SmartTalk® Pro – your online HIU engineer

Evinox take another step forward in ‘Smart’ heat interface unit technology development, with a new monitoring and diagnostics web portal – ‘SmartTalk® Pro’. This provides contractors with remote access to each HIU on site using any web enabled device, and... View Article

The future is modular

It’s no secret that the UK is suffering from a housing crisis. Modular homes are seen as the answer. Modular homes are designed to be incredibly energy efficient – some costing just £1 per day to run – and efficient... View Article

Reclaimed retreat

A timber cabin in the woods, designed as a tranquil Cornish rural retreat, has been carefully crafted from reclaimed, natural and sustainable materials As a Cornish farmer, Bob Coad has always held strong opinions on ecology and the merits of... View Article

Traditionally eco

An eco-afficionado achieved his dream to create a Passivhaus home in Leeds, but it had to be traditional in style so wasn’t plain sailing As a solicitor by profession, Stephen Cirell took a very methodical approach to planning his first... View Article

Is it time to overhaul the rental sector’s court system?

Patrick Mooney asks whether the new housing ministers will overhaul the legal system for the rental sector The change of Government ministers responsible for housing policies is likely to see some significant changes in the relationship between Whitehall and landlords... View Article

Rubio® WoodCream

Rubio WoodCream is a zero percent VOC water-based cream, that provides instant protection for your verticle exterior wood and also makes wood water repellent. This water repellant character acts as a self-cleaning function that ensures less maintenance and cleaning in... View Article

Kalwall helps famous Brewery take the LEED

Kalwall® translucent cladding has helped the New Belgium Brewing company accomplish a raft of sustainability awards for its latest brewery on the East Coast of the USA. Specified by international architects Perkins + Will, the new brewery in Asheville has... View Article

Eclisse Pocket Doors

When developing properties, space, layout and light are vital components in creating a successful environment. Traditionally hinged doors have been used as a method to divide interior spaces but the space you lose due to the arc of the door is a disadvantage. Installing pocket... View Article

Over 13 Schöck product variants at Hendon Waterside

Minimising energy use in buildings by improving building envelope thermal performance is increasingly important in the drive for sustainability and energy efficiency. And the prevention of thermal bridging is critical with structural attachments such as balconies. Ineffectual insulation at the... View Article

Back to nature

The world of home improvement is nothing new to Athena and Mark, but their latest project renovating a house to help it nestle into a Sussex nature reserve proved a challenge For some, a major renovation or self-build project is... View Article

Three benefits of smart housing

It’s time to kick back, relax and embrace the idea of a smart home. If you’re bored of carrying out the same old dull – yet necessary – activities that come with owning a home, it might be time to... View Article