... View Article

Work commences on Lintons Lane

Work has started on a new housing development in Epsom which will see the construction of 85 new homes. Surrey-based housebuilder, Persimmon Homes Southern, has commenced the demolition of the former Lintons Centre building on Linton’s Lane and hopes to... View Article

Knowing your boundaries when repairing the damage

The recent high winds have caused fences and even walls to collapse in the last few weeks and many trees now need management after being damaged, but property owners should be careful when rebuilding so they do not end up... View Article

Maintec show opens tomorrow

Tomorrow the NEC, Birmingham will welcome thousands of visitors to the 39th edition of Maintec, the UK’s leading show for maintenance, plant, and asset management. You will discover a wide spectrum of solutions to all of your maintenance needs, from... View Article

Flying into the future Northampton

As West Northamptonshire Development Corporation nears closure, it has released a new digital animation of ‘The Big Six’ regeneration projects in Northampton. Established in 2004, the specialist Government body has been working with the local authorities to regenerate Northampton, Daventry... View Article