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LISTEN HERE 🔊 Mark Chewter of Plug In Solar explains why solar energy remains a great investment, and how a solar PV system can be used to help you meet Building Regulations, while saving money on your self-build home’s future... View Article

Counting down to SAP10

With a return to normality comes a realisation that a new SAP method for assessing houses’ energy use is imminent. Harry Hinchliffe of C80 solutions outlines the impact that SAP10 will have. Having faced unprecedented challenges over the past year,... View Article

Reimagining the Village Fate

With the impact of the pandemic leading to a 126% increase in people considering properties in village locations, a new report by global architects Broadway Malyan seeks to address the environmental, economic and social issues facing rural communities of the future in... View Article

Queen’s Speech centres on planning overhaul

New laws aiming to enable the UK to “build back better and stronger from the pandemic” were unveiled in the Queen’s Speech, including an overhaul of the planning system to increase building rates across the UK. The Government’s new legislative... View Article

Construction recovery needs to support green homes, says the FMB

Government measures to unlock the full potential of local builders would maximise the construction sector’s economic recovery and support the country’s transition to net zero, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) in response to construction PMI data published today. Brian Berry,... View Article

New CEO announced for Buro Happold

James Bruce has been announced today as Buro Happold’s new Chief Executive Officer, with a strong message that the business will strengthen its global presence and, in doing so, create a better, more sustainable world. Buro Happold is one of... View Article

Bathroom & Tiles Books get an Update for 2021

 With new product launches coming on board in 2021, RAK Ceramics is publishing new editions of its Bathroom and Tiles Books, providing retailers with up-to-date marketing material at what is a busy and exciting time for the bathroom brand.  A... View Article