NFB Awards 2014 winners crowned

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) held its third awards gala luncheon in central London recently. In association with NHBC and B&CE, the awards celebrate some of the best talent in the construction industry. Hosted by TV presenter and consumer... View Article

Johnson and Starley at the Eco Technology Show

Johnson & Starley, The Eco Technology Show 2014, The Brighton Centre, Brighton, 26th – 27th June 2014, Stand No: A47 Johnson & Starley is highlighting energy efficient heating solutions at the Eco Technology Show at The Brighton Centre on stand... View Article

GGF Group FIT and ready

The GGF Group is “fit and ready” to make the most of the best UK trade show for the Glass and Glazing Industry – The FIT Show in Telford International Centre 1012 June. At the show the GGF Group will... View Article

All contracts must change

With the incoming Consumer Rights Directive coming into force on 13th June 2014, every Company must change their contract of terms and conditions by 13th June 2014. To help companies cope with the new legislation the Glass and Glazing Federation... View Article

More process improvements from the BBA

Feedback from clients is vitally important to the BBA to help improve the processes it uses to assess construction products and installers. This type of information is collected in a variety of ways from face to face meetings with customers... View Article

SterlingOSB – perfect for refurbishment projects

Sterling OSB (oriented strand board) is perfect for today’s building refurbishment projects. Increasingly, builders are substituting plywood for Sterling OSB; it’s more cost-effective, environmentally-efficient and highly versatile with many variations depending on the application. SterlingOSB (Oriented Strand Board) is a... View Article

Imagine the perfect Bi-Fold Door System

The VEKA UK Group has further demonstrated its position as the industry leader in PVC-U systems with the unveiling of the innovative ‘Imagine’ Bi-Fold Door. The technical experts at The VEKA UK Group chose to go back to the drawing... View Article

Turley Question Time draws in North West developers

Planning consultancy Turley was joined by more than 50 developers, house builders and consultants from across the North West in Manchester last week (15 May 2014) for a Question Time styled debate. The hour long discussion, chaired by David Manley... View Article

GGF sets the standards for fire safety

The GGF Fire Resistant Glazing Group (FRGG) has now published the new Standard for “The Specification and Installation of Fire-Resistant Barriers containing Glass for Resistance against the passage of Fire and Products of Combustion.” The FRGG has brought together the... View Article

Mapei launches new swimming pool construction CPD

Mapei (UK) has launched a new Swimming Pool Construction CPD seminar. The new technical seminar will assist in the specification of correct materials, in accordance with current BS and EN Standards. Seminars can be arranged to suit group or specific... View Article

Ground-breaking website designed to answer homeowners’ questions

Freefoam Building Product’s ground-breaking website myrooflinematters.co.uk is designed to answer homeowners’ questions on all aspects of roofline, rainwater and guttering. To understand the terminology, highlight the different products, and give sound practical advice tackling everything consumers would need to know... View Article